Meet Your guide, Amy
I work with people from all over the world – from folks who want a creative outlet for stress relief, to experienced artists who want to weave more intuition, mindfulness, and freedom into their work.
What we are doing here is not art therapy, but because of my training as an art therapist, I believe deeply in a process-oriented approach to art making. Tuning into the moment through your senses allows you to be mindfully present, enjoy the process of creating and experimenting, and let the inner critic relax. The funny part is, the more you focus on process, the more your art product improves.
“Whenever I feel stuck, it seems you always come to my rescue and remind me that I can do art every day…even if it is only an inch at a time. Thank you for all your inspiration.”
“You have blessed and affirmed me in so many ways, Amy. As I have shared with you before, your words are like water in parched ground and I am receiving the gift of your life-giving words. Thank you.
Not only are you a gifted artist, but you are also gifted in relating to others and calling forth what we can’t yet see. I am honored to be in your class and to receive instruction in art and in the intuitive process from you. You are such a GIFT.”
Dear Wonderful, Creative You: Like many of you, I'm feeling some anxiety in this time of uncertainty. When I lay down to go to sleep at night, there are a host of thoughts and anxious questions that start reeling through my mind. These questions need to get set aside...
Dear Wonderful, Creative You: Students frequently ask me about high flow paints, and why I like them so much. I thought it was an excellent question and wanted to share why I'm obsessed with high flow acrylic paints with you as well. Let me first say a word or two...
Dear Wonderful, Creative You: I thought it would be fun to give you an idea about how to work in a "process oriented" way in your art journal. It's time we kicked perfectionism to the curb! Let's focus on finding the joy in making art again. Here's how I do it:...
Dear Wonderful, Creative You: I am really passionate about making art on the go. Whether I'm camping for a week in the woods, in NYC for the weekend, or waiting in the doctor's office, a travel art kit helps me put so much more art play time in my life. People ask me...