As artists, we constantly explore perception and use various mental states to create. We rarely examine these states as a conscious choice. Many cultures celebrate the contemplative artist who creates from a mind of deep inner peace. This is the wellspring of all sacred and healing arts. Join Khenmo Drolma for an exploration of working within meditative states. You will be given basic meditation and mindfulness instructions and simple exercises to learn how to locate and work from oceanic stillness. This course is for all levels of experience, especially those tired of the myth of the tortured artist! Materials: brush or pen and ink and news print
Khenmo Drolma is a former Professor of Art, now a Buddhist nun for 20 years. She holds a MFA from the University of Pennsylvania and was a Professor of Art in sculpture at the Maine College of Art for 15 years and 5 years at the University of Maine at Orono. She regularly speaks at interfaith organizations and corporations, most recently Google. She has studied with some of the great Tibetan masters of our time and created art for monasteries and the Tibetan people including a life-size equestrian statue of King Songsten Gonpo in India.
Brush or pen and ink and news print pad.