Making fantastic Christmas Decorations with your family

Art and Craft - Create fantastic Christmas tree decorations great for all the family to get involved in
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  • Lectures 7
  • Length 38 mins
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 12/2015 English

Course Description

This family oriented course for creating a basic decorations for yout Christmas tree!

Have fun creating Christmas tree decorations, your kids will love to participate in this fun little course

What we will do:

  • You have a choice of templates you can print out and create great little tree decorations
  • You will use simple easy to obtain items to create your decorations

What the parents need to do!
As we will be using knives it is important to prepare the initial stages for your children, but these are quick and easy to do so dont worry :)

Most important have fun make a mess and enjoy!!!

Items you will need!

  • Sellotape
  • Brushes small cheap ones
  • Mixing pot
  • Craft glue
  • Thin cardboard (you could use cereal boxes! up-cycle)
  • Cotton
  • Glitter or Sequins (anything small and decorative even small sea shells!)

Enjoy the festive season with the family and get decorating your Tree!!!!

What are the requirements?

  • You will need a printer to print out the stencils
  • Various easy to obtain items for the course
  • Illustrator (dont worry if you dont have this as I have supplied stencil sheets for download)

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Create loverly Christmas tree decorations
  • Be able to create custom stencils in Illustrator
  • Come up with new ideas to have fun with the family

What is the target audience?

  • Families will love this simple course

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

01:05

Welcome to this course on creating your own Christmas decorations with the family.

Section 1: Creating your own artwork with Illustrator
07:13

In This lesson we will create our designs in Illustrator, its ok if you do not have this program as I have supplied the stencils so you can print those out.

09:37

In this lesson I will show you how to import an image you have saved from the web.

Please do not sell or distribute tree decorations you have made unless you have asked the designer or have purchased the images otherwise you might be breaking copyrights.

Using Gimp to create free images and the web
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Section 2: Creating your decorations
12:03

In this 15 minute video I will show you how quick it is to create a simple glitter star for your tree...
Feel free to experiment with sequins, small shells, buttons and glitter, its really easy and effective and will save you loads of money all whilst having fun!

07:05

In this short 7 minute video I will show you how you can be a bit more fluid with your designs, we will add a simple face to our moon shape.

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Instructor Biography

David Newton, Teacher, Website and 3D Creative Artist

I have worked professionally in many creative sectors for the last 20+ years, being a creative veteran I have taught to advanced level Design, Art, Sculpture, 3D Modelling/Animations/Rendering and Website design.

I have worked for small companies giving me the rare opportunity not to be pigeon holed, it has also meant I have had to keep up with all the latest techniques and technologies.

I currently run a company specialising in multi-disciplined creative design, from 3D animations to CMS websites, Banners, Adverts, Logos and a whole host of other work.

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