Art for Relaxation Taster

Ref: C3677589

If you have ever wondered about 'mindfulness' this is the course for you. 'Art for Relaxation' is a taster to suit everyone. You don’t need to be good at art! We will be exploring different materials and ideas during this taster. Ali, our tutor, will introduce you to the idea of using art materials to promote relaxation and meditation. Once in the flow of creativity you will be amazed how fast time flies.

Course aim

This taster will enable participants to understand some of the principles of Art for Relaxation. We will learn about mindfulness and how art can be an activity which can help with anxiety/stress.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers
  • This course is for students who attend a specific centre only. For more information please call 0300 303 3464

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • understand how mindfulness practices can help with relaxation.
  • use some art materials with confidence to create an image.
  • understand how 'getting into the flow' can reduce feelings of anxiety.
  • enjoy using a range of ideas and images to develop your art practice.
  • feel more confident about making art away from the course.

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed
  • All materials will be provided

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

Download full course information sheet

Art for Relaxation Taster

Enrolment Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2019
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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