What’s it all about?
Celebrating Inktober with an introduction to 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.
Beneficial side effects include: outbursts of spontaneous creativity with associated smiling, growing sense of tranquillity and a burgeoning passion for fine pens and papers!
Come on this enjoyable doodling journey with us, find a meditation escape in this hectic world and arrive at the wonderful zen like meditation state.
Reap benefits for both your mental and physical wellbeing including: improved concentration, fine motor skills and increased levels of joy and lower blood pressure.
What will we cover?
In this class you will:
- Be guided through the beginning of your doodling journey
- Create various patterns and develop your own “pattern vocabulary”
- Utilise your pattern vocabulary to create your own mini works of art
What will you need?
- Your favourite pens
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. She enjoys 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 workshops are her favourite and she will wax lyrical on the many benefits of this delightful art form!