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A Very Special Art Retreat Like No Other


Learn Chigirie/ Hand Torn Paper  creation from artist Robin Panzer


Robin Panzer is sharing her unique process for creating gorgeous animal portraits from hand torn paper.


This is a 3 day workshop at Robin’s Studio in gorgeous Hood River, Oregon.  


In this 3 Day workshop we will explore a wide variety of beautiful handmade papers and how to use them to create amazing textures to create art in a whole new way.  In a fully supportive environment this hands-on, playful process will teach you how to create art that seems to come to life under your fingertips.  


This process based workshop will  leave you with a stunning 12 X 12 original piece of hand torn paper art that you created along with a host of new skills to enhance your artistic voice.


The 3 day workshop price includes:


  • 20 hours of process based workshop with plenty of one on one time with Robin


  • A  Beautiful 12 X 12 Birch Panel


  • Use of all materials needed to create your project  -- (no slogging cases of art         supplies through the airport.)


  • Exciting new skills and techniques with paper never taught to other artist before.


  • Some of Robin’s favorite gorgeous Thai and Japanese papers to take home


  • A fabulous goody bag


  • New found friends with a shared and supportive passion for creation.


  • A fun and relaxing group outing that could include Incredible Mountain Scenery, Wine Tasting, Cherry Orchards or Lavendar Fields, it will be a surprise but will offer a relaxed and interesting time to enjoy each other outside of the studio,



What you will want to bring:


  • An Apron if you are worried about getting medium on your clothing

  • A notebook and pen to take notes

  • Non Copyrighted images of the animal you wish to create.  I will provide images for those who don’t bring them.



2015  Dates:


June 26th, 27th, 28th  Friday, Saturday, Sunday  


Students 3 Minimum/8 Maximum


This Workshop will fill quickly and is first come first. All skill levels are welcome. 





The 3 Day Retreat Price is $1800 and includes all of your art supplies and materials. 


Lodging and Airfare are separate. I can provide suggestions or help set you up with a roommate. I am happy to provide transport from hotel to studio if you are not renting a car.



Special Weekend Live In Studio Opportunity:


I do have a unique possibility for 2 people attending the workshop to “Live-In” for the weekend.  My studio contains a private bedroom with 2 new Queen size beds.  There is a full bathroom and kitchen within the studio.  If you want to roll out of bed, make coffee, or work into the wee hours of the morning, the studio will be at your disposable.  Live In studio weekend price is an additional $800.00 and allows the parties to come in Thursday evening and depart on Monday Morning.


RSVP Today to secure a place is this exciting workshop   ½ Down and ½ by May 1st.  I can accommodate some short payment plans email me to discuss.


Cancellation policy: If you cancel prior to one month before the retreat, you will receive a 90% refund. If you cancel less than one month before you are only entitled to a refund if your place is filled by another student.



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