Discover Your Inner Artist in Heartbreak

YOU ARE PERFECT IN YOUR PROCESS.

There is nothing wrong with you.

YOU ARE NOT ALONE.

We, too, are transforming our pain into passion.

THERE IS A POINT.

Discover your inner artist in heartbreak.

There are two paths for the broken hearted–self-destruction or self-expression. 

The Love Story inspires the broken hearted to discover our inner heARTIST in heartbreak by transforming pain into passion, self-destruction into self-expression, and our love loss into a Three Act Love Story.

The Mystery of Love is revealed in 1 Corinthians 13, Verse 12:

“For now we see as in a mirror…”

Act I: Discover Your Narrative through Artist-Inspired Journaling

(Soft Launch: December 29, 2017. Full Launch: January 25, 2018)

Discover your narrative in kindred people’s stories about love, loss, and transformation;

Begin the Hero’s Journey through artist-inspired journaling and discover your inner artist in your heartbreak;

Journal from the first, second, and third-person writing voice that aligns with the id, ego, and superego;

Fuse journaling with the craft of narrative storytelling, and discover the truth in your fiction, based on a true experience journal entry.

“and then we shall see face to face..”

Act II: Hero’s Call to Adventure

(Soft Launch February 14, 2018; Hard Launch March 10, 2018)

Once you discover your pursuit, you will begin your hero’s journey.

Our workshop integrates the disciplines of journaling, journalism, and Joseph Campbell’s Hero’s Journey.

Journal in the third “I” through the art and craft of Love as defined in 1 Corinthians 13.

Learn the skills of pitching, producing and publishing so you may capture the artist story you want to tell, experience, and contribute.

while interviewing the artists you want to interview so that you may continue to discover the treasure your heart is seeking.

“for now we know in part, then I shall know fully, even as I am fully known..”

Act III: Interactive Showcase Journaling

Journal with an intimate, inclusive and diverse community of artists alongside kindred strangers through a multitude of artistic expressions and live performances.

"For now we see only a reflection as in a mirror; then we shall see face to face. Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I am fully known." 1 Corinthians 13:12, NIV

  • “…you can listen to a song that is so sad that it actually makes you feel happy.” -Weston Smith

  • “It can be as simple as just having a little corner in your room where you have a light and a book like the Neverending Story that brings you to where you can feel okay, and maybe use that as a jumping board for some new ideas and write some stuff.” -Spooki Tavi

  • Journal: When have you been shut down over and over again for doing something you love? What has stopped you? What has helped you continue?

  • Roman: What is real power?
    Drue: “Real power is the ability to change something or someone, but the greatest power is indeed love.” 

  • “It was about that deepest part of myself that I don’t have words to describe, but I can relate myself to things, whatever those things are.” -Collin James Martin.

  • That’s the point in any artist..if they work on their craft long enough, the reasons they think they are doing it are actually different and what you can express by letting the expression just move through you rather than just trying to craft an identity for yourself.

  • “Writing for me is always about truth, and I didn’t want to tell my truth.”- Taura Stinson

  • “It’s basically me trying to flesh out why I tend to romanticize substance abuse, why I have a tendency to constantly search for that next high.”-Hayden Maltese

  • “When I’m producing, I forget about this anxiety.” –Matt Sassari

  • “Depression and anxiety comes with being creative…having those feelings comes with making stuff, taking risks, and putting yourself out there.” – Jane

  • “Now that I think about it, more and more artists are talking about it. It’s something that we all struggle with.”- Shmitty

  • “Whatever it is that you can control, it’s the path to get out of that cycle of depression, and for me it was that song.” -Pete Kronowitt

Partners
Peace Over Violence
Ignite Get Lit
Turning Point Alcohol and Recovery Center
The Teen Project
The Positive Results Corporation
UCLArts and Healing
Sponsors
Zoom
WayUp
Pei Wei
Healthaide Kombucha
Trade Joes
Google
Career Foundry
Code Alliance
Live Portrait
Taproot Foundation
Gibson