Creative Evenings: Art Therapy and Mindfulness for Winter Comfort with Jaana Sahling

24 July - 21 August, 2024 (5 sessions)
Wednesdays, 6:00pm - 8:00pm - Elgin Studio


In this course, participants will engage in various intuitive and expressive art-making activities, each aimed at unlocking creativity and fostering personal growth.

$294

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Description


Creative Mindfulness Art Therapy

Level: Beginner / Intermediate
Ages: This course is designed for adults

 

5 week short course

  • Dates: Wednesdays; 24 July – 21 August, 2024  (5 sessions)
  • Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
  • Location: MAC Elgin Studio | Level 1, 73 Burwood Rd, Hawthorn
  • Course fee: $294 inc. GST

About Art Therapy: Art therapy is for self-exploration, as no-one else can interpret your artwork; only you know what you think and feel and express through the art. Art Therapy is for creative and personal expression, well suited to anyone who wants to slow down and connect with their inner self, with others and with their surroundings. No creative ability is required for Art Therapy, and you do not require any prior art making knowledge or experience.

About ‘Creative Evenings’: A 5-week art therapy experience held during the winter evenings, where we’ll explore the transformative power of creativity, expression, and shared reflection. Led by experienced creative art therapist Jaana Sahling, this immersive experience invites participants to explore their artistic expression, reflection, and shared exploration in a supportive and collaborative environment.

Throughout the course, participants will engage in various intuitive and expressive art-making activities, each aimed at unlocking creativity and fostering personal growth. From playful experimentation to reflective introspection, each session offers opportunities for all participants to express themselves authentically and connect with others in the group.

“Creative Evenings” welcomes individuals of all backgrounds and artistic abilities. Whether you’re an experienced artist or new to art therapy, this group provides a welcoming space where you can freely express yourself, share your experiences, and connect with others on a meaningful level.

Join us on winter evenings as we explore together the experience of creativity, reflection, and shared discovery in “Creative Evenings.”

 

NDIS participants may be able to participate in this course as part of their NDIS plan. Please discuss this with your NDIS contact, note that course pre-payment is required.

Classes places are limited to ensure one-on-one guidance.

Jaana Sahling is a specialist in the creative process and holds an MA in Experiential and Creative Arts Therapy (MIECAT) and a BA in Fine Arts (Nottingham Trent).

This course is not for learning new techniques so if you are looking for art instructional courses, please see our current courses for a more appropriate class

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Elgin Studio

Thursdays 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm - Elgin Studio

18 July - 19 September 2024 (10 sessions)


The program is a studio-based class that mixes personalised tuition with a program of short presentations. A wide range of mediums are available, including drawing and painting in both oils and acrylics. It would be suitable for anyone who is interested in a class that develops observational skills and fundamental artistic skills while maintaining a degree of flexibility for creativity.


$620

Melbourne Art Class

Saturdays 9:30 am - 12:30 pm - Elgin Studio

Not running in term 3


The program is a studio-based class that mixes personalised tuition with a program of short presentations. A wide range of mediums are available, including drawing and painting in both oils and acrylics. It would be suitable for anyone who is interested in a class that develops observational skills and fundamental artistic skills while maintaining a degree of flexibility for creativity.


$670

Coming Soon

Saturday morning 9:30 am - 12:30 pm - Union Studio

20 July - 14 September 2024 (9 sessions)


Our studio-based art class for Adults & an opportunity to develop your contemporary painting practice in this class with Sam Leach. In 2010, Leach famously won both Wynne and Archibald Prizes at the Art Gallery of New South Wales. His work has been extensively exhibited nationally and internationally.


$670

Watercolour and Gouache Illustration Short Course with Olivia York

22 August - 12 September, 2024  (4 sessions)

Thursdays, 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm - Glenferrie Studio


Students will be introduced to basic gouache and watercolour illustration techniques including colour mixing, laying washes, colour glazing and lifting out, to set the foundation for watercolour painting. Olivia will also discuss the basic materials and equipment of watercolour such as a selection of basic colours in pans or tubes, brushes, watercolour papers, palettes and accessories.


$304

16 July - 13 August, 2024 (5 sessions)
Tuesdays, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm - Union Studio


How did some of the greatest artists of all time begin a painting? Contemporary painter Saffron Newey will lead you though the fundamentals of Grisaille, and demonstrate how artists such as Da Vinci, Titian, Vermeer and Rembrandt created such memorable work. A great course for beginners and those that are wanting to improve their painting.


$380

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What you'll learn

Creative exploration

Mindfulness