The Creator’s Spiritual Blueprint

The Creator’s Spiritual Blueprint

A short citation form the essay The Spiritual Blueprint of the Creator, by Nona Orbach, that will be published soon: “The term “blueprint” embraces the essence of any creator’s actions, visualizations, thoughts and feelings that are conveyed physically in the making of art. My observation is […]

About Oil Pastels

About Oil Pastels

Suggestion – provocation of oil pastels

What is Art Therapy?

What is Art Therapy?

What is art therapy? Nona Orbach, 2016 Artist, art therapist, educator, supervisor “It is not a coincidence that I have listed my different professional identities up here. Being an art therapist, it is necessary to use them all and more; I need to activate my […]

About Charcoal

About Charcoal

Each medium of the 17 materials analyzed in The Spirit of Matter begins with keywords. “Charcoal Keywords: flexibility, impulsiveness, movement, power, separation, sensuality, tactility” Here are two examples: Fourth graders were suggested by their art teacher, to use charcoal to draw very quickly a few […]

About Aquarelle, watercolors

About Aquarelle, watercolors

Therapeutic and Spiritual Significance of Aquarelle, watercolor “As a medium, aquarelle conveys water and air. It reflects lightness, serenity, aesthetics, flow and transparency. Due to its characteristics, it has spiritual qualities as a sense of uniqueness and a sense of a singular moment that will […]

What is the Good Enough Studio?

What is the Good Enough Studio?

The Good Enough Studio is a blog and library for a study group on Facebook, and  for all who are using a studio: artists, art educators and art therapists. It is also the name of a book I am writing. The studio is perceived as […]

The painting wall

The painting wall

“The studio has physical boundaries and an unchanging internal map. These provide a secure field in which the creator can work. The fixed location of the painting wall, work tables, sink, supply cupboard, as well as the studio rules and repetitive rituals – all support […]

About Ink and Sumi

About Ink and Sumi

“THE THERAPEUTIC AND SPIRITUAL SIGNIFICANCE: Like in watercolor, the work process with ink and brush is associated with breathing, inhaling and exhaling. Ink inspires calmness along with drama. Since it produces many shades of a single color, it defines limits that enable comfortable and safe […]