Courses – 2020

“I was surprised at the progress I made in such a short time…” Charlotte 
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In light of the current situation, studio sessions are currently paused and classes are offered online.  The online platform has proved to be very successful and offers an easy and intimate learning experience in the comfort of your own home.  We look forward to resuming live sessions as soon as circumstances allow. 

 

A DIFFERENT APPROACH TO DRAWING AND PAINTING
-for beginners and experienced artists
Learn more than just technique!  In these classes, you will:
– focus on the creative process itself
– learn to tap into your unique artist flow
– integrate inner exploration with creative expression grounded in skill  development
– combine meditation with your art making 
– explore exercises that tap into the creative, right side of your brain
– step outside your comfort zone
– take risks
– create artworks from the inside-out
– learn technique
– develop a deeper seeing
– transform your perceptual skills
– build your confidence
– have fun :

 

AWAKEN YOUR INNER ARTIST AND TAP INTO YOUR CREATIVE FLOW!
-monthly full day workshops
For those of you who would like an uninterrupted day to indulge your creative spirit hone your skills and focus on a painting of your own choice. The full day is a great opportunity to loosen up and learn stretch and build on your technique as you build your confidence.  We will begin the day with meditation and guided exercises specifically designed to free up your mark making, develop your perceptual skills and tap into your creative flow.
The afternoon is free for you to develop the morning’s studies or work on a painting of your choice. Charcoal, paper, and light refreshments are included. Suitable for beginner and experienced. A great opportunity to build your artistic confidence and have fun in a relaxed and supportive group.
Plein aire sessions also available. Saturdays:10am – 4pm. August 29th, September 12th, October 17th, November 14th, December 12th  

 

LUNCHTIME TOP-UPS DURING LOCKDOWN
– weekly sessions
Weekly top-ups to help you stay on track with your artmaking.  An hour and a half group mentoring sessions, to give you the chance to check in, ask questions, receive guidance and move through blocks, so you can continue on with your paintings in your own time.
Tuesdays – 12 – 1:30pm,  August 18, 25th, September 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th  

 


” EVERY CHILD IS AN ARTIST, THE PROBLEM IS, HOW TO REMAIN AN ARTIST ONCE THEY GROW UP, ”   PICASSO
-weekly classes
This 6 week x 3 hour course includes deepening your perceptual skills, exercises to help access the right hemisphere of your brain, along with technique development as students explore a variety of mediums. The classes are relaxed and supportive, enabling you to delve deep inside your creative self, move through creative blocks, take risks with your work and have fun! 
A special emphasis is on tapping into your creative flow, to paint with greater authenticity and confidence. Along with mindfulness exercises for a wholistic approach to the artist process.  A variety of subject areas will be explored such as still life, the figure, portrait and free choice with guided instruction and a focus on developing your unique vision.  A great opportunity to open yourself to art.
Dates to be announced.

 

FINDING YOUR DIRECTION – private one on one coaching
Great for beginners, just starting out or those with experience, to work through creative blocks, and refine and deepen their unique direction and line of inquiry in their work. A great opportunity to access professional guidance specific to your drawing and painting needs. These tailor made individualized sessions, help you move through blocks, connect deeply with your natural, creative spirit and allow you to express more freely and authentically.
Connect with your inner artist, tap into the creative flow and express yourself through technique and skill development.
Day and evening times available.  

 

ART AND MINDFULNESS – perfect for schools and corporate sector
Art and Mindfulness are especially relevant and powerful tools in today’s unsettled and transitional climate.  With consultation and discussion, I work with you and design a program to suit the individual and group requirements of your company.  These personal and professional development sessions, promote creative thinking, problem solving, destressing, relaxing, stepping outside your comfort zone, risk taking, drawing and painting technique and building confidence in a fun and supportive way.

 

Contact Dawn for further details:
E dawn@dawncsutoros.com        M+61 (0) 422 391 202