Cut Paper Art

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Length 1 Day
Site West Durrington Campus Map
Attendance Part Time
Course Code DCL571

About this Course

Create exquisite and exciting designs with cut paper. This workshop will introduce you to this fascinating art form which is currently enjoying a revival. Suitable for all abilities.


 

Course Content

A brief history of cut paper art, traditional patterns for cut paper, contemporary artists working with cut paper and how to transform your sketches and designs into cut paper artwork.

What you will achieve

By the end of the course you will be able to recognise artists using cut paper techniques, show that you can create cut paper artwork based on traditional designs using the methods demonstrated, plan a piece of artwork based on your own design, assess your progress with the activities at an introductory or intermediate level.

Progression/Career Path

Other Northbrook College ACL art courses to improve drawing, art and design skills.

Other Costs

Scissors, small craft knife (scalpel), cutting mat (at least A4 size), A3 or A2 cartridge paper, coloured and white papers (for example, A4 printer paper), tracing paper, a few pieces of patterned paper (optional), glue stick, old newspaper, sketchbook or photos for research material (subject matter decorative), packed lunch.

How to Enrol

For information on enrolling in person, by phone or by post, click here.

The Tutor

Maggie has an MA in Fine Art, a BA Honours degree in Painting and a Post Graduate Certificate in Education. She has won awards in local and national art exhibitions. Maggie works as both artist and designer in a wide variety of media.

Course Content

A brief history of cut paper art, traditional patterns for cut paper, contemporary artists working with cut paper and how to transform your sketches and designs into cut paper artwork.

What you will achieve

By the end of the course you will be able to recognise artists using cut paper techniques, show that you can create cut paper artwork based on traditional designs using the methods demonstrated, plan a piece of artwork based on your own design, assess your progress with the activities at an introductory or intermediate level.

Progression/Career Path

Other Northbrook College ACL art courses to improve drawing, art and design skills.

Other Costs

Scissors, small craft knife (scalpel), cutting mat (at least A4 size), A3 or A2 cartridge paper, coloured and white papers (for example, A4 printer paper), tracing paper, a few pieces of patterned paper (optional), glue stick, old newspaper, sketchbook or photos for research material (subject matter decorative), packed lunch.

How to Enrol

For information on enrolling in person, by phone or by post, click here.

The Tutor

Maggie has an MA in Fine Art, a BA Honours degree in Painting and a Post Graduate Certificate in Education. She has won awards in local and national art exhibitions. Maggie works as both artist and designer in a wide variety of media.