Participant Stories & Case Studies
“I thought I’d be hopeless but I’ve really enjoyed it and I find it very relaxing. I’m quite proud of myself with what I’ve achieved”
“I feel proud”
“When I heard about Bazooka Arts and the projects they were running I was nervous and apprehensive about coming along. I wasn’t sure if my art skills were good enough to come along.”
Creating confidence through drama
When this 6-week course first ran in Coatbridge, it attracted a high number of referrals from agencies supporting people with mental health problems and learning disabilities
Art helping with grief
“At first I thought I could not face going out and meeting people. My friend assured me that everyone she had met there were very friendly.”
Julia came to the project despite having to struggle really hard with depression.
“I was amazed at what I could do”
“I’m 53 years old. I love arty things and enjoy learning something new. I’m Bipolar and I find that art helps express my feelings.”
Art providing respite from caring
Caring for two relatives left Bernadette feeling on a downward spiral of depression – until she was offered a helping hand.
“My artwork expresses my personality”
I wanted to be a part of this project as I wanted something to do that is therapeutic and something that I enjoy doing”