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Inspired By Famous Artists with Sarah O'Boyle

This course will introduce students to Art Nouveau. They will explore it's influence over decorative and fine arts, architecture, interior design and textiles. Taking inspiration from the artists of this period, such as William Morris, Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Gustav Klimt, there will be a focus on organic forms, composition, pattern and detail. Students will have the opportunity to work directly from images of pre-existing artworks as well as the option to create their own unique designs. The final outcomes of this course will include a collection of artworks that combine a variety of techniques including drawing, painting and collage.

The sessions for this course are as follows:

Autumn 2019:

Mondays 10:00am - 12:00pm

  • 16th September to 25th November

    To book please visit

    Eligibility for help with tuition fees relating to Income Related Benefits

    You may not have to pay the course fee if you are:

    1.  Claiming Job Seeker's Allowance (you must provide your NI Number)

    2.  Claiming Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) in the Work Related Activity Group (you must provide your NI Number)

    3.  Claiming Universal Credit and earn less than £338 per month or household earns less than £541 per month (you must provide your NI Number)

    4.  Claiming or are dependent on someone who claims Council Tax Reduction (not single occupancy discount)

    5.  Claiming Working Tax Credit

    6.  Claiming Income Support

    7.  Claiming Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) in the Support Group

    8.  Claiming or are dependent on someone who claims Housing Benefit

    9.  Claiming Pension Guarantee Credit

    10.  Claiming Asylum in the UK.  As an Asylum Seeker you will need to have been a resident in the UK for six months or longer, have an Application Registration Card (ARC) or Standard Acknowledgement letter (SAL) and a current Asylum Support Agreement from UK Visas and Immigration.  

    11.  Unwaged and dependent on somebody in receipt of one of the above benefits (excluding Council Tax Reduction and Housing Benefit).

    NB: If you are not in receipt of any of the above income-related benefits but your household income is below £20,000, you may still be eligible to apply for some support with tuition, accreditation or other fees.

    If you are not sure of your status or need further information, contact the Student Support team on 0300 303 3464.

To book a place onto this course, please visit

Earlier Event: 1 October
Creative Printmaking with Susan Wright
Later Event: 10 October
Creative Textiles with Harriet Lawton