|Pam -n- Rosie Team
Pam -n- Rosie are coming back as a Team Twice !
be a second offering of this program in 2018. Dates TBD soon. A limited number of participants for each workshop.
Wabi-Sabi II, Save the dates,
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Wabi Sabi Pamela Paulsrud & Rosie Kelly
This spring the focus at Whispering Woodlands with Rosie Kelly and Pamela
Paulsrud will be on Wabi-Sabi, the Eastern aesthetic centered on the acceptance of transience and imperfection. What better
place and time than the northern woodlands to entrain our bodies to the healing frequencies and harmonies of nature? What
better place to immerse yourself in the early summer beauty and appreciation of cosmic order?
Meditative exercises and the observance of new and old growth will inspire journaling and painting. Observation of
sound and silence, color and form will inform pages as they layer with a variety of materials and processes.
Without preconceived ideas, we will explore the kind of beauty we are most
deeply drawn to.
Author Leonard Koren says: "Beauty
is a complex of exciting, pleasurable sensations primarily emanating from things that make us feel more alive and connected
to the world. Often these feelings are accompanied by a compelling sense of truth, goodness and love."
Two projects/structures will be developed incorporating Wabi-Sabi elements.
reading: Leonard Koren's book, Wabi-Sabi for Artists, Designers, Poets & Philosophers and Wabi-Sabi:
Further Thoughts by Leonard Koren (Mar 17, 2015)
Fri. June 22nd, Sat. June 23rd,
and Sun. June 24th
9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. $450/$10
Wabi Sabi Supply List
Updating images soon.
|Pam Paulsrud Untitled 2
Pamela Paulsrud is a visual
artist. In creating both intimate pieces and large-scale installations, her work as a papermaker, calligrapher, book artist
and collaborator has been recognized internationally. Her exploration in energy and vibration, letters and lines,
her love of the land, the earth and it's resonance, inspires both her work and her life.
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Rosie Kelly - Love of language prompted Rosie's interest in word-art. She has studied with master teachers in the lettering
and book arts over decades. The handmade book appeals to her because of its tactile properties and its many design possibilities
and challenges. Several of her handmade books are included in the permanent collection of the Newberry Library in Chicago.
Calligraphy guilds in Japan and New Zealand have invited her to teach, which she accepted with joy. She has taught
for calligraphy guilds across the US. Her instructional book: Beyond Paste Paper: Artists' Books was published in 2012.
Rosie plays with word, line, color and shape because she must. Her Muse insists.
For those who
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