The Fine Art to Well-Being

Arty-Folks is a delivery partner for the Recovery and Wellbeing Academy and we run a 3-week course “The Fine Art to Well-Being”.  Recovery and Wellbeing Academy courses and workshops are educational and will equip you with skills and knowledge to better manage your mental health and well-being.

Course Dates 2020

January 27th, February 3rd and 10th, 1pm – 3pm
April 27th, May 4th and 11th, 1pm – 3pm
September course dates to be confirmed

All Recovery Academy courses are free and open to anyone over the age of 18 living in Coventry and Warwickshire.

The Fine Art to Well-Being course is delivered by Arty-Folks staff and service users and helps people to:

  • Recognise symptoms and effects of mental distress.
  • Understand the link between creativity and mental well-being.
  • Learn how to manage and improve mental health through creative activities.
  • Be more familiar with creative opportunities in the community.
  • Feel confident using a range of creative techniques that help to relax

You don’t need any previous experience of art or crafts and all materials and equipment are provided free.

What did other people say about ‘The Fine Art to Wellbeing’?

“The course had a positive impact on me continuing in the week and it provided me with techniques to use going forward.”

“How art links to mental well-being is very interesting and I feel now much more able to join a general art class.”

“It has enabled me to be more in the moment and to let go of negative thoughts.”

“It has helped me process some of my issues and helped me access feelings I didn’t realise I had.”

“It helped me focus on art with a therapeutic basis in a step-by-step approach.”

“I got into my flow during the art. Focusing on art rather than a washing machine of thoughts is great!”