Intuition Painting® Facilitator Training:


Dear Colorful Creatives,

It is my absolute pleasure to welcome you to Paint Awake's Premier Intuition Painting® Facilitator Training. I am so grateful for your presence and excited for your journey, and our journey as a circle of leaders and Intuition Painting™ pioneers!

This web page will be your resource for training information, links to important details, including your manuals, and session notes, so please keep the link and passcode handy.

For now, please find our scheduled of training events, topics and certification requirements listed here and let me know if you have any questions:

Quick Links for Training:

Participant Resources:

Joshua Tree Retreat Weeks Information: June 6-10 and September 26-30

We will be staying at the Quail Tree Ranch during our training stay. The retreat takes place at The Quail Tree Ranch, located at 59875 Onaga Trail Joshua Tree, CA 92252. We will have the space all to ourselves, and there is a female caretaker who lives in a camper on the property. 

Arrival & Departure Times:

  • Arrive between 12:00 - 1:00PM on Day 1

  • Depart between 2:00 - 2:30 PM on the final day

There is kitchen, large shared living space, 5-6 bathroom, an outdoor pool, and 6 separate bedrooms, some of which are private and some are to be shared. Room selection will be on a 1st come, 1st serve basis.  Pictures of this very special property are here: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/dlsu3qh5yk7l8k8/AAB_gq5UU9cmT9BKMr9k5kDQa?dl=0

These items are on site:

  • towels

  • linens

What to bring:

Joshua Tree is in the high desert and so the temperature changes from hot in the days to cool in the evenings.  Please pack accordingly and consider:

  • bring layers

  • a coat

  • shampoo and conditioner, toiletries

  • comfy clothes that can get paint on them

  • a small token from home that would meaningful to have with you

  • flashlight (your phone flashlight would be fine)

  • a bathing suit (optional)

How to prepare:

Here is a document I normally use for participants in this process, so I want you to see it as well, even though most of you already know the information included: Intuition Painting™ Preparation

Getting there:

Most people will be driving to the retreat. For those who are flying, please note your travel details below and will sort out the best options for traveling to Joshua Tree from the Palm Springs Airport (PSP). 

Your Information:

Please complete these personal details so that I can be sure to accommodate your travel and dietary requirements as best possible:

Name *

First Name

Last Name

Email Address *

Travel Information: Arrival *(Mode of transportation. If you are flying, include arrival date, time, airline, and city)

Travel Information: Departure(Mode of transportation. If you are flying, include arrival date, time, airline, and city)

Dietary Restrictions

Added info:Questions, comments, or additional information you'd like for me to know.

Supply List for Painting at Home is listed here:  Painting Supplies

Mentoring Info:

Hi Everyone! Both Pamela Hawkins (Pam) of PamelaHawkins.com and Elise Crohn of JuicyCreatives.com are available to each of you for your mentoring sessions.  You each have 4 x 1/2 hour sessions (2 hours total) available to you for use with either Pam and/or Elise.  After you have used all four sessions, you are welcome to continue mentoring with either or both for $85/hour (or $45 per half hour). Each have invited you to contact them by email or text arrange appointments.  Please see their respective information below:

  • Elise Crohn:

    • Cell phone: 904 377 3500

    • Email: elise@juicycreatives.com

  • Pamela Hawkins:

    • Cell phone: 816 806 1843

    • Email: pam@indigocreativespace.com

    • Online scheduling tool: Book a Session

Certification Requirements Contract:

If you choose to accept the requirements listed in the link below, you will have the opportunity to present yourself as a "Certified Intuition Painting Facilitator." Some of you may not be interested in certification, and that is fine as well. It is completely up to you. 

ACTION REQUESTED: Please read this document carefully, sign at the bottom and submit.  Facilitator Training Certification Requirements

Course Flow & Schedule:

PLEASE NOTE: Please review this document make note of these dates in your calendars:  Training Schedule & Dates

Required Reading:

COURSE REQUIREMENTS: These books are to be read by end of August, however, I recommend 'Paint Awake Primer' and 'Painting from the Source' be read before training begins: Required Books 

NEW!  Pre-read materials sent out May 30th:  Facilitator Training Manual, PreRead

Technology Needed for Training:

Please set up accounts if you don't have them for the IPFT apps and software tools we will be using for training listed here.

Final Payments:

Final Tuition Payments are due by May 31, 2018.  Additional expenses for the in-person training will be $350.00 for each 5-day in person session ($700 total) and will include meals, accommodations, and all art supplies for each immersion week.