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Collage workshops

Collage workshops for well-being, suitable for anyone, with a guided activities to support mindful focus. Workshops are are suitable for people who are undergoing bereavement and loss.

They can also support team development, and can be tailored to meet the needs of artists or creatives who need to jump start their understanding of collage practice.

Collage-making using scissors and glue can have several positive impacts on mental health. Engaging in creative activities such as this can provide various benefits, including:

  1. Stress reduction: Creating collages can serve as a form of active meditation, allowing individuals to focus their minds on the task at hand, thus reducing stress and promoting relaxation.

  2. Increased mindfulness: The process of selecting, cutting, and arranging different materials in a collage can promote mindfulness by encouraging individuals to be present in the moment and fully engaged in the creative process.

  3. Emotional expression: Collage-making can provide a healthy outlet for expressing emotions and thoughts that might be difficult to articulate verbally. It allows individuals to convey their feelings through images and colors, aiding in emotional release and self-expression.

  4. Boosted self-esteem: Completing a collage can provide a sense of accomplishment and boost self-esteem, particularly when individuals see their creative ideas and efforts materialize into a tangible piece of art.

  5. Enhanced cognitive function: Engaging in creative activities has been linked to improved cognitive function, including enhanced problem-solving skills, improved concentration, and increased memory retention.

  6. Sense of control: Creating collages can provide individuals with a sense of control over their creative process, allowing them to make choices and decisions regarding the materials, composition, and overall design of their artwork.

  7. Social connection: Collage-making can also be a social activity, fostering connections and a sense of belonging when done in a group setting. This can help combat feelings of isolation and promote a sense of community.
     

Collage making can promote overall well-being by providing a creative outlet for self-expression, relaxation, and emotional release. It can also serve as a valuable tool for individuals to cope with stress and enhance their overall mental health.

 

Its also fun!

 

 

 

Sessions coming soon

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