Portraits of Courage
I have a soft spot for George W Bush’s new book, a monograph of his paintings paying tribute to injured veterans who served the country
Ready to turn your photos of cherry blossoms into paintings?
If you’re like me, you have countless photographs of sakura. How can we not resist the temptation to snap away? And yet what becomes of
When the power animal appears powerless
At Ueno Zoo 10/30 I had a drawing experience like nothing I’ve ever had before and it made me mighty uncomfortable. I had chosen as
Cultivating the Inner Smile
Make a self-portrait that you will just love hanging on your wall! Self-Portraiture is such a pleasure when you realize that you don’t need a
Flight of the Power Animal
There’s an exercise we do at the zoo for drawing our “power animal” and it’s surprising to see what animals that artists unconsciously choose to
Paradise in the City: Join a Genesis Art Workshop in Shinjuku Gyoen
When: Sunday October 16th 1:00-5:00 pm Where: Shinjuku Gyoen, Sendagaya and Genesis Art Studio, Akihabara Fee: ¥3,000 Reservations accepted till Saturday night 12 pm.
A Dialogue with Trees in Ueno
At Genesis Art Workshops we draw a lot of trees because they are so soothing and calming. You can get to better know yourself through your own
Intuitive drawing at an Indian Concert Sunday 9/11
Live Concert in Eikota, Tokyo, 9/11/2016 Marina Ahmad Indian Music Concert-and drawing: from 5:00-6:00 pm. A little girl noticed I was drawing from
Drawing Sunflowers As Far As the Eye Can See
An intuitive drawing workshop with Liane Wakabayashi and the Genesis Cards When: Sunday 9/4 14:00-17:00 Where: Kiyose Sunflower Festival, Shimo Kioto 3-chome, Kiyose-shi, Saitama Participation
Wellness Retreat in Rural Chiba August 24-28!
Wellness Retreat: Genesis Art and Yoga with Liane Wakabayashi and Khine Adler in newly reopened Kominka at Brown’s Field! Discover, play, relax and learn
Alishan Cafe and Genesis Art Workshop in Koma, Saitama
Enjoy a blissful afternoon drawing and painting trees right next to the woody workshop space at Alishan’s —the best vegetarian restaurant in Saitama. Experience heart
My Home is in Sunday’s Yomiuri Shimbun
On Sunday with the Yomiuri Shimbun on the table opened casually by my husband to the art section, there on the top page my eyes did
Drawing animals at Ueno Park … and hearing what they have to say!
If you’re an animal lover, and believe — like I do, that animals just love to communicate with us, then come join me for an
Genesis Art Workshop in Taikoukyo, Kyoto
Surrounded by a soft carpet of green moss, Taikoukyo is an antique teahouse hidden away in a quiet residential neighborhood in western Kyoto that is
Golden Week Womens’ Retreat in Shiga Prefecture
For our friends and former students who couldn’t join us this Golden Week, here’s an overview of a workshop I hope you’ll consider joining us
Just how beautiful and inspirational is Shiga prefecture?
Special thanks to Rebecca Otowa for offering her historic home in Shiga prefecture for an amazing 3 day womens’ art retreat!