Art and Craft of Labyrinth
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About the Course
Next Course: A two-day course exploring the philosophy and practice of labyrinths ...
Learn the art of labyrinth design and construction. Construct labyrinths including the classical seven circuit 'Cretan' and Chartres Labyrinth using compasses and straight-edge. Develop an understanding and appreciation of labyrinth forms - ancient and modern - from around the world: how, why, and for whom are they made?
What is their significance and symbolism and why the contemporary resurgence of interest in labyrinths? Develop your own labyrinth designs into 'block prints' for creating embossed finger labyrinths and prints.
Taught by Daniel Docherty: tutor at The Prince's School of Traditional Arts, London where he also studied with Keith Critchlow and Paul Marchant. He co-founded SacredArtofGeometry in 2014 which offers regular short courses at Emerson College/Tablehurst Farm, Forest Row, UK, national and international study trips, workshops and lectures. Daniel is particularly interested in how the revered quadrivium (arithmetic, geometry, music and astronomy/ cosmology) inform the world’s artistic and cultural traditions.
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
All materials including tea, coffee and refreshments. Bring a packed lunch or book an organic cooked lunch from Emerson College.
Amazing and inspiring weekend of labyrinths with the wonderful @sacredartofgeometry last weekend.
Some incredible breakthroughs this week continuing to journey in and out of this ancient healing tool.
Jayne Britton - - #15111
“Sacred Geometry for me is becoming a way to discover myself from the understanding of the roots and origins of things. This has been only possible with the guidance and knowledge shared by Daniel during his engaging sessions. This course in labyrinths, was a hands on experience in crafting, drawing and learning the philosophy behind the shapes and forms. Thanks Daniel”
Claudia Victoria - - #15110
Thank you so much for your warm, open, inviting welcome to sacred geometry. I loved every moment of working and playing under your kind and patient guidance ... I loved the mystery of your enquiry and your bringing us to wonder and bringing wonder to us.
What a journey of discovery this course has been!
Judith - - #13742
Wonderful course with a good mix of theoretical techniques, practical skills and magic!
Lorraine - - #6833
Just brilliant with a touch of magic . . .
Mandy - - #6831
An outstanding course. Rich in techniques to go along with the mind boggling art of sacred geometry.
Mark - - #6821
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Course Start DatesSaturday 20th October 2018
- Accessible by public transport
- Suitable for events & groups
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