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Women's Intuitive Painting: Painting the Soul Retreat 2017

Intuitive Painting:
Intentional Creativity & Healing the Soul

A mini-retreat for accessing your Authentic Soul Wisdom

Saturday, October 13th
9am - 5pm
Wild Spirit Yoga
Tomball, TX

Join intuitive, visionary artist Katherine Skaggs for the Intuitive Painting: Intentional Creativity & Healing the Soul class to Access Your Authentic Soul Wisdom!!

By nature, you are a brilliant, creative, intuitive being, capable of creating much more than you often believe — capable of greater health, happiness, joy, peace and prosperity. Learning to harness the power of creativity through your intention, and the intuitive painting process, can give you greater freedom in how you choose to live your life.

In this full-day intensive play shop, you will work within a safe and sacred container to access your intuition and inner creative intelligence, and to bring it into your conscious playful, creative expression. We'll use drum journey, guided meditation, prayerful intention, and intuitive painting as expressive tools to move your inner brilliance into color, light and form, expressing more freely through your mind/heart/body connection.

We will work with the grand symbol system of life, along with the use of intentionality and curiosity. You will have the opportunity to explore soul symbols, and their use to open the potential of your greater self being fully realized.

Even if you have never painted or drawn in your life, this class will take you beyond your limitations and open you to your powerfully creative Self. We speak in symbol and metaphor every day whether we know it or not. This class will deepen you into the journey of being the story teller and creator of your life.

Intuitive painting is a painting process to free you from limited perception and stuck ideas about... well, anything. I have used it to heal what is stuck in my personality, emotions, beliefs and body issues. Many years ago it got me out of my state of perfection, which was always an illusion, and put me into the flow and intelligence of my Spirit.

I'll provide the safe environment and all the supplies, you supply your curiosity, your courage and your desire to be more creative... to Wake UP! ... to heal... to en-JOY yourself. Come with an open mind and be prepared to open the rest of yourself into greater authenticity.

•Work with the Language of the Soul Symbol System

• Develop greater trust & confidence in your self, for all of your life

• Connect to your Intuition, Inner Knowing and Divine Guidance

• Move beyond fear and limitation

• Access and claim your Authentic Creative Soul Self

• Be the Creator of Your Life

Be the one who designs your life with purpose, power, wisdom, joy and happiness.

How to prepare for class:

• Wear clothes you don't mind getting paint on
•Bring an old towel as a paint rag
•Bring drinking water
•Bring a sack lunch and any snacks you need for our day.

•Be ready to have some fun, and grow beyond you wildest imagination!

I will provide everything else!

Please register early due to limited space in class.

Register below by making a deposit or full payment.

Community by Katherine Skaggs
Community by Katherine Skaggs

The ART of Soul-full Living
A Women's Creativity Retreat

Wednesday, August 26th
thru Sunday, August 30th

Join visionary artist and soul mentor Katherine Skaggs in the ART of Soul-full Living, a Women's Creativity Retreat in the beauty of the Colorado Rocky Mountains to awaken your Spirit and infuse your essence into living your life authentically and full of Soul!

ART of Soul-full Living, Women's Creativity Retreat is a safe, and sacred container for women to engage their true soul essence and to awaken their creative energies for healing, empowerment and authentic soul-full living. This retreat is a sacred ceremony of Intentional Creativity,  Intuitive Painting, ritual, mask making, drum journey, altar work, journaling, and other creative processes, holding you in the healing spaces of unconditional love, acceptance and sacredness.

During this retreat you will have the opportunity to explore and claim:

The Power of Intentional Creativity - How would you like to create your life? More fun? More love? More Joy? More Grace? Learn the power of intention united with your true creative nature to shift anything in your life into greater alignment with your authentic Soul Self... which is the frequency of love!

The Intuitive Painting Experience - Did you know you are a powerful, intuitive, artisan by your soul's nature? Yes you are! Through the playful and creative process of Intuitive Painting, you can open to your inner playfulness, your inner child, your inner wise woman and your bright soul light innate to your being.

The process of Intuitive Painting combined with intention and drum journey awakens your inner senses, your inner guidance system and soul mapping system to awaken your true sense of knowing, purpose and belonging.

Shift beyond the ordinary world of reality into the extra-ordinary experience that comes from engaging your intuitive, creative soul-full nature for direct revelation. No painting experience is required. Just your willingness to explore your true creative nature.

The ART of Imagination - You are infinitely creative, yet, do you know how to access it? As a fundamental concept in working with your intention, your creativity and intuitive painting process, you will be given experiential exercises to awaken your imagination, opening you to receive what your soul has to give you!

The ART of Being Human - Are you aware of the inner soul's GPS that came with your soul as you entered into a body? Yes, you do have one. Become aware of your soul map and symbol system so you can better navigate your human life with greater power and grace. Navigating the human dimension well requires understanding how to read the signs and symbols along the road of life, and then take action on the guidance you have been given.

The ART of Being Transformation - Imagine it is your creative power that turns you from ordinary woman into amazing, super woman Alchemist of transformation! Use your creativity and intention to shape shift your life, to transform that which no longer serves you. In the process of transforming and transmuting your past you will discover you have created a new ground and "canvas" on which to create a new story, a new image, a new life.

The ART of Being Divine - Connect to your Divine Nature! Engaging your soul through, Intentional Creativity and Intuitive Painting gives you access to experience your soul self, not just the you that shows up in the mirror each morning. By the end of the retreat you will have created your own personal Soul Portrait.

The ART of Waking Up - Our time together will give us the opportunity to Wake Up from any slumbers we might have going on in our lives, to fully engage ourselves as powerful, artisan women, who consciously choose our experiences and engage our wisdom and beauty along with our authenticity. What would it be like for you to be fully awake? To be fully conscious of your choices and take complete responsibility for your happiness? No excuses, just love!

The Power of Women in Sacred Circle - A beautiful part of this retreat comes from gathering in sacred community with other women, to share our stories, our journeys, our breakdowns and our breakthroughs. Being held as sacred within an unconditionally loving container can be all it takes to shift up in one's life, to a more authentic and soul-full expression.

Ritual and Ceremony - During our retreat we will co-create an altar where we will place our prayers and intentions for our time together, and for what we are unfolding in our lives. We will also open a sacred container honoring the medicine wheel, the directions and our allies, inviting in protection and guidance from our ancestors and allies who are always here to support us.

Facilitator, guide and soul mentor Katherine Skaggs has been an artist since she can remember, and engaged in waking up her soul self the past 30 plus years. She is dedicated to empowering other women to find their authentic expression, to be courageous and amazing in her own expression of her divinity, and to activating her ability to live full of soul each breath, no matter the appearances of things.

Held at Katherine's Studio in Fort Collins, CO 

Event will be held at Katherine's studio in Fort Collins, Colorado in the foothills of the Rockies.

Check-in Wednesday, August 26th will be between 2 and 6pm. We'll gather for Dinner at 6pm, and then at 7:30pm we'll meet for our opening ceremony and first session together.

Lunch and dinner and healthy snacks are provided for the retreat Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Brunch is included on Sunday. We will have a closing ceremony prior to brunch.

Registration - $495

SPACE IS LIMITED - REGISTER EARLY TO ENSURE YOUR SPACE AT THE RETREAT!

Rooms are available in Fort Collins, CO:

Once you have registered for The Art of Soul-full Living Women's Creativity Retreat here, please be sure to secure a place to stay nearby in Fort Collins, CO for the duration of your stay. We are recommending the Residence Inn at 1127 Oakridge Drive, Fort Collins, CO for special room rates, 970-223-5700.

Book your group rate for Art of Soul-Full Living Womens Retreat

Here's a little inspiration from the painting, Soul Star KA Essence, which was actually a commission. Yet the message is Universal and timeless.

KA, is here to open a larger portal of light for your re-membering and fullness. The golden waves of light and the purple octaves in the background bring the royal frequencies of your true essence to life and to light. KA, the galactic, royal purple and gold frequencies of the heavenly realms activate the healing of any fractured dreams, of any fractured selves, bringing together the oneness of the soul star with the personality and the human experience.

Working with this portal will support your re-membering and also activate this healing within your self and all around. Gazing upon the KA will activate your heavenly light frequency within all of your human realm, with gentleness, grace, joy and peace.

The symbols and colors throughout the painting are unified in their purpose for activation, healing and re-membering true self, purpose… allowing an embodiment of this light frequency through all time and space, and most importantly in each breath you breathe in this body in this now moment.
The hands in the painting shine forth this light frequency and cosmic codes of remembering and activation. They also reflect your healing spirit that is divinely connected to your heart center, and heart light.

The symbol at the heart is a star symbol, with a spiral in the center, surrounded by an equalateral cross, with generating light expanding from this symbol. This portal opens to the depths of the great Cosmic soul light of unconditional love and creative light force. It is symbolic of the generative essence of soul, activating your desires and your dreams. Be true to your heart is the message, and all flows from this love and this space of creative light force.

This connects upward to another spiral seemingly within a collar of gold, with white symbols. This symbolizes knowledge and wisdom, light codes and the power of creativity through love and wisdom. The white symbols are light language codes, activating your power and desires in alignment with the higher purpose you have for being on earth, and for serving the whole in waking up.

Another star glyph sits at the throat area, with an ever seeing eye. This again is a portal to activate the true know, seeing and acting of the Cosmic soul self through human form. A radiant portal bringing the heart into action, into words, into listening, into Divine knowing.

It is as if wings come forth from the higher part of this glyph, representing the activation of inner flight through inner knowing… true freedom of the soul to fly through the inner dimensions, and the ability to bring that wisdom, knowledge and frequency to earth into the human experience.
The glyphs symbols continue to appear into the face cheeks and the third eye area. Again a star glyph on the cheek on the right side of the painting, which is actually the left side of the being, representing the full on expression of the Divine Feminine star light of compassion, kindness, wisdom and unconditional love reflecting into you, into your life experience, holding you from the joy and love of the Cosmic Mother.

The glyph at the center of the third eye as a diamond is another portal to honor and activate your true sight at expanded levels, bringing that energy to all you meet and touch and see. It is connected to a golden circle at the top of the diamond, with a white dot in the middle and a DNA strand moving upward to Spirit, higher Self. This is representative of the Solar logos, and the God Essence, or Universal Creator Light as pure frequency shifting Self upward into Ascended Master, into awakened DNA, into Homo Luminous.
This essence being KA, emanates deep compassionate and loving rays of light frequencies to awaken the total, whole God Self.

Engage this beautiful essence and guide, and receive the blessings you have imagined, that you have desired.

You are powerful beyond what your personality wants to believe, and yet you truly know this within. Claim this, allow this, receive this love and be en-JOY.

Soul Star Ka

6 - Week Intuitive Painting and
Intentional Creativity Course

Awakening Your Authentic Soul Wisdom
March 3rd - April 7th
Tuesday Evenings - 6:30-9:30pm weekly

Join intuitive, visionary artist Katherine Skaggs for the latest Intuitive Painting and Intentional Creativity class, Awakening Your Authentic Soul Wisdom.

In this 6-week course you will work with Intentional Creativity and the Intuitive Painting process, to awaken Your Authentic Soul Self Wisdom. You will work with drum journey and guided meditation, plus reflective exercises to get in touch with your subconscious and soul symbols, energies, and visionary self.

Katherine will create a space for you to express through color, form, and symbol language to invoke your archetypal power and soul wisdom.

Themes we will explore in this process the next six weeks will include who you are as mystic, as dreamer of your life, as creative genius, as transformer and healer of your life, as fool, as shaman and seer.

We'll explore the sacred soul languages of symbol, sacred geometry, archetypal form into soul self portraiture, abstract or literal.

Even if you have never painted or drawn in your life, this class will take you beyond your limitations and open you to your powerfully creative Self. We speak in symbol and metaphor every day whether we know it or not. This class will deepen you into the journey of being a story teller and creator of your life.

•Work with the Language of the Soul Symbol System

• Develop greater trust & confidence

• Connect to your Inner Knowing and Divine Guidance

• Move beyond fear and limitation

• Access and claim your Authentic Creative Soul Self

Be the one who designs your life with purpose, power, wisdom, joy and happiness.

Intuitive Painting and
Intentional Creativity

Awaken Your Authentic Soul Wisdom
Saturday May 2nd
9am - 4pm
Glenview, IL

Join intuitive, visionary artist Katherine Skaggs for the latest Intuitive Painting and Intentional Creativity class to Awaken Your Authentic Soul Wisdom.

By nature, you are a brilliant, creative, intuitive being, capable of creating much more than you often believe, capable of greater happiness, joy, peace and prosperity. Learning to harness the power of creativity through your intention, and the intuitive painting process, can give you greater freedom in how you choose to live your life.

In this 1-day intensive play shop, you will work within a safe and sacred container to access your inner creative intelligence, and to bring it into your conscious playful, creative expression. We'll use drum journey, guided meditation, prayerful intention, and intuitive painting as expressive tools to move your inner brilliance into color, light and form, expressing more freely through your mind/heart/body connection.

You will also explore the concept of your life as a dream, and how to best navigate the dream through its grand symbol system, and the use of intentionality and curiosity. You will have the opportunity to explore soul symbols, and their use to open the potential of your greater self being fully realized.

You can expect this work to activate your inner soul wisdom, creative freedom and joy at new and expanded levels. As you explore your sacred soul language of symbol, color, sacred geometry, and archetypal form  you will create your own soul-self portraiture, abstract or literal, to take home with you by end of the day.

Even if you have never painted or drawn in your life, this class will take you beyond your limitations and open you to your powerfully creative Self. We speak in symbol and metaphor every day whether we know it or not. This class will deepen you into the journey of being the story teller and creator of your life.

•Work with the Language of the Soul Symbol System

• Develop greater trust & confidence in your self, for all of your life

• Connect to your Inner Knowing and Divine Guidance

• Move beyond fear and limitation

• Access and claim your Authentic Creative Soul Self

• Be the Creator of Your Life

Be the one who designs your life with purpose, power, wisdom, joy and happiness.

Intentional Creativity

Awakening the Power of Your True Nature
And Authentic Soul Wisdom
Thursday, April 30th
7 to 9pm
Glenview, IL

Join intuitive, visionary artist Katherine Skaggs for an informative and empowering talk on Intentional Creativity: Awakening the Power of Your True Nature and Authentic Soul Wisdom.

By nature, you are a brilliant, creative, intuitive being, capable of creating much more than you often believe, capable of greater happiness, joy, peace and prosperity. Learning to harness the power of creativity through your intention, your curiosity, and return to innocence gives you greater freedom in how you choose to live your life.

Katherine will open you to the concept of your life is a dream, and its grand symbol system that creates a map, with guide posts along the way. She also give you practical wisdom to reload your spiritual GPS device through intentionality and curiosity, to move forward on your life's adventure with experiences that reflect more love, beauty and joy that are born of your soul's fulfillment and purpose answering your beckoning call.

Over the course of the evening Katherine will illuminate you through not only words, but also the use of her art, to stimulate your own creative nature. There will also be a safe and creative container created to support an inward reflective, guided imagery and drum journey process to give you a taste of how to access your brilliant, creative inner creator self.

Life is a metaphor, a symbol system and integrated matrix of light pulsing that responds to your desires, your curiosities, your loves and even your fears. Learn to move with only love as your fuel, and awaken to greater mastery for living well.

Be the one who designs your life with purpose, power, wisdom, joy and happiness.

This event is held at Be Optimal Wellness Center at 1249 Waukegan Road, in Glenview, Illinois 60025.

Telephone 847-486-8000.

Cost is Donation Offering only.

by Katherine Skaggs

Katherine Skaggs Ascension Goddess
Ascension Goddess

The Ascension Goddess' journey into form and presence came after over several weeks in 2007. I was teaching a class on Intuitive Painting: A Journey through the Chakras. I had finished teaching the first class of seven, which works with the root or base chakra. We had left over red and black paint, so I encouraged two assistants of mine who stayed after class to grab the extra paint, some boards, and have at it with some expressive painting. Just let come through what wanted to express... Get your mind out of it and play, let the paint and Spirit tell you what to do.

When I got the red and black onto the board, I thought, "Hmmm, you are interesting. I wonder if I will keep you and who you will become." And that was it until two weeks later. I set the board aside with just the red and black paint and forgot about it for a while.

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