ASTAR is a Healing Art based on the principle that art is medicine for the soul.

The Astar approach to artmaking is process orientated and non-judgemental, spontaneous and intuitive. The therapeutic and transformative benefits of Astar have been felt by thousands of people over many years and it is now possible for you to experience this unique creative journey in your own home. Tap into the infinite well of creativity within and rediscover your creative spirit with Astar online.

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Welcome to ASTAR

If you would like to learn more about ASTAR please visit the Astar website.

ASTAR Founder

Lindy Solomon

Lindy is passionate about art as medicine for the soul and has dedicated her working life to exploring the universal language of art for personal growth, transformation and healing. She has been involved in art education, curriculum and materials development, facilitator training and community work for the past 35 years. She is the author of two acclaimed books on art teaching: Khula Udweba and Creative Beginnings. Lindy has trained 60 facilitators in the ASTAR methodology over the past 12 years. These facilitators have spread the creative and healing benefits of this innovative approach to a vast network of people. Lindy is based at her studio in Cape Town, South Africa, where she is presently teaching, mentoring, facilitating workshops and art retreats, consulting and doing her own work as an artist.

Unlocking creativity in this time of global lockdown.

Your creativity is an incredible resource for energy, inspiration and healing. Open up creative space in your home during this challenging time by joining our first Astar online course, a creative journey designed for all ages to enjoy together: Mandalas ~ Healing Art for All. Watch the video below to find out more.

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Mandalas ~ Healing Art for All