Expressive Art Groups & Workshops

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 Workshops

No previous art experience is needed

In these workshops, everyone is a beginner. You are welcome even if you’ve never picked up a paintbrush or a glue stick. There are no critiques, analysis of the work or focus on the finished product. The Goal is expressing yourself with no judgement , focusing on  the creative process rather than on technique or expertise.

The six sense: Creativity

4 class series

When you learn to understand your symbolic imagery your spontaneous creations will show you what changes need to occur in your life to invoke healing from within. Working intuitively in a large format allows a wide range of imagery to emerge. Explore the free flow of painting combined with the syncronistic discovery of collage. Learn how to create multi-dimensional, healing works of art. This workshop will be taught by Ivonne  Acero Artist/Art therapy facilitator.

Date : every Monday  from Feb 25 - March 10

Cost: $240 

Bring 2 magazines to share. All other materials provided.

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Mapping Your Life Goals

 

4 class series

Create a visual reminder of what you need to increase in your life, in order to attain your goals.  Experience how the process of relaxation, and creating a motivational collage can assist you in focusing your energy on where you want it to be.   This workshop will be taught by Ivonne  Acero Artist/Art therapy facilitator.

Date every Monday  from March 24 - April 4

Cost: $240 all supplies included

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The Real Deal


Mask making       * second level*       4 class series

Give yourself permission to live the life you deserve.  When you begin to live a life that is true to your heart's desire, there will no longer be a conflict between what you think you should do and what you are doing.  Using guided imagery, and a self awareness art activity, this workshop will help you recognize how powerful it is to live life authentically.  No previous art experience in needed.  This workshop will be taught by Ivonne  Acero Artist/Art therapy facilitator.

Weekend series Friday & Saturday April 18 - April 26

Cost: $320 all supplies included

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Beauty and the Beast - The Healing Journal


4 class series

When we are ailing the deeper questions of the soul that must be addressed. Visual journaling connects us to feelings deeper than words can express. Meditating into collage, drawings and painted images is an ongoing way to tap the mystery of our lives and heal the stress producing emotions that can overwhelm us during times of uncertainty. In depth intuitive collage, drawing and writing exercises will be explored. No art experience is necessary. This workshop will be taught by Ivonne  Acero Artist/Art therapy facilitator.

Date every Monday  from  May 12 - june 2

Cost: $240 

Materials: Bring an 81/2”x11” (or larger) blank spiral bound journal and two magazines to share.

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Individualized Expressive Art Workshops



Looking for a creative way to bond with friends, family or co-workers? Take time to reaffirm your relationships and create meaningful memories, during an afternoon of expressive art.
These workshops will give you a chance to:

  • Nurture friendships and explore how they will evolve as your lives change
  • Create meaningful  memories  with the people you care
  • Build  group self-worth, confidence and reliance

  • Strengthen  and nurture relationships
  • Most importantly... Enjoy and Have Fun

  No previous art experience is needed

 Workshops can be customized to your group’s needs. 

Ask for consultation.


Available Workshops by subject


In these workshops, everyone is a beginner. You are welcome even if you’ve never picked up a paintbrush. There are no critiques, analysis of the work or focus on the finished product. The Goal is expressing yourself with no judgement , focusing on  the creative process rather than on technique or expertise. This freedom to express and create will embark you  on the greatest of all human adventures—embracing your own path and confidently following it.
    1. The six sense: CreativityEnjoy the wonder of creativity, rediscover your  path to the creative self. The power inherent in painting is that it can awaken a wild vein of passion that will not go back to sleep. Using only the simple tools of brush, paper and paint. It will take you on a highly personal journey of daring and risk, made possible through a safe environment and the support of Ivonne Acero, you facilitator.

    2. Empowered Females  Integrate the different roles of womanhood, create balance and serenity in your life, enjoy   work, home, relationships. Build self-esteem, confidence and sel - reliance.
    3. *Dancing with the Wolves : Find the obstacles that are blocking you  -  past and/or present - ,  use creativity as a catalyst for change. Build self-worth, confidence and independance. *Domestic Violence expert/advocate/survivor 
    4. Corporate America  : helps you discover your strengths and overcome your weaknesses as a leader/team player. Build  group self-worth, confidence and reliance.
    5. Beauty and the Beast : Explore the power of feminity -body, mind, and soul-  and  create new tools to feel comfortable in your own skin. It  will reflect on your  external & internal beauty. Brake  negative patterns. Empower your femaleness.
    6. Deep-ing:  Discover the wonderful colors of the shadow.   Get to know your inner self, Dive deep into the unknown, mysterious, and enchanted  self and resurface with your own individual treasure. Look for the  your hero within and live life more abundantly.**Second Level
    7. Mapping your goals : Engage spiritually to the present moment, map out your life goals and how to achieve them) **Second Level
    8. Into The woods- Visiting your Inner child : Discover and recover your child within. Revisit. and incorporate your inner child in your life. Create your new and improved imagery **Second Level
    9. Sanctuary : Create your own safe, and special place, and a new state of mind to start or reinforce your spiritual journey.                
    *Domestic Violence expert/advocate/survivor 
    **Second level need to have taken any of  the other workshops before
    Bilingual facilitator - English & Spanish

      No previous art experience is needed

     Workshops can be customized to your group’s needs. 

    Ask for consultation.