Visual Art

Surrealist Collage Taster Session

From: £20.00

Sat, 26 November 2022


Discover the beautiful effects that can be achieved through the medium of collage.

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

During this workshop we will explore the wonderful world of Collage.

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

Focusing on the beautiful effects that can be achieved through the easily accessible medium of collage.

We will use printed material and magazines as our source materials and nature as our inspiration.

A meditative and mindful approach to creativity 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

Surrealist Collage 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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