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Creative Beginnings

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About Us

One of the leading creative destinations in the McLaren Vale region. Here we specialise in fun art workshops structured for beginners. Kerry is an Adelaide Artist with over 40 years experience, with a mix of self taught and formal training, her passion is to encourage creativity to everyone for the wellbeing effect that art has.

We have so much to offer here, you can choose from a Sip and Paint art sessions in one of our local venues working with acrylic, watercolours, inks or oil paints. Or there’s our exciting Resinart Workshops set in a home studio at Mclaren Flat, where absolutely anyone will find their inner artist in this mesmerising pouring medium, you’ll get to make amazing sustainable homewares to be proud of. During each of our art session we provide visual inspiration, a live demonstration and individual guidance if needed. We can also come to you, offering a Creative Workplace Wellbeing Program and NDIS art support, both inclusive in our general workshops or with 1:1 support.

Teaching art to beginners started within her 14 year career in community aged care, where she coordinated Home Care Packages, specialising in dementia and high care support. Here she also facilitated art groups to over 65’s in the Fleurieu region, where she witnessed the wellbeing effects of art within the participants, people increased in confidence both socially and with their individual art abilities, as social connections grew the sessions also gave the opportunity to escape from daily routines, resulting in a reduction in stress and overwhelm, art offers a space of natural meditation as we shift into our the right hemisphere of the brain. It’s well known that keeping the mind and body active is key to a healthier brain and body. In addition the social connections within a safe and nurturing environment can improve our emotional intelligence, giving a sense of community and overall wellness. If you have the opportunity, do add creativity to your toolbox for wellbeing, while having fun you may be unlocking a hidden talent, you may surprise yourself, an artist lives within us all 🎨🖌

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