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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 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

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 Spring “INVOKING THE SPIRITS WITHIN – INTUITIVE PAINTING WEEKEND” May 18th-19th at my studio in North Portland.

Posted in Art, Art Workshops, Authentic Self, Creative Ways to Empopwer Your Life, Creativity, intuition, Intuitive Painting, Shamanic Art on April 13, 2013 by Carolyn Winkler

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This weekend we will take blank sheets of paper and thru them discover the deep personal mythologies we hold inside. In the fun of being creative, letting go, letting come you will discover deeper parts of yourself you didn’t know. It is an inward hero’s journey, taking you to wonderful places and like any transformational experience, gives you a new stronger sense of who you are. Sometimes it is very subtle, sometimes really extraordinary, one thing I can guarantee Your Life Will Change.  One of my former students said it best “my life was like a submarine and this opened up my hatch.”  We could all use some hatch opening I suspect and what more gentle, fun, easy way to do just that.

It is really powerful to do this as a group and see everyone’s paintings and watch them change over the weekend.  It is probably why so many students take it several times.  We learn so much from each other as we paint together and share our experience.  It is a way to recharge. There is no right or wrong way to do this and you need no previous art experience, you have all the skill you need. If you can hold a paintbrush the process with do the rest. We are all creative it just hasn’t been nurtured in our lives.  Intuitive Painting is perfect for that.

All you have to do is wear old clothes you can get paint on, bring a sac lunch and I will provide the rest.  If you are a professional artist I highly recommend a weekend like this to re-spark your art. This is about the spirit within you not better techniques of art.  If you are a writer what better way to explore your personal myths for future development.  Great stories come out of these paintings.  The important thing is to not think about that when your doing the process.  “First you paint, let the spirits come to you, then you relate.”

The workshop goes from 10 to 5 on Saturday and Sunday, All art materials I provided and the cost is really reasonable, $160 for both the days. I keep the classes small, limited to 8 students.  Let me know right away if you want to join.

So is it time to do something creative for yourself and join fellow travelers on this journey Invoking the Spirits Within?  We all have creative parts of us wanting to be let out and help us with our lives, let the process begin.  Remember when you were a child, no one had to teach you to paint, and when you painted you didn’t care what anyone else was painting or what they though. You just painted what you wanted, it is kinda like that. I love what someone said once “No one ever doesn’t like a child’s painting.”  This is true, because there is no ego involved it just pure expression.  Get ready for a weekend like that.

To register just email me or message me on Facebook and I will add you to the list.  If you have taken my workshop before you get a discount and can repeat the weekend for $100. Look forward to painting with you, holding the space and meeting your spirits within.

If you have any questions please feel free to email me or call 503 734-6516.  Attached are two paintings from a previous workshop a few years ago.  Might be fun to make up a story about them and what myth might be going on.  They came from not knowing, not having a plan but as you can see they hold so much.  We are going to have fun.

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Announcing New 2013 February INTUITIVE PAINTING WORKSHOP “Developing Intuition In Your Art” Learn how using more intuition can imporve your Art and Life- Feb 23-24 at my Studio, Portland Or.

Posted in Art Workshops, Developing Intuition, Inner Wisdom, Intuitive Painting, Intuitive Process Painting Workshop, Process Painting, Shamanic Art, Study Groups with tags , , , on January 5, 2013 by Carolyn Winkler

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As we go into the New Year of 2013 more and more of us are changing the way we do things.  What we need more of this coming year is intuition and how to utilize it in our art and life.  Whether that is painting, writing, dance or even therapy with clients.  Intuitive Painting can open up areas of your consciousness not available to your conscious mind.  This new way of knowing can help you figure out and solve lots of problems you haven’t been able to so far. This is about self discovery, the unknown and not having a plan.  Look for the surprises that come, they have the answers you seek.

Carl Jung and Malcolm Westcot the main researcher in Intuition of our day gave this description of a person that is Intuitive. 11 reasons to develop more intuition in your life and take my workshop.
Intuitive people tend to be:
1. unconventional and comfortable in their unconvention
2. confident
3. self-sufficient
4. emotionally involved in abstract issues, either in intellectual, academic terms or in human values.
5. willing to explore uncertainties and entertain doubts, and able to do so without fear.
6. able to reject or accept criticism as necessary
7. willing to change in ways they deemed appropriate
8. resistant to outside control and direction
9. independent
10. foresighted
11. spontaneous

Join me and a small group of painters for a wonderful weekend of self discovery, inner growth and greater creativity through paint.   The cost is $160 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 show you how to access the deep well of your intuition.   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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