This is a course for those learners who have sensory, physical or cognitive impairments, described as neuro-divergent or with mental health conditions. A pre course interview is required. Please ring us on 0161 253 5772 to arrange this.
This very relaxing course will increase your understanding of how to use art as a tool to support your wellbeing. Bringing doodle art into your life can help with negative thoughts, pain and defuse the stress which daily life can cause. Using therapeutic doodle art techniques can also help when preparing for stressful situations.
Students wishing to take this course may have already completed the Therapeutic Art course, although this is not necessary. During this course you will learn a range of patterns and use them to create artwork in a range of styles You will participate in a range of practical therapeutic art tasks. This course is suitable for anyone and no prior knowledge of art or drawing is necessary. Each session includes a relaxing meditation at the end.
By the end of the course, I will be able to:
" Understand the how art can be beneficial for my health and wellbeing.
" Use a range of patterns to create a range of doodle art pictures
" Use a range of mediums, such as pen, pencil, watercolour, felt tips, fine liners to create doodle art and other art
" Use a range of techniques to create basic and more advanced/detailed pictures.
" Understand and appreciate the benefits of doodle-art for calming the mind and aiding with sleep.
" Develop techniques to better deal with stressful situations