ARTbundance Coach Training – P.E.A.C.E. Project

I am really enjoying this process, training to be an ARTbundance Coach (through Artella)! It has been quite a soul-searching experience. We were introduced to the nine principles of ARTbundance, and our ARTsignment for this particular week was called a P.E.A.C.E. Project (Principles Expressed Artistically, Creatively and Enthusiastically!). For my P.E.A.C.E. Project, I chose to try a fun coloring-book idea based on my new fun marker style I’ve developed lately. It took a lot of brainstorming and self-exploration to get to the final pieces, and one of them I’m still not satisfied with, but for the most part I’ve completed the project and wanted to share a few images for my coloring “play”book (workbook):


Artist’s Way Women’s Retreat coming up!

Create-A-Way logoThis September I am planning my second Artist’s Way Women’s Retreat at Lakeside, Ohio (Sept.25-27, 2009). Last year we had a wonderful, blessed weekend, and this year I’m looking forward to another wonderful experience!

This year we have the following workshops, held on Saturday, September 26:

9:00 – 11:00am WORKSHOPS (choose one):

  1. “Signs & Wonders” by Wendy Fedan
  2. “Drawing From Nature” by Kristen Boyesen

1:00 – 3:00pm WORKSHOPS (choose one):

  1. “Writing With The Angels” by Carol A. Adams
  2. “Zetti Papercraft Workshop” by Jenny Barnett Rohrs

3:30 – 5:30pm WORKSHOPS (choose one):

  1. “The Gifts of Poetry” by Carolyn Koesters
  2. “Collage Journaling” by Judith Angelo

And from 8:00-9:00pm Saturday we’ll have an optional “Mindful Crafting” session with Jenny Barnett Rohrs ( Her session last year was a great success – people didn’t want to leave!

If you have interest in registering, here’s a direct link to my webpage to download the registration or to register using Paypal.