Upcoming Retreats

Colorado Springs 2021 - October 18 - 23, 2021

Portland, OR 2022 - March 13-21, 2022

Portland, OR 2022 FALL - October 18-27, 2022

Portland, OR 2023 - April 11 - April 19, 2023

Or take online classes now!

Portland, OR 2022 Registration is NOW OPEN

On Your Mark - Get Set!

Trish McKinney
9:00 - 4:30
Mon March 21

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$ 170  

Making your mark on the world & leaving your footprints behind for the next generations – that is the definition of legacy. What is this mark? It is your unique way of putting your pencil to paper – much like your signature. It does not need to be pretty or perfect, but it needs to be authentic. In this class we will explore authentic and unique ways to make your mark - through handwriting, line-work, & masks.
Students will begin by writing or collaging words - create a painting & then develop layers of fun with stencils. This process transforms traditional painting into WOW!
Mixing experimental, free-form calligraphic techniques and abstract line-work with traditional painting – what could be more fun?! So be ready to start your Creative Engines - on your mark, get set…have FUN!!!

Kit fee $20 paid to instructor at beginning of class includes:

everything needed to take this class – 12x12 Ampersand panel, fine art paper, words to collage, & more!

Trish will provide reference materials, GOLDEN paints, gesso, matte medium, brushes, stencils, stamps, (& more!)

Supplies Needed to bring to class:

scissors, wax paper, water container, & paper towels

Optional Supplies To Bring:
  Any favorite mark-making tools – ie, pens, pencils, etc…, a favorite quote or words to transcribe into the background


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Proud Sponsors for Art & Soul

For your convenience, you may pre-order your materials for classes! Your materials will be waiting for you at the retreat. And you can always purchase additional materials at the retreat.

Runaway Art and Craft Studio

Runaway Art and Craft Studio is our onsite store and sponsor for Portland, OR Retreats.
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