Box 3 Waldersee Manitoba R0J 2G0

Phone: +1.204-352-4096

Email. Journeyhomeartistretreat@gmail.com






​"A Cretan labyrinth is a meandering path, which is unicursal, (a singular path leading to the center). They are tools for personal, psychological and spiritual transformation, also thought to enhance creative right-brain activity. Labyrinths evoke metaphor, sacred geometry, spiritual pilgrimage, religious practice, mindfulness, environmental art, and community building." The Labyrinth Society 

Similar to the full size labyrinth you are invited to walk on our land, your personal take home Cretan labyrinth will be much smaller and portable. You will be able to trace the path to the centre using your finger rather than with your feet.


Robert will engage his rich experience as a practicing visual artist, teacher and shamanic energy medicine practitioner, to teach you 4 basic techniques for creating sculpture.

Assemblage is a three-dimensional construction technique combining various found objects to make the final form. Carving is a subtractive technique meaning to carve or cut away-unwanted material to reveal the final form. Modeling is an additive technique meaning to build up or shape a pliable material into the final form. Casting is a positive/negative technique in which liquid material is poured, shaped,hardened and released from a mold creating the final form.


This two night package is $600.00 + GST for up to two people and includes: 

​*Wood for the frame assemblage.


*Clay for carving and modeling.


*Plaster of Paris for casting.

*use of equipment and studio space to create a Cretan Labyrinth

*6 hours direct time, support, guidance and instruction from Robert Christiani, Artist in Residence during the two night stay.

*Two night stay in our authentic Mongolian yurt for up to two guests.

* 6 home cooked meals (2 suppers, 2 lunches, 2 breakfasts) Ethnic or traditional.

* Snacks and refreshments.


THE BASIC SKILLS OF DRAWING TWO DAY RETREAT

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“The global skill of drawing a perceived object, person, landscape (something that you see “out there”) requires only five basic component skills, no more. These skills are not drawing skills. They are perceptual skills, listed as follows:
 
One:        the perception of edges

Two:       the perception of spaces

Three:    the perception of relationships

Four:      the perception of lights and shadows

Five:       the perception of the whole, or gestalt”

Betty Edwards, Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain

 Robert will engage his rich experience as a practicing visual artist, teacher and shamanic energy medicine practitioner to reconnect you with your creativity applying these five basic perceptual skills of drawing.

This two night package is $600.00 + GST for up to two people and includes:

​*Paper, charcoal, drawing pencils, colored pencils, etc needed to draw.

*use of drawing horse 

*6 hours direct time, support, guidance and instruction from Robert Christiani, Artist in Residence during the two night stay.

*Two night stay in our authentic Mongolian yurt for up to two guests.

* 6 home cooked meals (2 suppers, 2 lunches, 2 breakfasts) Ethnic or traditional.

* Snacks and refreshments.
 

Visual Art Retreats


Come out to Journey Home and get in touch with your creative side! 

Under the watchful and gentle guidance of Robert Christiani our artist in residence, you can choose any one of the following retreats.


CRETAN FINGER LABYRINTH

TWO DAY RETREAT


Disconnect to reconnect