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Live the Question: Exploring Line, Letters, Paint and Texture through Rilke


  • Preston Arts Center 3048 Bardstown Road Louisville, KY, 40205 United States (map)
Sketchbook studies using shell, brush, pen, watercolor & ink L Doctor

Sketchbook studies using shell, brush, pen, watercolor & ink
L Doctor

Our source of inspiration for this class is Rilke’s poetry, and his universal wisdom in Letters to a Young Poet. Together we will create an atmosphere of inquiry and hands-on exploration of text using pens, brushes, shells and any other tools for making marks. The physical act of writing is a way to explore and deepen meaning.  What does Rilke mean about time, about understanding, when he says:

"Live the questions now. Perhaps you will then gradually, without noticing it, live along some distant day into the answer.”

We will document our exploration in a small book.

Space is reserved for those students who can attend both full days, and leave their cell phones behind.

This class is full, to get on the wait list, register below.

To Register call Preston Art Center: 502-454-9954
Class size limited to 10.

CLICK HERE for a class materials list.