Your Personal Alchemy Portrait

Peggy Doig and
Nancy Dancing Rain Lemaster

September 8–9, 2018
Saturday – Sunday
9am–4pm daily

All Materials Included / All Levels



Take a very personal journey discovering the underlying magic of your personality and story using art and journaling to express your life essence through a unique, collaborative portrait process.

Step 1: Your journey begins from your home with an initial consultation with Peggy via email. You will select a photo of yourself that she will develop into a 12 x 16 painted portrait.

Step 2: You will be sent a print of your portrait, and will be guided in adding your personal designs to the print. Nancy will assist you in journaling, while Peggy will take you through the hands-on enhancement of your portrait. Both instructors will be working with you throughout the process in advance of the workshop meeting dates.

Step 3: In the 2-day workshop, you will transfer your designs onto the original painting, ending with a finished, unique and original portrait of yourself.

All materials are provided. If you have any questions about this workshop, please email Peggy directly at

Class Syllabus
1 month (or more) ahead of class meeting:
Students send 3 high-resolution face images for portrait to Peggy, and journaling process begins. Students are sent an e-mail image to print for draft compositions and a 12 x 16 copy of the portrait to draw the final design.

Two-Day Class:

Day 1

-Starting with Day 1 journaling process.
-Sharing compositions and personal journeys for all participants.
-Transfer drawing composition.
-Color selection and mixing, begin the painting process.

Day 2

-Journaling Day 2 process.
-Finish painting in surrounding space. Final touches on journal and thoughts from the painting process.

TUITION: $247 – Non-Refundable: includes contact with both instructors before the two-day class, and materials used in the two-day class

Cancellation Policy: The tuition is non-refundable. If the Arts Center has to cancel the class, then all money paid will be fully refundable.



About the Artists:

Peggy Doig founded Essence Studio in Sedona, AZ, created to facilitate sacred expressions of Self through art. She teaches basic principles of color theory, composition and the use of different art materials and mediums. She is an exhibiting artist at the Village Gallery in Sedona. She also teaches sound and art classes at the Village Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine Clinic, Sedona, and at International Rock and Star Events. Peggy has a Doctorate in Public Health from the University of California at Berkeley, and has studied at the Austin Museum of Art, and Abernathy Arts Center/ Spruill Center for the Arts in Atlanta, GA. She has exhibited her works in Galleries in Atlanta and in Sedona, and many of her commissioned works are in private collections throughout the world.

Nancy Dancing Rain Lemaster lives in Sun Valley, Idaho. Her unique blend of skills includes a Shamanic Hank Wesselman practitioner, a body/mind centering facilitator, an artist in David Devillier's Studio for 10 years, Iyengar yoga teacher and journal writer since 1974. She has a BA in Psychology and Music from Rockford College.







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