Art Therapy: Connecting Art and Nature

This blog is written by art therapist and guest blogger Raven Wilkins. As a child, I never went anywhere without art supplies. I brought an art kit that contained markers, pencil crayons and watercolors around with me everywhere I went, spending hours using the materials I had with me to create drawings and paintings. I was an incredibly shy kid, except for when it came to showing off my creations. As quiet and introverted as I may have been, I was always confident in my artistic skills. It wasn’t until much later in life that I realized the important role that art had played in my childhood and what it meant to me. At the age of 23 I returned… read more →