Art Deco Patterns

How to create your own Art Deco Inspired Flower Pattern. Imagine the roaring 1920’s, glamour, luxury, elegance, simple sleek shapes, bold patterns and colours. What is Art Deco? A decorative arts and architecture movement from approximately 1910 until 1940. Its influence is evident in many areas from fine art, architecture, textiles, fashion, jewellery, ceramics, illustration… Continue Reading Art Deco Patterns


Barbering Tips

Looking to give someone a lockdown haircut? These simple steps might help! Don’t worry if you’ve picked up the scissors already, you’ll be able to tidy it up with these quick tips! For all online courses, including Hairdressing, Barbering, Beauty & Therapies, visit our website.

Book Club Week 2

Get involved with the 2nd instalment of the ‘ACL Book Club’. English tutor Jacquie will be answering any questions you have as well as discussing her favourite character. Don’t worry if you haven’t got it yet, you can join in next week. For all online courses, click here.                                          


Bite Size BSL

Learn the basics of British Sign Language with BSL tutor Sarah. She teaches us how to communicate conversation starters such as `what is your favourite day of the week and why?’. For our full list of online course, visit our website. Please note: you will need to enable captions on this video. 


Book Club

Get involved with the `ACL Book Club’.  English tutor Jacquie introduces you to the first book, `Mix Tape’ by Jane Sanderson. Get your hands on the book if you’d like to join in! Don’t worry if you haven’t got it yet,you can join in next week. For all online courses, click here.                                          


Let’s Get Arty – Continuous Line Drawing

What is Continuous Line Drawing? A drawing which is created using an unbroken line. Lines in these drawings may double up. Practicing continuous line drawing helps to develop observational drawing skills as well as focus and hand-eye coordination. When creating a continuous line drawing you are developing skills around; controlling you pencil, how you view objects and how… Continue Reading Let’s Get Arty – Continuous Line Drawing