Art for Relaxation

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Art for Relaxation' is a course to suit everyone. You don’t need to be good at art! We will be exploring different materials and ideas during this 6 week course. Ali, our tutor,will introduce you to the idea of using art materials to promote relaxation. Once in the flow of creativity you will be amazed how fast time flies. Join us on a Thursday lunchtime for a peaceful and creative experience this spring.

Course aim

Exploring art materials and learning about 'flow' will give you insights about how we can use art, for relaxation. Mindfulness activities and creating unique art works will give participants a starting point for using these techniques at home.

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 the principles of mindfulness and how its practice can help with health and well being
  • use a range of materials to develop art works
  • understand the idea of flow and how it helps creativity
  • feel more confident about being creative
  • take the skills and ideas forward and use them to aide well being

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?

  • 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
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions

What else do I need to know?

  • All materials will be provided

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required
  • No pre reading is required but research on the subject on the internet or in the library may be helpful

What can I do next?

Download full course information sheet

Art for Relaxation

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

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