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Art Classes for Adults 55+

Have you ever wanted to learn how to paint in acrylics but are too afraid?  In these art classes for adults 55+, you don’t need to fear learning how to paint!  Valerie will teach you how to paint beautiful landscapes using acrylic paints. She will start with simple projects to help build your skills.

All supplies included!

Who:
Adults 55+

When:
Wednesday Mornings
July 17 – August 21
10:00 am to noon

Where:
Washington County Elder Care
1223 Swan Drive
Bartlesville, OK 74006

Art is very cathartic and calming. It can help with anxiety, stress and even depression. It also boosts confidence and self-esteem. Art is also known to improve resilience, reasoning and even memory in older adults.

Art Business News wrote, “Several studies have highlighted art classes link the aesthetic sense to a notable increase in the generally positive mood of people. It improves their physical and psychological well-being. Offering students the opportunity to create art allows them to access their need to express themselves. Art helps reduce stress, improve memory, and develop a sense of being connected to the world around us.”

We have many art examples to choose from to use for inspiration or you can choose your own examples from the internet.

Adult Fine Art Classes for Adults 55+

You’re never too old to learn to paint. Older adults can even experience changes in their verbal communication ability or find difficulty expressing themselves. One of the benefits of art classes for seniors is that it offers older adults alternative methods of expressing their emotions and thoughts through their artwork.

Also, self-expression can allow older people to be more social with their caregivers, relatives, and loved ones. Art classes with other adults promotes friendships and expressing their minds through painting may even unlock a hidden passion.