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Published February 17th 2016
Regain that creative zest in life in a short time
Sometimes the daily grind can dull your inner creative. That work, home, eat routine and everything in between can quiet your passion for living, creating and being innovative. Exercise, being social and keeping a journal can keep you going; but sometimes we all need a little extra push to remain creative or to find something new to learn and enjoy.
Here is a list of some creative courses you may find interesting, why not immerse yourself into something completely new? or refine your already existing skills, perhaps you can even form your own social club where you can gather and focus on creating something together?
TAFE, Wheelthrowing Have you ever wanted to make your own pottery? Learn the principles of this ancient technique at TAFE College of the Arts, how to centre the clay and turn it to create shapes and bowls, you will also learn basic decorating techniques, so at the end of this course you will go home with your own handmade glazed pots and bowls.
Course fees: $450 (includes all materials and tools included)
SA Writers Centre, Autofiction If you have ever wanted to tell your own story, write an autobiography, memoir or create a graphic novel based on your own experiences; then enrol in this three hour workshop to learn from Joanna Walsh, author of the memoir "Hotel", discover how to write your own story and ways you can make it captivating.
JamFactory, Metal Studio
This introductory course to silver jewellery making is designed for the absolute beginner.
You will learn basic techniques: sawing, filing, soldering, forming and embossing metal.
You will design and make your own ring or pendant in a fully equipped professional jewellery studio.
Course fees: $385 (includes all materials and tools)
When are where? Every Wednesday 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Workshop 1: 6 April - 18 May (7 Week Workshop)
Workshop 2: 25 May - 6 July (7 Week Workshop)
JamFactory Metal Design Studio - 19 Morphett Street, Adelaide Click here to view JamFactory's full workshop program
IKON, Art Therapy
This one day workshop taught by Glenda Needs; will show you how to use art as a form of therapy, how it can be used to heal and it will give you an opportunity to experience it yourself.
For centuries, art has been used not only to portrait life and moments, but also to help individuals release their feelings, experiment with the creative process and express their personality.
You don't need any experience or to be a professional artist, as this is not the main focus of Art Therapy.
Henry Eckert, Woodworking
Don't settle for commercially made furniture or mass produced decorative items, you can make your own! Henry Eckert Woodworking School has many courses and workshops to show you how to make anything wood related: wood turning, chairs, tables, cabinets, sculptures, carvings and other decorative objects.