Awakening Creativity

Weekend Workshop

Awakening Creativity

At Play with Watercolor and Fluid Acrylic Paints

Friday, Oct 4, 2013, 4:00 AM –
Sunday, Oct 6, 2013, 2:00 PM (All times are local to the event.)

Carol Duchamp
EarthRise at IONS
101 San Antonio Rd
Petaluma CA 94952
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In this painting retreat we will discover the nature of these poetic and spontaneous mediums, and learn how to handle them. By incorporating movement meditation and poetry, we awaken our art spirits and enable heartfelt expression to pour out onto the surface of our paper. Space will be created for participants to resource their inner landscape, and engage in the painting process without fear or self-judgment. Connect with your inner artist, enjoy imaginative approaches to image making, and nurture the creation of a personal, visual language.

This weekend retreat is ideal for beginners, teachers, therapists, parents, caregivers, art lovers, spiritual practitioners, and artists seeking a fresh start. Expressive wet-into-wet painting techniques will ease our journey into color, brushwork, compositional energy, atmospheric effects and textural elegance. Abstract, representational or combined approaches are encouraged to suit the individual expressive needs of each artist.

Relax, express, and enjoy both studio and plein air painting time. The magic of the natural setting and spirit of place are sure to enchant and inspire. We will be engaged in the transformative process of art making in a safe and energized environment. Individual guidance as time permits.

Carol Duchamp, MA, is an exhibiting artist, art educator, transformative arts facilitator, and curator of Art at IONS. She has taught painting classes in the U.S. and abroad for Art Trek, UCSC & UCLA Extensions, JFKU and College of Marin Community Ed, Pt. Reyes Field Institute and at her West Marin Studio. Recent exhibits include INTIMATIONS at EarthRise and SUBJECTIVITIES at Commonweal. Carol encourages experimentation in a supportive environment that nourishes the intuitive power of self-expression.


Further Information
Please email or call 707-779-8202.

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