The project we’ll be working on over the three days of the retreat is “Mapping Our Journey,” which consists of a book housed in a box.
We’ll draw from our environment—the beautiful Ojo Caliente Spa and Resort—to gather materials for our artist’s book/art journal and box. We’ll use many techniques to create beautiful pages. Your book in a box will not be exactly like anyone else’s book in a box. The slideshow below shows a few examples. (Click on the || symbol to pause, or the < > arrows to go forward or backward. Want to see the image much larger? Right-click, then left-click on “Open image in new tab.”)
One of the techniques we’ll use is ecodyeing, as shown in the slideshow below.
When you travel home, you’ll have an amazing keepsake that you can keep adding to as you journey through life.
There will also be a Creation Station for making tags, artist trading cards (ATCs), and Rolodex cards for swapping or placing in your artist’s book/art journal.
Come with an open mind. Leave with a full heart.