Daphne Odjig, Confluence/Spiritual Confluence, 1978, acrylic on canvas, 81.3 cm x 101.5 cm
Purchased with Funds from the Raymond Best Bequest for Canadian Historical Art, 2018, 2018.015
This art directive derives from Linda Norvick, and encourages us to rediscover our authentic vision through resist. Together we will explore any resistant thoughts that arise during the creative process, and practice stepping back into our circle of power - that energizes our opinions and attitudes.
“Power is strength and the ability to see
Yourself through your own eyes and not through the eyes of another.
It is being able to place a circle of power at your own feet
And not take power from someone else’s circle.”
- Agnes Elk
For This Session You Will Need:
- Oil Pastels
- Watercolour Paper
- Watercolour Paint
- Paint Brushes
- Use colour and line to create your power circle.
- Use oil pastel and begin to create the circle outline intuitively. Pressing hard, this represents our power. Create designs that you feel drawn to express.
- Apply watercolour paint, and notice the resistance and magical properties as you flow into your power circle.
- Remember to let LOVE (listening, opening, valuing, and expressing) lead the way. Art is Love:
- L is for listening to life with love
- O is for opening to life with love
- V is for valuing life with love
- E is for expressing life with love
- Journal Prompt: My circle of power is…
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