Working together for a better world...
November 21 10.00-4.00
We have already begun to prepare ourselves for the darkening days and colder months as we journey towards the end of the year and the shortest days. It is important to embrace the balance of light and dark, outside as well as within us and we can discover and understand so much more about ourselves by using the creative lifeforce that exists in us all.
This workshop aims to encourage everyone to explore their own artistic mark making, using movement of free-flowing drawings to examine your own connections with nature and to find stability during the darker months. There is opportunity to reflect and share your wayfinding with others in small groups throughout the day. Everyone is welcome even if you have never picked up a brush in your life; this is an opportunity to let go, be authentic and find your creative energy in a non-judgemental space. Some of the day will be spent outside; this can be your garden, balcony or even an open window. You will need space inside too, to make and be messy if you need to be. The day will also include meditation.
If you can set up your space and materials beforehand it will be better for you. I suggest using as much from home as possible without buying new. These are just a few ideas but collect things that you just like the look of or think you might like to have a play with. Think about colours, you might want to just use black and white:
If you have any questions or need any advice about what to bring, please contact me. Sam Lewis
Sam Lewis is a qualified art psychotherapist (HCPC registered) and has been working in private practice for ten years. Alongside art, she has an abiding love of nature so an instinctive progression over the last 5 years has taken her more and more into outdoor settings with clients; both individuals and groups. She attended the Ten Directions training at the Tariki Centre, completing in 2019 and also works as a Shinrin Yoku practitioner. She lives in the New Forest with her partner and three children. Sam's website is: www.arttherapyhampshire.co.uk