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Arts in Healthcare, Part 2: Provo Rehabilitation and Nursing

Ken Crossley, of EngAGE Utah, an organization that facilitates arts-in-healthcare opportunities for seniors, invited me to come to Utah to do inkblot workshops at two different facilities. In the last blog post, I talked about the workshop we did at … Continue reading

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Ink Blowing in a Sketchbook

  I had a bunch of ink that I inherited from my friend Frank and decided to play around with some of the colors–some so old I had never even seen them before. This is a large Moleskine sketchbook, landscape … Continue reading

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Inkblot Workshop at The Creative Center’s Creative Aging Workshop 2013

This past Monday, I participated by teaching an inkblot workshop at another fantastic Creative Aging conference at The Creative Center at University Settlement. Studies show that when elders are having creative experiences, they are more engaged in their lives, use … Continue reading

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Creative Aging Inkblot Workshop: Part Three, Drawing Into Inkblots

  In the third part of the workshop, participants looked at their own inkblots, now dry, and began to draw. The first step is to draw around what one sees with a black pen, and the second step is to … Continue reading

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Creative Aging Inkblot Workshop: Part Two, Looking

  While waiting for inkblots to dry, participants in the Inkblot workshop played a Looking game. With already made and dry inkblots, and a deck of ten question cards, people took turns answering questions like: The inkblots are acts auditioning … Continue reading

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