Please find details of our free, online sessions that are running as part of Creativity and Wellbeing Week next week. I would be very grateful if you could share this with your networks, service users, or anyone else who you think might enjoy or benefit from a session that focuses on using art and creativity to improve their wellbeing.
If you have any questions, please feel free to get in touch.
Creativity and Wellbeing Week 2020 – Positive Futures
North Tyneside Art Studio offers a safe, non-judgemental environment where people can explore their creativity at their own pace, to help improve and sustain good mental health as part of a friendly and welcoming community.
We look forward to a more positive future, where everyone uses their creativity to support their mental health, and so during Creativity and Wellbeing Week we are inviting everyone to join us for three special art sessions, live on our Facebook page at: facebook.com/northtynesideartstudio
Monday 18th May, 2-3pm
Drawing an Adventure in association with Seven Stories
Join us as we use learn to draw characters, appreciate being ourselves, and create a story together, in this all-ages session based on the fantastic artwork held by Seven Stories, the National Centre for Children’s books.
To join in with this session, you just need some paper and your favourite colouring pencils. Register your interest here: https://www.facebook.com/events/276790287057476/
Wednesday 20th May, 11am – 12pm
Drawing from the Past in association with Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums
Museums can not only teach us about the past, but also inspire us to create something new. In this no experience needed session, we will explore and draw from specially curated artworks from Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums.
To join in with this session, you will just need a pencil and paper, or any other art materials you would like to work with. Register your interest here: https://www.facebook.com/events/920789495032706/
Friday 22nd May, 2-3pm
Live Sculpting Challenge and Artist Q&A
Michael Cunliffe is the Artistic Coordinator at North Tyneside Art Studio, an experienced painter, and novice sculptor. To share the importance of trying something new, he has challenged himself to create a sculpture live on camera, while answering your questions and talking about creativity, mental health, and the importance of making mistakes.
To join in with this session, you can create your own sculpture with plasticine, play-dough, or modelling clay, or just come along to ask questions and see what happens. Register your interest here: https://www.facebook.com/events/554712732091704/
North Tyneside Art Studio, Linskill Centre, Linskill Terrace, North Shields, NE30 2AY
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