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Announcing New Year 2019 Intuitive Painting Workshop “Fanning The Fire Within,” Jan 5-6, Saturday and Sunday 10 to 5. My studio in North Portland. Only 8 spaces so reserve your space early. Also on request I am adding 2 extra days Jan 7-8 for those that want to paint longer. Details below.

Posted in Art, Authentic Self, Creative Ways to Empopwer Your Life, Creativity, Inner Wisdom, Intuitive Painting, Intuitive Process Painting Workshop, Painting Workshops, Personal Growth on November 15, 2018 by Carolyn Winkler

Fanning The Fire Within come join us for a fun weekend of self exploration and inspiration using paint. What better way to start the New Year off right than playing with paint and discovering from this Deeper Intuitive part of you. What ever your life needs for the coming year will be revealed.  Metaphors hold a lot of information and we will work with them and unpack them to see what it is that will fan your inner fire.  It’s always fun to do this class at the beginning of the year because of the new possibilities every New Year brings.  Just like a new dawn but bigger. So come and find the wisdom and strength within you.  Let your life and inner fire burn a little brighter this coming year.

 

No worries if you are a beginner and never taken this class or any other art class before.  All you have to do is come with an open heart and mind and the paint will take you where you need to go.  It will open the door for you and give you exactly what you need.  As one of my students once said “my life was like a submarine and this opened up the hatch.”  That is what I hope for you, to open up what’s inside of you through the fun of paint.  Such a simple creative act can really change your life.

*Extra Days Added On.  This year I’m going to try a new experiment.  One of my students requested that she wanted to paint for longer. That she thought there was a lot more she needed to explore and that a couple more days of painting would be great.  So for those of you that want to go even deeper you can add on the extra two days for an additional  $80 per day.  The studio will be open so you can add one or two days what ever suits your needs.  Just let me know when you sign up or during the weekend if you want to take advantage of this option.

Look forward to painting with you.  Each class is a new experience.  My studio is called “Going Deep” because we let out the parts of us we buried there long ago.  I promise a powerful experience and hope you can join me.  We’re Going In!

Below are the details for the weekend.  See you all soon.

*If you are from out of town and have always wanted to visit Portland there are lots of airbnb’s around near the studio.

Any one can do this no previous art experience required. I supply everything, all you need to do is wear old clothes you can get paint on and enjoy what wants to come.

You will need to bring a sac lunch both days. I will provide healthy snacks and teas.  If you need anything else please bring it.  We will take several breaks including one lunch.

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 times. Many students take it 4 or 5 times.  So weather this is your first time or one of many I promise you a fun, creative, self discovery like nothing else you have done before.  Let us take a metaforey into our inner world.  Can’t wait.  Only 8 spaces so contact me right away if you want to join.  Email carolyn_winkler@comcast.net.  See you soon.

Please email me if you would like to be put on the list. I look forward to painting with you if your new and seeing old friends again.

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Announcing Fall 2018 Intuitive Painting Weekend Oct 13-14, Saturday and Sunday 10 to 5. My studio North Portland. Only 8 spaces so reserve your space. Details below.

Posted in Art, Art Workshops, Authentic Creativity, Creative Ways to Empopwer Your Life, intuition, Intuitive Painting, Intuitive Process Painting Workshop, Painting Class, Painting Workshops, Self Awareness, Self Discovery, Uncategorized with tags on September 9, 2018 by Carolyn Winkler

After 10 years of teaching Intuitive Painting I have decided to change the workshop to include more exploration of the images that arrive.  After all these years of doing this I know these images are powerful and give us inspiration on how to change and deepen our lives.  This information comes from the inside/out so fresh solutions are to be found.  Metaphors hold a lot of information and when we work with them we can heal, change and understand much more than we did before.

This time you will still let the images come without a plan but you will ask a question and ask the painting to give you the answer.  Together we will explore the deeper parts of the images and feel the changes in our bodies as well.  I look forward to exploring this new process with you and share with you what I have learned over my many years of living a life that has taught me how this all works.

No worries if you are a beginner and never taken this class or any other art class before.  All you have to do is come with an open heart and mind and the paint will take you where you need to go.  It will open the door for you and give you exactly what you need.  As one of my students once said “my life was like a submarine and this opened up the hatch.”  That is what I hope for you, to open up what’s inside of you through the fun of paint.  Such a simple creative act can really change your life.

Look forward to painting with you.  Each class is a new experience.  I don’t call my studio “Going Deep” just because it’s in my basement.  But because the basement is the perfect metaphor to break through the cement floor in the bottom of our psyche and let out the parts of us we buried there long ago.  I promise a powerful experience and hope you can join in.

Below are the details for the weekend.  See you all soon.

*If you are from out of town and have always wanted to visit Portland there are lots of airbnb’s around near the studio.

 

Any one can do this no previous art experience required. I supply everything, all you need to do is wear old clothes you can get paint on and enjoy what wants to come.

You will need to bring a sac lunch both days. I will provide healthy snacks and teas.  If you need anything else please bring it.  We will take several breaks including one lunch.

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 times. Many students take it 4 or 5 times.  So weather this is your first time or one of many I promise you a fun, creative, self discovery like nothing else you have done before.  Let us take a metaforey into our inner world.  Can’t wait.  Only 8 spaces so contact me right away if you want to join.  Email carolyn_winkler@comcast.net.  See you soon.

Please email me if you would like to be put on the list. I look forward to painting with you if your new and seeing old friends again.

Announcing 2018 Late Spring Intuitive Painting Workshop “YOUR PERFECT JUST THE WAY YOU ARE.” This weekend is about learning to trust yourself and what it wants to express. Workshop will be the weekend of June 9-10th, 2018, 10am to 5, at my studio in North Portland. So save the date and email me right away if you want to join us. Class limited to only 8 participants so sign up right away.

Posted in Art, Art Workshops, Authentic Self, Creative Ways to Empopwer Your Life, Creativity, intuition, Intuitive Painting, Intuitive Process Painting Workshop, Painting Class, Painting Workshops, Personal Growth, Process Painting, Self Awareness, Self Discovery, Self Healing on April 18, 2018 by Carolyn Winkler

As one of my students said in the last workshop “I’ve taken a lot of painting workshops and this is much more than just a painting class.”  It’s very true.  This is not about better techniques of painting but better techniques of learning about yourself and from there expressing it into your paintings.  Anyone can do this beginners and professional artist alike. I helps you get unstuck.   You have everything you need and I supply the rest.  You start without a plan and have no idea what the paint will reveal but it always takes you were you need to go.  I decided to make this weekend about being OK with who we are and appreciating all we have already accomplished.  We will learn to tame our critical minds and tell them we want to try something new.

So if you ever wanted to paint and see what you can do or if you have been painting for a long time and feeling kinda stuck. this is the weekend for you.  Join us for this full 2 days of playing with paint and learning a lot about ourselves and how to grow.  Otto Sharmer from MIT says it best.  “We are always two people not just one.  The one we are in this moment and the one we are becoming.”  Let the paint help you discover deeper parts of yourself and strengths you didn’t know you had.  Can’t wait to share this process with you and seeing the paintings that want to come.

Below are the details for the weekend.  See you all soon.

*If you are from out of town and have always wanted to visit Portland there are lots of airbnb’s around near the studio.

Any one can do this no previous art experience required. I supply everything, all you need to do is wear old clothes you can get paint on and enjoy what wants to come.

You will need to bring a sac lunch both days. I will provide healthy snacks and teas.  If you need anything else please bring it.  We will take several breaks including one lunch.

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 times. Many of my students have taken it 4 or 5 times.  Each time you go deeper and discover different important things about yourself.  Email carolyn_winkler@comcast.net.

Please email me if you would like to be put on the list. I look forward to painting with you if your new and seeing old friends again.

LET’S PAINT AND HAVE SOME CREATIVE FUN.

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Announcing New Fall Intuitive Painting Workshop “TAKE A SHAMANIC JOURNEY USING PAINT.” This workshop will be Oct 21-22nd 2017, 10am to 5, at my studio in North Portland. So save the date and email me if you want to join. Class limited to 8 and there are 6 spaces left.

Posted in Art, Art Therapy, Art Workshops, Authentic Creativity, Creative Ways to Empopwer Your Life, Creativity, Developing Intuition, Intuitive Painting, Intuitive Painting Therapy, Painting Class, Painting Workshops, Personal Growth, Self Awareness, Self Discovery, Shamanic Art on September 4, 2017 by Carolyn Winkler

 

Because of the Eclipse I had to cancel the August workshop.  So I am offering this October one as the last one of the year.  This time we will take a Shamanic Journey using paint.  We will ask the paint to give us information our life needs at this time.  It seems to be a very turbulent time and we could all use some wisdom from within to help us through the times ahead.  The paint will access that wisdom.  It will take us into non ordinary reality and show us what we need.  This process never fails to amaze me in showing my students strengths they didn’t know they had.  Save the date and let me know if you would like to join us for these two fabulous days of exploring our authentic selves.  Lets have some creative fun and let go as we explore that inner world that has no limits.

Any one can do this no previous art experience required. If you can hold a paint brush that is all you need.

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

We start each morning at 10am and go 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 multiple times. Many of my students take 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 6 spaces left. carolyn_winkler @comcast.net.  I look forward to painting with you and seeing old friends again.

LET’S PAINT AND HAVE SOME CREATIVE FUN AND MEET OUR CREATIVE SPIRIT GUIDES.

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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 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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