Community Wellbeing: Creativity for Mindfulness
This creative and practical course is about experiencing creativity without worry or judgement whilst working within a safe environment under the guidance of our experienced tutor. You do not need to be an artist to enjoy and benefit from attending this course.
Creativity has various benefits for mental health and wellbeing. It supports problem-solving abilities and helps to find alternate ways of handling stressful situations. Working in a safe environment the individual can communicate through their art in a constructive way.
Our Community Wellbeing programme* has been designed to include courses that will develop your skills, confidence and promoting a sense of wellbeing. Each workshop will be delivered at a gentle pace with lots of tutor support and is suitable for beginners and more experienced creatives.
*Please visit our Community Wellbeing page to see if you are eligible for a free place.
The individual will learn how to express their feelings through colour, mark-making and textures while experimenting with an assortment of mediums. Those who are new to creating art will be encouraged to focus on the process of creating rather than a finished end product.
- Tutor demonstration and presentation
- Practical exercises
- Individual support
- Group discussion
Please bring an apron or wear clothing that you don’t mind getting messy!
All basic materials will be supplied but you may wish to bring your own:
- acrylic paint: crimson/cadmium red, ultramarine/cobalt blue, lemon/cadmium yellow
- watercolour or acrylic paper
- assortment of brushes
- soft/hard pencils