Who is there for you when you need someone? What attributes draw you to him or her? To pay tribute to the important figures in their lives, veteran Art Therapist, Kay DeWaide, works with Bubbler Teens to construct intention figures through a creative and meditative process that all starts by writing down a few words on a piece of paper that represent this person and then crumpling that paper up into a ball that is used to create the head of the Intention Figure.
Mine is my aunt and she’s helping and caring for me.
This is my friend he’s Native American, and so I made a picture of him. I wrote friendly and kind.
Its about my sister… Love, attitude, and stuff like that... My sister’s fancy, like she likes to dress up and stuff, but she don’t got blond hair. She got a couple kids, but I just did one of her babies. And her favorite color is purple
He’s like super fresh. He got his chain, his earrings, his mouth piece... He’s got his little Wisconsin thing in the head or whatever. Here’s the gym shoes he’s got on.
At first I just kinda started making like a girl figure. It wasn’t really based off anyone... its name is like Unknown. And so I just kind of put it in a wedding dress because there was like a bald spot on it… You know, that’s what happens when you have a bald spot.