24 May: Charleston!

This week we decided to go back to the roaring 1920s. I began by sharing a video of two flapper dancers, as soon as the music began everyone was tapping their feet and wiggling about in their seats. Such recognisable…

15 May: New Beginnings…

For the past two weeks I have been delivering at our new Creative Living Venue, Bradgate Court. When I first met the group I was greeted by a lot of smiles in Creative Living t shirts which they had received…

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25 Mar: Spring Blossom & Tiny Ants.

Blossom season has arrived! Every year I love to paint spring blossoms, so I picked a basket full from our garden taking them to the Creative Living art session at Spa Court for everyone to enjoy.  The participants used this…

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08 Mar: Fun with Feathers

This week we have been working with feathers of all different shapes, sizes and colours! Float, fly, soft, light, fun, coloured & unpredictable: all the words we had to describe our feathers. We used them to balance on many different…

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01 Mar: Earth & Sky

We have been thinking about the earth & sky over the past weeks. Initially looking at landscape creating pictures with paint & mixed media. Then looking carefully at the shapes of seed heads we made monoprints which the group continued…

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01 Feb: Painting with Movement

For the past couple of weeks we have been exploring painting with movement. To do this the group have been getting super imaginative, using their bodies to draw shapes in the space, paint pictures and scenes. We began to use…