Mindful Making

Creative activity changes you. Regardless of artistic talent, the act of sitting, concentrating and crafting something with your hands forces your mind to be still. This article provides a great overview of some of the benefits.


After spending over 5 years creating dementia friendly spaces and having begun her career as an emergency room nurse in Sydney, it’s safe to say Dianna values the importance of an accessible and welcoming environment. They are values that drove the design and set up of Black Duck Studio.

Workshops are done on a drop-in or book in basis and are completely customisable to all abilities. The studio space is calm and neutral, clear of clutter. The perfect environment for mindful making. You can even choose the soundtrack if you like!