Therapeutic and Spiritual Significance of Markers

Therapeutic and Spiritual Significance of Markers

The main characteristic of markers is that it is possible to achieve a nice result without much effort. They offer clean, aesthetic work, and are suitable for ornamental and decorative purposes. There is repetition in the workflow by opening and closing the marker and filling […]

Organizing your studio

Organizing your studio

Organizing an Open Studio Setting Road map for art educators and art therapists “Art teachers, art therapists and artists express themselves, among other ways, in the language of materials furniture, shelves, classification of the different mediums and tools, serving as a text with its own […]

What is your favorite art medium?

What is your favorite art medium?

I have always been intrigued by the power of mediums. I can feel in my body distinctive sensations as I use charcoal, pencil or oil pastel. Even the sound on paper of each one of them makes is different! As for me, drawing and painting […]

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 […]