East St. Arts – Adult Learning

We still have a few places left on the following arts courses starting in mid January (please also see below):

Venue: The Reginald Centre Library – 263 Chapeltown Road LS7 3EX

Wednesdays 10 am – 12 noon from 17th Jan

10 week course

Name: Learn to Draw from Scratch!

This course introduces beginner drawing techniques and is also suitable for those with previous experience. All materials are provided for free and you are welcome to bring your own.
 
You will learn:
  • To develop your confidence in hand/eye coordination;
  • To use a range of drawing materials including pencil, charcoal and pastels;
  • Shading techniques and simple colour theory;
  • Different styles of drawing such as still life and perspective.
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Venue: Leeds Art Gallery 
 
Wednesdays 1.30 pm – 3.30 pm from 17th Jan
 
10 week course
 
Learn about Crafting and Photographing your work!
This course introduces crafting techniques and taking photographs of your work for either personal or professional purposes and is suitable for beginners and those with previous experience. A limited number of cameras will be available if you do not have access to one.
All crafting materials are free and you are welcome to bring your own.
 
You will learn:
  • A variety of craft techniques;
  • How to take professional photographs suitable for personal use or social media with your own cameras / phone cameras;
  • To be part of a small group in a safe and welcoming environment.
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Venue: Leeds Art Gallery 
 
Wednesdays 10.00 am – 12 noon from 17th Jan
 
10 week course
 
Learn About Artists and make your own work!
This course will give learners an opportunity to visit all exhibitions in Leeds Art Gallery, discuss and make your own artwork. 
The group will work mainly in the Artspace at Leeds Art Gallery.  Some sessions will be held in the Education Studio.  All art materials are provided for free and you are welcome to bring your own.
 
You will:
  • Make work inspired by current exhibitions at Leeds Art Gallery;
  • Explore some of the materials used by artists and incorporate them into sketchbooks and on paper and use traditional materials;
  • Create a series of drawings with an opportunity to exhibit the work.
 
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Venue: Inkwell 
 
Tuesdays 1.00 pm – 3.00 pm from 16th Jan
 
10 week course
 
Improve your Drawing and Painting Skills!
This course is suitable for beginners and those with previous experience.
 
You will:
  • Improve existing skills;
  • Learn new techniques;
  • Be inspired by artists;
  • Make work to take home;
  • Meet new people.
This is an LLDD Course – please see fee information.
 
 
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Venue: The Feel Good Factor
 
Thursdays 10.00 am – 12 noon from 18th Jan
 
10 week course
 
Learn to Create Images using Simple Photography and College Techniques!   
This course is suitable for beginners and those with previous experience. A limited number of cameras will be available if you do not have access to one. All materials are free and you are welcome to bring your own.
 
You will learn:
  • Basic photography techniques;
  • How to use a camera or phone to take photographs;
  • Basic college techniques;
  • How to create images simply and quickly around the theme of identity and what that means to you.
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Venue: Leeds Central Library
 
Mondays 5.00 pm – 7.00 pm
 
10 week course
 
Women – Make a Simple Website! 
This course will teach you how to make a simple website and can be used as an introduction to a follow on course that will look at styling your website in different ways.
The course is suitable for complete beginners and those with previous experience and is aimed at women.
 
You will learn:
  • Basic HTML and CSS;
  • How to understand the basics of the web;
  • How to create your own page for business or personal interest;
  • How to use this knowledge to update a site on an existing platform such as WordPress.
 
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FEE INFORMATION
 
Free
If you are in receipt of income related benefits.  Proof of income related benefits is necessary to be eligible for the fee waiver.  
For LLDD courses, free if you are in receipt of income related benefits and/or declare a health related issue. 
 
£16 for 10 week courses
If you are in receipt of a state pension.
 
£60 for 10 week courses
Full course fee.
 
Priority is given to learners who live or work in Leeds.
 
 
Please get in touch if you would like to book a place.  Booking is essential for all courses.
 
For individuals or on behalf of an individual wanting to attend a class, please email me at linda@esamail.org.uk or call 0113 262 6633.
 
For organisations or community groups interested in course delivery at your venue, please contact the Project Manager Elaine Barrow at elaine@esamail.org.uk or call 0113 262 6633.

 


East St Spring 2018

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