October 31, 2017

For people with Alzheimer's,  a pumpkin is an easy symbol to conjure up from the memory bank, making it a breeze to celebrate and make art. I begin by asking the participants what things we see on Halloween. They come up with a few things, witches, candy, etc. . I show...

October 31, 2017

1. Painting Loosely is a State of Mind. Before beginning a painting you must consciously think about loosening up. Tell yourself that this time you will approach the subject matter with reckless abandon. It is essential to be positive. Tell yourself that something wond...

October 19, 2017

I wanted to teach a little about Monet and have the participants remember by doing a version of his painting.


watercolor paper

liquid watercolors, blues and greens


oil pastel


water containers


1. Show the participants a photograph of Monet's b...

October 18, 2017

How to make a Witchy Craft.

1. Make template with big black marker for face and nose on green card stock.

2. Precut nose slit with x-acto knife.

3. Make template for hat on purple paper

4. Have participants cut along black lines

5. Fold nose on dash line.

6. Slide nose throu...

October 5, 2017

How to make crumpled paper Trees.

  This is a great art project for people with Alzheimer's dementia.

You can alter this to simplify, making it less stressful. Just make the cutout tree beforehand. My group loved this. Crumpling the paper made them feel empowered, someth...

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