Making Art, According To Cathy Malchiodi, May Be As Important To Your Physical And Spiritual Health As Balanced Nutrition, Regular Exercise, Or Meditation Expressing Yourself Creatively Through Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, Photography Allows You To Tap Into A Source Of Inner Wisdom That Provides Guidance, Soothes Emotional Pain, And Revitalizes Your Being The Soul S Palettereveals Art S Transformative Powers Exercises Include Working With Materials For Drawing, Painting, Sculpting, And Collage Simple Drawing And Journal Projects Self Guided Meditations And Affirmations Ideas For Cultivating Intuition, Inspiration, And Spontaneity Exploring Personal Symbols And Making Art A Spiritual Practice. Begins with a theoretical orientation, foundation for practicing art therapy, and Malchiodi almost lost me therebut after getting through the foundational chapters, full of beautiful vignettes, black and white photos of art experiences of her clients and some of her own work, and an array of art activities Further, Malchiodi draws heavily on the metta sutra and the dharma, which fit my framework for beliefs
Amazing book she incorporates many different philosophical theories that prove art and creativity can be used for healing There are so many practices and suggestion for using art as expression Excited to continue my self expression through these different activities. A great book to get you thinking about art for expression and creativity without critique.
- 240 pages
- The Soul's Palette: Drawing on Art's Transformative Powers
- Cathy A. Malchiodi
- 05 June 2017 Cathy A. Malchiodi