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

You Should be Gellin'

Trish McKinney
6:30 - 9:30
Saturday Eve

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$ 85  

Learn the exciting world of monoprinting by using Gel-Press gelatin plates with unusual textural elements on non-traditional surfaces to create layers of FUN! Students will be encouraged to experiment and pull many prints on a variety of unusual surfaces. Choosing their favorite prints, students will then will create a 16-page journal and a some inspirational cards. This is a class that always makes the time fly by – it’s just pure fun!

Art Materials Provided & Sponsored by:
Gel Press, GOLDEN Paints, & Strathmore Paper 

 Supplies to bring to class: 
a Brayer, Bone Folder, Scissors, Self-healing Cutting Mat (and an Awl
(Trish will bring a few for the class to borrow) – Wear an apron or your favorite “studio shirt” as things will get messy (messy always indicates a good time! ;)

Trish will provide everything else to take this class! Gel Press Printing Plates, GOLDEN Open Acrylics, GOLDEN Fluid Acrylics, Brushes, Textural Stamps, Stencils from StencilGirl (designed by Trish) Paper, Matte Medium, Gesso, & more!

 Optional Materials To Bring: favorite mark making tools, unusual papers for printing, textural stamps, & stencils (only, if you have them)
For The Gellin’ Journal: bring inspirational ephemra - ie, a bit of lace from a baptismal dress, favorite words, quotes, or poems printed out, photos printed out for collaging, a photo copy of grandmother’s journal, pressed flowers, etc… - whatever inspires you! Have fun with this! Trish will have plenty of ephemra to share as well.


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


Click here for a printable page

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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