The Painting Path: Embodying Spiritual Discovery through Yoga, Brush and Color

The Painting Path: Embodying Spiritual Discovery through Yoga, Brush and Color

by Linda Novick, Richard Segalman

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781594734687
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publication date: 08/10/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 208
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

Linda Novick frequently leads painting and yoga retreats in the United States and abroad. She is a professional artist who has been teaching painting to students of all levels for over forty years. A past president of Hudson River Watercolor Society, she owned the Company Hill Gallery in Kingston, New York, for fifteen years. She is also a popular yoga teacher at Kripalu Center for Yoga&Health in Lenox, Massachusetts.

Linda Novick is available to speak on the following topics:

  • How to Access Spirituality Using Yoga and Painting
  • Finding Peace through the Practice of Painting
  • Finding Your Inner Artist: Exploring Art Materials Using Yoga and Movement
  • Using Yoga to Access Creativity and Spirituality
  • Painting Is Fun: Loosen Up with Yoga

Richard Segalman is an accomplished painter equally adept at four different media—pastel, watercolor, monotype and oil. He is represented in more than thirty museum permanent collections, including the Corcoran Gallery of Art, the Hirshhorn Museum, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and has held annual solo exhibitions of his work since 1982.

Table of Contents


1. Remembering Your Artist Self: Playful Experimentation with Oil Pastels
2. What's Real? Looking beneath the Surface with Drawing
3. Getting in Touch: Discovering What We Really Want with Watercolors
4. Your Circle of Power: Rediscovering Your Authentic Vision with Resist
5. Stepping Back: Cultivating Witness Consciousness Using Soft Pastels
6. Staying Flexible: Practicing Improvisation with Liquefying Pastels
7. Purposeful Direction: Practicing Beginner's Mind with Batik
8. Uncovering Your Dreams: Discovering the Power of Images through Collage
9. But Does It Look Like Me? Practicing Nonjudgment with Self-Portrait
10. Listening to Our Intuition: Nurturing Courage through Oil Paints
11. The Stories We Tell: Reinterpreting Our Lives through Painted Autobiography

Conclusion: The Painting Path Continues

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