A Lot’s Happened Since My Last Post

A Lot’s Happened Since My Last Post

Andy's Diary, News
A lot has happened since my last post so here goes... Funnyworks Oz has expanded into tutoring NDIS funded families and individuals so a lot more clients now being tutored weekly and fortnightly which is fantastic. ¬†Supporting individuals with ¬†cartooning and art therapy based sessions - not an art therapist but specialising in lots of life skill and goal-setting themes as well as communication and emotion sessions that are also a lot of fun! Trainworks at Thirlmere invited Funnyworks Oz to be part of their Big Draw event 8th and 9th October weekend where I drew trains and carriages of the museum onto 10m of paper and caricaturing people into the art piece.  Full on quick draw approach which was great fun and you'll see images on my website of…
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theMHS Conference 2015

theMHS Conference 2015

Andy's Diary, News
Had a great time this week at the National Convention Centre quick draw capturing theMHS Conference!  Lots of great themes and interaction amongst the international community sector as we all came together to discuss important issues concerning mental health.  I was very fortunate to be there to capture the occasion over 3 days as well as being part of a panel and presenting my community service to a wider community.  Pics from the conference will be posted on site soon!
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Cartooning Workshops Around Town

Cartooning Workshops Around Town

Andy's Diary, News
A quick blog to share that I've recently been involved in facilitating some workshops and art exhibitions around Canberra the past couple of weeks.  I've been fortunate enough to provide programs with the Canberra Hospital Mental Health Unit (AMHU) for some time now, and I've been involved in their art exhibition as part of mental health week, which was a lot of fun.   Also as part of mental health week I've facilitated a workshop for Connections community support service with a "Strengths to Goals" theme involving quick drawing and this was also great fun for a couple of hours.  An "Environmental Superhero" cartoon workshop for kids at National Botanic Gardens competed a great week!  I'll become more frequent in sharing upcoming workshop info, now that I'm getting more programs…
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