Art Therapy course
Art is Therapy - Wednesdays 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
- 270 Australian dollars$270
6 weeks course on Wednesdays from 28/2/24 till 3/4/24 10:30 am to 12:30 pm Art therapy is rooted in the idea that creative expression can foster healing and mental well-being. The goal of art therapy is to utilize the creative process to help people explore self-expression and, in doing so, find new ways to gain personal insight and develop social skiils. There is no need for previous experience to enjoy art therapy, these sessions are designed for those who want to feel and function better, and explore their creativity and the world of art. . Students are encouraged to awaken an alternate way of perceiving our surroundings using in depth observation, intuition and emotion. Classes will explore drawing and painting with a wide range of materials and techniques: acrylic, watercolour, wet and dry drawing materials including pencils, ink, pastels and charcoal. Each class will have a theme and technical skill to learn and explore. You will be guided step by step to unfold your creativity and deepen your knowledge of making great art! Meet your art therapist Lia Smith is a practicing artist and a registered psychotherapist, specialising in drawing, sculpture and art therapy. She completed her studies at The National Art School 2001, she graduated at Sydney University with a BVA, majoring in sculpture, performance and installation 2009. Lia has exhibited locally and internationally, in private commissions, galleries, festivals, onsite, in nature and public spaces. Are these classes suitable for you? These classes are designed for learning new painting and drawing techniques for absolute beginners as well as intermediate level. If you are struggling with mental health issues and would like to use art as a healing tool, this course is for you. We can provid an invoice for NDIS clients or any other wellbeing organisations - just contact us to inquire We are here to guide you on your creative journey! What to expect * Small groups of up to 8 participants * Learn drawing and painting techniques * Relax and feel inspired while you joyfully express yourself through art * Inviting and inspiring beachside studio at Maroubra beach Getting into the Art Zone… The atmosphere at The Art Studio will allow you to unwind and wander away from your everyday life ‘things to do’ and delve into your own creative self. We offer an exceptionally inspiring and creative studio space right on the water edge, overlooking the cliffs and ocean of Maroubra beach.
The Art Studio, 94 Marine Parade, Maroubra NSW, Australia
0403 710 327