Mixed Media Art: Creative Doodling and Mandalas

Creative Doodling for Relaxing Fun and Meditative Mandalas. Incorporate your flair for art with your journaling/scrapbooking process. A great way to have some playful fun at the end of the day with no artistic requirements. Time for you to relax and enjoy creating mindful creative colourful doodles. A hands-on experiential, creative journey with a difference that has you learning simple, fun mixed media techniques while you practice some quick and easy mindfulness techniques to get you into the creative zone.

All levels of creative flair welcome, no prerequisites necessary.

Relax and have fun socialising with others in the process of learning new techniques.


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. Quick and easy doodling techniques to help de-stress and have some creative fun in the process.

Learn how effective Mandala therapy can be in helping us along the Mindful Path and the benefits of utilising Mandalas in Meditation. Create your own simple mandalas using basic geometric and patterns and colour for effect.

  • 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 and creative journaling.

If you enjoy writing in your diary or journal then this is a novel way to continue the practice adding a creative element to it. If you are new to creative journaling then this is perhaps the best way to get to experience creative journaling or journal scrapbooking. It’s very addictive and uplifting.

Art materials used include:

  • watercolour pencils
  • watercolour/acrylic paints
  • felt pens
  • coloured markers
  • oil pastels on art paper
  • stencils
  • Visual Diary min A4 size will be required (not supplied by tutor, purchase at own cost).

All levels of creative and artistic flair welcome. Facilitated by an Artist/Art Therapy and Wellbeing Facilitator.


In general all materials required will be supplied unless specified by the Tutor prior to each session. All participants will be contacted by the Tutor prior to the workshop.

Facilitated by an Artist/Creative Arts 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":https://www.eckersleys.com.au/ 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.'

Other Information:

  • To ensure resources are ready for you at the start of your course, we ask you ideally enrol at least one week before the course commences.
  • All courses need a minimum number of students to run (“we try our hardest to get those”) . If your course does not have enough students it will be cancelled prior to the commencement and you will be informed.

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.