Teaching at senior living facilities is one of our favorite ways to share the joy that acrylic pouring can bring! Seeing their eyes light up warms our hearts, and we thoroughly enjoy adding color to their day.
Taking an art class can be beneficial to seniors and their loved ones and caregivers. It has the ability to relieve stress and calm anxiety by providing an opportunity for self-expression, communication, and a deeper connection to themselves and other participants. This may be the first chance they’ve had to take any type of art class, or maybe they feel like they can’t create as well as they once could and need some extra love and encouragement to try again. We are always thrilled to be a part of their journey by introducing them to acrylic pouring.
Acrylic pouring does not require any artistic ability besides the willingness to the find beauty in the abstract. It is suitable for just about everybody, even those with low mobility or residing in a memory care facility. We do our best to accommodate anyone who wants to takes our class!
We start off every class with an easy, 60 second meditation, then dive right in to choosing colors. The paints are poured into a cup, then onto the canvas, no brushes necessary, and we assist as needed every step along the way. Each piece is completely unique to the artist which gives them a great sense of pride and accomplishment!
If you have a loved one living in a senior living facility that would enjoy our class, or if you’d like to set up a class for the residents you work with, please visit the Contact Us page above! We’d be truly honored to be a part of their day.
Disclaimer: We are not licensed art therapists, but rather, passionate artists who enjoy doing community outreach.