Engaging in creative activity can lighten your mood, help express blocked feelings, and enable you to access a state of ‘creative flow’ which calms the mind and gives you time out from difficult thoughts and feelings. These courses include a series of fun exercises experimenting with different art techniques (drawing, collage, etc.). Learn to look at things in a creative way different methods for expressing oneself. Anyone experiencing mental health challenges can register to attend a Recovery College. All are welcome, whatever level of experience or ability, who would like to use creativity to improve their mood.
The workshops are for Recovery College students only and can NOT be booked via Creative Future. All are FREE.
To find out more about the courses they offer see www.sussexrecoverycollege.org.uk To enrol ring 0300 3038086 or email [email protected]
Dates 2017: Mondays – 23 & 30 January, 6, 13, 20 & 27 February
Time: 1:00 – 4:00 pm
Venue: Crawley Library, Southgate Avenue, Crawley, RH10 6HG
Tutor: Nickova Behling is a professional visual artist and founder of Artahead, providing opportunities for people to engage in visual art process including adults with mental health problems and learning disabilities (www.artahead.org).
Peer Trainer: Maria Kuipers regularly exhibits her paintings and has won prizes from the Georgia Museum of Art and for her West Pier Art project. She is an experienced facilitator and speaker. For more info see www.axisweb.org/p/mariakuipers.