Stop! Notice! Create!

 

What is an Animated Whiteboard?

As we’ve been doing our 30 Days of Free Mindful Art project I’ve been watching loads of Mindfulness videos on YouTube and noticed a trend in these animated whiteboard films. They look so high tech! Way out of my budget and skills set or so I thought! Then the more I watched the more I noticed! Wait that’s the same hand from the last video and I’ve seen that image before! Hang on a minute…

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30 Days of Free Mindful Art!

Join us for 30Days of Free Mindful Art.

Introduction to 30 Days of Free Mindful Art

Day 1! 30 Days of Free Mindfulness! Intentions.

The theme today is ‘Intentions’. Intentions are different to goals, in that goals are more action focussed. Intentions are more linked to our life values. So what is important to us. How we want to be. So maybe ‘kind’, ‘compassionate’ ‘living in the moment’ That sort of thing.

In this session we set intentions invite you to set your intentions for the 30 days of Mindfulness. Please do tell us your intentions and share your images will us by using the hashtag #stopnoticecreate on twitter, on instagram and facebook. We also take you on a guided mindful mediation and invite you to create and image expressing anything you noticed in the mindful meditation. We really would love to see your images and hear your intentions!

Day 2! 30 Days of Free Mindful Art! Hopes, experiences and challenges of Mindful Art.

Sherelle talks about being new to Mindfulness. Setting her intentions for the 30 days. The challenges of Mindful Art she faces and her experience so far! What is your experience of Mindfulness? Are you new to mindfulness? What challenges in your mindful practice do you find? Let’s see if we can help!

How would you rate your current wellbeing? 0-10? What are your intentions for these 30 Days of Mindfulness?

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Day 3! 30 Days of Free Mindful Art! Impermanence

Today we look at the mindful theme of ‘impermanence’ and play with water! Grab and piece of any old paper, a bit of water and some essential oils if you have some, no worries if not. Impermanence is all about being ok with the fact that pretty much everything in life changes. Just like the art work me make in this video, it drys and changes. It is out of our control. And that is ok.

Day 4! 30 Days of Free Mindful Art!

Today we talk about the 7 Pillars of Mindfulness; Non-judging, Patience, Beginner’s Mind, Trust, Non-striving, Acceptance, Letting Go. And use a heart breathing meditation to send thoughts and love to all who need it especially thinking of all the people involved in the devastating Grenfell Tower fire.

Day 5! 30 Days of Free Mindful Art!

Marbling using the Mindful Pillars of Beginners Mind. Using marbling inks is so much fun your never really know what’s going to happen! If you have some marbling inks and join us in making images please do send us you pic’s use the #stopnoticecreate we can’t wait to see them! Or sit back and enjoy watching us play!

Day 6! 30 Days of Free Mindful Art!

Join Sherelle and friends to create some Mindful Doodles. They will be using fabric and felt tip pens. Feel free to use what ever you have to hand or sit back and enjoy.