Mindfully Creative

Continuing down the Mindful Art path and taking the next steps to work on learning how to “switch off” and “unwind” through creative outlets. Ideal for time-poor creatives and non-artists this is a short program designed to be simple, mindful and relaxing in a fun, social workshop setting. Providing participants with some quality time to unleash creative potential and reduce day to day stress and increase wellbeing and enjoyment in everyday life. It is not mandatory to have participated in previous Mindful Art courses, this is also a stand alone program for first timers.

This 6 week program seeks to build on the learnings from the previous Mindful Art (Beginner) course and provide even more practical hands-on creating. Promoting more opportunity for free-flow of expression and the ability to connect with your inner-self, using simple fun artwork techniques, mixed media and simple relaxation techniques and easy self-care tips.


  • Each session consists of slightly more challenging creative-art activities designed to enable individuals to unplug, unwind and reconnect with their inner creative-selves.
  • meditating on the run- practice quick and easy techniques
  • guided visualisations and
  • relaxation breathing
  • combining music with creative therapies.
  • Focus is on the process of creating joyful art, utilising mixed media and techniques such as; drawing, doodling, painting (acrylics & inks) and creative journalling.

Prerequisite: Prior completion of the Mindful Art- How to Unplug, Unwind & Relax is recommended, though not mandatory. References will be made to previous content and learnings from previous sessions and further developed.

No artistic experience required.

All levels of creative an d artistic flair welcome.

Duration: 6 X 2hour sessions

Material Costs per person:

Some of the materials required will be supplied, however, you will be asked to bring along additional materials by the Tutor.
Participants are welcome to bring their own:

  • Coloured pencils
  • Watercolour pencils
  • Felt pens
  • Markers
  • Pastels
  • Paints
  • Paint brushes and palates.

All participants will be contacted by the Tutor prior to the workshop. Facilitated by an Artist/Art Therapy and Wellbeing Facilitator.

Art Supplies Discount:

As an added bonus for learning Art with SGSCC, all enrolled students are entitled to a generous 10% discount off the purchase of art supplies when they shop instore at Eckersley’s Art & Craft, Taren Point!
View Eckersley's Website for product ideas.

About the tutor:

'Melissa (Mel) Martin is a contemporary artist, practices Art Therapy and is a champion of change, who has taken her interests and training in People Management and Organisational Psychology, and Art Therapy to a new level of experiencing self- awareness. Mel runs local art classes/workshops through Learning and Community Centres as well as privately, where she explores with small groups their true selves and the potential they have and the fear that is holding them back. By engaging in this therapy, Mel is able to reach into the lives of the people she can help more directly or build a personalised service for an individual or group looking for personal and or team building opportunities to reduce stress, improve confidence, compassion, problem solving skills, workflow and life balance.'

$179 Limited inc GST
Mindfully Creative

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