2014 Masks

arden mask 1a

The mask process begins…after application of a thick coat of

Vaseline plaster wrap strips are then layered onto face.

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arden mask 2

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 Left:  Mask is painted.

Center: A horizontal  band of small white dots are painted across mouth area. A thin vertical line of dots are painted on the neck. A strand of pearls flow from the mouth.

Right: Butterflies are attached to the crown of the head, face and shoulders. A band of gold ribbon across the throat. White stones are added for eyes. Red and gold smudges of paint on forehead and along eye and nose. The interior of the mask is painted in metallic gold.


This is my mask still in progress…this time around, I chose to plaster part of my chest, my right shoulder and the top of my head. More soon…

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                           ART & YOGA


A three-part workshop to create a visual symbol

to acknowledge your life journey, transformation

and power through yoga, art, meditation, journaling,

and movement. Facial spa massage each day.

* vjay means “victory” in sanskrit.


Free to Be ~ Anything Goes

Create a plaster mask of your FACE. 

The mask form can be designed to represent reality, fantasy, nature:

 plants, flowers, animals, birds, or any creature that your imagination

can dream in your truth and power! A time of self-reflection to nourish

your body, mind and spirit to honor your life journey and to acknowledge

who you are NOW. How do you express yourself in the world?


Friday, January 31               6:00 – 8:30 PM   gentle yoga/visioning

Saturday, February 1          9:30 – 5:00 PM   mask-making

Saturday, Febraury 8           5:30 -8:30 PM   deepening the connection.

Cost: $125- $150 (sliding scale offered) $15.00 material fee

No experience necessary. Please register by January 25

Contact Joanne 413 695-3312

or Arden 413 585-8990 / yoga @rcn.com


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