Art as Therapy: Art Journaling 101

Art as Therapy: Art Journaling 101

Façade Academy’s Art as Therapy program helps students to get in tune with their inner imagination and creative process, and one of the most exciting methods we teach is a process called Art Journaling. It is exactly what it sounds like – a journal or diary depicting personal facets of your life, emotions, personality, or […]

Recent Travels – Our Artistic Friend in St Lucia

Recent Travels – Our Artistic Friend in St Lucia

We recently travelled to the beautiful island of St. Lucia where we met many new inspiring people, including wire sculptor Paulinus Herman. Paulinus Herman is a sculpture artist born in St Lucia who creates amazing mixed-media sculptures depicting life on the Carribean island. Wire sculpture dates back to almost 5000 years ago, found in jewellery […]

Using the Arts to Defend Against Alzheimers

Using the Arts to Defend Against Alzheimers

Creativity is one of the brain’s biggest workouts. It accesses different and rarely used areas of the brain, and artistic skills learned can stay embedded in the brains reservoirs for decades. According to studies, this type of brain exercise can help prevent and treat age-related conditions such as dementia and Alzheimer’s. Staying mentally active has […]