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Grounding, Rhythm, and Bilateral Drawing 

Date & Time
Saturday, November 6, 2021, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

In this workshop we're going to explore Bilateral Drawing - a process that allows us to connect brain and body through rhythm, repetition, and drawing with both hands. Letting go of planning, getting playful, and just making marks. Not worrying about what our drawings look like, but focusing more on what the process of drawing FEELS like. This is an excellent process for grounding, and soothing our frazzled nervous systems, and something that can be a part of a regular creative care practice. Everyone is welcome, no art experience required! 

Materials list: 

  • Drawing materials ....any assortment of: crayons, oil pastels, chalk/soft pastels, graphite sticks, pencil crayons, regular pencils (please have a sharpener handy if you're using anything that needs to be sharpened). 
  • Ideally, a large piece of paper (18"x24 or larger). Alternatively, use whatever you have! You can tape a few smaller sheets together, open up a paper shopping bag, brown kraft paper also works. 
  • Masking tape (or any other kind of tape, to attach your paper to your working surface... table, floor, wall, window) so that it doesn't shift around. 

This session has limited space and will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please arrive on time to ensure you will have access. 

Session Type
Session Tags
Health & Healing, Art


Art therapist in Victoria BC - located on the unceded/stolen, traditional and ancestral territories of the Lekwungen speaking people, specifically the Songhees and Esquimalt nations - endlessly thankful for their historical and ongoing stewardship of these beautiful lands. And honoured to step into a commitment to learning, and being better.

My groups are inclusive - all genders, colours, orientations… binary & norm busting, queer minded & bodied follks are welcome and respected in my spaces. My workshops are rooted in Creative Process ...learning (and re-learning) how to play in our art-making, how to think less about what we're making and feel more. How to be kind and generous with ourselves and each other, through practicing creative curiosity ...a curiosity that we can feel and carry around in our bodies.
Shauna Kaendo