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Art with Upcycled Materials for Beginners/Improvers - Part-time

Course outline

This course will appeal to students who are interested in using alternative materials and methods to create art. It is suitable for both beginners and improvers.

We will use a range of recycled media and various techniques, and several finished pieces will be produced. Emphasis will be on students’ developing and exploring their own interests in the projects. Reference will be made to the work of past and contemporary artists.


  • Making and using your own drawing tools
  • Collage
  • Constructing reliefs
  • Constructing sculpture

How to apply for this course

Apply now and if you need to pay any course fees, or provide evidence if you wish to claim a fee reduction, we will contact you to let you know how to do this.

For help on completing the online application form, please see our useful apply online guide here.

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Location Date / time Fees / reductions
Unit 2 Lillington Rd

Start: 1st November 2021

End: 6th December 2021

Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Day: Monday

Tuition fee: £112.50

Tuition fees may be waived if you are in receipt of certain benefits. Please see our Community Learning Courses page to see if you can claim a fee reduction.

Course code: C033188 / Q033189


No qualification awarded.

Level Other
Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements but a good standard of English is required.


Tutors will give regular verbal and written feedback. You will be required to complete an Individual learning plan (ILPs) encouraged to set your own personal targets as part of this course.


There may be opportunities to progress onto other courses both in the community and at Nottingham college sites. The course tutor can discuss appropriate opportunities if you wish to further your learning in this subject area.

Additional information

You can read more about community courses and your individual Learning Plan in our Guidance for Community Learners booklet.

Tutor: Zoe Collishaw

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