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roberta
  • 55, Female
  • east windsor, ct, 06016 USA
  • United States
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My interest is in
Touch Drawing Personal Use, SoulCards Personal Use, Facilitating Touch Drawing, Facilitating SoulCards, Deborah's Art
What brings you to an interest in Touch Drawing or SoulCards?
discovered through "Creative Awakenings"
My experience applies to:
Art, Creativity, Spiritual, Intuitive
Have you done Touch Drawing?
No but I plan to
How did you find out about the Touch Drawing Community?
"Creative Awakenings"
Have you facilitated Touch Drawing?
No
Do you facilitate SoulCards with others?
No
City, state, zip and/or region and country
broad brook, ct, 06016 USA
My website is
http://rlmstudios.blogspot.com

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At 7:54pm on July 6, 2009, Irvin knowlen said…
Hi Roberta,
Thanks for the nice words. I do have a lot of fun making Touch Drawings. This is how I get the various colors. I ink up 2 – 3 different Plexiglass with a different color on each. I also dab, usually, 2 different colors from the tube end around on the plexiglass then roll them in different directions to vary and mix the colors together until I think I like the mix. Sometimes you get more interesting results by not mixing too thoroughly.
At 5:19pm on May 26, 2009, Tanjariitta Anttila van Hoover said…
Hi Roberta! Thank you for visiting my page and for your question. Probably mostly due to my years of experience in mental health I wasn't really nervous or scared of the process of facilitating TD, in fact, I love experiential group work. I've also taken various courses in expressive arts, attended workshops, etc. and each time I pick up some new tools and skills. Over the years I've also come to trust that I don't have to control things nearly as much as I thought I needed to. The process of Touch Drawing and sharing it with others is so powerful in and of itself - your own love and belief in the process will do much to carry and create the space for others to experience it. It might be good to offer it to a few trusted and supportive friends first. I facilitated my first TD group with some women with whom I had just taken a metaphysical course and we were all "primed" to do TD together - it was powerful and gave me lots of confidence to move onto other groups. I also didn't charge the women anything as I asked for their input and feedback on my style and the overall process and I considered that payment enough. Good luck with it - just trust and take the first step.
At 7:09am on February 28, 2009, Deborah Koff-Chapin said…
Roberta, We will be mounting and color-enhancing drawings during the weekend at Omega in July.....
At 6:36am on February 28, 2009, Deborah Koff-Chapin said…
Roberta, I am so glad you are feeling inspired with your TD beginiings! Generally, I do the core image in Td itself. You can see many in their 'unenhanced' state on my website - http://www.touchdrawing.com. Go to GALLERIES and click on Interpretive Touch Drawing/conference art. There are humdrends there, most just as i ddid them in the moment with not extra color of any kind....For me, the doing of the drawing is the finding of the image. But this doesn't mean that you might not find a way of drawing in which you 'discover' images after the movement of your findgertips. I sometimes just dance my hands on the page, look at it and then see so0mething 'in potnetial' and then bri9ng it out in Touch Drawing. Then more color and refinement can be added later in other eways. I hope this is clear.
At 2:27pm on February 20, 2009, Deborah Koff-Chapin said…
Hi Roberta! Welcome to the community. I will be giving a weekend of Touch Drawing at Omega Institute in Rhinebeck, NY in July. check the events listings to the right for more info.
At 5:08am on February 20, 2009, Debra Holloway said…
One more P.S. I usually use 2-3 colors randomly dotted
on the drawing board ....images that are "raw" and unenhanced in any way include Reflections of the Goddess, Spirit HOrses, Dancing Angels, Emergence I and II (not sure if they're up yet)...
At 4:56am on February 20, 2009, Debra Holloway said…
p.s....edit to my first comment....

adding color carefully so NOT to loose the freshness of the TD!
At 4:55am on February 20, 2009, Debra Holloway said…
Hi again,

It's always wonderful to have a response to an image.
I do sell prints of my work at very reasonable prices if you
are interested...Blessings, Debra
At 4:52am on February 20, 2009, Debra Holloway said…
Hi Roberta,

All images on the site are either "raw" Touch Drawings or "enhanced" touch drawings. The more "finished" paintings are touch drawings done on tissue paper that I mount with mat medium (glue)..on either watercolor paper or
a canvas. Then I enhance the painting by adding color using pastels, water colors or acrylics....carefully...to loose the freshness and energy of the original touch drawing.

Enjoy your journey and process with Touch Drawing!
 
 
 

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