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PORTRAITS IN A PANDEMIC: Circe Olson Woessner

May 30, 2020

Join Circe Olson Woessner for part one of her [Self] Portraits in a Pandemic workshop. This podcast is brought to you by the Museum of the American Military Family & Learning Center through a grant from NM Arts as part of a series of workshops, town halls and exhibits in our addiction/recovery series.

“Self” Portraits Materials Needed: Watercolor paper and water color paints and any combination of: markers, colored pencils, tempera, ink, “puff” paint, stickers, magazine letters, glue sticks or glue or anything else you want…

Elements to incorporate into your portrait:

  • Title of a favorite book
  • An expression you use a lot
  • A line from a favorite poem or scripture
  • Things you love: people, animals, places
  • A flower
  • Something which brings you peace & contentment

 Something that symbolizes:

  • Where you live now
  • Where is “home”
  • A favorite animal or your spirit guide
  • Your heritage
  • Your roles
  • Who you really are
  • A challenge you have overcome
  • Your talent(s)

 Colors to include in your portrait:

  • Red-Security (I am)
  • Orange-Creativity (I feel)
  • Yellow-Confidence (I do)
  • Green-Love/compassion (I love)
  • Blue-Communication(I talk)
  • Indigo-Intuition/imagination (I see)
  • Purple- Interconnection/spirituality(I understand)

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