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Recent Interviews; You can now hear the recordings.

This past week I did two hour-long interviews. They were recorded so you can still hear them. The first was through Layers of Health. It is only available now through purchase of the CD series. It was a great in-depth interview, and many of the people in the series are founders of specific healing modalities. The second interview was with… Continue

Posted on December 9, 2009 at 11:00am

The 'Sweat Lodge' Gathering

Yesterday the region had ALL TIME record breaking heat - 103 degrees in Seattle. I don't know what it hit here, but we are cooking. Thank goodness for the deep coolness of the Sanctuary. It was silent day and we spread out all over the land. About 11 people came with me to the old growth forest and beach. When we met in the sanctuary at 4, we sat together in the deep silence. It felt like we should just stay in the stillness so we extended silence until dinner. this group is able to hold the… Continue

Posted on July 30, 2009 at 8:16am

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My interest is in
Touch Drawing Personal Use, SoulCards Personal Use, Facilitating Touch Drawing, Facilitating SoulCards
What brings you to an interest in Touch Drawing or SoulCards?
Well, somewhat of a calling - In 1974 I came upon the process in what i could call a 'creative revelation' - while choosing to follow a playful impulse to move my fingers on a paper towel in the printshop - rather than wipe the ink of the printing plate. I felt an enormous rush of energy move through me as my fingertips moved upon the page. As I pulled the paper towel off the ink, I saw the natural lines that had appeared from the pressure of my fingertips on the underside. Amidst childlike joy and play, I also realized that this was a universal creative process that was emerging from 'somewhere' to be available for a new stage of human creative expression and consciousness. Pretty big vision for a graduating art student! I had a sense that I was being called to share this process. This 'calling' has shaped my life, leading to this wonderful online community! I cannot spread this process all alone! YOU have an important part to play!
My experience applies to:
Therapy, Art, Creativity, Education, Spiritual, Intuitive, Childbirth, Expressive Arts, Creative Art Therapy, Organizational, Other
Other areas of interest & experience
I see myself as the 'Touch Drawing Generalist'. My hope is to put the process into the hands of people who bring it into their own special area of focus, in their own ways! I have another personal member page where I focus on my own personal work with Touch Drawing.
Have you done Touch Drawing?
Yes
How did you find out about the Touch Drawing Community?
Ha! I created it!
Have you facilitated Touch Drawing?
Yes
In what setting have you facilitated?
13 Touch Drawing Gatherings, Adjunct professor at California Institute of Integral Studies, Adjunct Wisdom University, Omega Institute, Esalen Institute, American Art Therapy Association Conferences, International Expressive Art Therapy Association Conferences, numerous other settings over the years.
I attended the Annual Touch Drawing Gathering on Whidbey Island, Washington
2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997
Share a special experience with Touch Drawing or SoulCards.
The blog on my personal page is used as an image gallery to share only Touch Drawings. I am using the blog on this page to share new edges in my own process, experiences facilitating Touch Drawing, and other creative adventures. You can read the story of how I discovered Touch Drawing here Read about the creation of SoulCards here.
Do you facilitate SoulCards with others?
Yes
If so, with whom and how?
As part of my Touch Drawing workshops.
Is there anything else you would like us to know about you?
Go to my website http://www.touchdrawing.com. My soul resides there :-)
City, state, zip and/or region and country
Langley, Washington, 98260
My website is
http://www.touchdrawing.com
Another website of mine is
http://touchdrawing.ning.com

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At 7:09am on July 10, 2011, Dottie Doucette said…
Do you ever do a workshop near Peabody,Ma? Dottie2674@comcast.net
At 6:52pm on August 28, 2010, Sarah Brodie said…
Indeed! I really enjoyed listening to you! I'm still catching up with some of the speakers, I liked the format, so relaxed. Thanks for creating this space, and of course, for sharing your techniques.
 
 
 

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