In this workshop you will be guided through an art-making process inspired by the Japanese aesthetic philospophy, wabi-sabi, pulling inspiration from the ordinary using Haiku Poems as our guide.
Throughout the creative process you will work to embrace the gifts to be found in imperfection & the mistakes that add to the beauty + history of your piece. You will nurture your inner artist & awaken to new ways of seeing yourself & the world around you.
The workshop will begin with a brief 15-minute introduction to the Wabi-sabi aesthetic philosophy & its elements of design. Then you will be guided through a time of creative introspection using haiku poetry to spark our creative imaginations.
By the end of the session, you will have created & completed 3 small abstract paintings on paper using oil paint + cold wax to take with you, as well as takeaways from the process that will last a life-time.
This experience is designed for all artistic levels. No artistic training necessary.
This workshop is free.
Donations are welcomed.
These workshops normally cost $85 per person, and your donations allow us to keep offering these to the community.
Donations can be made via the HFHTX website or the night of to support the ongoing ministries of HFHTX in the area of theology + the arts.