”Failure is in a sense, the highway to success.” John Keats

“Failure is in a sense, the highway to succes.” John Keats Without mistakes there is no true learning or discovery. Did you know that many discoveries in the history are made as a result of a mistake? During intuitive painting classes we purposely let mistakes happen. Sometimes we work hard to let go of the fear … Read more”Failure is in a sense, the highway to success.” John Keats

Transformation

Ineke: ‘’I already paint very often. This workshop was a great way to paint while not thinking about it that much. Without a picture in mind, I worked intuitively and used my feelings only. I enjoyed painting with my bare hands and feeling the materials.’’   When Ineke started painting, forms were sharp and edgy like rocks. During the process her painting became more soft, … Read moreTransformation

The Less you think, the better you make art!

Earth Colours workshops, quotes from participants: Emma (april workshop) “This was my first painting experience. Amazing, the less I thought the better I could paint! I see in my painting the crossroads where I am standing at this moment in my life. I just resigned from my job. As my painting is full of power I know … Read moreThe Less you think, the better you make art!

If you let go what you have, you get something new!

Intuitive painting workshop 26 April by Mine Yapar, in Amsterdam. Wonderful quotes from the participants reveal what intuitive painting is about. Patricia: “The workshop was heart moving. As an artist, for the first time in a long time I really enjoyed making art today! This is making art as self expression, not for the result.” “It was wonderful … Read moreIf you let go what you have, you get something new!

Sharon Stewart about Intuitive painting workshop

Sharon Stewart  (music teacher) was at our March workshop. She said: With her Intuitive painting workshop, Mine Yapar lead us on a journey of exploration, free and in the moment. Her passion and knowledge brought the group into a playful, tactile interaction with the eggs, mixing them with natural earth pigments to make vibrant, toxin-free … Read moreSharon Stewart about Intuitive painting workshop

Suzanne Schillings about Intuitive Painting Workshop

Suzanne Schillings (web editor) attended our Amsterdam workshop in January 2015 and blogged about it. ”Some weeks ago I did a workshop Intuitive Painting, given by Mine Yapar from Earth Colours. As paint we used natural pigments (powder) mixed with egg yokes.  I can’t remember whether I used a brush,  what I do remember is … Read moreSuzanne Schillings about Intuitive Painting Workshop

Sevilay Akarçay about Earth Colours intuitive painting workshop

Sevilay Akarçay (English language Instructor) was at Earth Colours Istanbul workshop August 2014. Sevilay said ” I would like to mention that I enjoyed your workshop intuitive painting last Saturday intensely. For me it was almost like a therapy. I left the workshop with open channels of intuition. This holistic approach to painting (with body, earth, intuition, feelings, … Read moreSevilay Akarçay about Earth Colours intuitive painting workshop