2016 Intuitive Painting Events


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2016 Calendar of Intuitive Painting Experiences:

October  21, 22, 23 Three Day Retreat in El Rito

An autumn getaway.  The days are chillier and the trees peaking in yellows and oranges.  People come from around the nation to experience New Mexico in October.  Ravens, poetry, wood stoves beginning and still blue skies.  Combine the magic of Northern New Mexico with 3 days of dedicated painting time.    To learn more and/or to register, click here.

Registration of $475 plus tax includes all materials and weekend lunches.

Because retreat is almost upon us, before you sign up, please email me to see if there is  still room, thank you. 


A new series starting this October:

Emerge:  An Intuitive Painting Program to wake up
the favorite parts o
f yourself.

Four Tuesday afternoons of painting plus a one-on-one coaching session with Julie
Painting Sessions:  12:30-3:30 October 25, November 1, 8th and 15th
  • You will have specific themes  to play with when you paint
  • You will experience a variety of painting surfaces for you to paint on (canvas, paper, canvas boards….)
  • Included is one 45 minute session of coaching time with Julie if you’d like to harvest your painting experience for your painting development and/or your personal life (optional)
  • You pay up front registration fee of $245—you come to as many sessions as you like, with or without coaching time. Limited to group size of 8. 
Coaching Session: You can schedule your coaching session anytime between now and December 15th. In person or on phone.
Good news—You do not need to know anything about painting to take part, but you will probably want to have a strong interest in opening up your creative horizons both in life and painting to enjoy this offering.
Register now:  $245 including tax and all materials


November 5 2016–Finding Your Creative Flow
$135 10am-5pm/ El Rito, NM

Please contact me if you would like to sign up for this El Rito Workshop


November 12 2016–Inspired by Color
$135 10am-5pm/ Santa Fe, NM

We gather in sacred space, inviting in our muse and our joyful inclinations in color. These workshops are designed to connect you to your deeper creative flow, engage your passionate instincts, helping you live well outside the box.

No need to know anything before you come. You will be surprised at what you paint!

Beginners always welcome.

If you wish to register via check, just contact me before you send it so I can confirm there is a space still available for you.  For registration through Paypal,  please use link below. $135 plus tax includes all materials and digital photos.


Why take an intuitive painting workshop or retreat?

To rediscover your juicy side, giving your left brain a day (or four)  off.
To experience painting from a place of freedom and openness rather than criticism and shut down
To receive guidance by a creativity coach–trained in the loving art of helping you open and take the next step.
To experience intuitive painting in a small group and  sacred space with inspired music, poetry and soulful conversation.
To jump start your art making or discover your inner artist.
To allow yourself time and space to be inspired .


no workshops planned for December 2016



Wednesdays: Creativity Time

  Wednesday Mornings. Facilitated by transformational life and creativity coach Julie Claire We are a small group of women and men, sharing poetry, check-ins, creativity conversations and dedicated  painting time (acrylic paints). No experience necessary–You’ll be surprised at what you can do! All materials included.  Ongoing Investment:  $163/for four sessions includes materials and sales tax. First session:  Come check it out with no obligation or commitment–$30  Currently 9am -noon.  Winter hours 12:30-3:30 begin December 1st.

Please read Julie’s  cancellation policy before signing up.



Have your own creativity mentor and a painting life you’ve always dreamed of!

Be freed up to paint, find your flow, and paint from home on a regular basiwith your own private one-on-one creativity coach.

PAINT BIG, LIVE BIG! –LIVE and ONLINE is a highly individualized and unique program, designed to give you an experience painting freely, in a way you’ve always dreamed of, in your own home or studio, without getting stopped by your inner critic or your busy schedule.

Please see info page on this program.



Relearning Emotions Workshop–with Dan Newby and Julie Claire (September 18-23, 2016 at Hummingbird Ranch, in New Mexico)

September 10 2016–Passion and Paint

August 4-7 Four Day Painting Retreat in El Rito NM

July 16 Santa Fe NM  10am-5pm

May 21 Santa Fe NM  10am-5pm

New Class!  Saturday May 14 10am-2pm
Intuitive Painting Primer

This will be a class of guided painting exercises aimed at priming your intuitive painting life–opening you up to moving the paint and brush around in ways you don’t usually do.

The Joy of Painting April 23, Saturday  in Santa Fe

April 1,2,3  Paint Big, Live Big
Three Day Retreat in El Rito NM

March 12 Saturday in Santa Fe

Painting Into The New Year 2016

release the old, invoke the new

January 9, 10 Santa Fe
January 23, 24 El Rito NM

Intuitive Transformational Experiences:  Weekend Workshops These January workshops are an annual event, happening in a very inspiring time of year, with a great deal of depth and creative spaciousness.