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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

Travel the World with Art!

Travel the World with Art: Kindred Spirits logo

Travel the World with Art!

Hands on Art and Wine Experience with Cathy Dorris

Japanese Kimono Paper Sculpture
Approx. 24′ wide x 18 ” high

Travel the World with Art! The next project in this series of classes is a Japanese Kimono Paper Sculpture. This two part class takes place this Wednesday, March 23 from 6-9 and Wednesday, March 30 from 6-9. All materials are provided.

Cost: $45 which includes first beverage of choice.

Register by e-mail, at Kindred Spirits (hrs. 4-9), or calling 541-821-0651.

Location:  Kindred Spirits, 106 Talent Ave., Talent.

Travel the World with Art: Japanese Paper Kimono wall hanging

Travel the World with Art! ~ Kindred Spirits

“Travel the World with Art!”

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Hands on art and wine experience with Cathy Dorris

Every Wednesday beginning Feb. 24,  from 6–9 PM

At Kindred Spirits, 106 Talent Ave., Talent

Cathy Dorris will be your tour guide as we travel the world creating a signature art project from each culture we visit.  We’ll begin in Mongolia with a traditional tribal painted floor mat. Next stop is Japan and from there we “fly” to Papua New Guinea.You don’t need any experience to travel!  Appropriate for all levels.  With 35 years of experience, Cathy will bring out the artist in you!

Travel the World with Art - Kindred Spirits, Talent, Oregon

Mongolian Mat *Two Part Class*

Part 1: Feb. 24th from 6-9PM

Part 2: Mar. 2nd from 6-9PM

TRavel the World with Art: Sake and Sumi-E Class at Kindred Spirits, Talent, Oregon

Sake and Sumi-e *One Day Class*

Wed. March 9th, from 6–9 PM

$45 per country includes all supplies and the first beverage of your choice.  Or sign up for a four country passport for a 10% discount.  Register by calling (541) 821-0651, emailing, or in person at Kindred Spirits, 106 Talent Ave. Talent. (We are open from 4-9 PM, Tuesday through Sat., Fridays until 11PM.)
Register early to secure a spot.
For any questions please email: [email protected]  

Second Friday at Kindred Spirits

Second Friday at Kindred Spirits

Second Friday at Kindred Spirits : The Love of Music, February 12 at 4pm, Talent, OregonPlease join us for a celebration of art and spirits starting at 4pm Friday, Feb. 12.  The theme for the February 2016 second Friday at Kindred Spirits is the Love of Music.  Live entertainment by “Plain Folk,”  from Rogue World Ensemble.  Drum circle follows at 9:00 PM.

Featured artists:

  • Cathy Dorris 

  • Pat Moore

  • Margaret Stermer – Cox

Invite your friends to experience delicious food and engaging art every second Friday at Kindred Spirits.  Stay tuned for March’s 2nd Friday theme, A Celebration of Birds, on Friday March 11, 2016.