Take a break and tap into your creative flow! Courses which nurture your creative expression and inner exploration, grounded in skill development.
source Dawn has been teaching for over 20 years, and firmly believes in the potential of the creative process for transformational change. She loves to guide students to develop their authentic vision and build confidence to step outside their comfort zones and take risks with their work.
go site Learn to tap into your unique creative flow as you explore and develop new techniques and deeper ways of seeing. These unique programs have produced wonderful results, and many students are now exhibiting and selling their paintings, and best of all, are recovering their creative spirit.
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NEW!! – live, interactive zoom
Unleash your creativity, develop your skills, find your artistic voice, build your confidence, establish your style and have fun! Four sessions to introduce you to the foundations of drawing. You will begin in black and white, using charcoal and developing your perceptual skills looking at tonal values, positive and negative space and texture. Then, exploring colour theory and impressionism using coloured soft pastels.
The four, weekly, two hour zoom sessions are live and interactive, allowing for maximum participation and engagement. They’re relaxed and supportive and fun.
Great for beginners and those who want to get back into their creative journey.
Dates : Thursday 23rd, 30th November, 7th, 14th December
Time: 10am – 12pm
In Person Full Day Workshop – Sunshine Coast
Join us on the beautiful Sunshine Coast for a full day immersion into your creative expression. A day to connect with your creative flow, short guided exercises, longer drawings. The workshop will follow up and further develop the four zoom sessions.
It is also open to students who have not attended the online program. Suitable for beginners and those with experience.
This 8-week program welcomes those experienced and those who are ready to begin their artistic adventure. You will move through guided exercises, short drawing and painting studies, and onto longer paintings of your choice. A number of subject matter – still life, landscape, and portrait are explored through the mediums of charcoal, pastel, collage, and paint.
Build your confidence, stretch out of your comfort zone, reconnect to your creative flow, and have fun, in a relaxed and supportive atmosphere. A fabulous way to keep your creative juices flowing and continue your artist’s journey.
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 choice. These workshops are a great opportunity to loosen up and learn, and develop your technique, as you build your confidence and have fun in a relaxed and supportive group within a variety of different locations – painting by the beach, sketching in city laneways, creative expression in the bush.
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 practice. A great opportunity to access professional mentoring 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.
Day and evening times are available online at times to suit you.
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Art and Mindfulness are powerful processes and vehicles for change, especially relevant today. With consultation and discussion, I work with you to design a program to suit the requirements of individuals and groups. These personal and professional development sessions, promote creative thinking, problem-solving, destressing, stepping outside your comfort zone, risk-taking, and deeper seeing through inner reflection and drawing and painting. Ultimately building confidence in a fun and supportive way.
I am very excited to offer you a one-week art retreat in Queensland in one of the most beautiful settings in the world. Seven days to immerse yourself in recovering your creative spirit: combining inner reflection, with creative expression, grounded in skill development. Relaxed, supportive, and fun. More details coming soon.