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 […]

How can Van Gogh help the Engineer?

How can Van Gogh help the Engineer?

Art is one of the most important facets of learning. Art works much like the mechanics of mathematics – patterns, symmetry, geometry and intuition fuse together to create a work of beauty pleasing to the human eye. Science, math and business are traditionally very rigid disciplines, but the creative workings of our right brain are […]

Behind the Fashion of the 2015 Victoria Secret Fashion Show

Behind the Fashion of the 2015 Victoria Secret Fashion Show

  Victoria Secret fashion shows are always a highlight of the fashion world. Happening once a year, the show highlights the new looks in the iconic lingerie line, complete with beautiful winged Angels gracing the stage in luxurious designs.   Victoria Secret Angel, designed by Facade instructor Vincent Spremulli, inspired by the Exotic Traveller line. […]