Creative Responses to Grief: Part 3

The sensitive nature of this body of work called me into a very special place to paint from. Quite different from any other commission work. The thread of respect and authenticity was palpable around me in the studio and it was an honour to work in this way for someone in their early time of grief.

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Charlotte Jane Kessler
Creative Responses to Grief: Part 2

'Early one morning I awoke after dreaming, confused with time frames and life events. It dawned on me that he was no longer here on this plane of existence, and yet in my dream we were together. I picked up my pencils and sketchbook and walked down to the beach. There an angel appeared on my page…

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Charlotte Jane Kessler
Creative Responses to Grief: Part 1

"In the process of grief and loss, I found conversations through paint and pencil deeply nurturing. Such an important life line which mirrored back my personal journey and in some way kept me company in my solitary path through the unknown landscape of grief."

If you are interested in attending 2018 Death Conference, you can follow the link to find out more about Creative Responses to Death and Dying. 

 

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Charlotte Jane Kessler
Behind The Waterfall

New for 2018

Charlotte has been creating therapeutic art workshops and invites you to find out more here. If you're wishing to step into sacred space, away from the hustle and bustle of every day life for safe and creative self exploration then this workshop is just for you.

Working with the seasons, this workshop offers a wonderful opportunity to reconnect, to the natural world and your natural heart centre.

 

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Gentle is the power of letting go

Taking inspiration from the seasons in my art making practice also branches out in to therapeutic group workshops. The way of Autumn is a perfect time to gather the fruits of our labors, to reflect on things we have achieved & also learn the art of letting go.

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Charlotte Jane Kessler