The ongoing conversation and dialogue that take place as a result of the creative process is the method by which focus on self shifts to focus on connecting to and making sense of the world; It is in this way art-making is therapeutic, the creative process is transformative, and engaging with others is what makes it dynamic.
Sharing thoughts is so much fun! Try it, try it everyone! 😉
Though I cannot precisely articulate what exactly has transpired in my life as of late..I feel as though the Universe has opened up some sort of information/ knowledge wormhole in my third eye and has been taking a giant, cosmic dump for a good, solid week.
In the coming months, I am going to attempt to shift the focus of my blog from the search for self to the service of helping others…my blog will transform into more of an actual resource for art therapists and those interested in art therapy rather than personal thoughts…
I think that I may have mentioned in a few other posts that I have a tendency to overthink, procrastinate and be a bit of a perfectionist when it comes to publishing blog posts. Though I’m still continuing to work on my mandala series of posts (among other things), in an attempt to get myself…
I stumbled upon a post by a fellow blogger, David J. Rogers titled Steps to Becoming a Successful Artist and Writer. I found the post to be quite interesting so I started to contemplate my own development as an artist.
Art therapy is a form of psychotherapy that involves use of art materials, specific art processes and art assessments in conjunction with traditional therapeutic interventions in treating a variety of mental health issues