“Colouring helps generate wellness, quietness, stimulates brain areas related to motor skills, the senses and creativity.” said an article in Huffington Post. You can check out the full article here.
What’s happening this month at the Hub.
Photos from our last Intuitive Drawing Session. We had a full house this day and a lot of personal sharing of what our subconscious wanted out on paper. Meet new friends, and let out your mind with the weapon of your choice. Next one up is August 12 7PM!
Just a few photos from last night’s social – Origami Jam. Stop.Pause.Create series is a way for us to come together, take a break from our busy lives and take a moment to pause and be creative. This is the first out of many to come. Next up is our Colouring Party – August 13 so be sure to check it out!
Calling all Pet Lovers! Thanks to everyone who came out to our Pet Portraiture class. Whether you have a pet or not, bring a pic of your favourite animal and get painting!
BBC released an article on a study from Newcastle University that looked a three forms of exercises to determine which one would be most beneficial for memory retention. The first group worked on puzzles like Sudoku for three hours a week, while the second group walked for three hours a week. The final group was asked to take an art class for three hours a week. What was the end result?
“Goncalo and his team built upon existing psychological research showing that people experience keeping a secret as a physical burden. In a series of three studies, they found that this burden was undone or mitigated by creative work.” Find the article here.