In this series of progressive workshops, the participants will learn the theory of how to take a mural from start to finish using latex paint as the main medium. They will also be encouraged to explore what Mother Nature means to them and how their relationship with Earth can translate into visual inspiration. Through a series of discussions and hands-on exercises in each class, they will expand their creativity and learn new technical skills. Collectively, they will have a chance to influence the community mural through their invaluable input and ideas. Each workshop will leave the participants with homework rooted in exploring the natural environment and journaling. In each class, they will also work on a progressive personal art piece inspired by mural painting techniques in order to create a solid painting skill set.
Natalie Very B. is an illustrator, muralist, and teacher of Polish-Canadian descent. Having grown up in a country with a strong patriarchal regime and a system of inequality, she finds solace in painting ethereal shapes of female figures that depict women as beautiful, empowered, and strong. As an immigrant artist she often explores the concept of “home” and feminism, and the deep sense of nostalgia that it brings out in her work. Her healing art workshops open people to free artistic expression in a safe environment. Upon gentle guidance, these sessions allow the participants to enjoy the spirit of creativity with a strong focus on self-reflection.
Workshop Dates & Time:
Wednesday July 15th, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Wednesday July 22nd, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Wednesday, July 29th, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Wednesday, August 5, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Participant Limit: 10 people
*Registration for this workshop is currently at capacity.