Art Therapy 101: What is Art Therapy, How to Get Started in Art Therapy as a Career & Art Therapy Resources

Introduction to Art Therapy Art can heal your mind and body and take you to faraway relaxing places. Let’s see what art therapy is and how you can get started in this domain. Art certainly proves to be therapeutic for people in distress and helps them to grow in self… Continue reading

Design & Multi-Media Career Tips From Nicki Hart: YouTube Star, Extraordinary Teacher, Creative Director

I came across Nicki Hart’s YouTube channel after I had watched tens of different instructional videos and was getting desperate. My InDesign project was stuck and none of the videos I had watched so far had clear and complete instructions. What really distinguished Nicki’s video was that she anticipated the… Continue reading

Painting Glorious Rose Flowers in Watercolor – in 7 Stages – by Lela Stankovic

The four wonderful seasons in Canada offer an abundance of inspiration for an artist. The deep – yet bright – fall colors, the radiant beauty of the Iris flowers in spring, and the many more enchanting faces of nature – Canada is truly an artist’s paradise. “Rose” Watercolor by Lela… Continue reading

Art and Healing: A Personal Story

My story of healing through artistic expression In essence, all forms of art are expressions of emotions and as a result, the creative process is a deeply healing endeavor. If you or your loved ones are going through a period of “distractions” in life, then perhaps art can be that… Continue reading

The New Art Market: Contemporary Realism

“The human soul needs beauty more than bread.” – D.H. Lawrence Realism encourages creating works of art inspired by our own experiences in nature and life. While learning how to paint, a beginner realist artist produces art which may be called representational. However, as one gains brush mileage and experience,… Continue reading