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No Rules, Sketchbook School

How many times do you buy a sketchbook with the intention of doing something in it, yet somehow it remains empty? No Rules Sketchbook School is focused on bringing these empty books out and filling them up!

What? You’ve never had a sketchbook, don’t have any art supplies and aren’t sure where to even start? This class is for you too! Come out and see how easy it can be to get started. You may be surprised and amazed by what you create!

The focus of this multi-week workshop is on exploring your own creative process, trying new materials and having fun with art. It is appropriate for all skill levels and no experience is required.

You will be equipped with your own sketchbook and new materials each week to experiment with and prompts to get you going. Bring a friend, or 3. School is about to begin and there are no rules!

Join us Feb 2, 16 and March 2 at the Grimsby Public Art Gallery 3 sessions with time to play and experiment on your own in between.

Course fee includes a sketchbook and materials for you to keep so that you can continue your creative journey at home.
Registration is now open on the Town of Grimsby website or here https://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/townofgrimsby/Activity_Search/no-rules-sketchbook/1686

Collage Cards

Mindfulness Through Making at the Grimsby Public Art Gallery

This class takes the idea of a vision board and breaks it down to individual goals that you would like to focus on.  After identifying these ideas we will create cards using a variety of materials to illustrate your vision. These are fun and insightful cards that are portable and keep your goals more present in your life.

A $5 material fee will cover the art materials (to be paid in cash on the night of the class).

 

Register on the Town of Grimsby website HERE

Intuitive Painting

Mindfulness Through Making at the Grimsby Public Art Gallery

This class emphasizes listening to your inner voice and connecting this to your paintbrush and paper.  Through a series of relaxation techniques, you will be guided in a gentle way to find confidence in your self-expression.  This painting experience is a crowd favourite!

A $5 material fee will cover the art materials (to be paid in cash on the night of the class).  In addition, you are welcome to bring any brushes or paints you enjoy working with.

Register on the Town of Grimsby website HERE

Hand Stitching Astrology

Mindfulness Through Making at the Grimsby Public Art Gallery

This class will focus on what your astrology sign is and finding an image that represents your sign.  Once you have found your ‘astrological self’, we will be stitching the image onto a fabric frame. There will be a variety of embellishments to decorate your framed piece, and you are free to bring your own ‘bits and bobs’ you have collected along the way!  

A $5 material fee will cover the art materials (to be paid in cash on the night of the class).  You are welcome to bring your own embroidery thread or needles if you have a favourite!

 

Register on the Town of Grimsby website HERE

Yoga & Mandala Making

Mindfulness Through Making at the Grimsby Public Art Gallery

This class will begin with some simple yoga techniques incorporating breathing and movement into the body. Once we have established awareness in our bodies we will transition to art making by creating our own mandala.  Mandalas are great tools for focusing and meditating. Both exercises are helpful in calming the mind and body.

Please bring a yoga mat.  

A $5 material fee will cover the art materials (to be paid in cash on the night of the class)

Register on the Town of Grimsby website HERE or sign up for all 4 sessions and SAVE!

Intuitive Painting

Mindfulness Through Making at the Grimsby Public Art Gallery – Intuitive Painting

Come and try this crowd favourite and be surprised with what you can create when you ignore your inner critic and let the creativity flow.

Full details and sign up available HERE