You may think that you don’t have a creative bone in your body, however once you take brush to paper, you may just find yourself developing a new favourite hobby! Consider these reasons for taking an art class—whether seasoned illustrator or newbie alike! We’ve also added some Gold Coast cafes that offer where you can indulge yourself afterwards.
#1 A time to rest the mind
If you work in a highly analytical environment, then an art class is an excellent way to give your brain’s right side a rest, and stretch the left side. Even if you see yourself as a logical thinker through and through, it may come as a pleasant surprise to focus on your intuitive self. If you still want to work logically, why not consider learning about architectural design? Work with scales and measurements to feel not so out of your comfort zone. Alternatively, take a class in fashion design for something completely out of your comfort zone. Art classes aren’t confined to painting pictures of the seaside, and there is truly something for everyone.
#2 Learn techniques you may not have known
Art classes, for the experienced artist, open up a world of possibility. Although many artists feel comfortable in their area, there is always much to learn. Whether this be a new or different technique to drawing, a more efficient approach to blending or perfecting the drawing of an eye. People who create art on a regular basis have just as much to learn from an art class as those who are new to the craft.
#3 Rekindle your passion
Maybe the last time you spent some time creating was when you were in school. Back in those days you really enjoyed yourself too! Nowadays, you’ve become too busy to keep old hobbies, however indulging in an old passion could be the perfect remedy for refreshing your spirit. Letting out a little creativity never does any harm, and it may just perk up a sense of nostalgia for you to gain inspiration from! Why not take some friends and collaborate? Art doesn’t always have to be a solitary affair!
If you’re familiar with the Coolangatta area, you can’t go past the delicious offerings at Secret Deck Cafe. Whether you would like to unwind after an art class, or grab a meal or coffee beforehand, the friendly staff at Secret Deck Cafe will have you feeling extra creative! From beautifully presented dishes to full-bodied coffees, this Coolangatta cafe will be the perfect feeding ground for your creative mind. Stop in for breakfast or lunch any day of the week!
Where: Shop 1/140 Griffith St Coolangatta QLD
Running do-it-yourself workshops involving all-natural ingredients, Creative Wink can teach you a range of crafty skills. From creating candles, cards and books, to decorations, cosmetics and cleaning products, Creative Wink is more than just your ordinary art school. In addition to workshops, they also offer an “Artist Assist” service to emerging professional artists, as well as facilitate an annual exhibition to showcase community artists. Get in touch with them today!
Servicing: Gold Coast QLD
WHAT’S YOUR STORY?
Tell us about your art class experiences or share some of your own artwork in the comments. We would love to see it!