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2014 Workshops and Retreats

photos © Lauren Ayer

Natalie in Santa Fe

Sit, Walk, Write

with Wendy Johnson
November 12th – 16th, 2014

(open to all students)

 

at Upaya Zen Center

in Santa Fe, NM

www.upaya.org



photos © Kevin S. Moul

Natalie in France

Closing the Gap

A Week-Long Sit, Walk, Write Retreat
June 19th – 26th, 2014

(returning and new students welcome)

 

The True Secret of Writing

A 13-Day Sit, Walk, Write Retreat
September 10th – 22nd, 2014

(returning and new students welcome)

 

Both retreats at La Ferme de Villafavard
in Limousin, France

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2015 Workshops and Retreats–Sneak Peek!

Natalie in California

Writing Retreat

March 1st – 6th, 2015
at Mount Madonna Center
in Watsonville, CA
More information coming soon.



photos © Kevin S. Moul

Natalie in France

Writing Retreat

May 11th – 21st, 2015

Writing Retreat

May 30th – June 6th, 2015

Both retreats at La Ferme de Villafavard
in Limousin, France

More information coming soon.

Living Color: Painting, Writing
and the Bones of Seeing

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This expanded and revised edition of Natalie’s 1996 classic includes:

  • All 12 original essays on art and life
  • One new essay documenting her work with abstract art
  • 75 new paintings
  • 22 never-before-shared artistic exercises

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Natalie Writing

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Natalie Writing

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