Pulling from the Past into Print: Exploring Goddess Symbols
Instructors: Lorna Cahall, Lloyd McMullen and Julie Winter
June 28 – 30, 2019
Friday 6 – 8 pm
Saturday 9am – 4pm
Sunday 9am – 2pm
Delve into the mystery of The Bird Goddess and winged images from Old Europe through the Bronze Age. Weekend opens with a talk by Lorna Cahall exploring the marks and images of the sacred feminine starting with the remarkable finds of the archaeologist Marija Gimbutas in her book The Living Goddesses.
– explore icons through adding the tools of image transfer, drypoint and monotype printmaking to your art arsenal,
– learn how to pursue symbols and language as you add depth to your work and pull out your own visual interpretation of the aspect of spirituality encoded in the images,
– add layers of meaning with three methods of image transfer, and
– work in a community of artists learning/sharing/creating art in the well-equipped studio at Bend Art Center.
$140 studio member/ $175 non-studio member
Supply fee $20 (to be paid at workshop)