Art and Craft

Our Art & Craft groups offer essential mind, body and spirit benefits. Stimulate your brain, develop your fine motor skills and have a laugh with a great bunch of people. Just choose a class below and get involved! Call 03 9880 4709

Craft

  • Independent
  • Wednesdays 1:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Cost: $5

No matter your skill level or area of interest we offer a space for you to be creative and get to know other like minded people. This group is all about socialising, sharing ideas and having a laugh. Craft group often create pieces for our display cabinet that are sold on to clients with all proceeds going toward new materials and tools.

Pottery

  • Teacher led
  • Thursdays 1:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Cost: $15

Get your hands dirty and have some fun in our teacher led pottery class. With a mix of hand building, wheel throwing and turning, glazing and firing you can make a range of pieces you can be proud of. Pottery is not only great for building hand-eye coordination but strength too. Individuals work on their own projects with the help and guidance of Nikki, a fellow potter and teacher.

Friday ART Group

  • Teacher led (Helen Yu)
  • Fridays 1:30pm – 4:30pm (Canterbury Centre, 2 Rochester Road)
  • Cost: $15.
  • Transport: $5 each way (booking required)

It is a pleasure to welcome Helen Yu as our new Friday Art Group teacher. Helens favourite type of medium is pastels.

“There is no right or wrong way of making art work, rather it is to enjoy the process of exploring, experimenting the unique artistic expression of their own. There is an increasing amount of scientific evidence that proves art enhances brain function and has an impact on brain wave patterns, emotions and the nervous system and helps to stimulate the senses.

Art helps with hand, eye coordination, cognitive abilities, and concentration. Pastel is a very poetic and responsive medium to use. Not just as a sketching tool but for artistic expression. Pastels contain a higher concentration of pigment than other mediums so the colour is incredibly vibrant.”

Helen Yu

Please join us for lunch beforehand at 12.30pm for $12

 

To book a spot call 03 9880 4709

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