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Mindfulness & the Art of Creativity Course

Tutor:  Wendy Ann Greenhalgh
Location:  Evolution Arts, 2 Sillwood Terrace, Brighton BN1 2LR
Next start date: Tuesday evening, 12 February 2017

  • Learn how to express yourself through art and creative writing by using mindfulness to open your mind, remove blocks and focus on details. 
  • Using a variety of different activities including writing, drawing, collage, photography and clay work, this course helps unleash your creativity. 
  • No previous experience of mindfulness meditation or art required, this course focuses on joy found in the process, rather than results. 

What does this course cover?

This playful course uses different creative activities each week: writing, drawing, collage, photography and clay – to help you connect with and build your trust in the inherently creative impulse within you. Bringing mindfulness to our creative lives enables us to enjoy the process rather than focus on results. No previous experience of mindfulness meditation, art or writing necessary. Materials required; visit the website or ask for a list when booking.

Materials List for Mindfulness & The Art of Creativity:
Here's what you will need for each class...

Drawing:

  • A2 or A3 drawing pad/sketch book
  • Charcoal
  • Masking Tape
  • Pencil

Writing:

  • Note pad
  • Pen

Photography:

  • A camera (This could be the one on your mobile phone, a compact, hybrid or DSLR)

Collage:

  • Old magazines & newspapers
  • Pritt Stick
  • A2 or A3 Drawing Pad/sketch book
  • scissors
  • pen

Clay:

  • 1KG of Modeling Clay - white (Available from Clarkes on Bond St for aprox £5 or can be ordered online at places like Amazon)

About the tutor

Wendy Ann Greenhalgh is a writer, artist and creative mindfulness teacher with more than 20 years of mindfulness experience.. She runs mindfulness workshops and courses supporting people to break through blocks, banish their inner critic, and enjoy creativity freely.  Wendy Ann is the author of Mindfulness and the Art of Drawing, and blogs about mindful creativity on www.artofmindfulness.org.uk

Testimonials

The course reconnected me to my confidence which I had lost over the last while.  Anon

Very rewarding teaches valuable tools in simple, umpretentious way.  Safe, friendly environment, self-empowering and stimulating.  Enjoyable and fun.  Gained exactly what I'd hoped. Elaine

I liked the fact that tutor was friendly, open to feedback.  She made the environment accesible to joyful learning.  Anon

I liked the pace, the developement, the variety and the fact that the exercises clearly showed the effect of theory in practice. Anon

Friendly, enthusiastic, knowledgable tutor.  Interesting and varied content and exercises.  Relaxed, fun atmosphere and friendly people.  Sarah