2017 Classes, Workshops, Retreats and Demos

COMPLIMENTARY E-course*  with Tips and Inspiration on 
Letting go of Expectations, Taming the Inner Critic,  guided exercises and creative play.  

*Includes occasional live-online Creative Calm Circle gatherings.

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Upcoming and currently running WORKSHOPS:
All In-Person and Online workshops are listed below. Be sure you’re on our VIP community newsletter list to stay up to date on additional local workshops as well as freebies and offers just for our mailing list subscribers. 🙂

In-Person Workshops & Retreats


Saturday January 13, 2018, 9:30-3:30
Celtic Illuminated Letters – Day long Workshop
Genesis Spiritual Life Center
Westfield, MA
An introduction to drawing illuminated letters, including patterning, decor and simple knots with a decidedly Celtic twist.

March 11-27, 2018
Contemplative Art programs for Quaker Meetings in Scotland, UK*

May 10, 7pm
Meditative Art Hands On
Putney Public Library, Putney, VT
sponsored by the Arts Council of Windham County

July 2-6, 2018
Trust in Love, Zentangle Inspired Art Journal page, (c)2014, Sadelle Wiltshire
Friends General Conference Gathering

Sharing Truth and Stories through Zentangle, Mark Making and Art Journaling
Intergenerational Workshop
Toledo, Ohio*
More information

Leaf play drawingSeptember 4-7, 2018
Contemplative Nature Drawing Retreat

Holy Cross Monastery
West Park, NY*
Click HERE for more information and to register


Hand labyrinth drawing and journaling (c) 2016, Sadelle Wiltshirelabyrinth art student booksSeptember 29-30, 2018
Labyrinth Art: Pilgrimages in Pen and Ink
Genesis Spiritual Life Retreat Center,
Westfield, MA*

Click HERE for more information and to Register


Celtic Knotwork ©2017, Sadelle Wiltshire,
February 22-23, 2019

Introduction to Drawing Celtic Knotwork
Genesis Spiritual Life Retreat Center,
Westfield, MA*
Click HERE to Register and for more information


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Lindisfarne Gospels fragment (public domain)

April 2-5, 2019
Celtic Art Inspirations:

Drawing Knotted & Illuminated Letters
Holy Cross Monastery
West Park, NY*
More information to come

Meditative marks si-weed spiralApril 26-28, 2019
Abstract Drawing as Meditation: Mindful Marks,
A Weekend of Quiet Creativity in Pen and Ink,
Pendle Hill Quaker Study, Retreat & Conference Center,
Wallingford, PA
More information to come

Meditative Art - Tangled spiral Sept. 20-22, 2019
Art as Meditation:
Explorations in Mindful Mark-Making & Pattern
Holy Cross Monastery
West Park, NY
More information to come

Now booking workshops and weekend retreats through 2019 & 2020
Contact me for a booking pdf

 * = Sadelle only


Ongoing Online Classes:

A Tangled Sanctuary: Zentangle and Zentangle Inspired Art journalingA Tangled Sanctuary:  Zentangle Inspired Art Journaling to soothe the spirit

Includes bonus Introduction to Zentangle lessons, videos, and resource pdfs.

Learn more about the course HERE


Introductory Skills in Celtic Art:  Interlocking and Interlacing Shapes

New Celtic Knotwork Fundamentals Class online!I have quick and easy set of lessons up on that serves as a great starter to learning Celtic Knotwork, using simple shapes.   The class is only 20 minutes, and can be re-watched as much as you’d like if you sign up for Skillshare premium (which is like the the “Netflix of Learning” with 1000’s of classes).

New Online Knotwork Class: Drawing Heart & Pretzel KnotsCeltic Knotwork Skills Class #2: Drawing Hearts and Pretzel Knots

This class is a great follow-up to my first class above, and gets you on the road to learning some fundamental DESIGN skills using the heart shape as a base to create a myriad of knots….  I hope you’ll join me!

Celtic Knotwork Skills Class #3: Triquetras & Trinity KnotsCeltic Knotwork Skillshare Classes Online

This latest class in this series follows my first two above, and introduces you to more fundamental DESIGN skills, this time using the popular triquetra or three cornered knot as well as the Trinity Knot and beginning to connect triquetras to make more complex knots.

Try out Skillshare Premium for TWO months FREE


The Black and White Journal, A minimal approach to artful journaling

I’m a guest teacher in:  

The Black & White Journal: A Minimal Approach to Artful Journaling,  e-course hosted by the lovely and talented Kiala Givehand.   Since this is a Kiala offering, you also get two book-making lessons as well as the many ways to use just black and white in your art journals.

Learning to journal with intention but in a simple, minimalistic way. Learn to create using basic materials. Includes lessons by 8 diverse teachers sharing their love of art, art journaling, and simple approaches to journaling with a simple creative practice. It’s an amazing course perfect for Zentangle lovers.

My lesson on  “Tangled and Knotted Journaling” is one of the many things you can learn.  I’d love to see you join us there!
CLICK HERE​ to join and register.   The course and lessons are available until July (2018) plus there’s a private Facebook Group to join when you register.


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