Spontaneous Brush on Japanese Washi Papers Workshops

in Halifax, Nova Scotia

CANCELED!! 

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Meditation, relaxation, artistic freedom
 
DON'T MISS THESE HALIFAX WORKSHOPS
October 4, 2019
Bring relaxation to breath and body inviting intuition to guide us in simple movements coming from hatha and restorative yoga.
October 5-6, 2019
We will explore a ‘first thought, best thought’ approach to mark-making.
October 7, 2019
Ease of body postures, and aligning stillness and movement to discover natural imagery. Patterning, mark-making and collage will lead to artist books and cards.
More info below...

Stillness into Movement,  Movement into Stillness -  Meditation and Yoga for Creatives

 

A half day exploratory workshop with guided meditation and all level hatha yoga in preparation for ‘meditation in action’. Bring relaxation to breath and body inviting intuition to guide us in simple movements coming from hatha and restorative yoga. 

Dates: October 4, 2019

Time: 9:30 am - 1:30 pm daily

 

Location:  Halifax Shambhala Centre, 1084 Tower Rd, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Registration and Payment: To register please send an email to hmidoriy@gmail.com -- for payment see information below (click on the arrow to the right of "COSTS") and follow the instructions.

Equipment: Bring a yoga mat, blanket, yoga block and belt, water bottle and small snack for this exploratory workshop. 

IMPORTANT: No experience necessary but written confidential medical information is needed to enroll.

COSTS

Workshop Fee

Before August 31, 2019

Special introductory workshop early-bird fee

$60CAD

After August 31, 2019

Regular fee

$75CAD

Payment via e-transfer (hmidoriy@gmail.com), or by cheque made out to HM Yamada and sent to HM Yamada 1148 Goodwin Suite #101, Victoria BC V8S 5H2

 

IMPORTANT: Cancellation for emergency health reasons only and is minus 15% of workshop fee.

Contemplative Approaches to Spontaneous Brush

 

All level and intermediate participants will (continue to) explore personal gestures on various Japanese Washis. Beginning with short guided meditations, using inks, and watercolour or acrylics we will explore a "first thought, best thought" approach to mark-making. Traditional and unusual equipment used as drawing/painting implements will lead to surprising and fresh works.

Dates: Saturday, October 5 - Sunday October 6, 2019

Time: 10am-3pm

 

Location:  Canada Games Centre,  26 Thomas Raddall Dr, Halifax NS B3S 0E2 

Registration and Payment: To register please send an email to hmidoriy@gmail.com. For payment see information below (click on the arrow to the right of "COSTS") and follow the instructions.

COSTS

2-Day Workshop Fee

Before August 31, 2019

Special introductory workshop early-bird fee

$175 plus $50 non-refundable materials fee* (Japanese washi and ink)

After August 31, 2019

Regular fee

$ 195 plus $50 non-refundable materials fee* (Japanese washi and ink)

Payment via e-transfer (hmidoriy@gmail.com), or by cheque made out to HM Yamada and sent to HM Yamada 1148 Goodwin Suite #101, Victoria BC V8S 5H2

 

* Cancellation for emergency health reasons only (minus 15% workshop fee and $50 materials fee)

MATERIALS

Equipment and Materials to be brought by the student:

  • brushes - one small round, one flat, one pre-soaked calligraphy dark-haired  brush. 

  • White plastic tablecloth, cut in 2

  • newsprint 15 sheets

  • 2 plastic water containers

  • 6 pots/jars with lids for ink & washes

  • spray bottle

  • 2’ cut branch

  • duct tape for brush extension

  • aluminum foil

  • water colour tubes and/or liquid acrylics: primary red, blue and yellow plus your favourite transparents.

All other equipment and materials (Japanese Washi papers, ink, etc.) will be provided.

Contemplating the Beauty of Nature: Brush, Breath, Japanese Washi Papers

 

All level workshop and introduction to small format Japanese papers


Short guided meditations create an atmosphere for creative exploration using inks, and watercolour with a variety of Japanese washi papers, natural imagery. Patterning, mark-making and collage will lead to artist books and cards.

Dates: Monday, October 7, 2019

Time: 9am-2pm

 

Location:  Canada Games Centre,  26 Thomas Raddall Dr, Halifax NS B3S 0E2 

Registration and Payment: To register please send an email and e-transfer ($135) to hmidoriy@gmail.com. For payment details see information below (click on the arrow to the right of "COSTS") and follow the instructions.

MATERIALS

COSTS

Workshop Fee

 

$135CAD*

Payment via e-transfer (hmidoriy@gmail.com), or by cheque made out to HM Yamada and sent to HM Yamada 1148 Goodwin Suite #101, Victoria BC V8S 5H2

 

* includes registration/materials fee.

 

IMPORTANT: Cancellation for emergency health reasons only - minus $50 non-refundable registration/materials fee and 15% of the remaining workshop fee.

Participants MUST bring:

  • ruler

  • snap off knife

  • cutting mat

  • toothbrush

  • small spray bottle

  • 2 water containers,

  • 3-5 small plastic containers with lids for washes

  • 3-4 pieces of aluminum foil

  • masking tape

  • brushes- 1 flat for washes, 1 pre-soaked round calligraphy brush

 

Materials Provided:

  • High quality sumi inks

  • water colours

  • imported Japanese washis