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Kate Walters | Inner Fire of Nature | Workshop
August 1, 2021 @ 11:00 am - August 3, 2021 @ 5:00 pm£350
Working with the inner Fire of Nature as our inspiration
Painting and drawing – with writing/notes where prescient/if wished – inspired by time spent outside with the natural world. We’ll consider the cycles of life in nature, and pay attention to the symbolism of plants, flowers, animals, birds and elements of the natural world. This course will involve a step-by-step introduction to shamanic processes, including gazing deeply into the patterns/matrix of nature.
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 and exciting starting points to open up ways of responding. We’ll consider how other artists employ a love for nature in their practice. This will be a reflective, immersive course where you will learn about many techniques for respectfully approaching nature, 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.
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.