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Expressive Therapies has resumed via Zoom to comply with COVID-19 safety precautions.

Expressive Therapies is a FREE program open to foster parents, adoptive parents and caregivers in El Dorado County. This program pairs artists with therapists to tailor artistic workshops geared toward helping those parents and caregivers who are experiencing stress, trauma, anxiety, or grief. Several mediums will be presented in this program.

Each workshop will be hosted via Zoom to comply with COVID-19 safety precautions.

For more information e-mail Tiffany Van Camp at or call (530) 295-3496

Current Workshop

Visual Journaling
Saturdays, February 20th and 27th, March 6th and 13th
10 am - 12 pm

This workshop will guide participants in the development of a mixed media visual journal. Participants will utilize mixed media techniques, including collage materials, markers, colored pencils and pens to create their own journal art. The use of artistic expression and text engages multiple parts of the brain and can provide a positive creative experience for participants. No previous art experience needed. Art materials provided by Arts and Culture El Dorado.

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Upcoming Workshops

Nature Drawing
Saturday, March 20th and 27th, April 3rd, 10th, 17th, and 24th
10 am - 11 am

In this free Zoom workshop, participants will explore the use of items found in nature with which they can draw in ink on paper. Twigs, leaves, and bird feathers dipped in ink are used to illustrate natural objects, connecting the artist to nature in ways that are fresh and invigorating. Nature drawing of this type is a meditative act done with simple organic materials. The second stage of this workshop uses watercolor to create beautiful, empowering works of art. Materials provided by Arts and Culture El Dorado, participants may attend as many sessions as desired.

Expressive Therapies is funded in part by:

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