Upcoming Retreats

Colorado Springs, 2019 - May 28 - June 2, 2019

Ocean City, MD 2019 - October 6 - 10, 2019

Portland, OR 2020 - March 17, 2020 - March 24, 2020

Colorado Springs 2020 - May 25, 2020 - May 31, 2020

Ocean City, MD 2020 - September 25 - October 3, 2020

Portland, OR 2020 Registration is NOW OPEN

Party on Your Paper

Trish McKinney
6:30 - 9:30
Sunday Eve

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$ 85  

Who doesn’t love to have complete freedom and fun painting? Using seemingly random, deliciously colorful, and wildly patterned gel printed papers is a recipe for FUN - painting on top of them is a party on your paper! Learn the exciting process of how Trish creates “prepared surfaces” and then paints on top of them. Students will learn the concepts of negative painting, lost and found edges, and color theory all in one class! Now…who wants to party?!

Supplies to bring to class: everything will be provided - optional materials to bring: favorite brushes & stencils if you have them.

Trish will provide everything else!  Art Materials Provided & Sponsored by: Gel Press, Golden Paints, Strathmore, Ampersand, Princeton Brush Co.

Website & Video Links: 
To see more examples go to www.trishmckinney.com/preparedsurfaces
Check out Trish’s YouTube channel to see how she paints 


Most of the required supplies for your classes can be pre-ordered from Collage. They will be ready and waiting for you to pick up when you arrive at the retreat. To order supplies, contact Maria Ralaigh


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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.

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