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I don't know about the rest of you, but the message duplications
and mime code conversions are enough to discourage a saint.
RE: "What's wrong with art therapy?"
There is nothing wrong with art or any other type of therapy.
Many use, language, music, and physical education as therapies
without negating process/skill formation.
What we may want to explore is the nature and content of art processes,
as one does, language, music or physical education.
How can anyone explore a subject without a knowldege-base;
language without an alphabet; music without notes and harmony,
or physical education without developing muscle skills and a game plan?
Without skill training, how would children become, authors, composers,
and athletes? The same holds true for visual arts training. Without =
there will be fewer artists to fill 21st century slots for graphic =
art directors for stage, screeen, and television.
As many industry art directors report: "We can't find anyone who can,
draw, paint, or construct well enough to fill job-entry positions. =
Don't they teach art in public school anymore?
Perhaps they should look to art therapy, or read
Neurologist,Frank Wilson's new book on "THE HAND" for answers.
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