Art Therapy

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KISS-CUT KOI

by Lani Calvert

KISS-CUT KOI Residents had fun making brilliant Koi fish with glitter in the craft class. Framed, they are worthy of either giving as a gift or hanging on the wall of their room to constantly remind them of something beautiful that they made themselves. Framed glittered Koi fish. At Lakeside Manor all residents have the […]

AMATE ART PLACEMATS

by Lani Calvert

November is Native American Heritage month and in the art class we made “Amate” paintings. Amate is paper that is handmade by the Otomi Indians of Mexico out of natural tree bark. However, in lieu of the real thing, we made ours out of up-cycled brown paper bags. We then used patterns similar to those […]

GIANT FANTASY FLOWER ART PROJECT

by Lani Calvert

A long-term project for the residents in the art class was making some giant fantasy flowers, inspired by the ones in the movie Oz the Great & Powerful. Ours were destined for the 9th birthday of the twin girls that spend a lot of time on the facility grounds. We made the flowers purple and […]