Florence Thomas Art School


Florence Thomas Art School
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Florence Thomas Art School

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Aug 17 2018


01:00 PM - 05:00 PM



Expressive Arts with Pat Morrison

All Levels
All Materials Provided

Whispers of Expression

This workshop will integrate art and healing in the context of community. Participants will experience an afternoon of expressive arts exploration!  We will create and fill simple books with ecoprints, ‘whispers from nature’.  Listening to personal soul whispers will provide inspiration to use materials to embellish a vessel to house special ‘whispers’ created.

Eco printing goes by many names and can be done in many different ways. At its root, eco printing refers to the act of directly applying plants to textiles to alter color, apply color and create interesting designs.

**Those attending the workshop may want to bring magazines, magazine images, photos, etc. for personalizing their box collage. Materials available to use include a cigar box, paint, brushes, papers, colored pencils, pastels, glues and mod podge.

 “We listen and breezes from a whole other world begin to whisper.” 
-James Carroll

“The inspiration you seek is already within you. Be silent and listen.”

This workshop is held each year as a part of the Corey Anne Celebration of Women in the Arts.  Read more about this celebration.  Corey Anne was an advocate of the Expressive Arts that include these disciplines of art…..visual, movement, music, drama and writing/poetry.

Workshop Teacher

  • Pat Morrison

    Pat Kincheloe Morrison is a creative spirit, an educator, and an expressive artist who creates unique pottery, sculptures and mixed media inspired by nature and whimsy. Her education includes undergraduate degrees in Special Education and Art Education, as well as a Masters in Art Education and a graduate certificate in Expressive Arts Therapy.  In her “reFirement” from teaching art, ceramics, and clay therapy at ACHS and ASU, she continues to enjoy her lifelong passions of art and teaching!

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