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Kate Walters | Making your Mark | Workshop

October 25, 2021 @ 11:00 am - October 27, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

Painting and drawing - with writing where prescient - inspired by time spent outside with the natural world. This course will involve an introduction to shamanic processes.

Making your Mark: drawing on, and being inspired by, inner impulses of your body

Painting, writing and drawing on bodily impulses, including memory, fantasy and longing.
This course will involve working with breath, music, sound, colour, mark-making, and poetry as some of our starting points.

Most humans draw as their first, primary means to record their experiences, ideas and feelings about being in the world. Artists use many forms of drawing/note-making to explore, set down and refine sensations, observations, and ideas about their work and their surroundings. Often, drawing/writing is the work. Having confidence in one’s ability to draw/work with words is invaluable.

This three-day course will take you back to basics and guide you through various techniques developed to improve your sensitivity and expressive range with your drawing and/or writing.

We’ll work with music, the breath, the body, poetry; – responding to rhythm, timbre, emotional colour; you’ll have access to a range of mediums, surfaces, and exciting starting points to show you what can be possible with drawing/writing. We’ll consider how other artists and writers employ drawing and writing in their practice. This will be a reflective, immersive course where you will learn about many techniques as well as a wide range of thinking about practice – from Eastern traditions to Sufi, Aboriginal, first Nations’ people’s thoughts and European perspectives.

The price of the course is £350.

To book Kate’s course please contact her directly
Kate Walters
Kate Walters is a fully qualified teacher with 35 years’ experience; she has trained in classical shamanism and practiced it for 19 years. During that time she has used her art to work with groups and individuals to bring healing and vision to hidden or problematic areas of people’s lives.


About the day

You can arrive at the School from 10.00 for a 11.am start and we’ll finish at 5pm each day. All materials are provided with masses of refreshments on offer throughout the day ( we are offering lunch) You have the whole site to yourselves consisting of 15 acres with two studios to work from which we will use depending on what the focus is for the day. Easy access and free car parking.

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October 25, 2021 @ 11:00 am
October 27, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
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Kate Walters
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The School of Art & Wellbeing
Cuckoo Down Lane
Honiton, East Devon EX14 9TT United Kingdom
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01404 45699
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