For people of all ages with cognitive or physical disabilities, the process of creating art can lead to self-empowerment and confidence. To make this experience accessible to someone with limitations is sometimes challenging.
ArtShop therapy lessons offer practical approaches to facilitate art exploration, which enables anyone to successfully discover and develop artistic abilities that provide artistic self expression and creative opportunities.
ArtShop video lessons are designed for artists with special needs to view and follow along with the steps for creating a piece of art. Videos include adaptive tips artists can practice and repeat to learn art techniques.
"I believe the power of art is finding your voice and saying what you have to say. Many times children and adults with disabilities are overlooked in the creative process. Making art can be a liberating and empowering experience. The act of creating is inherently therapeutic."
It offers beginner instruction for making a line and color design.
Each lesson contains a materials list, a tips sheet, a lesson plan and adaptive approaches for breaking down each step of the lesson to completion.
All of the Art Shop Therapeutic Art lessons are based on insights and techniques which were developed successfully for with children and adults with disabilities.
Art lessons lay down a foundation for an artist to learn fundamental skills, then become more independent in creating original art work.
It can increase and develop: