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Autumn 2017

We are back for another session – September to November 2017 A bit of a sampler from the first class….      

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something I wanted to do

I first heard about Reckless Painting guest blog from Julia Weisser, Montréal, QC …from my friend Brenda. I was visiting Vancouver and sharing my latest career plan with her: to start a private practice (I’m a social worker) focusing on … Continue reading

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Development of Creativity – by Letting Go

A recent tweet/re-tweet led me to a very complicated article about creativity.* Luckily, another link led to something a bit more tangible; Development of creativity. I’ve always had a great interest in “creativity” and how it can sometimes be out … Continue reading

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please refer to yourself as an ‘artist’

Welcome to Reckless Painting if you don’t already, please refer to yourself as an ‘artist’ “Everybody is talented, original and has something important to say.” Brenda Ueland 1938 as often as possible, try not to think about painting while painting … Continue reading

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Bring your genius self to painting class

Blurring the crisp edges of your world can help your genius-self achieve greater clarity in work, life and relationships. Reckless Painting can help by blurring the brain’s expectations through unexpected directions, inspiring u-turns and fun re-adjustments to distract the internal editor. … Continue reading

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if you can walk…

If you can walk, you can dance. If you can talk, you can sing.* If you can hold a brush, you can apply paint to the sheet. What an interesting saying. I’ve always believed that it’s addressing the unspoken ‘well’ usually accompanying people’s guarded … Continue reading

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we paint on each other’s work

People aren’t all that sure what they can expect at a Reckless Painting class – and actually, that’s not a bad thing. Although a lot of what goes on is designed to distract the mind from ‘general predictability’, one thing … Continue reading

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