Together in Art: Create! Art School Scholarship Programme

Thanks to the funding won from #dansoup project I am pleased to be able to offer 4 people  a 1 month scholarship to a Create! class of their choice (drawing or painting) plus an art pack of materials to get you started. 


To qualify for the  Scholarship: 

- You must live in the Nottingham or Derbyshire area

- You suffer from anxiety or an anxiety related illness

- You would like to create art from your own home during an online class


Please make an application to, explaining in 500 words or less why you would like to be given the scholarship. 


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A bit about this project: 

Covid 19 forced my art school business online. The people I help, continue to be able to enjoy their sessions and the sense of community that these bring.

It’s given me the insight that there are a group of people who would not have been able to take part in my sessions...

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How I pivoted my business to give people something they genuinely needed during the Covid19 crisis

Entrepreneur Helen Woodfood, owner of ‘Create! Art School’ in West Bridgford, Nottingham runs a successful art school business from a beautiful bespoke studio, purpose built in her garden. In the midst of the Covid19 lock down, in April 2020 Helen transformed how she delivered her workshops offering customers the chance to attend art classes from their home via online workshops.


With such a positive response to teaching on line, Helen has gone on to expand her business by creating a brand-new video based workshop entitled ‘Watercolour: The Basics’.  The video based course can help people become a confident watercolour artist in under 10 hours through 7 tutorials with no previous art experience required.  Starting with the very basics, Helen teaches customers how to use watercolours, guiding through some simple techniques to understand the workings of this popular art material.


Helen said “I'm passionate about art and helping...

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