Experimental Drawing and Painting

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About this experience
18 and over
Group size: 1 - 11

A very popular course focusing on experimental techniques in drawing, painting, mixed media, printmaking and collage. With a different theme each term, the emphasis is on freeing up and engaging playfully in the creative process. Each class starts with a short guided mindfulness meditation.

About your mentor

I have always had a love of nature, as a child whiling away many hours in the fields behind the house, and throughout my life walking the hills, woodland and seashores near my home. I’ve been drawn to engaging creatively in life, making things, drawing, using collage, dancing, swimming in wild seas, doing thing differently. I’ve worked in the hospitality industry, managed a Complimentary Health practice, led walks (Soles & Souls) and facilitated a variety of art workshops and classes.
Mindfully Creative is a synthesis of Creativity, Mindfulness and Nature. I studied Art (printmaking) in Sydney in the 1980’s and have taught a variety of art classes over the years, in particular life drawing. I’ve explored a wide range of media and have an eclectic approach, enjoying the contrast of working on the one hand in a wild, spontaneous and free manner with paint and mixed media, and on the other hand working very carefully and precisely in pen and ink to create detailed designs and mandalas.

Strengths you may develop

Learning aims
To understand and explore different artistic materials and techniques.
To open up your natural creativity.
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Safety

Basic DBS  Basic DBS

Enhanced DBS  Enhanced DBS

Risk Assessment  Risk Assessment

Public Liability Insurance  Public Liability Insurance

Smoke detector  Smoke detector

First aid training  First aid training

First aid kit  First aid kit

Safeguarding training  Safeguarding training

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Cancellations

My experience consists of a leisure activity, on a specific date(s), and therefore the 14-day ‘cooling off period’ under the Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013 does not apply.

  • No refunds will be given for individual sessions missed or cancelled during the experience.

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Your Mentor
Louise

Louise

I am an artist and tutor living in East Sussex with my daughter and dog!