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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 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 my Next Intuitive Painting Weekend “UNLOCKING YOUR CREATIVE DOORS” coming up September 19 – 20, at my studio in North Portland. Mark your calendars and let me know.

Posted in Authentic Creativity, Authentic Self, Developing Intuition, Intuitive Painting, Intuitive Process Painting Workshop, Personal Growth, Process Painting, Self Discovery, Self Healing, Uncategorized on July 28, 2015 by Carolyn Winkler

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Let me know if you are ready to paint, and want to take part in this trans-formative weekend of finding those deep creative parts of your self burred long ago. Can’t wait to see what wants to come.

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When I was traveling in Paris and Stockholm this summer I went to all the big Museums and the one thing I learned is that I love my students and my Intuitive Paintings much more than all the greatest art they have. I did love Matisse, Monet, some of Picasso’s, and most of the contemporary art at the Pompidou Center. But most of the art didn’t have the deep heart and soul that my students paintings have or that come from this magical place inside that expresses who we are. This was a huge surprise. This is an important way to paint and one that anyone can do experienced or not. Everyone that has ever wanted to paint should take this workshop and get freer and more confident in their creative approach to art. I have been doing this now for over 10 years and have watched student after student find that deep place inside and unlock tallents they didn’t even know they had.

I can’t wait to share with my students my experiences and how much their art means to me. I predict that in the future there will be an acknowledgement of Intuitive Painting in the museums of the future. These are paintings that are not created to impress or sell or be anything other than the expression of the persons heart. The transformation of the person painting them.

Let me know if you want to join us in September.

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Note these two changes when signing up. Costs have changed and you need to make a deposit of $50 to hold your space when you sign up. I’ve had too many people cancel at the last minute and kept someone out that couldn’t take it because the class was full. My classes are very small and limited to 8 students, so when you sign up you take one of the few spots, when you cancel it effects the whole group. So please send me a check or paypal payment to hold your space when you sign up. This deposit is non refundable. The cost for all students new and repeating is now $180. We are going to be painting on a different medium, one that will last, not curl and probably not tear when wet. It is going to be really fun. Looking forward to introducing this new form. You can also use the old style of paper if you wish.

The workshop runs Sept 19-20, Saturday and Sunday, all day from 10-5. The cost includes paints and all art materials, tea and some healthy snacks. Experienced painters and beginners all enjoy this process. It is not about better techniques of painting but more about painting from your authentic heart. All you do is show up, wear old clothes you can get paint on and bring a sack lunch, I will do the rest.

Look forward to hearing from you and painting together soon. Email me at carolyn_winkler@comcast.net to register and sign up.

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Announcing Spring 2014 *WE’RE GOING IN* Intuitive Painting Weekend, March 15-16, at my studio in North Portland. This Workshop is now full!!!

Posted in Art, Art Workshops, Authentic Creativity, Authentic Self, Creative Ways to Empopwer Your Life, Creativity, Developing Intuition, Intuitive Painting, Intuitive Process Painting Workshop, Painting Workshops, Personal Growth, Shamanic Art, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , on January 9, 2014 by Carolyn Winkler

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I am calling this Intuitive Painting Weekend “WE’RE GOING IN”  because that is what one of my former students called it and what we actually do.  In this wonderful weekend of playing with paint we GO IN” and find the creative parts of ourselves we know are there. These are our authentic parts that want to guide us and give us the best lives possible.

I truly attribute my wonderful life to doing this work, because what we learn about ourselves during this weekend gives us a stronger sense of self and helps us create truer more fulfilling  lives.

Every Intuitive Weekend is different because I am different and share with you any new revelations I have found.  So no matter if your a first timer or have done it many times I promise you will grow.

I look forward to painting with your and sharing this process and seeing the wonderful paintings that come.  We GO IN without a plan, without knowing and what is revealed thru the paint is just what we need.   I love what John Kleese said about creativity.  “You need a space, you need time, you need more time, you need courage and you need a sense of humor.  If you are too serious you kill creativity.”  I give you all of these.

The cost is $180 for the 2 days of painting, Saturday and Sunday 10-5.  All paints, materials and inspiration are provided.  All you have to do is wear old clothes you can get paint on and come hold a paint brush and let the paint take you where you need to go.   Limited to 8 students so save the date and let me know right away so i can put you on the list.

* All repeating students cost is discounted to $100.

To register and ask questions just email me carolyn_winkler@comcast.net or call me at 503 734-6516 .    Look forward to painting with you in this new year.

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Announcing New Fall INTUITIVE PAINTING Weekend “FINDING THE SACRED IMMAGES IN YOUR HEART” – Oct 13-14, 2012, at my studio Spirit Mask Journeys Portland, Oregon.

Posted in Art, Art Workshops, Authentic Creativity, Intuitive Painting, Intuitive Process Painting Workshop, Painting Workshops, Self Awareness, Self Discovery, Shamanic Art on September 4, 2012 by Carolyn Winkler

We are all creative and all carry sacred images within us.  These are symbolic archetypal images important to our well being and emotional strength. When we are able to access them our lives are transformed.

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In this weekend of Intuitive Painting you freely paint, without judgement, without fear, without out a plan.  The paint will take you on a journey you will never forget and show you wonderful things you carry inside.  Everyone can do this, no previous art experience or special talent required.  You have everything you need and you always have.  Come and share this incredible weekend of fun, playful transformation and reclaim the sacred creativity you all carry in your heart.

If you have always wanted to try painting but thought you needed to have a special talent.

If you have been painting for a while and would like to reignite your spark.

If you love painting and want a new way to access your heart.

If you want to explore what is inside you and get to know yourself.

THIS IS THE WEEKEND FOR YOU!!!!!!!

The cost is $160 for the 2 days of painting, Saturday and Sunday 10-5, and all paints, materials and inspiration are provided.  All you have to do is wear old clothes you can get paint on and come hold a paint brush and let go. Limited to 8 students so save the date and let me know so i can add you to the list.

* All repeating students cost is discounted to $100.  To register and ask questions just email me carolyn_winkler@comcast.net .    Look forward to painting with you in this magic time of Fall.

Announcing New Year “MYTHIC INTUITIVE POWER PAINTING WEEKEND” January 28th-29th, 2012″ – This is a Mythic Hero’s Journey using paint to discover the deep personal mythologies operating in your life.

Posted in Art, Art Workshops, Authentic Creativity, Authentic Self, Intuitive Painting, Painting Class, Painting Workshops, Self Awareness, Self Discovery on November 10, 2011 by Carolyn Winkler

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As the mad rush of the Hollidaze begin and we transition into 2012 I wanted you to know about the New Year Intuitive Painting Weekend happening January 28-29th. As the year begins this is an opportunity to take this powerful time of year to go inside and discover what’s important for you right now in your life. This is an empowering experience to play with paint and let go and let be and become stronger in your creative sense of self. I am posting this now encase you want to give it as a special gift either to yourself or someone special you know could use more creativity in their life. Some of you had mentioned you would like to give it as a gift and that is why I scheduled one for January. What a great gift for starting the new year off with a creative bang. You can sign up now and pay me at the time of the class. Look forward to painting with you. Details about workshop below.

Anyone can do this no previous art experience required. You already have everything you need.

The costs is $160 for the weekend and all the art materials are supplied. If you have taken the class before the cost to former students is always discounted to $100. The workshop runs all day Saturday and Sunday from 10 to 5. All you need to do is wear old clothes you can get paint on and bring an open mind and heart. I do the rest. You also need to bring a sac lunch both days. The workshop is held at my studio in North Portland.

To register for the workshop just email me at carolyn_winkler@comcast.net and I will add you to the list. Or you can call and ask any questions you may have at 503 734-6516. If you do want to give it as a gift I will make up a gift certificate and email it to you to print out.

Look forward to painting with you. See you next year!!!!!