The Power of Art

“Further effort must be put into broadening awareness of the power of art to discover, explore and share what is most important to us as individuals and ultimately through that process, to heal. Whether it is expressive writing, music, movement or visual arts, all share the ability to change people‚Äôs perspectives, moods, and overall health.”

www.artandhealing.org

 

 

 

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Reclaim Your Creative Curiosity

Once upon a time, you were a little kid who liked to draw, paint and paste pictures. Maybe you loved your coloring books or fingerpainting. Your imagination worked overtime. As you got older, you could spend whole afternoons sketching or flipping through magazines for photos to cut out. Then came a sad day when someone said to you, “That’s a mess” or “You’re not very good at that” or “You know, you can’t make a living doing that.” And you stopped. No longer painting or sketching or engrossing yourself in playing with color.  You set aside what gave you joy and shouldered on, got in step with everyone else, 

Hey, guess what? You don’t have to do that anymore. Enjoying creative expression is not limited to special people with special talents. You can make art. You can use the process of making art a learning and healing practice. No experience necessary! Let me show you how.

 

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