Sat, 18 Nov|
Botanical Print Mandala Workshop with Phoebe Hofsteede
Learn how to mindfully create a botanical print mandala as a meditative practice. Connect with nature & like minded individuals in a relaxing setting.
Time & Location
18 Nov 2023, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Samford Village, 48 Main St, Samford Village QLD 4520, Australia
About the event
Join Phoebe for an afternoon of designing flowers & foliage into a beautiful botanical print mandala using inks & paper.
Mandala, meaning circle in Sanskrit, is a geometric design organised around a unifying centre. Botanical mandalas reflect the circle of life and are a symbol of the ever changing seasons we face throughout life.
Participants are provided with all materials to design a botanical mandala print, using fresh flowers & foliage that will be pressed into ink and then transferred to thick artist paper stock.
Beginning with a relaxing guided meditation to calm the nervous system, participants are then guided through the meditative process of working with natural items to design their own botanical print mandala, followed by sharing & reflecting our experience & creations within the group once designs are complete.
Included in the workshop ticket:
- A guided meditation
- A sensory experience using natural materials
- An A4 sized artwork to take home
- Herbal tea
- Space to relax, reflect and to like minded people
What to bring:
- Clothes that can get dirty/ink on them, or an apron
- Optional: journal to record any ideas, thoughts or feelings that arise
What you learn:
- How to calm the mind with meditation
- How to use natural objects to create patterns & designs
- Practise fine motor skills & design skills
Phoebe Hofsteede is a mixed media artist and creative art therapy practitioner based in the Moreton Bay area, who has been practising art for over 15 years. Phoebe creates unique artworks using real pressed flowers, collage and paint overlaying her photographs of landscapes, still life or portraits. As a creative art therapy practitioner, Phoebe shares her love of healing through art & nature directly with clients, guiding them to understand how creative expression aids the mind-body connection in order to heal physically, mentally & spiritually.
Phoebe’s services include group workshops, as well private individual sessions where she is able to support each client through their own creative expression and exploration.