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GCSW - Creative Wellness - L544b

This course is aimed at everyone! Being creative has been proven to enhance our health and well being including; elevating mood, boosting cognitive function and memory, increasing our immunity and relieving depression and anxiety. It is important to make time for ourselves so that we can recharge and cope with…(more)

Wed, Jan 13, 2021 to Wed, Mar 24 2021
1:00 PM to 3:30 PM (3 hours) at Google Classroom Online Course
Provided by Swarthmore

General Sewing Stage 2 - Term 2 - Tues am

An introduction to sewing which is the craft of fastening or attaching objects using stitches made with a needle and thread (more)

Tue, Jan 12, 2021 to Tue, Mar 23 2021
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (3 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

Beading and Jewellery Making Term 2 Thur AM

You will learn how to make beautiful beaded items of jewellery including earrings, necklaces and bracelets (more)

Thu, Jan 14, 2021 to Thu, Mar 25 2021
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

Beading - Term 3 - Mon am

This is an entry level class introducing learners to the techniques of beading and involves making small jewellery items from beads (more)

Mon, Apr 26, 2021 to Mon, Jun 28 2021
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

General Sewing Stage 2 - Term 3 - Tues pm

An introduction to sewing which is the craft of fastening or attaching objects using stitches made with a needle and thread (more)

Tue, Apr 27, 2021 to Tue, Jun 22 2021
12:30 PM to 3:00 PM (3 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

Beading and Jewellery Making Term 3 Thur AM

You will learn how to make beautiful beaded items of jewellery including earrings, necklaces and bracelets (more)

Thu, Apr 29, 2021 to Thu, Jun 24 2021
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

DLYM Sewing at Home

This course is for students living in Leeds who want to learn and develop basic sewing skills and techniques. It will give students the opportunity to develop both hand and machine sewing skills. (more)

Thu, Jan 14, 2021 to Thu, Mar 25 2021
9:30 AM to 3:00 PM (6 hours) at Distance Learning Study Packs
Provided by City of Leeds YMCA

GCYM Patchwork and Quilting

Learn a range of patchwork and quilting techniques using hand and machine methods then design and sew your own project. (more)

Thu, Jan 14, 2021 to Thu, Mar 25 2021
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (2 hours) at Google Classroom Online Course
Provided by City of Leeds YMCA

GCSW - Wire Wrapped Jewellery - L533b

Learn how to make beautiful jewellery using silver wire and semi precious beads. During the course you will be taught simple wire wrapping techniques which you can use to make earrings and a pendant or brooch. This course is suitable for beginners. (more)

Mon, Jan 11, 2021 to Mon, Mar 22 2021
10:00 AM to 12:30 PM (3 hours) at Google Classroom Online Course
Provided by Swarthmore

Creative Textiles Term 2 (Tues pm)

This course will introduce you to applying colour and pattern to fabric. You will create your own designs using a range of techniques including applique, patchwork, quilting, free machine embroidery and a range of hand and machine embroidery. You can choose to make home furnishings, accessories or clothing using these…(more)

Tue, Jan 12, 2021 to Tue, Mar 23 2021
12:30 PM to 3:00 PM (3 hours) at Deacon House
Provided by Leeds City College

GCSW - Watercolour for Beginners - L503b

Learn the basics of watercolour, aimed at complete novice or not very confident painter, you will learn about washes, colour and texture, wet on wet and wet on dry. You can progress to other courses. (more)

Thu, Jan 14, 2021 to Thu, Mar 25 2021
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (3 hours) at Google Classroom Online Course
Provided by Swarthmore

GCSW - Craft a Kimono - L673b

This is an advanced level pattern cutting and sewing course. Participants will create a full or mid-length traditional kimono and must source between six and four metres of fabric (after week two of the course). You will create a beautiful garment while learning new skills and techniques. (more)

Thu, Jan 14, 2021 to Thu, Mar 25 2021
10:00 AM to 12:30 PM (3 hours) at Google Classroom Online Course
Provided by Swarthmore

GCSW - Watercolour Step Up - L504b

On this course you will have the chance to develop your brush control further to achieve amazing results, you will learn about paper quality and its effects upon the image. (more)

Thu, Jan 14, 2021 to Thu, Mar 25 2021
6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (3 hours) at Google Classroom Online Course
Provided by Swarthmore

GCSW - Oils - L500b

This course is tailored for beginners and improvers wanting to develop their painting skills using oils. You will learn about various types of oil paints and their properties and how to apply blending and underpainting techniques, as well as some basic colour theory so you can produce a painting of…(more)

Fri, Jan 15, 2021 to Fri, Mar 26 2021
4:30 PM to 7:00 PM (3 hours) at Google Classroom Online Course
Provided by Swarthmore

Creative Crafts - Term 2 Thurs pm

This is an entry level class introducing learners to craft making activities (more)

Thu, Jan 07, 2021 to Thu, Mar 18 2021
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (2 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

Beginners / Improvers Crochet - Term 2 Fri am

This is an entry level class introducing learners to crochet and expanding on existing skills. (more)

Fri, Jan 15, 2021 to Fri, Mar 26 2021
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (3 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

Creative Crafts-Kentmere Centre - Term 3 Wed AM

This is an entry level class introducing learners to craft making activities (more)

Wed, Apr 28, 2021 to Wed, Jun 23 2021
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 hours) at Kentmere Childrens Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

(ACL) Creative Crafts- Term 3 Thurs pm

This is an entry level class introducing learners to craft making activities (more)

Thu, Apr 29, 2021 to Thu, Jun 24 2021
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (2 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

Beginners / Improvers Crochet - Term 3 Fri am

This is an entry level class introducing learners to crochet and expanding on existing skills. (more)

Fri, Apr 30, 2021 to Fri, Jun 25 2021
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (3 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

GCSW - Poetry Beginners - L600b

This course is aimed at those who are new to poetry, or have had a long break from it. We will look at poems written by published poets and at the various forms poetry is written in, and respond to them in our own writing. The course is fun and…(more)

Mon, Jan 11, 2021 to Mon, Mar 22 2021
10:00 AM to 12:30 PM (3 hours) at Google Classroom Online Course
Provided by Swarthmore

GCSW - Creative Felt Making - L556b

This course is aimed at complete beginners or those wishing to develop existing skills. We will be experimenting with wet felt making and needle felting for decorative and functional uses. The course will cover 2D and 3D work and will be teaching you to use your skills to explore and…(more)

Mon, Jan 11, 2021 to Mon, Mar 22 2021
1:00 PM to 3:30 PM (3 hours) at Google Classroom Online Course
Provided by Swarthmore

GCSW - Life Drawing - L507b

Life Drawing online has become popular over lock down and gives people a chance to have a go in their own homes before attending a class and is also suitable for the more experienced. Suitable for all levels. There will be the chance to progress to other art courses. (more)

Mon, Jan 11, 2021 to Mon, Mar 22 2021
1:00 PM to 3:30 PM (3 hours) at Google Classroom Online Course
Provided by Swarthmore

GCSW - Creative Writing Beginners - L601b

A course for writers who are just starting out. We will look at different genres of writing: prose, poetry, short stories and how to develop character and a sense of place. You will find out about other courses and progression opportunities. (more)

Mon, Jan 11, 2021 to Mon, Mar 22 2021
1:00 PM to 3:30 PM (3 hours) at Google Classroom Online Course
Provided by Swarthmore

GCSW - Fantasy Art Beginners - L501b

Have you ever wanted to draw weird and wonderful creatures straight from your imagination? The beginner course will help you do just that. If you've never drawn but always wanted to or you've not put pencil to paper for many a year then this is the course for you. Each…(more)

Mon, Jan 11, 2021 to Mon, Mar 22 2021
6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (3 hours) at Google Classroom Online Course
Provided by Swarthmore

GCSW - Conversations in Art - L512b

In this episode of 'Conversations' we will compare and contrast the historical narratives within art and its influence upon contemporary art practice, paying particular attention to 2D and 3D, the origins of content and genres of art and arts practice. The class will engage with exhibition reviews. both local, national…(more)

Mon, Jan 11, 2021 to Mon, Mar 22 2021
7:00 PM to 9:30 PM (3 hours) at Google Classroom Online Course
Provided by Swarthmore

GCSW - Learn to Draw - L505b

This course aims to help you become more aware of pencil values, encourages you to observe your subject in more detail focusing on shading and tonal values, textures and layering, prospective and ways to hold your pencil to become a freer and better mark maker. You could progress to other…(more)

Tue, Jan 12, 2021 to Tue, Mar 23 2021
1:00 PM to 3:30 PM (3 hours) at Google Classroom Online Course
Provided by Swarthmore

GCSW - Craft Mix - L546b

Create a beautiful sculpture for your wall or mantlepiece using mixed media techniques. Each week you will learn a new technique such as wire manipulation, printing and textile techniques to create your artwork inspired by natural forms. This course is suitable for beginners. You will find out about other courses…(more)

Wed, Jan 13, 2021 to Wed, Mar 24 2021
1:00 PM to 3:30 PM (3 hours) at Google Classroom Online Course
Provided by Swarthmore

GCSW - Creative Writing Step Up - L603b

This course would suit students who have already completed the introductory course or who have some prior experience of Creative Writing, or plans for writing towards publication. The course includes week by week embellishment of fundamental skills- characterisation, plot, structure, sense of place, point of view, genre, audience, crafting, peer…(more)

Wed, Jan 13, 2021 to Wed, Mar 24 2021
4:00 PM to 6:30 PM (3 hours) at Google Classroom Online Course
Provided by Swarthmore

GCSW - Fantasy Art Step Up - L502b

Do you want to take your drawing skills to the next level? Learn advanced techniques and how to apply them in a practical way to create more accomplished Fantasy Art illustrations. This course is aimed at those who draw often and already understand the basic principles of drawing. (more)

Wed, Jan 13, 2021 to Wed, Mar 24 2021
6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (3 hours) at Google Classroom Online Course
Provided by Swarthmore

GCSW - Drama from Home-L608b

A 10 week course for students who would like to write a dramatic dialogue for 2 or 3 actors and perform it with fellow students online. The course will start by reading, discussing and acting extracts from existing stage plays. Then, the creative process of writing, rehearsing and performing begins.…(more)

Thu, Jan 14, 2021 to Thu, Mar 25 2021
1:00 PM to 3:30 PM (3 hours) at Google Classroom Online Course
Provided by Swarthmore

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