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2016 Big Bear Lake: Dancing with Petals and Leaves Zentangle Retreat

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2016 Big Bear Lake: Dancing with Petals and Leaves Zentangle Retreat

Zentangle® Inspired Art Botanicals & Mixed Media Retreat in Southern California Dancing with Petals and Leaves When: June or October Alumni: September $899* 2016 Big Bear Zentangle Botanicals Retreats Dancing with Petals and Leaves & Mixed Media Explore Botanicals, Color, Shade, Shadow, Design & ZIA Mixed Media $850* Early Bird Special ($212.50 a day includes room & board) $100* Deposit holds your spot and early bird special! *Payment Plan available Intimate ALL Inclusive: Maximum 8-12 students allowing for 20+ hours of hands-on instruction,  fully stocked Mixed Media Studio & Power Point Presentations Includes: Lodging, Meals, Snacks, Drinks Instructor: Sharla R. Hicks CZT 5 & 11 Featuring LeCordon Bleu trained Chef: Diana Hudson CZT 2016 June: 23, 24, 25, 26, 2016 Thursday to Sunday $850 Early Bird Special BEFORE March 31, 2016 2016 October 6, 7, 8, 9, 2016 Thursday to Sunday $850 Early Bird Special BEFORE July 9, 2016 Questions: Call Soft Expressions & ask for Sharla: 714-630-7414 or Toll Free 888-545-8616, or email: info@SharlaHicks.com Closest airport to Big Bear, CA is Ontario CA International Airport: (Code is ONT) Shuttle Available through SoftExpressions.com To Register, CLICK HERE $899 2016 Alumni Retreat: Advancing on with Zentangle Inspired Botanicals & Mixed Media $850 Early Bird Special: Sign up BEFORE June 22, 2016 Prerequisite: Alumni who attended previous year’s retreats When: September 22, 23, 24, & 25, 2016 Thursday to Sunday Suggestion: Sign up ASAP as Alumni Retreat is filling quickly What Students are saying about the retreat: Chris states: “I would so recommend this retreat to any one that needs to stretch their boundaries and learn more about zentangles and more…I was a little nervous about signing up—not knowing anyone and all that pre-retreat stress, but that all changed.  I was picked up at the airport and delivered to the retreat cabin, by Sharla’s husband, an added bonus!  The whole weekend was amazing.  I tangled my heart out…the best company, met new friends, great meals—I hated to leave!  If you want to learn more and see what other artists are creating, you will find it all at Sharla’s Big Bear Retreats. P.S.  I only wished I lived closer to Sharla, so I could take her other classes!” Retreat Time Line, Thursday to Sunday: 20+ hours of instruction Thursday 1 pm to Sunday 5 pm NOTE: Each student will have an individual session with Sharla and the opportunity to share with group NOTE: ALL mixed media supplies will be provided PLUS: a goodies bag full of great tangle supplies to take home. Bring: yourself ready to relax and learn at Sharla’s quiet mountain retreat LED or Otto Light for extra light examples of your work paint clothes Zentangle Pens and Pencils: Micron pens and your favorite shading tools if you want to learn more about a specific mixed media or paint, bring along, but not required as there will be a well stocked studio. Thursday Registration: 10 am to Noon Thursday 11:30 am to 1 pm: Light Lunch Thursday 1 PM to 5 PM: Mixed Media Studio instruction begins with introduction to color and then move into the Mixed Media Studio to begin backgrounds for Dancing with the Petals and Leaves: Zentangle Inspired Art All supplies for Mixed Media Studio provided, no ahead of time prep, just come ready to relax, learn and have fun. Explore creating mixed media backgrounds on high quality paper and fabric with paints, acrylics, pens, color pencils, watercolor pencils, aqua crayons, pastels, foil, glitter, and more. INCLUDES: Use of a small printing press, Gelly plates, stamps, stencils, and other helpful mark making tools and supplies. Thursday 5:30 PM:...

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