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Art exploration workshops

Art exploration workshops

Some samples of the work done the first metalpoint workshop using a copper penny, nickel, copper wire and fine silver stylus.  


Metalpoint workshop ~ This is not directed to artist it is an open call to ALL!

Metalpoint workshop ~ This is not directed to artist it is an open call to ALL!

This was my first metalpoint workshop. I had a variety of coloured papers some square, some round we used nickels, pennies, copper wire, and fine silver in a stylist pencil holder. It was well received and they did some amazing work that they get to watch transform overtime as the metal oxidizes.

Deeper than a final piece and exploring new media it can also be a time to really get to know YOU!

This is not specific to artists, and not about the final piece.  It can be about meeting the present moment, watching emotional tendencies without conditioned responses, and...


Mandala making ~ This is not directed to artist it is an open call to ALL!


Adding more funk and sparkle!

Adding more funk and sparkle!

Adding a new band to a ring I did sometime ago... A little more funk and alot more sparkle!  


Mandala's

Mandala's

I have been exploring Mandala making.  My lovely Aunt Jane who is an Art Therapist and Psychosynthesis Counselor shared with me this amazing book "Mandala Luminous Symbols for Healing"  Well I took it home and fell instantly in love!  I immediately contacted her and asked if she would like to get together once a week to work through the book and she said yes!  We both are truly enjoying creating and spending time together.

Mandalas ~ "It works by offering you dynamic visual feedback of invisible energies and graphically teaching an alchemy in which the spiritual energies of the maker...