Immaculata University Announces April Workshops

BRANDYWINE MUSEUM OF ART. This seminar explores the impact of Wyeth art upon the Brandywine Valley. Exhibiting American art in a 19th century grist mill, the Brandywine River Museum is internationally known for its unparalleled collection of works by three generations of Wyeths and its fine collection of American illustration, still life, and landscape painting. This seminar will be held Friday, April 3, from 5:00-9:00 pm and Saturday, April 4, from 9:30-4:30 pm.

STRESS REDUCTION. Guided imagery is an effective tool to develop an "inner support system" and to facilitate relaxation and natural healing and coping abilities. In this workshop, participants learn how to combine breathing, relaxation and interactive imagery to cope with specific challenges of daily stress, work stress, fatigue, insomnia, muscle tension, and reactivity. Participants will be able to solve problems utilizing a more relaxed, focused state of mind, as they acquire skills that promote improved immune functioning. Comfortable loose clothing is recommended. This workshop will be held Friday, April 3, from 6:00-10:00 pm and Saturday, April 4, from 9:00-5:00 pm.

GET ACQUAINTED: JOHN PAUL II. This course explores the theological, biblical and pastoral aspects of mercy and forgiveness. It includes an in-depth analysis of Luke 15 and Psalm 51. Students discuss the process and its place in the lives of contemporary Christian disciples. Required text is available in the bookstore. This class will be held Saturday, April 4, and Saturday, April 18, from 9:00-3:00 pm.

DRAWING: PHILADELPHIA ZOO. This hands-on workshop explores basic drawing and watercolor techniques. The focus is on animals as students analyze the techniques used by master artists throughout history. Students need to bring pencils, sketchbook, and a tube set of watercolors to the first class to create drawings and watercolor sketches based on taxidermy animals. Students will meet the next day at the Philadelphia Zoo to draw and paint live animals. Must have own transportation. This class will be held on Friday, April 17, from 5:00-9:00 pm and Saturday, April 18, from 9:30-4:30 pm.

DRAW/WATERCOLOR LONGWOOD: This is a hands-on workshop investigating basic drawing skills and techniques using watercolor. Students are required to bring pencils, sketchbook, and a tube set of watercolors to the first class. First, work in the classroom will be based on observations of plants and flowers. Then, students will meet the next day at Longwood Gardens where they have the opportunity to paint and draw flowers from the gardens. This class will be held Friday, April 24, from 5:00-9:00 pm and Saturday, April 25, from 9:30-4:30 pm.

Immaculata University is a Catholic, coeducational institution located 20 miles west of Philadelphia, south of the intersection Route 30 and 352, between Paoli and Exton.

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