Art and the Healthy Brain

A Learning Guide to Basic Painting

by Carol J. Heischober

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Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 13/10/2017

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 8.5x11
Page Count : 166
ISBN : 9781504388054

About the Book

Art and the Healthy Brain is a comprehensive guide for teaching basic acrylic painting that focuses on increasing the longevity of brain health. The guide includes the study of color theory, the principles of design, painting techniques, vocabulary, and art history. Anyone who desires to assist others in their creative endeavor toward a healthy brain can help fill the large gap in the mental health field by providing brain-stimulating, quality-of-life enhancing art activities from this learning guide. This multipurpose instructional handbook can also be adapted as a self-paced tutorial for individuals.

About the Author

Carol J. Heischober is the founder of Art and the Healthy Brain, a program that is implemented in numerous health, educational, and residential facilities in Virginia. Ms. Heischober has a B.A. in Studio Art, B.S. in Education, B.Arch. in Architecture and a M.S. in Education with an emphasis in psychological development. She is an educator, a commissioner with the city of Virginia Beach (VA) Mayor’s Commission on Aging, and an award-winning artist with over 40 years of experience. Ms. Heischober creates art at the Inner Light Art Studio, located in Virginia Beach, VA. Robin J. Baugh (editor) is a lifelong learner, educator, and reading advocate currently residing in Virginia. A graduate of Old Dominion University, where she earned degrees in Education and Library Science, Ms. Baugh recently retired after thirty-four years as a library media specialist and classroom teacher with the Virginia Beach City Public Schools. An avid bibliophile and armchair literary critic, Ms. Baugh is actively exploring the opportunities retirement life offers.