|Melba Thorne making her Presentation|
First, the participants created a Mandala as a warm up for the sessions to follow.
|Warm Up Mandalas|
Next, Melba asked the participants to create a Magazine Photo Collage(MPC) with images.
|Magazine Photo Collage of a Learner|
Next, Melba asked the participants to make a Mask. The mask will have an Outer side and Inner side.
|The Outer Side of a Participant's Mask|
The day ended with Melba asking the participants to maintain an Art Journal. An Art Journal is a notebook where you will paint/create a picture at the end of every day.
|East West Centre Director Magdalene Jeyarathnam Miller making her Art Journal|
In the video below, Melba Thorn talks about collages. The other art work done by participants are included.
All participants signed a confidentiality agreement.
The second day of the Art Therapy workshop started with a recap and Magdalene told some real life experiences of Art Therapy with her clients. The first exercise the learners did was establishing boundaries without talking.
|Two Samples of Maintaining Boundaries as well as doing Team Work!|
The next exercise was 'The Sunny Side Up' - bringing humour to any life crisis.
|Melba Showing her Sunny Side|
|Coat of Arms|