Posts Tagged with: trees

We created these wonderful winter wonderlands in class today using acrylic paint and metallic fabric paint. Everyones interpretations were so different and every bit as lovely. Painting the scenes brought back childhood memories for some of the ladies. One lady reminisced about hiking into the forest with her father to cut down their christmas tree.   

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I absolutely adore this painting. It was a pleasure to see it come to life! I brought one of my own original paintings for the class to use as a reference. Everyone did a great job, however, I’d like to showcase this piece in particular. I love how she used my painting as inspiration and   

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We had a lovely time playing with watercolors in class today. There is something so soothing about watching the colors blend together to create a beautiful skyline. As the paint dried, we drew our scenes on black construction paper using white pencil crayons. We then cut out the black silhouettes and glued them to the   

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My favorite painting from today’s class was this modest tree with pink blossoms (yes, sometimes I do have favorites shhh). The woman who created this painting has lost most of her speech; it takes her a while to form the proper pronunciation and she often stutters. Her motor skills are slipping as well. Her hands   

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“We’re going to paint on these dinky little things!?” cried out Mrs. K (referring to the mini canvases). “Well, this should be interesting…” Mrs. K is a very vocalized woman; she says exactly what is on her mind. I love that about her. She’s been coming to my Art Therapy classes for a while now.   

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