Art Therapy Everyday!
The Emotional Art Therapy Activity You Can Do Everyday! 

I do this activity several times a week to check in with my own emotions and allow them to express themselves in a healthy, creative way. I find I truly get into this and it takes a lot of energy! 

Here is one of my emotional art therapy paintings I did as part of my own art therapy journey. I named this artwork: "My Choices"...

Materials Needed for Art Therapy Emotional Art Activity:

-  Some type of large canvas (Wood, butcher paper, drop cloth, old sheet, etc.)

-  Easel

-  Assorted Acrylic Paint Colors

-  Assorted Markers

- Small rollers, large and small brushes, squidgy, water       spray bottle, rags, pastel paints, (anything to paint or draw with)

-  Glue

-  Anything else such as glitter, faux jewels, pom pom balls, etc.

Recommended: Wear old clothes for this art therapy  activity as it can get really messy!

Directions for Art Therapy Emotional Art Activity:

1. You will need an easel because you will use your entire body for the art therapy emotional painting activity.

2. Draw some squiggly lines on your canvas with a dark marker to begin your art therapy activity.

3. Next, begin rolling paint, brushing paint, squiggling, and spraying with water as needed for this art therapy activity. Add other materials as needed. The more water you spray the better!

4. This is a very physical art therapy activity. Go with your emotions…. Paint as much and as long as you need to. Allow your body to go with the flow and move where it wants to.

Try touching the paint and using your fingers, or take a rag and blot the canvas after painting on it. The goal is to create movement, texture, space, and color that represents your emotions at that moment.

5. Don’t worry about finishing the art therapy activity. Feel free to come back to it when you want to release your emotions. 

6. Try to do this art therapy activity as often as possible as an outlet for your emotions (positive and negative). Create a collection of art therapy emotional art for your art gallery!

See Art Therapy Emotional
Art For Sale Here:

Emotional Art Therapy Prints For Sale

See our Exciting Selection of eBooks:

Award Winning:

Creative Counseling 101 eBook 
Our Best Seller!

Step By Step Therapy:

Learn how to be a more Creative Therapist with the Book that started it all!

- Graduate School Counseling book used by hundreds of graduate counseling students!

- Includes full color reproducible worksheets with most activities.

- Winner of the Counselor Writer of the Year Award, 2011, Georgia Regional Award

Download Your Copy Today Only $39.95: 

See Creative Counseling 101 eBook Information Here:

Get the Set
of all four  

eBooks for only $98.95:
An incredible collection of how to do therapy eBooks!
A $159.80 Value,
You Save Over $60!

Get your complete set of the Creative Counseling eBooks by Dr. Michelle Stangline for only $98.95, that's only $25.00 per eBook (Regular Price is $39.95 for each eBook.).

Your complete set includes:

- Creative Counseling 101

- Creative Group Counseling 101

- Creative Play Therapy 101

- Creative Sand Tray 101

For more information click the link below:

See Complete Set of eBooks For Sale Here:


Art Therapy 101 eBook

Over 300 pages of Art Therapy activities and techniques. Learn what I teach graduate counseling students!

See the link below for more information.

Only $39.95

Art Therapy 101 eBook for Sale Link

See More Invividual eBooks For Sale:

Sand Tray Therapy 101 eBook:

Learn how to do Sand Tray Therapy or enhance your skills.

Sand Tray Therapy eBook for Sale Link

Play Therapy 101 eBook

Learn how to do play therapy or enhance your skills.

Play Therapy eBook For Sale Link

Small Group Counseling eBook For Sale:

Learn how to do creative group therapy and enhance your skills.

Creative Group Therapy eBook For Sale Link

School Counselor Guidance Lesson & Social Stories eBook for sale:

Get a year's worth of school counselor guidance lessons with "Creative Warm & Fuzzy Classroom Guidance Lessons eBook". Introduce your students to the "Warm & Fuzzy Way". Click the link below for more information:

Warm & Fuzzy School Counselor Guidance Lessons eBook