Woodend Neighbourhood House

  • Self Expression through Art
    Tuesday, 23 July  2019 - Tuesday, 27 August  2019
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

What’s it all about?

This 6-week course is for adults with a longing to tap into a deeper, fuller possibility for living wholeheartedly with greater life purpose. Through the exploration of ideas and psychological theories, poetry and artmaking, each week we enter into a soulful space of personal enquiry through the art materials offered. No art experience is necessary.

 

What to bring?

An open mind and a sense of curiosity.

 

What we will cover?

Each week we will explore a different art medium and inquiry theme-

 

  • Week 1: The sensuality of clay and what it means to have Eros toward the world.
  • Week 2: Ecopsychology and the notion of connectedness- exploring with pastel drawing your inner landscape and what needs safeguarding.
  • Week 3: The breath as a metaphor for beginnings and endings- artmaking and the ‘small deaths’ on the outbreath, before new potential arises.
  • Week 4: Allow the soulful poetry of David Whyte wash over you as we explore watercolour and it’s subtleties.
  • Week 5: Create an archetypal visual map- new territory you may like to begin ‘living into’
  • Week 6: Not unlike a sculptor, give shape and form to your expression using any combination of arts; storytelling, painting, music and movement, to find your own unique creative expression, aesthetic and direction forward.

 

 

 

Who will be teaching?

Catherine is an artist, educator and therapist and has facilitated art expression classes for over 15 years. She is passionate about people, the arts as a language for personal expression and reflection and supporting opportunities for self discovery and meaning making. She trained in Fine Art at RMIT in the late 80’s and has moulded and crafted a life with soul, working in health, education and group facilitation.

 

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Venue:  

Venue Phone: 03 5427 1845

Venue Website:

Address:
47 Forest Street, Woodend, Victoria, 3442, Australia

Find Your Calling Through Art

Date:
Tuesday, 23 July 2019 -
Tuesday, 27 August 2019

Time:
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Location:
Woodend Neighbourhood House

Tickets Available:
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