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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 […]

Painting Outside the Lines

Painting Outside the Lines

It is time to reclaim that which every child knows and is taught to forget: the essential right to create without interference or shame. In creative or spontaneous painting, the defining moment is when you face the […]