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Upcoming Workshop

Onley Park
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Early Registration Price

About Instructors

Saya Behnam:

Saya Behnam is an Iranian-American artist with more than 20 years of experience in fine art. She lives in Virginia, and her studio is at Torpedo Factory Art Center in Alexandria, VA. Her art practice is inspired by nature; Her colors are handmade from minerals, fresh or dried flowers, spices, plants, earth stones, and other pigments.  Here are some permanent collections of her work: The Martin Luther King Jr Library in Washington DC, The Department of Public Works, The DC Commission on the Art and Humanities, and The Office of Councilmember Brooke Pinto. 

Lana Reed:

Lana Reed is a long-time Yoga and Qi Gong teacher and author of several yoga books, as well as a natural foods cook. The 20-acre retreat house is her special place of peace and she loves to share it with others.

Program schedule:

9am -10 am

Greeting and Simple breathing and movement practices to help us come into a relaxed space for our art (by Lana Reed)

10 am to 11 am: Foraging


11 am - 1 pm: Preparing plants for getting colors


1 pm-2 pm: Lunch and rest/break 

2 pm to 4 pm:  Creating inks and painting


4 pm - 5:30 pm Painting


5:30 pm-6 pm Wrap-up and ending


Registration Closed

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