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No Way, Big Red Flower

No Way, Big Red Flower | Caroline McCartie | The Painting Experience Blog

We’re grateful to offer this guest post by Caroline McCartie, a process painter from Massachusetts. Caroline completed a three-year apprenticeship program with The Painting Experience and is a friend and facilitator of this work. An […]

Acceptance, Recovery and Process Painting

Acceptance, Recovery and Process Painting | The Painting Experience Blog

And acceptance is the answer to all my problems today. When I am disturbed, It is because I find some person, place, thing, situation -- Some fact of my life -- unacceptable to me, And […]

Process Art: Antidote to a Product Oriented World

The Painting Experience Blog | Process Art: Antidote to a Product Oriented World

I recently found myself explaining to a fellow architect who is also a professional painter the difference between product-based painting and process painting. Articulating the difference helped me to understand how profoundly I have been […]

A Glimpse of the Process

The Painting Experience Blog | A Glimpse of the Process (Anne Pechovnik)

  Every painting is unique and the process is different from person to person, day to day, even moment to moment. What follows is an exploration of the development of one painting through the lens of […]

Process Painting in the Classroom

Process Painting in the Classroom: Basics and Benefits

This way of painting is about taking risks, having an adventure, being free to explore and try new things. It’s an honor and a privilege for me to facilitate process painting in classrooms: To watch […]

Three Steps to Greater Creative Self-Compassion

Process painting and self-compassion practice

“Self-compassion entails being warm and understanding toward ourselves when we suffer, fail, or feel inadequate, rather than ignoring our pain or flagellating ourselves with self-criticism.” ~ Kristin Neff In the first part of this series […]

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