Online Sketching, Drawing and Shading Techniques July | Virtual
This activity is closed. You can check out the next online art class on 25th August. Please check the Wellbeing Activities Calendar for more activities in your area, or sign up for our monthly Fortem Connect newsletter to stay up for date with Fortem activities, announcements and advice. If you have any queries, please email activities @fortemaustralia.org.au
Do you want to develop your art skills, as well as getting all the wonderful benefits associated with doing art? Join us for an online class each month where you will use easy purchase, low-cost art supplies, such as pencils and paper that you have at home. Each month you will learn a different skill and have a different theme. In this month’s will be Sketching, Drawing and Shading techniques class participants will be drawing animals and will learn how to use these techniques to bring life to their artwork. You will learn how to use techniques to bring dimension to your artwork.
Learning new skills and participation in art projects provides an opportunity for physical and mental stimulation which promotes self-esteem and contributes to self-identity. Art can be a mindful activity, allowing you to be ‘in the moment’ while creating your project, which contributes to happiness through being absorbed in the activity and achieving a sense of accomplishment. It’s also a great opportunity to spend time and develop bonds with your family, as well as connect with other first responder families online.
This free wellbeing activity is for first responder families (eligibility here). Suitable for all skill levels, and children minimum age 12 years. You will need to provide your own art materials for the workshop. Participants will be sent a list of supplies they need in advance. You will be provided with the zoom link to join the session. Participants will need a reliable internet connection with a device capable of supporting Zoom video conferencing.
Please register your interest in attending this activity using the form below. Note, registration is not complete until you receive confirmation by email from the Fortem team.