Stages of transition, rites of passage and initiation rituals with particular reference to the transitions of puberty and mid life.
Review of the primary archetypes of adolescence Eros(life)/Thanatos(death), Hero/Heroine, Puer (youth) /Senex (wise woman/man) and the archetype of initiation.
The weekends consist of a series of experiential drawings and exercises, teachings and case studies that explore the theoretical and practical issues of working with drawing. Discussion will be held that link the theoretical and practical aspects of the topic.
There will be several opportunities for participants to discuss and review their own drawings, if they wish to do so, and relate their experiences to current life issues and early life experiences.