Posted February 27th, 2012 by & filed under Art Therapy at SWC, Counseling at SWC, Wild Heart Gallery, Creativity & More.
This is another assignment for my History of Art Therapy: Current Trends class. Students were asked to bring in to class a medium sized box, recycled materials, and an idea about a scene they would like to change: Personal, Professional, or Global. This was inspired by a project done with Veterans at…
Posted February 15th, 2012 by & filed under Art Therapy at SWC, Counseling at SWC, Student & Alumni Stories.
It was a vision.
On the rising from sleep one idle morning, the young 25-year-old girl experienced something out of this world; the girl saw clearly before her, her future. At 25, the girl had spent most of her twenties up to that point confused and searching for answers, directions and guidance. It came…
Posted February 7th, 2012 by & filed under Art Therapy at SWC, Counseling at SWC, Wild Heart Gallery, Creativity & More.
In my section of Current Trends in Art Therapy, one of the first homework assignments was to create a self-piece collage with Polyvore.com. Here are some of the examples of what these creative students put together.
Posted February 6th, 2012 by & filed under Student & Alumni Stories, Where do SWC Grads Work, Ecotherapy.
Southwestern College: Change Agents From the Heart--Ted Wiard
I love our alum! The folks that graduate from SWC are change agents from the heart! They go out into the world and make a difference whether it is working in a big recovery center like the Betty Ford Clinic, doing art therapy with the CIA (oh…
Posted February 1st, 2012 by & filed under Art Therapy at SWC, Counseling at SWC, Student & Alumni Stories, SWC Blog.
by Nicole Morgan, Copyright 2012
colored pencils and pen on paper
For this project I pieced together several different images that came out of active imagination exercises. When I finished an active imagination drawing, I scanned it in to my computer then printed it out so I could isolate and cut out specific images that…
Posted February 1st, 2012 by & filed under Featured.
Please enjoy the art, and words about the art processes that are posted here.
The blog is intended to inspire the creator within in us all by both seeing various mediums used, as well as reading how the pieces have been created and what they mean to the artist. We will…