Groups & Workshops
Art & Heart: Expressive Art Workshops 2019
At the historic Old Court House Arts Center in Woodstock, Illinois
Art & Heart Workshops allow participants an experience of creative renewal, fun, and connection with self and others.
You will be encouraged to listen to your own creative intuition using different art media for exploration and personal growth.
- clarity & direction
- confidence & self-compassion
- self-care skills
- healthy self-expression
- joy & peace
- problems solving skills
- relational connectivity
February Passions Teens Sat 2/9, Adults Sat 2/16 $50- Meditative, quiet, creative self-expression.
Explore things you love & cherish by designing your very own heart art.
Feelings associated: Peace, love, joy, motivation. Media: paint, ink, marker, pencil, Mod Podge on wood panels.
May Mother Daughter Marvels Adult daughters & your mom Sat 5/18 $30 (each participant)- Bonding, giving, creative self-expression.
Explore gratitude for your mom or daughter creating an image using flowers as a metaphor.
Feelings of: Love, joy, thankfulness. Media: pens, pencils, acrylics, watercolor, paper on wood panels.
July Creative Transformation Wellness Workshop Adults Sat 7/20 $32- Contemplative, quiet, creative self-expression & goal setting.
Explore where you are going in life with a creative change worksheet, education on effective life change, and art making. The art making utilizes butterflies as metaphor for creating a path to one’s positive change.
Feelings of: Confidence, motivation, self-love. Media: watercolors, pencil, marker on watercolor paper. Must pre-pay to hold your space.
follow this link to purchase: https://radiantartforwellness.podia.com/creative-transformation-wellness-workshopin-person
August Affirmations Adults Sat 8/17 $42- Confidence boosting, reflective, creative self-expression.
Explore and honor your inner strength via the creation of an affirmation flag.
Feelings of: Self-compassion, motivation, joy. Media: fabric, ink markers, paint, wood, string.
September Strengths Adults Sat 9/21 $42- Guiding, social, problem solving, creative self-expression.
Explore future career directions creating a vision board to explore strengths, skills, and character traits.
Feelings of: Clarity, motivation, and confidence. Media: various, glue, scissors, markers, collage, poster board.
October Obstacles Teens Sat 10/12, Adults Sat 10/19 $42- Exploratory, self-reflective, problem solving.
Explore weaknesses and strengths by creating your own mask.
Feelings of: Clarity, self-awareness, self-compassion. Media: masks, collage, paint, embellishments.
November Remember Adults Sat 11/16. $32 – Quiet, reflective, creative self-expression.
Explore your grief & honor a loved one who has passed by decorating a container & learning a self-care practice to continue processing your grief.
Feelings associated: safe expression of sadness, love, anger. Media: mixed, collage, Mod Podge, paint
What to expect?
- Welcome & introduction to the topic/targeted healing properties (10min)
- Review & demonstration of art materials (10min)
- Warm up art, journal, or visualization exercise (10min)
- Quiet individual art making of the main project (60 min)
- Journaling/Sharing (without comments or feedback) for those who feel led to share (15min)
- Closing remarks (5min)