Messy, Magical, Art-Making Muse Date
Time & Location
About The Event
Kissing the Muse is participating in Creativity & Wellbeing Week 2021, sponsored by London Arts and Health and the Culture, Health & Wellbeing Alliance. This particular workshop is dedicated to Covid-19 relief efforts in India. Instead of making a sliding scale payment to Kissing the Muse through this website, I encourage you to donate directly to any of the following charitable organizations, or to one of your own favorites:
Or, if you prefer, can also purchase a Muse Date ticket through this website and I will make a donation on your behalf (minus the 2.5% platform fee my website charges me for all ticket sales).
If you could use a little creative self-care at the moment, (and want to show you care while you're at it), then this is the perfect opportunity to do both!
During this 2.5-hour creative encounter, you will embrace your muse through a unique "kissing practice” that combines active imagination, collage-making, creative writing, and story-sharing. The muse is a mirror of your inner artist. She reflects your innate creative potential. It doesn’t matter whether you dabble with watercolor, or cake frosting, write poetry or prose, or can't draw a stick figure to save your sister, kissing your muse will illuminate your unique, creative path to happiness.
Muse Date ticket: €10-€25 sliding scale donation to COVID-19 emergency relief in India
YOU WILL NEED THE FOLLOWING ART MATERIALS:
• a few old magazines (4-6 is ideal)*
• a glue stick (regular glue, paste, or even tape in a pinch)
• a pair of scissors (or rip with your hands)
• several sheets of A4 or 8.5 x 11 paper (or anything on hand)
• pen, pencil, and something to write on
• phone or laptop with ZOOM enabled https://zoom.us/download
*if you don't have any magazines lying around the house, get creative! What could you use for collage material instead? Old t-shirts, books? Newspapers or mail? Wrapping paper? Surprise us!
ABOUT THE FACILITATOR:
Robbyn Layne McGill forged her messy, magical, art-making career path by chasing her passions, wandering wildly, and kissing her muse. She holds a Master of Fine Arts degree in New Practices (painting and cinema) from San Francisco State University (2006), a Master of Arts degree in Transpersonal Psychology from John F. Kennedy University (2013), and a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism from the University of Kansas (1993). She currently lives in Amsterdam with her British boyfriend and Dutch cat and works as a writer/editor.
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