What’s it all about?
Explore the world of abstract illustration (or Doodles) as a gateway to relaxation, meditation and mindfulness. This highly addictive art form is easy, fun & portable and anyone can do it, no artistic talent needed, all you need is a desire to try something new and fun.
Side effects can be – Outbursts of spontaneous creativity with associated smiling, growing sense of tranquillity and a burgeoning passion for fine pens and papers!
What will we cover?
Be guided through the creation of various patterns and begin your journey to developing your own “pattern vocabulary” that can then utilise to create your own mini works of art and your own meditation escapes in this hectic world, that will to help you achieve that wonderful Zen like meditation state which aside from its sheer enjoy-ability, is so beneficial to both your mental and physical wellbeing.
Who will be teaching?
Artist Marloes Bakker-Marsden teaches a variety of mediums at community centres, retirement communities and other locations, including in her own studio space, sharing her skills and passions with others in a light hearted and fun way that makes the experience totally enjoyable and rewarding for everyone involved. Ask her why the Doodling for Relaxation workshops are her favourite and she will wax lyrical on the many benefits of this delightful art form, which include improved concentration, fine motor skills and increased joy levels (and lower blood pressure too). Find her on Instagram or her website.