Envision the New Year Creatively!

A Four-part Online Workshop with Sigrid


4 Wednesdays at 1 pm EST (1/13, 1/20,1/27,2/3)


4 Saturdays at 1pm EST (1/16,1/23,1/30,2/6)

Series Cost: $125 per person

CLICK HERE for materials source list 

This is the time of year when we're usually preparing to head to Tulum, Mexico for our annual New Year's Retreat. It's the perfect opportunity to escape the cold, take time to recharge and reflect on the past year (this one's been a doozy), making way for positive steps in the New Year.​ This year, however, there is no travel--so I am recreating the essence of it online with a four-part series, available to anyone who wants to join in. No passport necessary!

The ONLINE WORKSHOP will include creative writing (journaling), easy watercolor painting, and block printing. The idea is to capture the intention of a Vision Board but in a smaller accordion style artist's book.

I have decided, in order to accommodate various needs, I will  offer two options--4 Wednesdays at 1 pm, OR 4 Saturdays at 1 pm. See dates below. When you sign up please indicate which day you prefer and attend on that day for 4 weeks. Feel free to e-mail with any questions as well!



See Proposed Curriculum below:

DAY 1 INTRODUCTION 2 hrs (Wed 1/13 or Sat 1/16)

Guided Meditation & Journaling (compile vision text)

Color theory & mixing 

Paint stripes

Paint to music

Homework: nature sketch session (compile vision imagery)


DAY 2 PRINTMAKING 2 hrs (Wed 1/20 or Sat 1/23)

Come prepared with simple shapes to carve

Carving demo

Positive/negative cognizance review

Simple shapes, making patterns

Homework: carve stamps to use in final project & find photos or magazine pics, if desired


DAY 3 MAKING OUR ARTIST’S BOOKS 2 hrs (Wed 1/27 or Sat 1/30)

Cutting out covers from watercolor pages

Making the book

Planning the pages

Incorporate text, images, print and color into book

Keep theme of 2021 Vision (intention)

Homework: finish book


DAY 4 CLOSING CIRCLE 2  hrs (Wed 2/3 or Sat 2/6)

Guided Meditation & Journaling

Show and Tell (sharing final project and insights about the creative process/intentions for 2021)

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