Mindful Art (Monday)

This course is ideal for beginners or those who are new to art or wanting to build their skills and confidence. Some understanding of drawing techniques is helpful but not essential.

13 September 2021 10am to 12:30pm

Learning in Libraries Online

Monday 13 September to Monday 4 October 2021
10am to 12.30pm

This is an online course - participants will be required to use Zoom software; no account is required.
Not sure how to use Zoom? Check out these helpful videos: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/206175806

The course aims to develop your skills and confidence in using different materials to create art. The approachable session and activities will help you understand more about working with different materials and develop your skills in using them. We will be using photographs and images to inspire our art.

By the end of the course you will be able to…

  • Create at least two artworks using different materials
  • Demonstrate how different materials can work together in one picture
  • Plan your picture and materials
  • Describe how art is mindful and can improve mental health

You will need:

  • A range of materials – drawing pencils, colour pencils, coloured pens (ie gel pens), watercolour pencils, biros
  • Heavier watercolour paper (A4) for your main pictures
  • Kitchen roll or old cloth, water pot, brush
  • Cartridge paper (preferably A4) for practicing
  • A photo or image to inspire your
  • A drawing board or something to lean up on (A3)

Booking is essential