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This post explores the educational and therapeutic potential of tie-dye shirt making.
Students learned the methods and procedures for simulated stained glass.
A lesson plan geared to helping child participants of the Cotes-Des-Neiges Black Association to appreciate mask making procedures and aesthetics of African American and Japanese cultures. Mask making lesson plan
Advertising Unit Plan
Thomas Shortliffe_Unpacking Female Privilege
Refus Global then and Now
Krieghoff vs Kane_PDF_Final
[soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/195379362″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] Rationale Art therapists are looking for therapeutic dimensions inherent to creative process. We want to know if certain techniques or mediums can contribute positively to therapeutic outcomes and whether any observable outcomes could be cross culturally valid or individually specific. Beyond that, we often wonder how […]
The following post will describe my experience working with Apple’s iMovie video editing application to communicate a media message through time based media. If you did not know, time-based media is a term which refers to art media which requires time to be appreciated and typically that means digital moving pictures or film but it […]
The exhibition “Parle-moi d’amour” opened on Valentine’s day, 2014. What follows is a review of that show and an analysis of the wonderful experience of being immersed in it. Particular emphasis will be placed on the work of art therapist Pascale Godbout. Her piece entitled “Nous” is reviewed as a metaphorical representation of the complex […]
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These masks speak for themselves. Made by 10-11 yr. olds with special needs. Plaster casts of ready made faces. Acrylic paint and Psyche.
I assure you, the irony is not lost on me. We seem to be living in a world with the greatest of paradoxes and contradictions. As the internet and technology bring many people closer together, we forget that over 70% of the world don’t have access to the net. So the distance between us and […]
Self Quotes of the Day 1) Sometimes the only way to get paint molecule number 8 million in to quadrant x-598 of a painting surface is to brush left 3 strokes. 2) Most approaches to mental health maintenance are individual based and have largely not kept up with the pace of globalization and our tendancy […]