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Safe Place, Sacred Space

Process Painting Studio at The Esalen Institute | The Painting Experience

“An artmaking space is a “mishkan” a portable sanctuary. Each artist working there is alone with her image and the message it brings as well as being in a subtle communion with others in the […]

Radical Innocence

Radical Innocence | The Painting Experience Blog

The first encounter with painting is often a delight and a surprise. Each color is a delicious revelation; strangely satisfying forms appear; we’re amazed and fascinated by the mysterious images that emerge. And the room […]

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 […]

The Courage to Create

The Painting Experience Blog | The Courage to Create

Process painting gifts us with many insights and understandings that become landmarks in our own personal journey. It's not a narcissistic activity, as some might think, because by working on ourselves, we are working on […]

Process Painting : Don’t Kill the Void!

Embracing the emptiness of a blank page

The untouched surface has a special power. The void is the source of all creation. In process painting, your willingness to meet this emptiness without panic is your greatest ally. Let the blank paper challenge […]

Creative Discontent : A Talk by Stewart Cubley

Labyrinth at Breitenbush Hot Springs, by Peter Paul Rubens

Stewart Cubley and Annie Rousseau recently facilitated the seventeenth annual Painting Experience retreat at Breitenbush Hot Springs in the Oregon Cascades. This year, Stewart brought back several talks recorded live during the morning sharing circles. We thought you'd enjoy […]

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