Discover yourself through Art - Online course - Friday 27th September, 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th October 2024

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Discover yourself through Art

Online course

Friday 27th September, 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th October 2024

10.00am to 12.00pm

This is a free online course using Zoom.

Discover different techniques in a relax and friendly environment and how they can help improve your mental health.

  • Describe the impact of Art on Wellbeing
  • Identify the calming properties of the use of the different techniques proposed on this course
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge and control at least 4 different properties within the use of each proposed technique
  • Apply and use the suggested techniques confidently
  • Create at least 4 different pieces using the knowledge acquired throughout the course

About the course: The process of being creative can bring numerous health benefits and general feeling of wellbeing. Research shows that art can help reduce depression, anxiety, stress… while raising levels of happiness! 

Who is this course for: If you feel you need to bring moments of calm to your life, improve levels of health and wellbeing then come and create some art! This course covers the basics and you will be gently led through a series of activities

Previous knowledge or experience: No previous knowledge or experience required, just lots of enthusiasm an desire to learn and have fun.

How will I learn: This course focuses on experimentation and how embracing “mistakes” can create amazing opportunities. You will learn by watching a demonstration, this will be done step by step and then you will follow those steps with Fatima's advice along the way too. You will also learn by doing, playing and creating wonderful mistakes and make them work with a few tricks. Part of the learning process will be evaluating your own work and giving feedback to and receiving feedback from Fatima on each session. This process will help you grow in confidence as well as communication skills while discovering your learning and art style. Fatima will provide images on each session. You are welcome to use your own photos, however, try to stick to the topic/subject so you can follow the demos.

How will I be assessed: As part of the first session Fatima will ask you a few questions to assess you level and understand what your expectations are on the course. This is to make sure you get the most out of it!

What shall I bring: A material list will be provided by the library on booking or sent by email by Fatima. Please request by email fatima on: fpantojafernandez@gmail.com

Next steps: Join one of Fatima’s other online art classes, Paint and Draw or Water and Colour, or join an art group at your local library

Attendance is expected at each session to ensure that you get the most out of your learning experience and to minimise disruption for other learners. Please advise the venue/tutor of any absence you may have.

Participants will be required to use Zoom. No account is required
Not sure how to use Zoom? Check out these helpful videos: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/206175806

This course is aimed at Hampshire residents aged 19+ Attendance is expected at each session to ensure that you get the most out of your learning experience and to minimise disruption for other learners. Please advise the venue/tutor of any absence you may have.

You will be contacted by a member of the learning in Libraries team prior to the course. We are unable to process your booking without a phone number.

If this event is sold out please contact learningInLibraries@hants.gov.uk so that we can inform you of any future courses.

Your order will be void if you do not give consent to your image appearing on our virtual learning environment Zoom.

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