Art for Relaxation - Sheffield Young Carers Families Project

Ref: C3677646

Moving from one medium to another you will be able to find the best for you. In a mindful and meditative way you will begin to create images which will enhance your wellbeing. Developing an understanding of creative practice and the ability to get into 'the flow' you will hopefully experience something new.

Course aim

This course is being run with the Sheffield Young Carers Families Project. Come along to discover the benefits of making art for relaxation. You will have the opportunity to find out more about different art materials and processes.

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:

  • create a piece of art using the materials explored in the workshop.
  • understand that making art can be a route to relaxation.
  • feel more confident about being creative.
  • understand and put into practice mindfulness during art making.
  • share images with others and explain their importance.

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?

  • Nothing else is needed
  • All materials will be provided
  • It would be helpful if you had access to the internet (Mobile phone, tablet or computer at home or through a library etc.)

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • 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 - Sheffield Young Carers Families Project

Is this course right for me? Request more information

If you don't have a pin, please call 0300 303 3464 to enquire about enrolling on this course.

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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