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3 of the Best Online Art Classes for Seniors

During this time of isolation and quarantine, it can be a challenge to keep ourselves from getting bored. This is especially true for seniors in-home care, whose activities may be limited. If you’re trying to think up new ways for your senior to stay occupied, we’re ready to help!

Below we shared some of our favorite online art classes that are perfect for seniors who want to get creative and use their imagination to create something amazing!

Drawing and Sketching for Beginners
We love this online class that’s perfect for beginners who want to learn to draw and sketch! Why? Because no previous experience or knowledge is necessary! All your senior will need is a pen and/or pencil and a sketch pad. In this class, seniors can learn to draw and sketch simple objects confidently, learn different sketching techniques, and how to shade properly.

And here’s the best part – they will even learn how to use sketching as a means of communication! This can be a powerful tool if your senior struggles with speech or communicating.

CTRL + Paint
CTRL + Paint is FREE for seniors who wish to learn to paint digitally online! Through a series of short videos, painting online is made simple and fun. Not only is this course great for sparking creativity, but it’s also a wonderful way for your senior to exercise their mind with memory and focus. Each quick video covers a different concept in a progression format, which allows your senior to learn complex subjects in manageable increments!

Acrylic Painting for Beginners
Learn the foundations of acrylic painting with artist and teacher Will Kemp! He uses the simplest and most effective methods so that any beginner to acrylic painting can learn how to create their own beautiful works of art.

With over 3 1/2 hours of tuition, your senior will observe beginner to advanced acrylic painting methods from underpainting and glazing to impasto and textural effects!

Would you like further advice on getting creative and artistic with your loved one in-home care? Feel free to give us a call at ActiKare! Our experts are standing by and ready to assist you.

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