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The course is an opportunity to explore painting and drawing activities in a friendly relaxed atmosphere. The aim is to support learning and enjoyment and facilitate a basic understanding of painting and drawing using materials such as watercolours, acrylics, pencil, pastel etc. You will learn the skills necessary to develop confidence in your own individual way with the materials and at a pace to suit your needs. We may work with subject matter such as landscapes, still life, portraits, or abstract work and at times look at artist’s work to inspire and inform your own work.
Suitable for beginners or students wishing to re-engage with their artistic side.
Are you experiencing conditions such as...
- Behaviour-related health issues
- Bereavement or major life changes
- Chronic pain or illness
Then you could benefit from the experience of joining us! Feel free to get in touch for more information. If you are self-referring or are a referred patient/client, we have a number of courses aimed to improve well-being, confidence, self-esteem and to help build creative and vocational skills.
This course is offered at a variety of different places in Stroud and Bristol. See below for more details of your chosen centre.
- Stroud Campus, Gloucester. It is accessible via the 54 and 67 bus.
- St James Parish Centre in Stroud, Gloucester. It is accessible via the 65A, 165 and X1A bus’.
- Windmill Hill City Farm in the centre of Bristol. It is a short walk from Bristol, Temple Meads Train Station or you can get a variety of Bus’ including the 75, M1, T1.
- May Lane Surgery in Dursley, Gloucester. It is accessible via many bus routes including 60, 62 and 65.
How will I learn?
Classes are workshop based and students are taught through tutor
demonstration and work sheets with additional support for those with dexterity
and coordination challenges. Time is given to all to work at a comfortable
This course has no specific entry requirements and is suitable for all.
For more information about this course please email [email protected].
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