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deMeng and Engen (deMEngen) present:
Arcana – A Tale of Tarot ArtVenture

January 20-27, 2018


Michael DeMeng Arcana – A Tale of Tarot Workshop

In Michael’s workshop, your task will be to create a few puppet characters based on a cards from the Major or Minor Arcana of the Tarot.  Using found objects as your base, you will modify them into a metaphorically rich persona.  Next you will create a little stage or stand for your creations.  This could be one stage to house all your creations or a smaller individual stage for each card you choose to interpret.  Since it is rather unlikely you’ll be able to complete all 78 cards during class, this means you’ll have a choice to make: Which cards to personify?   Read More

Optional Andrea Matus Arcana – Face Cards

In the mystical world of the tarot reading, there is often one card that gets singled out of the deck before you begin. That card is called the significator and is meant to be the representation of the person you are reading for, also known as the Querent. Your creative task in this one-day workshop is to create the perfect mixed media representation of yourself, your own unique significator.  Read More

2018 Artventure is limited to 27 attendees, so register soon to reserve your space!

In New Orleans, you can never get too much of a good thing.  You’ll have plenty of time to explore on your own, as well as time to leisurely savor the unique food and drink found only in this historic city on the Delta.

Tropical in climate, lush in setting, exotic in architecture and sensual in atmosphere, New Orleans is a worldly, richly creative environment like no other. It’s no wonder that the city has been — and continues to be — a favorite muse for an incredible legacy of artists, artisans, performers, musicians, writers and chefs.

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