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Absence & Presence | Louisville, KY


Lettering as landscape   – L Doctor sketchbook

Lettering as landscape   – L Doctor sketchbook

An extra class has been added– the Jan 6 & 7 class is full.

Don't insist on going
where you think you want to go

Ask the way to the spring.

– Rumi

The theme for 2018 is absence and presence.  The blank page, the white canvas– these are universal symbols of absence for the writer, painter, calligrapher, or maker. Fear and doubt often rise to the surface. It is humbling. How, I wonder, can I ever improve on the possibility inherent in this nothingness? 

Absence is the creative force, the initiation, the spark, for the making of anything "new".

In this class we will enter the temenos, the protected place of our making, and invoke the muse, our imagination and inner imagery. The class will be structured with periods of silence and guided exercises in writing, painting, and calligraphy.

All levels of experience are welcome.

Class size limited to 10.

To register, call Preston Arts:  502-454-9954