Healing Through Art for Joy – G17S132
Nurturing your capacity for creativity can help you reduce stress and build resilience. Playfully explore the expressive qualities of a variety of art materials using paint, pencil and pastel. Healing Through Art for Joy will expand your visual vocabulary and find new meaning in the process of art making.
This extended weekend workshop will help you feel restored, refreshed and revitalized. Take a break from your responsibilities to take care
Learn creative tools for emotional health and relaxation that you can use in your daily life and work. The topics covered are useful for everyone, especially those in caretaking roles and professionals in the helping professions.
- Playfully explore how different art media offer different vocabularies for personal expression and meaning making.
- Complete a small portfolio of mixed media collages using paint, pencil, pastel, personal and found images.
- Experience the stages of the creative process, working through frustrations and blocks.
- Learn about the science supporting the connection between creativity and emotional resilience.
Students will work in a group setting, and have an opportunity to share and receive creative inspiration from others.