Meditative Art Visual Journaling is a way to express and record life’s experiences, explore thought processes and feelings, emotional reactions, or our inner world – visually and verbally. There are many ways to create visual journals. By committing to the visual journaling process, one can learn how to access our inner language of imagery and express it both visually and verbally, while exploring the connection between image and word.
Uses: Positive Visualization, Visualizing Intentions, Making statements visual, Recording: thoughts, ideas, current events, trips, holidays, venting, naval gazing, Visual awareness, observation, recording natural and man-made phenomena, Working with various art media, Working with elements and principles of design.
Benefits of Meditation and Art Meditation
- Stress reduction/relaxation
- Improves self-confidence and self-esteem
- Helps to reconnect with ourselves
- Helps grounding and calming
- Improves concentration
- Can be used to visualize goal achievement
- Releases negative emotions/negative thought patterns
- Stimulate creative thought processes for inventive solutions
Mediative Art Journaling Course – January, 2018
Meditative Art Journaling - led by Irene Naested. NAESTED STUDIO, 1124 - 15TH ST. NW - www.irenenaested.com 8 - SATURDAYS, JAN. 13, 2018, 10:00 – 12:00 PM = $295.00 OR - 8 - SUNDAYS, JAN. 14, 2018, 1:00 – 3:00 = $295.00 large art journal included plus art supplies...
Art in the Garden – ‘a new day to create’
as with the sunflower look to the sun as it rises to begin a new day to create - irene.naested
Cabo San Lucas, February, 2017
I spent last week in Cabo San Lucas at an all inclusive. Lovely week, only to return to Calgary to -29 degrees and lots of snow. Needless to say I suffered from "Climate Change".
Meditative Journaling through images & word by Irene Naested
Please go to the Alexandra Writers website to register for this course led by Irene Naested http://www.alexandrawriters.org/what-we-offer/courses/ Meditative Journaling by Irene Naested MONDAYS - 7-9 PM - JANUARY 9, 2017 (8 WEEKS) Start the new year, 2017, with...
Studio Party & Art in the Garden, Sept.18, Huge Success
Studio Party & Art in the Garden Show and Sale held on September 18, 2016 was a huge success with twenty-two artists and authors showing, discussing and selling their work. Approximately 300 people came to enjoy the fair-like atmosphere on the lovely, sunny day.
Eirene & The Sparrow – A Fable
Eirene is an artist, author, poet, and scientist, whether at her easel, desk, or lab table. She is drawn to natural phenomena that impress her as if she were in a fairy tale or fable. We first meet Eirene when she has just turned thirteen years old. At the time of...