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Fearless Abstract Painting (Acrylic)



Play, experiment, have fun! Explore spontaneous creation with emphasis on "no rules!".


See the canvas as an extension of yourself. Embrace abstract painting using Samantha da Silva's unorthodox painting techniques: Rollers rather than brushes, tables instead of easels, lots of paint and water, canvas manipulation and plaster, salt, sand and wood shavings to create ethereal, textured abstracts.

Heart-centered discussions will be offered to assist you to let go of fear, silence the inner critic, turn up your intuition & explore your own artistic style in a safe, supportive environment including: 6 Questions to Help You Paint Fearless, Compassionate Critiques, How to tell your painting is finished, and so much more!

Everyone is considered a beginner. No previous artistic experience necessary, just an open mind and an open heart.

June 4-5, 2022 Sat/Sun




This workshop will be taught by Rae Broyles on behalf of Samantha DaSilva. I met Sam in 2012 and have studied with her for many years. I have been teaching Fearless Abstract based on Sam's method for the past few years and I am anxious to share it with you.

About Sam:

Beneath her amiable personality burns a fire to express life through art and dialog. Samantha da Silva (born 1978 Santos, São Paulo, Brazil) is a professional artist, educator and yogi living and working in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. ​