What is Pray and Paint?
Pray and Paint is a contemplative form of prayer, which encourages us to connect with God and express our experiences through creative art.
the format is flexible although follows a pattern;
The introduction to materials and format. (relaxed and informal, usually over a cuppa with the opportunity to ask questions).
A time of contemplative prayer, using music, silence and scripture.
Using the materials provided you will find a ‘comfortable space’ to begin painting.
Leader will move around offering any required support during this time).
Regroup and share experiences. (Some may have had very personal experiences, it is up to each individual whether they choose to share or not).
Time to look at others pictures, chat, have another cuppa and generally enjoy the whole experience.
Session ends with a time of open prayer.
All artists are free to take their pictures home, have them framed, and hang them up, they make great conversation starters.
Who is it for?
Anyone can take part regardless of age or gender and no artistic experience is necessary as full support is available.