Fri 04 Mar 2022
5 Week Course
£120* | £100* Concession
Creative Journaling is a wonderful way of gathering and exploring creative ideas through image and the written word. It can also be a vehicle to look within as a way of overcoming creative challenges. It may be a medium, an image, a poem or text or a memory triggered which awakens the creative urge . the key is to be open to receiving the inspiration.
Let me take you on a journey, on this 5 week course you will be guided and supported to unleash your imagination and compile a journal documenting your creative thought process, with a view to inspiring future creations, be they written, audio or visual. Although this course leans towards the visual, poetry and prose will be woven into the journey.
This is a great opportunity to meet other creative and share ideas experience and support. Join us with an open heart. The creative process can at times be exposing and uncomfortable as well as great fun and hugely rewarding. This course offers a non- judgemental space for people to play. Everything is optional.
An A5 journal is provided in the cost of the course along with all basic materials.
WEEK 1: INTRODUCTION
Homework: Collect things to bring for Week 2. Collage materials, photos that inspire you.
WEEK 2: CONTINUING THE JOURNEY
Homework: Collect things to bring for Week. A piece of prose or poetry that has inspired you.
WEEK 3: EXPLORING THE EMPTINESS
Homework: Collect things to bring for Week 4. Textured materials for relief printing.
WEEK 4: EXPLORATION OF IDEAS
WEEK 5: TAKING STOCK
Henrietta studied Fine Art Printmaking at Glasgow School of Art in the late 1980s and recently graduated with an MA in Painting from Plymouth College of Art. She has been painting and creating ever since, exhibiting in the West Country, Bristol, Scotland and London and in 2018 was included in in the Tate Exchange programme at Tate Modern.
Working primarily in oils her subject matter has shifted over recent years from atmospheric landscapes and still life to a more conceptual exploration of human connection. Creative journaling has always been an integral part of her practice.
Henrietta has many years of experience in supporting people of all ages in their creative process, and also teaches Hua-Qigong, an ancient Chinese practice of cultivating creative energy.
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Workshop attendees get 10% off all food and hot drinks at the Café Bar.