Creating the Beloved

  • honored wish

    A creativity workshop for everyone. We'll employ the use of collage and paint to create images of The Beloved. Your Beloved might be a child, partner, or your own higher Self. The Beloved might even be a dream you're calling forth.

    CREATING THE BELOVED is scheduled for Saturday, June 18th, 10 am - 3 pm.

    I supply acrylic paint, glue, plastic putty knives, artist painting/collage boards, magazines, workshop space, & instruction. *YOU bring* paint brushes, scissors, and special images you have collected.

    STRATEGY: I will demonstrate collage techniques, teach how to work with warm and cool colors, and how to create space within a composition. Then I lead you from a meditation to visualization of your Beloved. We transition into creating individual collages. No prior art experience is necessary!

    You'll complete a beautiful collage of The Beloved, appropriate for an altar or other sacred space. The image can be metaphorical, symbolic, and/or completely abstract, and incorporate totem animals, photographs, and other textured materials. You'll leave this workshop with a bunch of new techniques and a completed collage plus a ton of inspiration. See images below.


    The cost for this workshop is $70 per person.

    *Brushes can be bought cheaply at Penco in Mpls - under $3 each. Please call or email with questions.

Water Paintings 2010

  • desert rain
    This series was inspired by my wish to raise awareness for clean water. My intention is to create healing - inside our bodies - and for bodies of water that suffer from pollution. I will be donating a portion of my profits from this series to oceanic conservation via

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June 08, 2010



Jane, thank you!


dear hannah,

you are smart, beautiful, courageous, and talented, but the truth is, i would love you anyway...and i do! you deserve the happiness you're finding and i look forward to hugging you like crazy!




I am truly honored to have met you, Hannah. This is a blog post I will revisit again and will truly help me to feel less alone.



I did a big omg gulp over this one!


Thank you <3
Glad I forgave you for all the short-sheeting, candy-stealing, and name-calling a long time ago ;-P

Laura Juitt

Your whole life has been an inspiration to me, Hannah. This post shows your true spirit. I will love you forever, through good times and bad.

Your little sis, Laurie


I unceasingly feel my own truth when others share their own. Keep going!


Thank you.
Opening my heart can be letting go of disappointment and expectation. It can be taking action that is generous even when it feels uncomfortable. It happens when I paint and when I listen to someone struggling. It can also be a willingness to receive when I'm feeling shut down. It's always a work in progress.


Michael, whatever it takes. Sometimes it takes a while to figure out how to let go doesn't it? How nice to hear from you <3


Beautiful Hannah. That was lovely to read and terribly inspiring. What does opening your heart mean to you? How do You do it?

With much appreciation and love,

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  • bluegreen scene
    This 2011 series is inspired by Taoist ink drawings, Chinese and Japanese landscape paintings. They incorporate pouring techniques, stencil, collage, and acrylic and oil paint.