For the past few years I have been working as a sort of art therapist, traveling to assisted living facilities and teaching hour-long art workshops. If you are interested in my services, I can offer references from Homestead Hospice, where I also work part-time.
Workshops I teach/assist include:
Pencil drawing(learning about negative space and different pencil darknesses too)
Watercolor(often we complete a simple flower or bird)
Pastels and Oil Pastels(simple like crayon drawing, but a bit more sophisticated)
Marker/crayon coloring(mostly for memory care in which I draw anything the student wishes, then let them color as they please)
Fingerprint character cartoons (these encourage being silly!)
Q Tip Painting(painting with tiny dots)
and various craft projects, sometimes seasonal.
I have experience with Memory Care residents as well and often work with them through Homestead, where I perform puppets for them or do much simpler workshops, tailored to what their abilities are.
Please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would be interested in art therapy in your assisted living facility or personal care home.