Defining and Drawing Labyrinths (Session 1: Classical Labyrinths)
Learn the ins and outs of Classical Labyrinths as we dive into the original archetypal design! Draw along at your own pace.Enroll in Course
Learn the ins and outs of Classical Labyrinths as we dive into the original design! Explore the history, evolution and classification of labyrinths and consider the essential characteristics that define the archetype. Draw a variety of Classical Labyrinths from seed patterns to see how simple adjustments benefit various aspects of the experience.
Lars Howlett is a master labyrinth designer and builder creating exact replicas of Classical or Medieval patterns using sacred geometry and firsthand research from historic sites around the world. He is a Veriditas Faculty member and Certified Advanced Facilitator trained by Lauren Artress at Chartres Cathedral and former apprentice to master builder Robert Ferre. For fifteen years, Lars has created labyrinths as interactive art installations, the practice of mindfulnesss and personal transformation. Lars teaches the popular drawing class and construction workshop at Veriditas Summer School each year. Follow his work at www.DiscoverLabyrinths.com and facebook.com/discoverlabyrinths
StartDrawing 7-Circuit Seed Patterns by Hand (including tall, wide, square, diamond, omega, even entrance, balanced center) (44:11)
StartDrawing Larger and Smaller Seed Patterns by Hand (11, 15, 3 & 5-Circuits and the Chakravyuha) (25:49)
StartBonus: Draw a Precise Classical with a Compass on Graph Paper (13:36)
PreviewBonus: Draw the Classical Labyrinth Path (Ariadne's Thread) (11:42)