One of the deepest streams of my work opens up when I sit with someone with the intention of creating a series of Touch Drawings inspired by their presence. I have created Inner Portraits primarily through word of mouth since 1982. I know now that this work can happen in all it’s fullness via live video sessions. I am ready to make an appointment with you if you would like to experience this profound work. Explore the new Inner Portrait Galleries that help communicate some of the dimensions of this process.

Upcoming Workshops
I have workshops coming up in the Pacific Northwest, Los Angeles, New York, and Western Massachusetts. I am also exploring Chicago and other locations. The 20th Annual Touch Drawing Gathering is July 16-22. It is open for registration. Find out more on the full schedule. To be notified if I come to your area, join the mailing list. I am also currently planning live video workshops and researching the best ways to support Facilitators. 

Soul Touch Coloring Journals  Online Special $10ea 
For years I have been asking how I might harvest the wealth of images in my archives. I finally received a surprising answer –  coloring journals. I felt enormous energy as I brought a series of five books into being. They are inspiring a new level of depth in the coloring craze. We are discovering how accessible and powerful they are used in groups and are starting some pilot projects to develop examples of how they can be used for cancer, grief and creative writing groups. Contact us if you would like to help open the way for new contexts in which to use them. I created a free digital sample of Creative Awakening with four pages to color. Find out more.

Interview with Wise-Woman Herbalist Susun Weed
This was more like a conversation between friends than an interview.  Susan asked about the process of creating the SoulTouch Coloring Journals, and other probing questions about my work. And we just had a great conversation. It;s the last 30 minutes of her 90 minute show. Listen to it here.

Two Beautiful New Videos
See a three minute video of a Touch Drawing workshop. It offers a vibrant peak into the experience. The other new video is a 15 minute TED-style talk in which I share my personal journey with Touch Drawing. I presented it at ‘Women of Whidbey’. See these videos and more on one page.

Interpretive Artist at the Parliament of the World’s Religions
I was honored to be Interpretive Artist for the Parliament of the World’s Religions. This is the largest and most historic gathering of religious leaders on the world. I created 176 drawings in the course of the week. See all the drawings along with videos of plenary events during which they were created. It was the actualization of 35 years of Interpretive Touch Drawing to draw at this landmark event!

Better Shipping Prices
We added a media mail option to shipping. Spend less to mail SoulTouch Coloring Journals, SoulCards, books, CD’s and DVD. Sorry, it cannot be used with Touch Drawing materials kits and refill supplies.  

Online SoulCard Reading and Ecards
Give yourself an Online SoulCards Reading. We also have a better ecard program. The receiver sees the image in their email without having to click to an unknown site. Send any of over 200 images to a loved one with your own personal message. Send an ecard now.

Deb2013 With Blessings,
Deborah Koff-Chapin,

Founding director,
The Center for Touch Drawing


  • Standing Strong - This is not an easy image. We are not in easy times. I created this drawing during the Indigenous Day of Action as a part of Break Free Pacific Northwest. I carried my Touch Drawing materials on the three-mile “Procession for Future Generations”. People from read more...
  • New Leaf Article Nov 2016 – SoulTouch Coloring Journals - The Next Level of Empowered Creative Engagement From the Creator of SoulCards, Deborah Koff-Chapin In 1995, I took a leap of faith. I published sixty of my drawings as a deck called SoulCards . A big YES resonated through my read more...
  • The story behind an image in Opening to Love, a SoulTouch Coloring Journal - The immediacy and spontaneity of Touch Drawing has allowed me to draw in so many settings. Over the years I have developed an overwhelming archive of drawings created during talks by some of the inspiring thought and spirit leaders of read more...
  • Women of Wisdom 2016 - The 24th Annual Women of Wisdom Conference February 11-15  This landmark women's spirituality conference has brought together internationally known and regionally loved presenters, cultivating a strong sense of community in the Northwest. I have been drawing for this conference since at read more...