WHAT’S NEW

TOUCH DRAWING WORKSHOPS Online
I am now offering live online workshops. Find a range of options for this spring on my schedule. If you would like to organize your own group for an online workshop, contact us. We have scheduled the in-person Touch Drawing Gathering on Whidbey Island WA for Monday July 12 through Sunday July 18, 2021. We will confirm & open registration sometime in April. Sign the mailing list to be notified.

 

 

Now Available – Portals of Presence 
Twenty years in the making and finally here! Enter a deeper relationship with yourself and the world through the universal language of the human face. The images in this deck were selected from work created in the presence of ancient trees, mountains, standing stones, temples, cathedrals, and human wisdom carriers from many lineages. Each face radiates a unique presence. Think of them as allies, nature spirits, beloveds, or visitors from subtle realms. 

 

SONG BATH SANCTUARY Live Online
It is my greatest joy to immerse in this deep sound field within the circle of participants. I now offer a Song Bath Sanctuary, free of charge for anyone who registers. Contact us to organize your own group for an online song bath.   

 

 

 


SoulCards receive award in their 25th year

My first deck received the Gold 2020 Coalition of Visionary Resources Visionary Award for Iconic Product. We celebrated their 25 years of life throughout 2020. SoulCards are now used and loved by a new generation. Thank you for your support! 

 

 

 

 

Through the Veil Video now in Expressive Media Film library
I am honored to have my 1993 video Through the Veil: The Story of Touch Drawing selected to be among 100 videos available for streaming or download through this unique film library. It places Touch Drawing in the historical context of the emergence of the creative arts therapies. My original autobiographical video also has two recent ones to create a more up-to-date picture. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FOLLOW ME ON INSTAGRAM
Instagram is a beautiful context to share images. I am posting short videos while at conferences, photos of my process while drawing in nature, and new images. 

 

FEMININE MYSTICISM ART
I am honored to have an essay & images in this epic book, Feminine Mysticism in Art. Many years in the making, this magnum opus provides images & writings by seventy contemporary visionary artists & writers who have committed their life’s work to the re-birth of the Divine Feminine in the West. It is winner of a 2018 Nautilus Book Award and an Independent Publishers Award. It was compiled & edited by Victoria Christian & Susan Stedman. Find out more & order the hardcopy or kindle edition.

 

 


I
NNER PORTRAIT GALLERIES 
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 Inner Portrait Galleries that help communicate some of the dimensions of this process.

 

 

SOULTOUCH 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. Contact us if you would like to help open the way for new contexts in which to use them. Find a free digital sample of Creative Awakening with four pages to color.

With Blessings,
Deborah Koff-Chapin,

Founding director,
The Center for Touch Drawing

DEBORAH’S RECENT POSTS

  • 2021 Parliament Of the World’s Religions Gallery - I listened deeply to presentations throughout the Parliament, and created spontaneous drawings that reflect the content of each one. My aim is to capture the essence of the Parliament themes in poetic, archetypal images. Through the immediacy of Touch Drawing,… read more...
  • The Arts as Sacred Portals to the Soul of Life - https://vimeo.com/588143081 This presentation was part of the Shift Network Sound Healing Summit. Deborah talks about the universal power of the arts for healing, soul development and communion with the sacred presence in life. She shares stories of her journey integrating… read more...
  • Authentic Movement with Touch Drawing - Michelle Kurzenacker weaves Touch Drawing wordlessly and naturally into this beautiful short film about Authentic Movement. this is so appropriate. I often describe Touch Drawing as the Authentic Movement of visual art practices. Find out more about her work.  https://vimeo.com/542010976 read more...
  • Watch the story of the deck shared at the live launch - https://youtu.be/kwBYtuxRgrc   In this recording of the live launch event, I share how I created these faces, and tell stories of how some of them came into being. I then showed all the images in the deck while playing my… read more...