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LAST DAY for Early Bird Pricing!

By: Susan Conrad Risse and Tracy Fisher Carlson

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**Please note our *DATE CHANGE only.* It’s come to our attention that our *ORIGINAL DATE* of 1/16/16 is on the MLK Holiday long weekend, so we’ve changed the Event to 1/30/16. If you’re feeling anything like we are (maybe a bit overwhelmed, over-scheduled, or just plain exhausted after all of the Holiday Festivities, you may find this to be a welcome change!)

As you ease into this threshold time of a brand new year ahead, we invite you to take some time to dream, meditate, spend time in nature or just begin browsing through magazines, old calendars, maps & books. When you feel an intuitive connection to an image, word or phrase, just tear it out & begin your “Vision Board Folder.” Don’t worry about ‘why’ you’re drawn to something, just trust that there’s a reason for it. Stay out of your head & instead, remain in an open & curious heart space. As we begin to assemble our Vision Boards on the day of the event, connections will begin to form & puzzle pieces will perhaps(??) begin to make sense. This process is about tuning inwards & listening to your soul’s longings & desires. If you don’t have time to do this ahead of the workshop, that’s fine too.

So, yes, please join us at Glitter Gypsy Studio for this magical Vision Board workshop! Just show up; we’ll take care of the rest. You’ll begin your day being nourished & nurtured by enjoying a gourmet, healthy & scrumptious feast (vegetarian, vegan, gluten & dairy-free options available.) Think delicious salads, fresh herbs, local tropical fruits & fresh seafood, if desired–yum! We’ll then go into a women’s visioning circle to get grounded & connected. Next, the creation of YOUR vision board! No art experience necessary & all materials & instructions provided. Find your “spot” to work- on our ocean-view & Koko Head facing lanais, in the courtyard around the swimming pool, on a cozy chair or cushion, wherever you feel comfortable! Do your own thing, or feel free to ask for guidance. As a special BONUS TREAT, singer/songwriter LUCIE LYNCH will be inspiring us with her angelic voice & beautiful songs! Delicious & nutritious chocolate shakes will be served when you need a little boost mid-afternoon–mmmm… At 4:00, we’ll gather for our closing circle & sharing–breakthroughs, insights, discoveries.

Your hosts: Susan Conrad Risse, Visionary Artist, Teacher & Guide. Susan’s artistic background includes studying, training & coaching with Shiloh Sophia McCloud (founder & CEO of http://www.cosmiccowgirls.com & creator of the 13 step Color of Woman Painting Process & Intentional Creativity.) Susan is also a member/owner of Cosmic Cowgirls, a women & girl owned school of revolutionary education. She has also studied under master iconographer, Father Damian Higgins & Christine Valters Paintner, PhD of http://www.AbbeyoftheArts.com, to name a few. Susan is the founder of Glitter Gypsy Studio, http://www.glittergypsy.com & hosts workshops, art salons, private classes, pop-up dinner parties & more! Susan welcomes you warmly!

Tracy Fisher Carlson is an expert in family health, healing & nutrition. She also has extensive experience in social work, reiki, healing touch & infant massage. Tracy is a firm believer & practicioner of “food as medicine.”

Lucie Lynch, our special musical guest, is an internationally recognized singer, songwriter, actress & performer. What a gift to have her share her gifts with us! http://www.lucieslighthouse.com

Aloha ~ E komo mai!

WHEN
Saturday, January 30, 2016 from 11:30 AM to 5:00 PM (HST) – Add to Calendar
WHERE
Glitter Gypsy Studio – 1007 Kaluanui Rd. Honolulu , HI 96825 – View Map
TAGS
Art, Art Workshops, Art Events, Art Experiences, Live Music, Honolulu, Hawaii Events, Class, Health, Wellness, Gourmet Food

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It’s almost time! This will be your inspiration as we paint our very own Goddess Icons this weekend, June 21-22nd at Glitter Gypsy Studio in beautiful Honolulu, Hawaii. I’ll be leading you step-by-step through the process, so don’t worry, even if you feel that you can’t even paint a stick figure–seriously. All you need is a desire in your heart & soul to EXPRESS YOURSELF…to find yourself…to reclaim YOURSELF. If you’re feeling a tug or stirring inside, that’s your soul trying to get your attention, trying to get you to wake up & create the life you really desire. Signing up is easy. Just click on the “Events & Adventures” tab & you’re in! Sending you much love, beauty & aloha, Susan Conrad Risse, aka *The Glitter Gypsy*

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Aloha Friends and Fellow Goddesses!

Looking for an adventure? Tired of the same-ol’-same-ol’? Feeling like you’ve lost your spark? Needing a kick-start to access your divine goddess energy and creativity?

Then I’ve got just the right medicine for you! You are cordially invited to “The Goddess Alchemy Painting Retreat,” a very exciting and empowering painting weekend. It’s happening here at Glitter Gypsy Studio, in gorgeous Honolulu, Hawaii.

Over this momentous weekend together, we’ll journey into the very depths of your soul’s innate wisdom, allowing you to discover and then create your own Goddess Icon.


You’ll be welcomed into a serene and peaceful environment, promoting sharing, ritual and a community atmosphere. No painting experience is required, just a desire in your heart to connect with your Divine Feminine Self through creativity.


Throughout this inspirational experience, using Intentional Creativity, you won’t have to worry about a thing. I’ll be guiding you through a simple step-by-step process. As your journey progresses, you’ll become enlightened, allowing your insight to guide you in creating your own “Goddess Icon.” When you leave with ‘Her,’ you’ll continue to feel the essence of the energy and intention that you’ve put into Her & she will continue to bless and inform you.

I welcome this opportunity to get to know you better and would absolutely LOVE to inspire and create with you!

A light lunch, healthy snacks & beverages are included. You’re also welcome to bring something for our snack bar, if you’d like, but don’t feel obligated.

This retreat will be taking place June 21st-22nd from 11am-4:30pm.

Claim your spot now, as this intimate event has limited spaces. It’s easy to sign up– just click on the”Buy Now” button below and we’ll see you here!

UPDATE:

Special Goddess Promotion price ONLY $199 materials included

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ONLY a $50 deposit to Make a Reservation**.

Then we’ll hear you say; 

Yes! I’m a Goddess, I’m an Artist & I’m there!!!”

MAKE YOUR RESERVATION TODAY!

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It’s time to put yourself first and shed those old stories. Let’s uncover the REAL YOU again!

With Aloha,

Glitter Gypsy

Web Site: Glitter Gypsy’s Adventures.

FB: Susan Conrad Risse

FB Artist Page: GlitterGypsy

**Non-refundable deposit, with balance of $149 due by June 20,2014.

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Hi everybody! It’s been a very busy & adventurous year & I must admit– I’ve been very absent here! What I’ve found is that it’s much easier to follow me on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/SusanConradRisse ~ OR ~ on my Artist Page at http://www.facebook.com/GlitterGypsy. I’m also on Twitter @SusanRisse, LinkedIn( Glitter Gypsy Risse) & am now getting started over on Instagram at glittergypsies. You can also check out my “OMG’s” (One Minute of Glitter) on my YouTube channel gypsyinparadise. I’m posting on Facebook nearly every day, so I really do hope that you will come on over to one or better yet (for me, anyway) ALL of these windows of my world & “friend, follow or like” me! I SO appreciate your following me here & really hope that I’ll see you over there now too! I’m also COMPLETELY REVAMPING my website (this one) http://www.glittergypsy.com to a beautiful, updated visual feast that will include all of my new artwork, offerings AND an on-line store, where you’ll be able to view & purchase my original art, giclees, prints, jewelry & more all in one place! There will also be workshops & other class offerings (on-line & in-person) & other projects that I’ve been working on all year for your perusal.  I’m super-excited to be working on this & can’t wait to open it! It is, however, a huge undertaking, so I’m not exactly sure when I’ll be launching it, but I’ll announce it here, as well as over on my other social media sites. Again, thank you so much for following me here. I’m not going anywhere, but I just wanted to offer you some additional options as to where you can follow me. I really hope that you will.

I’d like to leave you with a quote from Rumi, as well as my latest painting, which is still drying on the easel.

“What you seek is seeking you.” Rumi

She Creates Her Own Sweet Reality

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What an amazing event at the Kahala Resort in Honolulu, HI that I attended on Saturday. Professors Bliss Lau (Designer) & Jasmine Takanikos (Branding Strategist)from Parsons The New School of Design in NYC held a Master Class & Networking Workshop full of incredible information for creative entrepreneurs. Such a rare chance to learn from such successful leaders in their respective fields.I’m always eager to learn new information & new ways approaching business.

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Join local artist, teacher & spiritual guidess, Susan Conrad Risse as she walks you, step-by-step, in the creation of a traveling shrine or altar dedicated to honoring your sacred self.
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Come just as you are, straight from work or wherever, to play with us in this magical, whimsical & sacred playground of the heart.

All are welcome, no matter what you feel your “creative level” is. 
NO PREVIOUS ART EXPERIENCE is required.
When: Wednesday, June 19th – 5:00-8:30 pm
Where: Waimanalo Beach Cafe and Gallery
41-865 Kalanianaole Highway, Waimanalo 96795
(808) 783-4749 http://www.facebook.com/dabeachcafe

Included will be yummy food & drinks and ALL supplies.
If you have totems or elements of significance to you in this creation, please bring them along!

We will begin by gathering in circle to connect & ground with one another, as well as to visualize & set our intention for our evening journey. We’ll then gather our containers, personal items that you’ve brought plus anything that speaks to you from my personal ‘stash’ & begin creating!

I promise that you will not only open up your heart & have fun, but you’ll also leave with something that you’ve lovingly created. – Sound good?

Save your spot now for just a $20.00 non-refundable deposit. 
Remaining $30.00 balance to be paid by June 14th. ($50.00 total) Deposit through Paypal to susan@risse.com or drop off your deposit at the cafe to save your seat.Image

According to the dictionary, a shrine is:
1.) A place or object hallowed from its history or associations; as a shrine of art.

2.) A case, box or receptacle, especially one in which one deposits sacred relics.

3.) Ritual Altar: An altar that contains objects placed for specific intent which have deliberate symbolism. An altar created thoughtfully enhances the ritual’s meaning for the individual or group.

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"If I-con, you-con!" The new slogan for Father Damian Higgins' Iconography workshops. I'm apparently the new "poster child!"

“If I-con, you-con!” The new slogan for Father Damian Higgins’ Iconography workshops. I’m apparently the new “poster child!”

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Iconography Workshop with Father Damian Higgins 4/23/13-4/26/13 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Wow! What an incredible experience it was 2 weeks ago when Fr. Damian Higgins of Mendocino, CA graced us with his presence & “Classical Iconography Workshop!” Fr. Damian led us through not only the techniques & execution of completing our very own Icons from start to finish, but also gave us the background & significance of this ancient “Icon Writing” tradition.

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