Sacred Geometry Drawing Course
Experience geometry as a universal language and a meditative and contemplative practice. Throughout this weekend course, students will explore recurring patterns in nature
through geometry in Sacred & Traditional Art around the world
using traditional tools, a compass and a straight edge.
~ Currumbin, Gecko Environment Hall ~
Weekend 24 25 February
Weekend Passes ~ $260 save $20
Day Passes ~ $140
Includes specialist materials and equipment
A selection of online tutorials for home practice
Please bring along an A3 sketch pad
If you have your own good working compass ~ please bring this along
Day One ~ Sat 24th Feb
The Spiral ~ Myth and The Natural Word
Morning Class 10am ~ 1pm
It is believed the Celtic Triskele has been circling since Neolithic times, which is roughly 3,200 years BC ~ The meaning is so heavily debated. Whilst drawing, together we will discuss the much of this Ancient Spiral which are believed to represent the three worlds. The present, The Spirit and The Celestial.
Afternoon Class 2pm ~ 4:30pm
The Mushroom Vortex
Mushrooms are made up of fluid ~ like Aether.
They grow in the Aether and are made of Aether.
The principles of opposites resisting & resolving into spirals is most easily understood as the mushroom vortex, or vortex rings.
You can see them in many leaf forms, Bivalve Shells,
Capitals In Architecture, Sand Dunes and Cloud Burts.
An introduction to polygon spirals which will commence the following day.
We will draw and understand the polygon spiral
using the diminishing octagon method.
Day Two ~ Sun 25th Feb
Golden Spirals In The Plant World
Phyllotactic Spirals, exploring Succulents and The Proteaceae family
of flowering plants found in the Southern Hemisphere.
We will specifically focus on the Fibonacci numbers 13 and 21
found wiring within the Banksia and Protea flower.