Monday, November 29, 2010

Plymouth Group: Painting by Consensus

Ever think about painting by consensus? It worked pretty well this fall at Plymouth Church in Seattle. 14 of us painted 16 banners all in one day. Yes, there was a lot of planning beforehand, and that helped it go very smoothly. Now Plymouth has Advent banners adorning their worship space that they have helped design, and have painted themselves.
 I gave general color suggestions, and expected that great variations would happen as individuals put themselves into it. People need a frame of reference, but then it's important to back away and let them take off in their own directions. Following are some results:

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