Elevate your Wellbeing through Creativity
We are pleased to have as part of Elevate a large, light and airy room we call THE SPACE. When we opened in 2019 we intended to use The Space as a multifunctional area including creative wellbeing. Similarly for everyone, COVID slowed our progress to a standstill! But, now in Autumn 2022, with the expansion of Elevate to include THE STUDIO we are now able to focus The Space almost entirely for Creative Wellbeing. At Elevate we believe that creativity can have a huge and beneficial impact on our state of wellbeing. So, led by our Creative Director, Kate, we are now looking to launch 'Elevate Create'. This will mean investing time and energy into, in person workshops, classes, creative cuppies and more. These will be run by both Kate and multiple Creative Collaborators. See our current workshop/course/class list below. WORKSHOPS COMING SOON.....In the works we have potential collaborations for classes and workshops in Textiles, Watercolour Painting, Acrylic Painting, Booking Binding, Jewellery Making, Creative Journalling and many more. Would you like to receive updates & information about the future events at The Space? or Would you would like to be a Creative Collaborator with us at Elevate? Please fill in the form below or EMAIL us.
WORKSHOPS & CLASSES
START with ART
a SEASCAPE with Jane
WORKSHOP INFO: £45 (3hrs) Everything Inc & Refreshments There's more to art than picking up a apintbrush. This workshop will introduce you to making art in a fun & creative way. No pressure, just a session filled with tips & helpful information to get you painting or to help you fall in love with painting again. In this 3hr workshop you will be guided by Jane & her extensive experince as an Artist to help channel your own inner artist. By the end of the workshop you will have created your own seascape to take home with you. Please see just some of the stunning images of Janes work in the gallery below. My Art by Jane: I hope my art reminds you of happy times, weaving its way into your memories of time spent in our beautiful country. If a painting is filled with your favourite colour, I hope it lifts your mood and reminds you to take time to enjoy the little things in life. Taking time to enjoy a painting is allowing yourself time to step off the treadmill of life. And we all need that little bit of peace and quiet. So put your feet up, sit back with a cup of tea and take a wander around the site allowing the images to mingle with your memories.
SUNDAY 2nd APRIL
@ 9.30am or 1.30pm
CREATIVE ART JOURNALLING
COURSE INFO: 4 WEEK COURSE (4 x 3hr Sunday Sessions 10.30am - 1.30pm) 1st Session: Sun 23rd April 2nd Session: Sun 30th April 3rd Session: Sun 7th May 4th Session: Sun 14th May WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR: This course is aimed at complete beginners. You do not need any previous art/craft/creative experience to do Art Journalling. If any of these statements are true for you then this course can help your creative journalling journey: Are you looking for a new hobby? Are you looking for a creative outlet? Are you looking to be creative without having to produce something specific like a finished piece of art? Have you got lots of supplies but feeling overwhelmed how to use them? Do you want to create but don’t know what to create? Do you have the fear of a blank page - just not knowing where to start? WHAT IS CREATIVE ART JOURNALLING: Creative Art Journalling, is simply being creative in a journal without the confines of artistic rules. Your journal is a space for experimenting, practicing and exploring all types of techniques and mixed media. Your journal is also a “safe space” for totally free self-expression without fear of the end result. You can focus and channel your creativity whilst allowing your thoughts, feeling and emotions onto the page. Journalling is all about the enjoyment of the journey and not the final product. You will soon see how creating your own journal can positivly impact on your wellbeing. WHAT WILL BE COVERED In this 4 week course, we will start with the basics! Each week we will focus on different technique, methods or media/materials, to help build your skills and techniques to create pages in your journal. You will be guided step by step through each stage. All materials* will be supplied as well as refreshments. (*EXCEPT JOURNAL - see below) Each week you will need to bring your art journal, yourself and an open mind to being creative. Each week you will be given a suggestion for doing some journalling in between session if you have supplies at home. WHAT’S NEXT: After this course you will be invited to join the follow on course - MORE, Creative Art Journalling. There will also be Masterclass Workshops to indulge & immerse yourself in individual techniques, skills & differnt types of media etc. Or you could join our regular Journalling Play Session. COST: *** There are two prices*** £97 - 4 week Course WITHOUT Journal £119 - 4 week Course INCLUDING Journal If you choose to have a Journal INCLUDED - you will be provided with a Brand New Creative Journal - Approx 8” x 8” (Currently £27 on Amazon) If you choose to buy your own Journal - you will need to provide a quality mixed media journal. Remember that your journal needs to have thick pages as we will be using lots of layers, glue, paint, water and more! Therefore thin or poor quality paper will not work with these techniques. Once your place is booked I will share with you a link of a recommendation. Lets get this journalling journey started! ABOUT YOUR TUTOR KATE: Kate has been teaching for over 16years & still loves it. Kate is happy to impart her years of knowledge & experince to her pupils.
4 WEEK COURSE
STARTS APRIL 23rd @ 10.30am
SUNDAY 28th MAY @ 10.30am
WORKSHOP INFO: £45 (2.5hrs) Everything Inc & Refreshments In this 2.5hr workshop Terry will guide you step by step, and demonstrate each stage so you can produce your own BEE-uitful bee. Suitable for complete beginners due to Terry's unique method of structuring this workshop. All Material & Equipment supplied for your use on the day. Refreshents included. The course will cover: What materials are required and how to use them How to break down your subject into simple components A step by step walk through of building a foundation drawing Using ink and understanding its properties An introduction to Gold Leaf and how to apply it. At the end of the course, your work can be taken home your A4 bee-uitful Bee ABOUT TERRY: Terry is a multi disciplinary artist based in Aberdeen. He works predominantly with inks and watercolours. Working as a lecturer for the last 6 years, he has taught countless students how to draw and animate. Teaching a wide range of different subjects with both digital and traditional mediums. My main inspiration is from animals, insects & technology. He is passionate about trying to reflect the essence of these subjects within his work. Terry's work has been exhibited in many galleries.