This supportive and informal online course is an opportunity for Absolute Beginners to explore the visual world by developing basic drawing skills starting from scratch: How to use your materials. How to achieve a 3-D effect using light and shade. Exploring basic composition. How to vary your mark making techniques. So, if you think you cant draw or havent drawn for years, then this is the course for you!
Using Zoom, the Acting Essentials Online course will introduce you to some of the core skills in acting and drama. A series of practical workshops will explore a range of topics including, movement and voice technique in the context of scene work, characterisation through analysis and discussion of scripts and how to develop improvisation technique. The sessions will be fun, inclusive and cater for those with experience as well as introducing you to WMC’s acting and drama courses.
Art in and Around Camden: The Camden Town Group and Beyond
Camden houses an abundance of art galleries and it has long been the place that many artists have called home. In this course, you will explore the wide-ranging work of artists associated with Camden from the 19th century to the present day, including the important contributions of marginalised and lesser-known artists, and Street Art. You will also explore ideas about how art and artists respond to the local and the real.
During this 4-week Zoom online course, you will learn some key elements of creative writing. You will be encouraged to find your own voice through guided writing activities, share your work and receive feedback in a supportive atmosphere. This is a stand-alone course, but if you want to develop your writing skills further, we offer other online and in-college courses including Writing for Children, Life Writing, Short Stories and Flash Fiction, Intro to Poetry and The Writer’s Craft.
Creativity for Wellness and Recovery: 5-Week Introduction
This course is for anyone who wants to nurture their own creativity and positivity. It will be especially beneficial for people living with chronic pain and illness. You will learn how to use simple creativity to enhance your wellness and speed up your recovery. This gentle, short course will focus on drawing and colouring patterns inspired by mandalas and Zentangles. This is an online Zoom course, and you will need to provide your own drawing materials (see Course Requirements).
In this popular online course you will be introduced to the historical themes that have shaped the art world, explore some of the major art movements and the works of a variety of artists from different periods. If you have a curiosity about art, and want to be able to understand its history, exchange ideas and be inspired in a relaxed and friendly environment, this is the course for you. Please note that the course takes place on the Zoom platform.
Everyone has a story to tell. Learn how to transform your experiences and memories into stories that will resonate with your readers. Explore the various ways to approach life writing in this 4-week course, via Zoom, led by our creative writing tutor. Suitable for all levels of experience.