Drawing As Therapy (school of life)
One of the difficulties about how our minds work is that we often cannot quite clearly see or know what is inside us. Art therapists have a longstanding tradition of prescribing image-making to prompt expression of feelings, often by asking people to draw, paint, or sculpt "how you feel." It is one of the fundamental approaches in the field that distinguishes art therapy from verbal techniques that ask people to simply talk about their emotions. Author Erica Jong once wrote that imagery is a form of emotional shorthand. This could be interpreted to mean
The point is not to draw well. But to draw with authenticity. This is specifically a book for people who can't draw.
- Hardback | 144 pages
- 180 x 246 x 23mm | 604g
- 07 Sep 2021
- The School of Life Press
- United Kingdom