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Kindred Spirits Spring 2019 Art Classes and Workshops

        Spring Art Classes and Workshops

Spring is approaching! Well, it’s snowing here and there but I did see a bush in beautiful pink blossoms the other day.
The students in the last several workshops have created some amazing and really inspiring art pieces and I feel even more excited to post this new series of workshops!

Also, remember, every Thursday evening is, “Random Acts of Art,” where you can drop in  and play in a, “candy store, ” of art all evening for just $10.

You can join in the Asian art of Sumi-e and Tea Tasting on Tuesday mornings at 10:00 and Wednesday evenings at 7:00, called, Sake and Sumi-e.

All materials are provided in any and every class I teach.
You can register for a class on-line at our website:
www.kindredspiritsartalewine.com. Go to Class Registration and sign up there.
Looking for to creating with you!

 

Sumi-e
Translated, ‘Black Ink-Painting,” is where art and art of living come together.  In these classes, you will explore the simplicity and spontaneity of the essence of nature.  In this painting-method, as in Zen practice, reality is expressed by reducing it to its pure bare form.  You will find this practice extremely therapeutic and heart calming.
All materials provided.
Every Tuesday Mornings with Tea:
Every Wednesday Evening at 7:00- -Sake and Sumi-e
Cost: $25 per class
“Random Acts of Art”
THURSDAY EVENINGS
Open Studio Drop In and different projects every week.
This photo ( milagros), is just one example.
Cost: $10
“More Random Acts of Art”
THURSDAY EVENINGS
Open Studio Drop In and different projects every week.
Another example: Matchbox reliquaries.
Cost: $10
Henna Garden Painting
Mixed Media on Canvas

This may look difficult but it is Not, and you will find it quite freeing and really fun!!.  As always I walk you through these creations step by step so it is easy and you CAN do it.
Saturday, February 23rd
1:00 – 4:00
Cost: $50
The Acrylic Pour
This is one of THE most addicting art forms EVER!
There have been so many requests for this class that I put it on this series again.  Many of you have maybe even tried this and been frustrated.  I am happy to lead you through the process, step by step and show you the ,”secrets,” to a successful piece.
Saturday, March 9th,
1:00-4:00
Cost $55
House of Blues
Just what it looks like, a house of birds.  Blue birds actually, but you can make any style of bird you want. (I know who you are out there who love blackbirds and crows!)
Saturday, March 2nd
11:00 – 4:00
Cost: $50
Abstract Figure Sculptures
For those of you who have begged for this class, here it is!!
The mother of mixed media creations.
There is limited space so you may want to register early.
Saturday, March 16th
10:30 – 4:00
Cost $65
106 Talent Ave. – Talent, OR

Wednesday 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Thursday 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Friday 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Spring hours start March 2nd

Kindred Spirits 2019 Winter Art Classes and Workshops

     2019 Winter Art Classes and Workshops

Happy New Year to all of you creative souls!  We have moved some things around at Kindred Spirits and I have taken over part of the space as my studio/workshop where it will be much more convenient to teach art classes and celebrate your creations through art walks and events. What I want to accomplish, through my classes is not so much that you look at your creation to reach your ideal of perfection, but through the creative process, find your soul, see what amazing gift you have been blessed with and through that, share with the rest of the world. (Who knows what changes we can make). I’m offering but a catalyst and a space to move forward with this in mind.
Below is a list of some of the classes and workshops we will be having as well as a series of Sumi-e classes on Wednesday evenings and some mornings. Also Thursday evenings are, “Random Acts of Art,”-open studio style.
I’m adding another e-mail if you have questions or are interested in joining a class.  [email protected].
You can also register for a class on-line by going to www.Kindredspiritsartalewine.com website, go to “Class Registration,” and sign up there. 

Sumi-e
Translated, ‘Black Ink-Painting,” is where art and art of living come together.  In these classes, you will explore the simplicity and spontaneity of the essence of nature.  In this painting-method, as in Zen practice, reality is expressed by reducing it to its pure bare form.  You will find this practice extremely therapeutic and heart calming.
All materials provided.
Tuesday Mornings with Tea:
Jan. 22, 10:00
Feb.12 and 26,  10:00
Mar. 12 and 26, 10:00
Wednesday Evenings- “Sake and Sumi-e,” starting:
Jan. 23 at 7:00 P.M.
Cost: $25 per class
“Random Acts of Art”
THURSDAY EVENINGS
Open Studio Drop In and different projects every week.
This photo ( milagros), is just one example.
Cost: $10
“More Random Acts of Art”
THURSDAY EVENINGS
Open Studio Drop In and different projects every week.
Another example: Matchbox reliquaries.
Cost: $10
The Heart Reliquary
For all of you that requested this class again.
This three dimensional wall hanging is just in time for Valentines Day.  Made with doors that open to a niche, these charming little creations can house a special memento or a cool trinket.  The size is approx. 7″x 8″, give or take an inch.  All materials are provided, including paints, papers and really fun embellishments.
Saturday workshop
January 19th, 1:00-4:00
Cost: $45
Circular Wall Hanging
Okay, you wanted another round vessel class, here it is!
This mixed media creation is so fun I am addicted to making these myself.  The piece you will be making is made with clay, wire, natural and decorative papers (mache style), acrylic paint and other embellishments that suit your fancy. I added tassels and beads to this one.
All materials provided.
Saturday, February 16, 1:00-4:00
Cost $55
Ceremonial Tribal Rattle
It’s an instrument and an art piece!
The Native American style rattle holds deep symbolism and represents, through it’s formation and sound, “The three kingdoms or nations,” the animal kingdom, the plant kingdom and the mineral kingdom (earth).  All materials are provided in this mixed media piece including beautiful natural elements.
Saturday,  February 2nd, 1:00-4:00 and Tuesday, February19th, 1:00-4:00
Cost $45
Ethnic Tribal Dolls
Let yourself go!! Wild, eccentric and fun!!  Textiles, beads, paint, clay, fibers, shells and all kinds of unique materials make up this primitive style creation that can hang on the wall.
All materials provided. I will make this a longer workshop just because I know you won’t want to stop working on it.
Saturday, February 9, 11:oo-4:00
Cost: $50

Kindred Spirits Winter Workshop Schedule

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Winter Workshop Schedule

Season greetings,
Exciting new classes by Cathy Dorris are now available at Kindred Spirits.  You can come sign-up on location during regular business hours or register  online at our website. Materials will be provided for each person and food and beverages will be available for purchase on site. One glass of red or white house wine will be included with your class sign-up. Cathy makes this experience easy to follow and entertaining for each student. These classes fill up quickly so don’t miss out on the fun.

Sign-Up at Kindred Spirits 4:00pm-9pm Tuesday – Saturday
Register online at www.kindredspiritsartalewine.com
Contact Cathy directly at [email protected]

 

 Kindred Spirits Flower Floor Mat workshop
Flower Floor mat
Saturday Dec. 9th
1:00 pm – 5:00pm
$45.00
Sign-Up Here
 Kindred Spirits Heart Reliquary Workshop
Heart Reliquary
Tuesday Dec. 5th
&
Saturday Dec. 30th1:00pm – 5:00pm
$45.00
Sign-Up Here
 Kindred Spirits Mixed Media Wall Hanging Bowl workshop
Mixed Media Wall Hanging Bowl
Saturday Dec. 16th 10:00am – 3:00pm
$65.00
Sign-Up Here
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Our mailing address is:

Cathy Dorris Studios

106 Talent Ave. #2

Talent, OR 97540

Kindred Spirits Spring Art Workshops

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Spring Art Workshops

Greetings, my creative friends.  Welcome to the April Saturday workshops.
Click here to visit our website and Sign-Up online

kindred spirits spring art workshops : Earring Workshop at Kindres Spirits in Talent Oregon April 2017
The Earrings Workshop
Saturday, April 1st,  1:00- 5:00
Cost: $50
 kindred spirits spring art workshops : Cherry Blossom and Asian Moon workshops at Kindred Spirits, April 2017 in Talent Oregon
Cherry Blossom and Asian Moon
Saturday, April 15th,  1:00 – 5:00
Cost: $45
 kindred spirits spring art workshops: milagros workshop at Kindred Spirits in Talent, Oregon April 2017
Milagros
Saturday, April 29th,  1:00 – 5:00
Cost: $50

Kukur Tihar Celebration of Dogs

Kukur Tihar Celebration of Dogs

with FOTA and Kindred Spirits

Kukur Tihar Celebration of Dogs : a dog receives a tika and blessing of flowers during the Hindu annual celebration of dogs and their relationship with humans.Kindred Spirits teams up with Friends of the Animal Shelter to host a two day festival this weekend, July 8th and 9th, called “The Nepali Kukur Tihar Celebration of Dogs.”

We’ve based our festival on the yearly celebration honoring dogs and their relationship with humans, which has a rich history in Hindu society and spirituality.

Friday, July 8: Talent Second Friday ArtWalk Theme: The Dog

Friday we open our doors at 4:00 for Talent’s 2nd Friday Art Event. Our theme at Kindred Spirits is, of course, The Dog. Enjoy our fun display of art; 20% of the art sales at Kindred goes to FOTA.

Saturday, July 9: The Blessing of the Dogs at Kindred Spirits

Saturday is “The Blessing of the Dogs” at Kindred Spirits, 106 Talent Ave, from 11:00 to 4:00.  Bring your dog(s).

Bill Turner is a professional speaker and trainer from eastern Oregon. Because he is well known for his healing energy work on people, dogs and competition horses, we chose him to offer the Blessing to the dogs at this ceremony.

Dogs will receive a “Malla,” or garland necklace.  The malla is a mark of respect and dignity and symbolizes the prayers that go with the dog.

A red mark, known as the “Tika,” a temporary red mark, will be applied to the forehead of each dog.  Since the tika marks the dog with an air of sacredness, it acts as a blessing to those who encounter the dog.

Friends of the Animal Shelter will be there both days; on Saturday they bring shelter dogs for this dedication and the opportunity for adoption.

Please join us for this festival as we offer our blessings to each wonderful dog, their owners and potential owners and all participants in the celebration of man’s best friend.

Saturday Art Workshops at Kindred Spirits

Saturday Art Workshops
at Kindred Spirits

Cathy Dorris is now teaching Saturday art workshops at Kindred Spirits! Join her for days of inspiring creativity and enchantment amidst art and wine. You can relax and bring nothing but yourself. You do NOT need to have artistic ability or draw really good stick men. To sign up, e-mail me, call or text her at 541-821-0651, or stop by Kindred Spirits, 106 Talent Ave. (open at 4:00) It is good to let her know BEFORE so she can make sure she has enough art supplies.

Saturday Art Workshops at Kindred Spirits : Whimsical Figures Saturday Workshop with Cathy Dorris at Kindred Spirits, Talent, Oregon on June 25 , 2016

Whimsical Figures
Saturday, June 25 11:00 – 5:00
$50

Saturday Art Workshops at Kindred Spirits : Heart Sculptures Saturday Workshop with Cathy Dorris at Kindred Spirits, Talent, Oregon on July 16, 2016

Heart Sculptures
Saturday, July 16 11:00 – 5:00
$50

Saturday Art Workshops at Kindred Spirits : Retablo Containers Saturday Workshop with Cathy Dorris at Kindred Spirits, Talent, Oregon on July 30, 2016

Retablo Containers
Saturday, July 30 11:00 – 5:00
$50

Travel the World with Art – Congo Art Class with Cathy Dorris

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Travel the World with Art!

“Mubti Bark Cloth Fragment”

Congo Art Class

Cathy Dorris Mubti Bark Cloth Fragment Congo art class at Kindred Spirits, Talent, Oregon, May 25 2016 Mubti bark cloth fragment Congo art class with Cathy Dorris

The Mubti Bark Cloth Fragment Congo Art class is a ONE part class.  Wednesday evening, May 25th, 6:00 – 9:00 PM.
Cost is $45, which includes all materials and one beverage of your choice.

E-mail me to pre-register, call or text me (541-821-0651) or sign up at Kindred Spirits. (that way I know how many supplies to bring and it also secures your seat) 106 Talent Ave. Talent

May World Art Classes at Kindred Spirits – Indonesian Elephant Rattle

May World Art Classes at Kindred Spirits

with Cathy Dorris

Indonesian elephant Rattle, next workshop at Kindred Spirits withCathy dorris, Talent, Oregon, May 2016

Indonesian Elephant Rattle

4-5 inch round shaker

(a mixed media sculpture with clay)

A two part class:  Wednesday, May 4th and Wednesday, May 11th
Time:  6-9 PM
Cost: $45 includes both classes, all materials and one beverage of choice
To Register:  E-mail me, call or text me (541-821-0651) or register at Kindred Spirits (hours- Tues-Thurs 4-9, Fri. 4-11, Sat 1-6)
106 Talent Ave. Talent, OR

I will be starting art workshops on Saturdays and weekend retreats.  Stay tuned!

KINDRED SPIRITS WORLD ART CLASSES – Tibetan Gau or Prayer Box Ornament

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Tibetan Gau or Prayer Box Ornament : KINDRED SPIRITS WORLD ART CLASSES                           With Cathy Dorris
With Cathy Dorris

Tibetan Gau or Prayer Box Ornament

2 part class:   Wednesday, April 20th and 27th
Time:  6-9 P.M.
Cost: $45 includes both classes and one beverage
E-mail me to register, call or text me at 541-821-0651
Place:  Kindred Spirits, 106 Talent Ave. Talent

Travel the World with Art – The Hamsa Hand

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Hands on Art and Wine experience with Cathy Dorris

Cathy Dorris - Kindred Spirits - Hamsa Hand
The Hamsa Hand
Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia
Represents Patience, Loyalty and Faith

This is another two part class. Wednesday, April 6th from 6-9 and finishes on Wednesday, April 13th from 6-9.  All materials are provided.  Cost is $45 which includes a first beverage of your choice.  Register by e-mail,  at Kindred Spirits (hours 4-9 Tues-Sat), or by call or texting Cathy at 541-821-0651.

Kindred Spirits

106 Talent Ave.

Talent, OR