I envy you, drunk with flowers… Nancy plays with peonies.

Raw moments with peonies captured by Nancy Kirkpatrick today at Intersections Media: Moss covered paths between scarlet peonies, Pale jade mountains fill your rustic windows. I envy you, drunk with flowers; Butterflies swirling in your dreams. – Qian Qi (Tang Dynasty) Painting by Alicia Love

Saying Thank You through #streetart #wheatpaste

This post is dedicated to all the staff and students of Keith Lynn Alternative Secondary School Alicia and I began the process of saying thank you and goodbye to a special place by covering it with our art… This building will be torn down. This is where I worked with so many incredible students and…

“Creative activity could be described as…” An afternoon of art. #wherewecreate

Creative activity could be described as a type of learning process where teacher and pupil are located in the same individual. – Arthur Koestler

Part 29 daily journal workshop. MINDFULNESS. #arttherapy

On Dec 26, I had a powerful conversation with a friend about mindfulness. Mindfulness is a state of active, open attention on the present. When you’re mindful, you observe your thoughts and feelings from a distance, without judging them good or bad. Instead of letting your life pass you by, mindfulness means living in the…

Pages 9-14 The Sketchbook Project 2012! @arthouse Theme: #HOPE

I chose the theme: HOPE.  Besides my own journal entries and drawings, I am including drawings by my art therapy students. The Sketchbook Project 2012 To see pages 1-8 go to LINK [click on images for larger view] Pages 9-10 August 17, 2011 (includes Alicia and Miko) Pages 11-12 August 18 and 20 , 2011 (features Roar)…

The paintings of Alicia Love- fierce young talent ready for the world! #youthart #arttherapy

TO PURCHASE SPECIFIC WORK BY ALICIA YOU SEE HERE, PLEASE CONTACT ME AT: Email — I have written about Alicia Love before: INTRODUCING ALICIA LOVE THE MAGNIFICENT EYE-BIRDS OF ALICIA NEW WORK BY ALICIA LOVE Today we did a photo-shoot of her current catalogue!  (Click on the images for larger views.) Just as she was an integral…

Introducing the beautiful work of young artist, Alicia Love

I originally introduced Alicia Love on my art therapy site.  Go to: THE MAGNIFICENT EYE-BIRDS OF ALICIA.  Alicia is one of my pilot project students for my YOUTH ARTISANS site on ETSY. Alicia stands out amongst all the talented young artists that I have worked with. She has a unique and natural approach to her…