15 courses found
To develop the potential which everyone has to draw well from observation. To teach methods of drawing which are useful for oil painting and others which relate to water colour painting. To learn oil, acrylic, gouache and water colour techniques and make finished paintings in these media.
Finding a language through which you can express yourself, through the process of painting.
Starting with the local landscape as a beginning and focal point, developing work from observation initially to something which has personal, symbolic and expressive meaning. We will also look at abstraction, working intuitively, mark making, material, stretching paper, and stretching canvas on a stretcher.
QA Level 3 award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid. Some of the topics covered will be CPR; choking; seizures; minor injuries; bleeding
This course teaches the history of the Welsh - which is older and geographically broader than the history of the country we call Wales. The course is taught in English although the tutor is a Welsh speaker.
Unlock the secrets of the human mind with this captivating Introduction to Psychology course. If you’ve ever wondered why we think, feel, and behave the way we do, this is the perfect opportunity to delve into the fascinating realm of Psychology.
This course goes beyond theory, equipping you with practical tools and skills that can be applied to various aspects of your life. Whether you’re interested in improving your relationships, enhancing your communication skills, or making informed decisions, the principles of Psychology will empower you to better understand yourself and others.
This course is for those who wish to learn about oil painting portraits..
Subjects covered include: materials, preparing the paper, drawing the human head, tonal masses, monochromatic underpainting, layering, colour zones of the face, limited palette, warm and cool, individual features.
Come & explore the various techniques including block printing, lino-printing & mono-printing. Try your hand at creating your own designs through mark making & have fun! Beginners welcome but open to more advanced to share creative inspiration!
Suitable for those who have limited computer skills or have completed an introductory IT course. On this course you can learn how to use word processing software, create and use spreadsheets, use a database, create a slide show or create posters and newsletters in Desktop Publishing. You will be using the Microsoft Office 2016 suite of programs including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Publisher. You will gain an accreditation for this course and it is very suitable if you are thinking of getting a job or want to refresh your IT skills before returning to work.
This accredited qualification is ideal for those working in or preparing to work in any industry that involves the retail sale of alcohol. It is a requirement for anyone who wishes to hold a personal licence. This qualification covers the main requirements of the Licensing Act 2003 and the legal responsibilities of a personal licence holder. Anyone wishing to sell or authorise the sale of alcohol by retail on licensed premises must hold a personal licence. Subjects covered include purpose and period of validity of a personal licence, the application process and legal duties of a personal licence and licensing law.
Ideal for people who have bought a digital camera and would like to learn the basics. This course is aimed at beginners and is designed to give students a comprehensive overview of basic photography, covering the basic elements of photography from lighting to composition and finding your way around the camera menus in order to give you the best experience. Learners should have their own DSLR camera in which they can change the settings and perhaps change lenses and compatible memory cards.
Ideal for people who have completed the ‘Photography - A focus on beginners’ course or for people who are already familiar with the basic elements of photography, lighting, composition and camera menus. This course is the next step in developing further photographic skills. The course focusses on taking better pictures and learning more about composition. Learners must have their own digital camera and compatible memory cards.
This course is an introduction to using Photoshop Elements and is suitable for those who have not worked with images before
Pilates improves posture, tones the body and improves flexibility. This is a gentle form of exercise working on the central core of the body.
Would you like to feel more flexible? Would you like to improve posture, balance and co-ordination and improve strength in your back and abdominal muscles? 'Stretch & Flex' is a gentle low-impact Pilates-based class for all age-groups using focussed breathing techniques to support the exercises; this brings the added benefit of increased lung capacity, increased body-awareness and lowering of stress levels.
Challenge yourself to sing in harmony from musical notation in a fun and relaxed environment. Join other singers learning to sing in harmony from music - notated score.