Stamping Retreats


Stamping Retreat
featuring Scenic Stamping & Color Techniques
Stampscapes, Sutter, Viva LasVegas, Gray Wolf, StampAMania,
Beeswax, Copper Leaf, Stamping Sensations, Art Impressions & More!

Our Next Retreat Is:

April 9-12, 2015
to be held at the
$100 Retreat Fee
Optional break out classes sold separately.
Discounted room rates include hot breakfast.
Contact Tonya Weakley for details or to register.
at 815-498-3429 or

Complimentary beginners tutorial enables beginners to "hit the ground running"
and to get the most possible out of their time here.
Optional breakout classes can be purchased separately,
and include oodles of techniques suitable for all skill levels.

You have the ability to work round the clock, or until you drop!

Stamps from a variety of companies for everyone to share.

Tool station which will include:
Air compressor and attachment for you to use with your own Copic sketch markers,
paper trimmer(s), ruler, ScorIt board, heat gun, pencil sharpener, some basic punches, etc.
~~ Addl. Requests Considered ~~

We will provide stamp cleaner. Everyone is responsible for cleaning the stamps they use.
Door Prizes, Goody Bags

We will have limited items on-site for sale.
This is supplemented by trips to our retail outlet in Plano, IL (10 min. drive)
Pre-orders accepted for stamps and supplies, and will be waiting for you at your station!

Commuters welcome. For those staying on-site,
reserve your hotel rooms early to take advantage of our
Special Group Room Rate Code: PDR

Tentative Class Line Up:
Pre-registration required. Class size limited to 8.
Ask for supply lists. Prepaid orders of supplies (before March 1st) get 10% discount.
Estimated 10 Class Retail $240 ~ Combo Rate 10 for $200, still tentative

Complimentary Class For First Timers,
Thursday 12:30 pm-1:30 pm (estimated time)

BEGINNERS ONLY. The basics to help you get the most value out of your time with us. Masking, scene building, materials, ink, repairing images. Lecture and demo. First time attendees only. You must pre-register for this class.

Quickscapes, 5 cards, $25
Thursday Afternoon, immediately following complimentary class.
2:00-3:30 estimated

BEGINNER LEVEL. An absolute must for beginners. Cards made with minimal or no masking. Techniques include scene building with and without masking, framing, the tonal applicator, stamping off and more. Supplies: tonal applicator, stylus and blending tip, detail scissors.


Slow Dry Ink Manipulation, 4 cards, $25
Thursday Evening

2 techniques, 2 cards each. Use stipple brushes and slow dry ink to make rainbow backgrounds, and use slow dry ink to make blended backgrounds. Any skill level. Repeated from prior retreat.

Color Techniques, Components Only, $25
Friday Morning

NEW prerequisite class for most new classes. Beginner friendly, for anyone who is not proficient in various color technique.Techniques taught include watercolor pencils, color pencils with gamsol, Copic / Spectrum Noir alcohol markers. Components only will be made to learn and practice techniques.

Dog Gone Good Cards - 4 cards, $20
Friday early afternoon

Participants must have taken Color Techniques class or be experienced with color techniques. For all cat and dog lovers.


Fun With Copperplate, 4 cards, $20
Friday late afternoon

Participants must have taken Color Techniques class or be experienced with color techniques. Includes humorous cards and one poignant pet sympathy card.

Vintage White, 5 cards, $25
Friday evening

Have fun with white pencil. Any skill level. This is the technique that was featured in the holiday edition of Rubberstampmadness. 5 cards included.

Moose & Beaver, 2 large cards, $25.00
Saturday morning

This is a repeat from the October 2013 retreat. Includes masking, color techniques, tonal applicator and use of light. Intermediate difficulty level, beginners welcome.

Home On The Range, 2 cards, $25.00
Saturday afternoon

Includes Home On The Range card and one other card. Includes masking, color blending with blending tips and tonal applicator. Intermediate difficulty level, beginners welcome.

The Lighter Side, 1 Humorous Card & 1 Slide Card, $25.00
Sunday morning

These cards combine humor, color technique and slide card construction. Caffeine & Computer Flamingo scene, and a slide card will be made. Both cards will utilize color techniques learned throughout the retreat.


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