A Passion for Plants – Carers Trust

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  • 28/02/2022
    10:00 - 12:00

A Passion for Plants – exclusively for carers registered with the Carers Trust Heart of England.

a free 6-week online painting course learning about botanical art through drawing, collage, and painting with acrylics.  To enrol you must be 18+ and a carer in Coventry and Warwickshire.

Level of difficulty:    Beginners and Improvers

“Each week we learnt something new and techniques were very well explained.  I’ve learnt a lot and we all had a real sense of achievement.  Very enjoyable!” (Participant Sept.’21)

Course Dates:
Monday 28th February, 10am-12pm
Monday 7th March, 10am-12pm
Monday 14th March, 10am-12pm
Monday 21th March, 10am-12pm
Monday 28th March, 10am-12pm
Monday 4th April, 10am-12pm

How to book a place
Click on the orange ‘Register Now’ button you can see on the top right and enter your contact details.  We will contact the Carers Trust to make sure you are a carer registered with them.

When you’re registering your place, your email will automatically be added to our newsletter, if you do not wish to be notified about our courses in the future you can unsubscribe here.  Please note that you can only attend one course at any one time.  Once you have completed your course, you may be able to book on a further course.

Art Materials:
For the first workshop you will only need white A4 paper and a black pen or marker, and we will then post an art pack to you with all the materials you need for the course.

You will learn:
Inspired by Victorian Botanical Artists and artist Georgia O’Keefe you will learn to use your passion for plants to express yourself.  This is quite a fast-paced course focusing on colour with a different project each week, including

  • art history: the life and art of botanical artists and artist Georgia O’Keefe
  • sketching and drawing from observation
  • colour theory and mixing a wide range of shades
  • collaging and layering
  • application and blending techniques
  • to enjoy painting and to trust the creative process

Art for Wellbeing Warwickshire is a programme of workshops and courses for adults with low to moderate mental health needs commissioned by Warwickshire County Council.

       

Venue:   Passion for Plants - Carers Trust