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2008 VISIONS IN THE MISCHTECHNIK
SUMMER PAINTING SEMINAR

PHOTO ALBUM

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Here are photos from my first seminar,
held in the summer of 2008.

...I was blessed with
an amazing group of 12 students,
- all very talented, motivated & creative.

- Laurence

Thanks to Yog & Soyouth,
of Teratone.org
a video of the seminar
is now on-line

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Click to enter a new frame
for the video.






TORRI SUPERIORE, ITALY

The entire eco-village consists of one 14th century building
divided into 162 chambers.



THE LIGURIAN HILLSIDE

The valleys are dominated by olive orchards.
and terraced farming plots.



TORRI MANDALA

A gift left to "the beautiful people of Torri Superiore"
from all the seminar participants.




SEMINAR GROUP 2008

BACK ROW: William, Florence, Laurence, Anna, Mitch, Martin & Dan.
MIDDLE ROW: Jason, Radhika, Francesca, Lauren & Tao.
BOTTOM ROW: Jimmy & Micha.



SPONTANEOUS MUSIC NIGHT

Patti of Torri Superiore on guitar,
accompanied by Tao on percussion.



TAROT READING FOR THE GROUP

The wise woman of Torri Superiore,
read cards for the whole group.



MARTIN ON GUITAR

Martin flew in from Buenos Aires, Argentina to be with us.



TAO IMPROVISING ON THE SANTUR

The santur is a Persian instrument of extreme & delicate beauty.



DINNER TIME!

The excellent meals were mostly organic,
from the surrounding hills.



BARBEQUE NIGHT

Meals were mostly vegetarian
with meat on special occasions.



THE ENERGY GAME

Dan & Tao concentrating on each other's resistance
- anticipating real or feinted pushes
to knock the other off-balance.



CONCERT & LIVE PAINTING

While visiting musicians played tarantellas,
the group collaborated on a live painting.




JASON - LIVE PAINTING

Jason, who hails from Pennsylvania,

is studying at the Angel Academy of Art in Florence, Italy.




LAURENCE - LIVE PAINTING

The live painting in acrylics was a great break
from concentrating on our small oil panels every day...



Sign outside the Studio



Sign above the altar in our Studio



THE STUDIO I

The students painted all day and, more often than not,
ended up painting again between midnight and early morning...



THE STUDIO II

Each student worked on 2 - 3 panels,
trying out different techniques on each panel.












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