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Art Activities, Creative Ideas and Top Tips from professional visual artists for making 'Room for Art' at home.

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Art for Relaxation

Art for Relaxation: five creative activities to help calm a busy mind Creativity can be a really powerful tool to help us through challenging times. Making ‘room for art’ and engaging in creative activities can have a positive impact on our overall health and wellbeing;

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The Great Outdoors

Getting Creative in the Great Outdoors: top tips for making art outside The benefits of spending time outdoors and connecting with nature can be hugely beneficial to our mental and physical wellbeing - no matter what the weather! Maybe you enjoy tending to your garden,

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5 Ways to Wellbeing

Creative ideas to help improve mental health According to research carried out by the New Economics Foundation, there are five principles to follow in order to take care of our well-being. These are: • Connecting with people • Being active and engaging in some form

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Air Dry Clay

Air-Dry Clay for Beginners: tips and techniques to try when learning to work with air dry clay Air-dry clay is a versatile material that is great for sculpting, decorating and experimenting. It can be pinched, scored and welded to create forms that can then be

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Taking Art Home | Luminate

Take a look at Jeni's Blog post about our "Taking Art Home" project which is in partnership with Luminate, South Lanarkshire Council and Covid:Aid: https://luminatescotland.org/taking-art-home/ Image: Mckillop Gardens, with wild animals

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Room for Art Doodle and Colour Book – FREE DOWNLOAD

We were recently contacted by a homelessness charity who are running an 80 bed hotel to house rough sleepers in Edinburgh during the Coronavirus outbreak. Encouraging isolation and helping to alleviate boredom is a challenge and we really wanted to see how we could help.

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How does art help health and wellbeing?

Just before the festive break last year we spoke to some of our artists and participants about how taking part in workshops and being creative can benefit health and wellbeing. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IrJ3kbg4QPA


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