Embark on an artistic journey with Celia Forestal Smith’s ‘Rewild Your Art!- Loosen Up Your Landscapes’ workshop, where the serene Findhorn Eco-Village becomes your playground.
Venture into the eco-village and woods, collecting natural materials to craft your unique brushes. Dive into observational sketches, capturing the essence of the Nature sanctuary, cafe, and beautiful gardens. Translate these sketches into abstracted wonders in the studio, employing fun painting techniques and unconventional tools to unleash your WILD CREATIVITY. Join in the FUN and WILD EXPLORATIONS, listening and dancing to music as you paint, pass ‘the papers,’ collaging, and print with gelli plates to enhance your paintings.
Nature’s Brushwork: Create your brushes from collected natural materials, infusing your artwork with the essence of the eco-village.
Observational Sketches: Develop observational sketches of your chosen places, adding depth and connection to your creative process.
Abstracted Explorations: Employ fun painting techniques and unconventional tools to loosen up and explore your WILD CREATIVITY.
Take home: a series of abstracted wonders that vividly capture the essence and energy of the natural landscapes of gorgeous Findhorn
Lunch and materials: Enjoy inclusive leisurely lunches, providing time to refresh and exchange ideas with fellow artists. All materials are provided, ensuring you can focus on your artistic exploration without any concerns.
More about Celia Forestal Smith:
Celia Forestal Smith is a full-time artist and tutor. She has a Creative Arts degree from Nottingham University, an Advanced Diploma in Painting from Central School of Art (London), a Masters in Fine Art from Gray’s School of Art, Robert Gordon University (Aberdeen), and a Further Education and Adults Teaching Certificate.
Exhibiting and teaching for many years, Celia’s work ranges from graphic illustration to the highly abstract, capturing the spontaneous and intuitive nature of living in the moment – a type of expressive freedom. Her art is enriched with a deep appreciation for nature and landscapes, saying that “observational drawing and painting is the most effective and powerful way of deeply connecting to nature. It allows a process of slowing down, of appreciation and awe. It is soul nourishment.”