Announcing a rare Second Summer 2017 Intuitive Painting Weekend to “LET GO AND LET COME” August 19-20, at my Studio in North Portland.

Posted in Art, Art Therapy, Art Workshops, Authentic Creativity, Authentic Self, Creative Ways to Empopwer Your Life, Creativity, Developing Intuition, Inner Wisdom, Intuitive Painting, Intuitive Painting Therapy, Intuitive Process Painting Workshop, Painting Workshops, Personal Growth, Self Awareness, Self Discovery, Shamanic Art on July 17, 2017 by Carolyn Winkler

Because I will be traveling in Japan the months of November – December and not  able to have my regular Fall Workshop I am adding an extra Summer one.   This will be the last workshop for the year so I really hope some of you can join me.   The class is small and limited to 8, please save the date and let me know right away if you can join us.  Come and celebrate the eclipse with a message from your creative spirit guides.   Portland will be a great place to see the eclipse.  There are lots of airbnb’s near my studio.  Looking forward to painting with you.

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This Intuitive Painting Weekend will be about learning to let go and being free to explore the images want to come and help you in your life.  The paint always tells us what we need to know.  By playing with paint and following it where it wants you to go you learn a lot about yourself.  You will also be a witness and share with the others what you learn.  It is important to do this in a group and share the experience,  we learn a lot from each other each time.

I have been doing this workshop for over 10 years now and am always amazed how fun and transformation this process is. I think it is because it can only come from inside, not from outside influences, so it amazes you and strengthens your sense of self.  It is my honor to share this with you and help you have a better life.

Any one can do this no previous art experience required. I supply everything, all you need to do is come and participate and enjoy what wants to come.

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All you have to do is wear old clothes you can get paint on and bring a sac lunch. I will provide the rest.  Healthy snacks and teas.

The workshops starts each morning at 10am and goes to 5pm. I ask that you arrive between 9:30 and 9:50 so we can start right on time.

The cost is $180 for first time participants and discounted to $160 for students taking it the second or multiple time. Many of my students have taken it 4 or 5 times.  Each time you go deeper and discover different things.

Please email me carolyn_winkler@comcast.net if you would like to be put on the list, I look forward to painting with you and seeing old friends again.

LET’S PAINT AND HAVE SOME CREATIVE FUN.

Announcing Summer 2017 Intuitive Painting Weekend “STEPPING OUTSIDE THE EGO AND CREATING FROM WITHIN” July 15-16 2017, at my studio in North Portland

Posted in Art, Art Workshops, Authentic Creativity, Authentic Self, Developing Intuition, Inner Wisdom, Intuitive Painting, Painting Workshops, Self Awareness, Self Discovery, Self Healing, Shamanic Art on May 26, 2017 by Carolyn Winkler

Save the date and let me know you can join us. The class is small limited to 8 students and there are only 4 spaces left at this time.

This Intuitive Painting Weekend will be about learning to let go of  ego and painting from your deeper parts. You will learn to be outside of judgement and  let go of the critic and how it often holds you back. We will be free to explore and let the paint tell us what we need to know. The creativity inside us knows what we need and will send it to us if we make a space for it to come. By playing with paint and following it where it wants you to go you learn a lot about yourself.  You will also be a witness and share with the others what you learn.  It is important to do this in a group and share the experience,  we learn a lot from each other each time.

I have been doing this workshop for over 10 years now and am still amazed how fun and transformation this process is. I think it is because it can only come from inside, not from outside influences, so it always amazes you and strengthens your sense of self.  It is my honor to share this with you and help you have a better life.

Any one can do this no previous art experience required. I supply everything, all you need to do is come and participate and enjoy what wants to come.

All you have to do is wear old clothes you can get paint on and bring a sac lunch. I will provide the rest.  Healthy snacks and teas.

The workshops starts each morning at 10am and goes to 5pm. I ask that you arrive between 9:30 and 9:50 so we can start right on time.

The cost is $180 for first time participants and discounted to $160 for students taking it the second or multiple time. Many of my students have taken it 4 or 5 times.  Each time you go deeper and discover different things.

Please email me if you would like to be put on the list, there are only 4 spaces left. I look forward to painting with you and seeing old friends again.

LET’S PAINT AND HAVE SOME CREATIVE FUN.

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Announcing New 6 Week Study Group “FINDING THE GIFTS IN YOUR SHADOW” Group Starts Thursday Evenings, March 16, 2017 continuining through April 20, 2017.

Posted in Uncategorized on February 17, 2017 by Carolyn Winkler

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This is a 6 week study group and each week we learn a new way to discover and integrate our shadows. This will be one of the most powerful self help 6 weeks you could ever do. I like to think of our Shadows as our best friends we buried deep in the basement under the cement floor of our psyche. Most importantly they are exactly what we need in our life today to help us be stronger and truer to our authentic selves. Once you discover them and integrate them back into your life you are stronger, better able to cope and more whole.

If you have taken my Intuitive Painting Workshop we always do a little shadow work and everyone always loves it. Often my students ask if they are taking my workshop for the second or third time “are we going to do that turn around thing again, I really liked that?” And yes, we always do. It is so powerful in such a simple way. You will be learning this technique and 5 others to free up the energy and regain the use of your shadow parts to create a better life.  One of my former PhD students said “This wasn’t scary at all.”  I think he like a lot of people think the Shadow is bad and scary.  It is not that you will become your Shadow but will be able to use it when you need to.  Usually when you need to stand up for or want to be true to yourself.

The importance of working with your Shadows is based on the work of Carl Jung, Debbie Ford and Ken Wilber. The Shadow holds the key to discover what it is you are not allowing and how that is unconsciously sabotaging your life.   The Shadow described by Carl Jung are the parts of us that we disowned and keep hidden even from ourselves. These are the parts we buried deep in our unconscious and were not allowed to have as we were growing up and becoming the acceptable good people we wanted to be. The ones that others will love. These include not only the Dark Shadow. what we dislike about others and don’t want but also the Light Shadow, what we admire in others and don’t allow ourselves to be.

These parts we wanted hidden did not go away they just became repressed and even stronger effecting us in many unconscious ways. As you learn to respect and love your Shadows and accept and welcome the gifts they have you become stronger, calmer and more whole. Your life becomes more energized because you free all the energy you used to hold them down and now can use in other more useful ways.

To sign up for this Study Group please email me at carolyn_winkler@comcast.com and I will add you to the list.  The cost for the 6 weeks is $35 per week, payable at each class. Or you can pay through Paypal the entire amount $210. The class is limited to 8 participants and is held at my Studio in North Portland.  Look forward to having you discover these valuable parts of yourself and feeling the results.

Each week everyone will process one aspect of their shadow. 

Announcing New 2017 Spring Intuitive Painting Weekend “YOUR INNER WORLD IS WAITING.” Feb 11-12, 2017 at my studio in North Portland. Save the date and email me if you want to join. Limited to 8 participants

Posted in Uncategorized on January 5, 2017 by Carolyn Winkler

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My goal in teaching these weekends it to let everyone know they are creative and help them have a better life.   We all have inner worlds.  I teach you how to access and tap into them and discover strengths and wisdom you didn’t know you had.  Then you take that wisdom and create a better life.

*If you are from out of town and have always wanted to visit Portland there are lots of airbnb’s around.  Make it a creative getaway to start the New Year off right.

Anyone can do this, you don’t need any special skills. Everyone is born creative. If you can hold a paint brush and dip it in paint that is all you need. The paint will take you where you need to go.

All art supplies are provided. You don’t have to buy a thing.  All you need to do is show up, wear old clothes you can get paint on and bring a sac lunch. I will do the rest.

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Here are the details you need to know. Message me if you want to join us and I will put you on the list. Because the class is small and limited to only 8, I will need a deposit of $50 to save your space and the rest you can bring to the workshop on the 2nd. You can pay through Paypal or send me a check, either way just let me know. Look forward to painting with you.

The workshop runs Feb 11-12, 2017, Saturday and Sunday, all day from 10-5. The cost $180 for first time painters and discounted to $160 if your taking it for the second time. The cost includes all the art materials, use of my painting studio, teas and some healthy snacks. You need to wear old clothes and bring a sac lunch for both days.  That is it the rest is up to me.

Limited to 8 participants. Email me at carolyn_winkler@comcast.net to register and sign up.

Thanks for being a part of this.  Happy New Year

Carolyn

 

ANNOUNCING NEW FALL INTUITIVE PAINTING WEEKEND “ART TO EMPOWER YOUR LIFE.” Oct 1-2, 2016 from 10 to 5 at my studio in North Portland. Save the date and let me know if you can join us.

Posted in Art, Art Therapy, Art Workshops, Authentic Creativity, Creative Ways to Empopwer Your Life, Developing Intuition, Intuitive Painting, Intuitive Process Painting Workshop, Painting Workshops, Self Discovery, Self Healing, Uncategorized on August 8, 2016 by Carolyn Winkler

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Join us for this powerful weekend of INTUITIVE PAINTING and exploring our inner worlds.  This weekend is not about better techniques of painting but finding out what is inside. We learn to paint from those buried places that when discovered add strength and wisdom to our life. This is what INTUITIVE PAINTING is all about. You learn to let go, let come and tell your critic “Thank your for trying to protect me, but this time I want to try something new.”

 

Classes are limited to 8 painters so they fill up fast. Costs $180 for both days and includes all the paint and art supplies you need. So let me know as soon as possible you want to attend.

NO PREVIOUS ART EXPERIENCE REQUIRED. If you can hold a paintbrush you have everything you need. All you do is wear old clothes you can get paint on and bring a sac lunch, the paint will do the rest. This is the perfect weekend for anyone that doesn’t think they are creative.

To register email me at carolyn_winkler@comcast.net and I will tell you how to sign up.

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DETAILS The workshop runs July 9-10, 2016, Saturday and Sunday, all day from 10-5. The cost $180 includes paints and all art materials, tea and some healthy snacks. Limited to 8 painters, all materials supplied. Email me at carolyn_winkler@comcast.net to register and sign up.

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ANNOUNCING NEXT INTUITIVE PAINTING WEEKEND “FINDING THE MAGIC IN ART” SUMMER 2016, July 9-10 from10 to 5, at my studio in North Portland. Save the date and let me know if you want to join.

Posted in Art Workshops, Authentic Creativity, Authentic Self, Creative Ways to Empopwer Your Life, Creativity, Intuitive Painting, Intuitive Process Painting Workshop, Personal Growth, Self Awareness, Self Healing on April 27, 2016 by Carolyn Winkler

Join me in this weekend of INTUITIVE PAINTING “FINDING THE MAGIC IN ART” Many of you know that I use Intuitive Painting and haiku to add magic to my own life. Every time I do this workshop I see the magic come. I will teach you how to explore your inner world and how that can help you have a better life. Intuitive Painting is one of the best and most fun ways I have ever found to do this. Intuition uses images to communicate with us and if we learn to pay attention to those images we can make changes we want to make.

So take a weekend for yourself, learn to be in the magic and find the answers you seek. I can’t wait to see the paintings that want to come and share with you this experience.

Classes are limited to 8 painters so they fill up fast. Costs $180 for both days and includes all the paint and art supplies you need. So let me know as soon as possible you want to attend.

NO PREVIOUS ART EXPERIENCE REQUIRED. If you can hold a paintbrush you have everything you need. All you do is wear old clothes you can get paint on and bring a sac lunch, the paint will do the rest.

This weekend is for anyone that wants to let go, break through creative blocks and be more inspired in their life. Look forward to painting with you and seeing the paintings that want to come.

To register email me at carolyn_winkler@comcast.net and I will tell you how to sign up.

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DETAILS The workshop runs July 9-10, 2016, Saturday and Sunday, all day from 10-5. The cost $180 includes paints and all art materials, tea and some healthy snacks. Limited to 8 painters, all materials supplied. Email me at carolyn_winkler@comcast.net to register and sign up.

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Announcing Spring Intuitive Painting Workshop for 2016 “FINDING YOUR AUTHENTIC SELF WITH PAINT- TAPPING THE SACRED ARTIST WITHIN” Saturday and Sunday April 2-3, 10 to 5, my studio in North Portland. Save the date and let me know so I can add you to the list.

Posted in Creativity, Developing Intuition, Intuitive Painting, Intuitive Process Painting Workshop, Personal Growth, Self Awareness, Self Healing, Shamanic Art on March 8, 2016 by Carolyn Winkler

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Intuition is something we all have, we just don’t know how to use it as much as we could. Intuition is that part of us that knows what we don’t even know we know and is there for us if we just tap into it. When you paint with your intuition you know how to paint. When you were a child no one had to teach you to paint you just did. This is my family, this is my house. The important parts came out. This weekend is about tapping into your intuitive authentic self and the strengths you have.

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All of us are different and will paint in different ways. No two people are the same. I’m amazed and honored to see my students paint and growth stronger every day. How important to paint in a group and share our experiences and teach each other what we learn. We go together on this journey and share our gifts. Amazing paintings will come because they come from you and what is important to you. I look forward to this weekend seeing what wants to come. I’m sure it will be just what each of us needs.

Anyone can do this you don’t need any special skills. Everyone is born with it. If you can hold a paint brush and dip it in paint your good to go. The paint will take you where you need to go.

All the art supplies are provided. All you need to do is show up, wear old clothes you can get paint on and bring a sac lunch. I will do the rest.

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WHO WANTS TO PAINT? I know I do. Here are the details you need to know. Message me if you want to join us and I will put you on the list. Because the class is small and limited to only 8, I will need a deposit of $50 to save your space and the rest you can bring to the workshop on the 2nd. You can pay through Paypal or send me a check, either way just let me know. Look forward to painting with you.

The workshop runs April 2-3, Saturday and Sunday, all day from 10-5. The cost $180 for first time painters and discounted to $160 if your taking it again. The cost includes all the art materials, use of my painting studio, teas and some healthy snacks. You need to wear old clothes and bring a sac lunch for both days. That is it the rest is up to me.

Limited to 8 participants. Email me at carolyn_winkler@comcast.net to register and sign up.

Thanks hope to see you there.

Carolyn