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Community Learning – Painting & Mindfulness

Course overview

This is one of our Community Learning Courses and runs until the end of June.

Tap into your artistic talents through a series of fun practical exercises that will help you start drawing and painting, looking at art, responding to the world around you and working with your imagination and ideas. 

Our Community Learning programme offers a series of free, government-funded courses to develop skills, knowledge, confidence and improve mental well-being for adults.

Participation can help those managing mental health conditions that have a mild-moderate impact on their day-to-day lives. You need to be aged 19 or over (at the start of the course) AND:

•employed and earning an annual salary of less than £20,319 or
•unemployed, in receipt of state benefit and looking for work
•have a social or emotional difficulty, or challenges with mental health or emotional wellbeing.

For further details and terms and conditions please view our Community Wellbeing page.

You are welcome to join all or any of the following Tuesdays:

2024: Jan 9, 16, 23, 30 Feb 6, 20, 27, March 5, 12, 19, 26, April 16 ,23, 30, May 7, 14, 21, June 4, 11, 18, 25.

Using simple and structured activities, we will introduce key concepts such as line, tone, composition and mark making. You will explore colour, painting techniques and the expressive qualities of painting. This course is ideal if you have little or no drawing and painting experience; a great way to learn from the very start!

You will learn in the following ways:

  • Tutor Demos
  • Peer support
  • Individual learning

Basic materials will be provided, however we encourage you to bring any materials or equipment you may already own and wish to use.

Course Has Started Enquire Below
  • Flexible start - 12 March 2024
  • 13:00 - 15:00
  • Tuesday
  • 5 Weeks
    • 16-18: Free

      Funded places are available on this course. Read the course description for details.

    • Adult: Free

      Funded places are available on this course. Read the course description for details.

This course is fully booked

Alternatively enrol by phone quoting AC/M/PX292 or ask a question

Meet the tutors

We want our learners to feel welcome, safe and at ease when attending our classes, especially if this is your first time attending an adult education class or if you're coming back to education after a break.
If you're interested in one of courses, meet our tutors first! You'll see they have similar passions and interests and, most importantly, the right qualifications to help you make the most of your time and money.