Tag: art

Art internship update

We had fun coaching Eli our intern on how to draw focus doing a 3d fly kick. We are so pleased with his progress in developing his skills in drawing. The creator of Focus Yvonne Wan, had the pleasure of inking and coloring his art today. This piece will become a trading card. Please support autistic talent by ordering Elias… Read more →

Focus Comic Art Camp. Free for autistic kids and young adults – Week 13

We had a successful art workshop on October 19th where autistic kids made paper clay bedroom name plaques, halloween coasters and halloween candy bowls using hand building techniques. The students had the opportunity to make new friends, and spend time with their family members working on a fun family project together. The students also had fun playing with the instruments… Read more →

Focus Comic Art Camp. Free for autistic kids and young adults – Week 12

We had a successful art workshop on October 5th where autistic kids made paper clay bedroom name plaques using the slab roller and hand building techniques. The students had the opportunity to make new friends, and spend time with their family members working on a fun family project together. Please visit our facebook page to see all the complimentary family photography and… Read more →

The importance of supporting the arts and how it enriches the lives of individuals; families and communities; especially those on the autism spectrum.

Art plays an important role in all societies. It is a powerful way of communication; expression, education and storytelling. It cuts through barriers of language, class and culture. A picture is worth a thousand words.  Art captivates, inspires and influences others, moves people intellectually and emotionally. It engages people to discuss issues that are often overlooked, misunderstood, misrepresented and misapprehended.… Read more →