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.
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 escape 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.
What will you need?
- The ZOOM meeting platform on your computer, mobile or tablet device. See below for further details.
- 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, 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.
Gift a class to friends, family or colleagues!
You can purchase digital Laneway Learning gift cards in various values with a custom short message message! All gift cards are valid for 3 years (36 months). All gift cards are flexible and can be used for in-person or online classes.
Using a gift card or class credit?
For gift cards purchased via Laneway Learning’s Humanitix digital gift card page enter the gift code as per below during checkout:
If you have a PDF/paper gift card similar to LL7777 please email our team with your voucher or details. Note: we need up to 2 business days to process your request so please choose a class at least 2 days in the future!
Before you book
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All our classes are live only (not recorded).
If you can’t afford our classes but would still love to come, we would still love for you to come too! We are a not-for-profit community organisation and having you at our classes is what matters. We have introduced three different prices for our regular evening classes: $14 that covers all costs, $9 sponsored tickets for those struggling and $18 ‘pay it forward’ tickets. If you can afford it please select the full price or pay it forward so we can continue sponsoring others who can’t.
This class is delivered online via ZOOM:
- ZOOM is free to install on your Windows or Mac computer and also available as an app for your mobile/tablet device.
- You will need either the meeting link or both the meeting ID plus password. You don’t need to create an account to attend a meeting!
- If you are new to ZOOM please ensure you have downloaded and installed it in advance of the class.
- Here is a link to the ZOOM support site for a 1 minute tutorial on how to join a meeting.
- You can optionally join from a device with a camera and microphone.
Parts of this image are from Watercolor vector created by freepik www.freepik.com