Card Making/Art Journals ~ Spring Term 2014


Tutor: Claire Hampton
Venue: The Sherwood Cookery Workshop,621 Mansfield Road,NG5 2FX
Dates: 15th March – 19th July 2014
Time: 10am -1pm
Duration: 15 Sessions
FEE: £157.50 Concessions £141.75) Fee Waived for those on income related benefits or low-income

Course aims:

To create professional craft items including cards and books.

Course description:

Create handmade cards and books using a variety of Art and Craft materials.

Any prior knowledge or entry requirements?


Course content: what topics will the course cover?

Card making using creative techniques. Rubber stamping and collage techniques.

Book making and Journaling techniques. Creative Writing.

Teaching, learning and assessment methods:

Demonstration / Discussion / Group work / Individual work /

Project work / Research / Role play / Written work /

Question and answer / Activity outside class time / Observation / Practical work /

Presentation / Field trip

How will I receive feedback on my learning progress and achievement?

Tutor feedback both written and verbal.

Learning outcomes:
these are the intended outcomes and may be revised in discussion with the class. Students are encouraged to think about and identify their own individual outcomes.

By the end of the course, students should be able to:

1. Create professional cards ready for sale

2.Create journal pages with or without prompts

3.Identify suitable materials for given project

4.Use learnt techniques effectively

5.Work to a professional standard


Reading and information sources:
Is any reading/preparation essential or desirable?

Internet, existing examples

Suggestions for progression to further study or for using the skills and knowledge gained:

Carry on with another course or to sell items.

Sound interesting?
Please contact Caroline on 0115 985 8203 or email

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