How art aided Andrew Marrs recovery from stroke

“When I started to recover in hospital, one of my early frustrations was that I found I wanted to draw.
Drawing does for me what others find in meditation, prayer or gardening. It is my way of connecting to the world; it is not just making images but drinking in and praising what’s around me.
Returning to the world as I did after my stroke, you look at it with fresh eyes. You want to absorb all you see. That meant being able to draw again and art aided my recovery and charted it.” Read more:


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