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Creative Journaling: Colour Your World
with Kathie MacDuff

In Creative Journaling, a theme is presented and participants use words, images and a variety of mixed media techniques to unearth, explore and record their responses, thoughts and emotions. This program unites participants in hope, support and camaraderie as they journey towards creativity and spirit. In this safe creative space, negativity is banished, leaving only room for meaningful connection, self-expression and healing.  

“Sunset is still my favorite colour, and rainbow is second.” Mattie Stepanek  

Let’s open the door and reacquaint ourselves with colour. Many of us were taught that the sky is blue, the sun is yellow and no! Leaves are NOT purple! But they can be when seen in the warm glow we call summer. Our parents and teachers taught us the culturally agreed upon object colours and our ‘sensitives’ to how colour can be seen were discouraged. Let’s see if we can change that!  

Kathie MacDuff is a trained journalist and a self-taught artist. For the past 25 years, she has been teaching courses in watercolour, mixed media, paper arts and creative journaling. She conducts weekly classes in Calgary at the Good Shepherd Art Studio; at Wellspring, a cancer supportive care community where she is the Expressive Arts Team Lead and for other health centres and studies. Her vision is to facilitate journaling experiences that encourage connections, validate emotions and nourish the soul.  

 

Course fee: $335