Mindful Mark-Making: Abstract Drawing as Meditation

April 26, 2019 - April 28, 2019
Offered by Pendle Hill

Mindful Mark-Making: Abstract Drawing as Meditation

Apr 26-28, 2019

A weekend of quiet creativity with pen and ink facilitated by Sadelle Wiltshire and Ann Coakley

$495/private room; $430/shared room; $300/commuter

If you are seeking financial assistance to participate in this program, please click on the link for our Financial Assistance Application form, below. Do NOT register online.

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610-566-4507, ext. 137

Financial aid may be available. If you are seeking funds to participate in this program, click to review and complete our Financial Assistance Application and a Pendle Hill staff member will follow-up with you shortly (please do NOT register online). Thank you for your interest.

pen and ink drawing 1Explore meditative drawing methods using a variety of techniques in pen and ink that encourage and nurture creative flow: continuous line drawing, freeform patterns, Zentangle* and more contemplative mark-making.

  • Journey into creativity, play, and meditation;
  • Learn to let go of expectations;
  • Tame the inner critic and honor process over product; and
  • Experience new ways to center down and build community through art, creating a safe space to share and process what it means to be creatively connected to the inner light.

pen and ink drawing 2No art skills are needed whatsoever, just an opening to trust that we all are capable of making mindful art and sharing our gifts.

*Zentangle® is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and intuitive method of drawing black and white abstract images using structured patterns.


Sadelle WiltshireSadelle Wiltshire is committed to creating and teaching art as a spiritual practice, especially in these challenging times, as a peacemaking practice. A longtime fiber/textile/mixed media artist and a Certified Zentangle Teacher, she has led a wide variety of art and mindfulness workshops since 1997. Sadelle is a member of Putney Friends Meeting (VT).

Ann CoakleyAnn Coakley is a clinical social worker who helps people build skills toward a regular practice of Mindfulness, including grounding tools, meditation, compassionate visualization, and meditative drawing methods. Ann is a Certified Zentangle Teacher and has co-led workshops with Sadelle at FGC Gatherings and other venues. Ann attends Putney Friends Meeting.

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