Happiness is a light breeze in your hair & a paintbrush in your hand
Imagine an escape where you can let go of your day-to-day commitments, cultivate a sense of ease, and dive deep into your creative expression. Imagine spending every day painting, creating, and giving yourself the gift of art. Imagine afternoons and evenings exploring, becoming inspired, and enjoying delicious food.
These retreats will nourish your
body and your creative spirit.
Get Inspired In Greece
Welcome to Tripodes, Greece, on the Island of Naxos where the warm ocean air and glorious landscape will inspire you.
Pack your bags and join us for a 5-day retreat where you’ll learn the fundamentals of abstract landscape painting while living and playing in paradise (hello sandy beaches, crystal waters, and crisp blue skies)!
Spend your days learning and painting at the studio. Allow the afternoons and evenings to take you away: explore the village on ancient, cobblestone paths, lounge by the pool, hike the local trails, or soak in the sun on a deserted beach. There will be a blend of optional guided activity and opportunity to relax and recharge.
Exquisite accommodations at a nearby guest house provide the perfect balance between quietude and socialization.
Imagine this: Yoga - Paint - Swim - Eat - Paint - Snorkel - Explore - Repeat...
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Paint Your Passion In The Pearl
In this retreat, you’ll use the urban backdrop as inspiration for a bold series of abstract landscape paintings.
Spend 5 days downtown Portland, Oregon, in the historic Pearl District. This neighborhood has attracted people with big dreams and bold ideas since its founding in 1869. Today, it boasts an eclectic mix of world-class restaurants, art galleries, and forest trails.
You’ll spend each morning painting at the studio, learning new techniques, and discovering your own creative passion. Afternoons provide space for exploring Portland, enjoying all the food and entertainment the city has to offer. There will be a blend of optional guided activity and opportunity to relax and recharge.
Included In This Retreat:
- A welcome evening hosted by Lisa
- Small group instruction
- Cold wax painting techniques and practice from 9am-3pm each day
- Basic materials for creating: cold wax medium, paper, and tools (an additional supply list will be provided on registration)
- Catered lunch each day, including fabulous Oregon wine
Optional bonus activities include gallery visits, morning yoga & farmers market, and afternoon walks among the towering redwoods of Forest Park.
Note: For everyone’s safety, retreats are temporarily on hold during the COVID-19 pandemic, but in the meantime, please join the waitlist. To keep your paintbrush moving and your soul inspired, join us for Virtual Classes.