Visual Art

Mono-print with Nature Taster Session

From: £20.00

Thurs, 8 December 2022

10AM-12.30pm

Discover the wonderful world of mono-printing focusing on nature and using sustainable materials.

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Description

Creativity, discovery and mindfulness to improve your well-being through printmaking.

During this workshop we will explore the wonderful world of mono-printmaking.

If you’ve ever wanted to be creative through printing but didn’t feel you had enough practice or experience this is a perfect session for anybody of any ability.

Focusing on nature and using sustainable materials we will use natural environment as our inspiration collecting materials from the grounds of the house.

A meditative and mindful approach to printmaking and a deep focus on the enjoyment of the process will be the main objectives of the session.

As part of our Wellness Through Creativity programme, there will be a break for tea and cake for you to chat and relax.

Perfect for beginners or anyone who wants to refine their practice.

About the Day

Mono-print with Nature will run from 10am- 12.30pm with a break for tea and cakes.

Essential Information

All materials will be provided.

The workshop takes place in the Ground Floor Drawing Room.  There is a flight of stairs from the main entrance with a stair lift.

Please note our cancellation policy.

Your Tutor

Your Tutor

Frank Hayes

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Frank Hayes is the Creative Director and Founder of “For Enjoyment CIC”. A foundation of studying at Art College started his creative path over 30 years ago. Over the last two decades Frank has worked in conservation and as a creative force and more recently as a core part of the creative movement that is For Enjoyment, as a mentor, inspirer and tutor. He’s passionate, driven and dedicated to his work. A love of travel, cycling, walking and swimming makes him an explorer of the great outdoors, with a love for natural history since a very young age which is evident through his own creative practice.

Frank’s many hats include photographer, illustrator and environmentalist. He is committed to nurturing the artistic ability within everyone and improving mental and social health, confidence and wellbeing through the power of art and creativity. Through his work with For Enjoyment he’s seen much success and recognition including becoming a two time finalist for the Culture Champion Award and the winner of Community Champion award in the Dumfries and Galloway Life Awards of 2021. He has produced artworks with many organisations across Scotland including one in partnership with Whizz-Kidz which is permanently installed in the First Minister of Scotland’s office. He supports many people from a diverse range of backgrounds into creative careers and helps them forge new paths into the wonderful world of the Arts.

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