Art as Mindfulness
Gabby Willmott uses art to help connect people with themselves, others, and their environment through creating and sharing artworks, teaching art, facilitating art as therapy, mindfulness workshops, and community arts projects. She has taught and run workshops in schools, libraries, nursing homes, community groups, festivals, cafes, and homes. Gabby has curated and hung three of her own solo exhibitions along with many group shows and community events. Her Artworks have been bought, published, commissioned and used in the promotion of Events and Courses. She completed a ‘Bachelor of Fine Arts’ at the National Art School in Darlinghurst in 2003, majoring in sculpture, and life drawing. Over the past 20 years, Gabby has developed her own painting and drawing techniques, which she shares with others through her workshops and Online presence, as well as learning trauma awareness techniques which she incorporates into her way of being.
Drawing Skills and Self Awareness Using the Elements of Design and Portraiture
This Elective is an Invitation to notice and explore our thoughts and feelings in a gentle and nurturing way. Through the use of Sketching and mindfulness techniques we will focus on each of the elements of Design to build up our drawing and observational skills. Ideal for anyone wanting to reflect on themselves from a place of curiosity and non-judgement, as well as sharpen their skills in drawing and self expression as a strong foundation for any medium.
YOU CAN BRING a compact mirror if you have one
Additional Fee: $30
Max & min numbers apply, make sure you indicate a second choice of morning elective when registering in case your first choice is unavailable.