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Creating Mandalas for Stress Relief

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Sacred Geometry / Mandalas What’s the two and are they the same? Essentially yes. Mandalas is the most widely used term for what are fundamentally sacred geometry symbols. Mandala is a Sanskrit word which means “sacred circle.” Sanskrit is the language of the Vedic religious text in ancient India. The Vedas are what formed the…

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Why thinking ‘I’m not a good enough artist’ is Normal

There are a few factors that may leave you thinking, ‘I’m not a good enough artist’. At some point in our lives, every artist has these thoughts and it’s normal.  Let’s get into why,  shall we. I’ve been doing art since I was a very little girl. I grew up in a very creative family. My…

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Inspiring Artistic Creativity

Creating art work is a lifelong passion. Inspiration is essential in order to sustain a flow of ideas for painting, drawing, and sketches. There are times when new ideas do not seem to come of their own accord, and repetition sets in within the themes or style of art work. The practices that follow will…

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How to Get Started with Art

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If the last piece of art work you created has your 3rd grade teachers name plastered on the back, it’s time to create again. Let’s just jump back into it shall we? You may have forgotten your elementary art basics or just don’t remember that amazing feeling of creating. Ugh, but going back to 1987…

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Balloon Smash Pour Painting

All the craze right now in the fluid art world is the balloon smash paint pour technique. It’s pretty fun, bacause as the title states, you get to use a balloon! Yes, sounds funny to someone that may have never created a poured painting. Fluid artist will use just about anything to paint with, that…

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An Introduction to Art Therapy

Art therapy is the use of creative art as a means of expression for rehabilitation and personal development. Art therapy was developed in the 1940s by the artist Adrian Hill who developed the technique by working informally with patients in sanatoriums and hospitals. During the Second World War artists employed in hospitals used his techniques…

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