Intuition, Flow and Art Making Workshop

  • Tuesday, July 27, 2021
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Online
  • 2

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Levels: Beginner - Advanced
Ages: Youth - Adult

Get in touch with your artistic intuition & a sense of energetic “flow” as we explore art making as a form of connection to self & nature. In this workshop we will be contemplating how the “architecture” of the natural world supports the flow of energy. We will use the repeating rhythms & patterns found in the natural world, such as branches, rivers, leaf veins, ripples in water, & so on, as inspiration for our creations.

Workshop will be online using Zoom.

Materials:

  • Watercolour or gouache paint
  • White acrylic paint (optional)
  • Pencil crayons and/or other drawing material
  • Paint brushes, multiple sizes if possible
  • Watercolour paper
  • Scrap paper for background
  • Palette
  • Water & container
  • Paper towel
  • Examples of inspiring structures or patterns from the natural world. These can be objects (ex: leaves, driftwood), photos, or instances that you notice & remember.
  • *optional: cardboard (flat cereal box for example) with painter’s tape for flat drying.
  • *If you would like to know more about the inspiration for this workshop you can see Adrian Bejan’s “constructal law.”

Artist Bio

Roz MacLean is an award winning visual artist, children’s book author/illustrator, & educator living & working on the traditional territory of the K’ómoks First Nation in Comox Valley, British Columbia. She has illustrated multiple children’s books & her work has been shown in select galleries, including The Silk Purse Gallery in 2019. In her practice she “investigate(s) ideas of human nature & relationship, community, mental health, interconnection, & the natural world through an anti-oppressive & LGBTQI + inclusive feminist lens.”

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