Thursday, September 20, 2012

Spirit of Painting Bali Retreat

IMAGINE ... The Spirit of Painting in Bali 2013
IMAGINE .... being immersed in the magic of Bali , learning new painting techniques and meeting fellow "creative workers" at the same time. No experience is necessary. Contact Philip
IMAGINE... staying at the Bali Purnati Center for the Arts where we will have a top- notch studio and share our meals and visions.
IMAGINE... attending a seminar with Master Painter Philip Rubinov Jacobson who is a recognized figure in the Fantastic
and Visionary genres of art, who is the core teacher during the seminar . Philip encourages an intuitive approach and immersion in the alchemy of art, strengthening a higher vision and enhancing powers of observation.
Individualized instruction is emphasized.
IMAGINE... mixing the knowledge of the old masters with the contemporary eye of the painter... an ancient future experience. Exploring a personal visual language through developing new techniques.
A personal plan of study is developed. Mantra Cora is the assistant of the seminar.
IMAGINE ... experiencing the guest artist master painter Wolfgang Widmoser , also a former student of Ernst Fuchs, share his vast knowledge of painting.
IMAGINE... meeting De Es Schwerberger, master painter, will also present his fascinating painting series.
De Es is an Austrian who has worked in New York and out of his vast studio in Vienna since 1987. He lifts our spirit.
IMAGINE... stretching with a yoga class as the birds sing .
IMAGINE... being inspired by artist and writer Della Burford who shares her knowledge of the chakras and helps develop ideas for future paintings.
Dale Bertrand will facilitate a session on Medicine Wheels.
IMAGINE... participating in The Cultural Bridges program organized by Norah Burford which an evening with I Made Sidia, a Wayang and puppeteer. The Cultural program includes a performance and two tours to magic locations in Bali such as Bresakih.. the Mother Temple, Lake Batur with a volcanic mountain and the Holy Water Springs.
The combination of grace of the beautiful people of Bali, the exotic environment and being with other creative workers, will ensure expressive powers and the bliss of painting.
Go beyond imagining and make it real! We would love for you to join us in Bali!
Thanks to all those who contributed to photos, music, and energy.
The group photo of is the students from the Old Masters/New Visions program that was in Austria summer 2012 and taken at De Es's studio where we were joined in the photo with De Es, Otto and also some visiting artists who were in the "Uncommon Visions" show at the Phantasten Museum Wien which Philip curated .. Don, Andrew, Daniel and Liba.

Contact re more information on seminar in Bali ... Philip at or Norah at

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