introducing atlas art press
Make + Breathe Workshops
Getting into the “flow” of creating something has been proven to promote self-worth, relaxation, and connection with others. Inspirational themes paired with unique creative projects offers participants a restorative and confidence-building experience.
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Menu of Workshops
All ages are inspired!
Galleries of Past Workshops
A peaceful Make + Breathe COURAGE workshop on a private, natural setting in Mercer County.
Mission Mahi Cafe
A series of two custom workshops (one for the men / one for the women) for teens in recovery from the local Ridgeview Rehab center.
Mission from Mars Friends on the Street
A Unique Art event open to the public in central Horth Side Public Park during the weekly meal serving of hte homeless friends on the Northside.
Saints John and Paul Parish, Sewickley
A special art event for children participating in a service project to create beautiful, inspiring pieces to be distributed to those in need across Pittsburgh.
Uncommon Grounds Cafe / Church Army USA
Coming Soon! A Make & Breathe Workshop with marginalized women in Aliquippa to create something beautiful and rest their soul.
Cribs for Kids
A special Make + Breathe workshop for families who have suffered loss of a child or infant. We will focus on transformation through grief and the power of butterflies and lions.
New Community Church
A special Make + Breathe workshop at the Annual Women’s retreat focusing on conformation and empowerment amid daily life.
make something + breathe deeply
Increase Pride + Self-worth + Confidence
Participants: no artistic experience required!
Required: open mind, a willing heart, and hand to move
Included: access to art supplies and all materials
Where: your location
How long: 1 – 1.5 hours
BEGIN: mindful meditation and introductions (we are all equals and worthy of taking time and space to create)
THEME + SELF-REFLECTION FOCUS: Sarah will go over the theme of the workshop and it's purpose as well as how participants can find it helpful
INSTRUCTION: Sarah will show an example of the piece and how it can be created and all of the variations that can be explored
CREATING TIME: Participants will have time to create their piece, share thoughts on the theme and most importantly RELAX + ENJOY an escape from the daily grind
OPEN FLOOR: Particpiants are welcome to share stories, experiences with the group at this time.
CLOSING: Sarah will close with a short story and meditation
PHOTOS: Photos of participants will ONLY be taken WITH THEIR PERMISSION.