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Sat, 06 July


Retreat at Golden Ridge

POSTPONED Retreat Weekend July 2024

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POSTPONED Retreat Weekend July 2024
POSTPONED Retreat Weekend July 2024

Time & Location

06 July 2024, 9:00 am – 07 July 2024, 4:30 pm

Retreat at Golden Ridge, Stockyard Mountain Rd, Yellow Rock Ridge NSW 2527, Australia


About the Event

Two Day EXPRESSIVE ART RETREAT has been POSTPONED... so sorry for any inconveniences.

Our next Retreat is September 28 & 29th - see for more information. 


Indulge your creativity amidst nature's canvas at our upcoming Expressive Art Retreat! Join us for two days and one night of artistic immersion, complete with cozy accommodations and yummy cuisine.

Nestled amidst breathtaking surroundings, you'll have the opportunity to explore the lush forest nearby, being inspired by nature. Engage in a variety of Art activities, including charcoal drawing, sketching, mixed media collage and painting, as you learn new techniques creating a soulful artwork.

Whether you're a seasoned artist or a novice, this retreat offers something for everyone. Immerse yourself in the process of creating, unwind in nature's embrace, and leave with not only cherished memories but also new artworks.

Presented by dynamic Mother & Daughther Duo, Michelle & Tiffany Springett... Come join us for an unforgettable experience where Art, nature, and relaxation converge at the foot of the Illawarra escarpment of Yellow Rock NSW.


Indulge your creativity amidst nature's canvas at our upcoming Expressive Art Retreat! Join us for two days and one night of artistic immersion, complete with cozy accommodations and yummy cuisine.

 Here's a glimpse into what you can expect during your two days with us:

1. **Nature Immersion:** Start your day breathing in the fresh air as you step into the serene beauty of our natural surroundings. We'll take leisurely walks through the adjoining forest, soak in the sights and sounds of nature, and let the tranquility fuel your creativity.

2. **Art Activities:** Delve into a variety of artistic mediums and techniques designed to connect you with your surroundings. From capturing the intricate details of nature through charcoal sketches to bringing vibrant painting to life, each activity is carefully curated to inspire and challenge your artistic skills. Through a variety of mixed media techniques, you'll explore the harmony of creativity and mindfulness, tapping into your innermost thoughts and emotions to create Art that reflects your unique journey.

3. **Workshops and Demonstrations:** Michelle and Tiffany will guide you with hands-on demonstrations, sharing valuable tips and tricks to enhance your artistic abilities. Whether you're refining your sketching skills, experimenting with collage techniques, or mastering the Art of blending colors, you'll have the opportunity to learn and grow under their expert guidance.

4. **Personalized Guidance:** Receive personalized feedback and guidance tailored to your individual needs and goals. Whether you're seeking to refine your technique, explore new artistic styles, or simply unleash your creativity, we are dedicated to supporting your artistic journey every step of the way.

5. **Creative Exploration:** Embrace the freedom to express yourself artistically in a supportive and nurturing environment. Whether you're creating a masterpiece inspired by the landscape or exploring abstract concepts, our retreat provides a safe and welcoming space for you to explore, experiment, and innovate.

6. **Community and Connection:** Connect with fellow artists, share ideas, and forge lasting friendships amidst the backdrop of our idyllic retreat setting. Whether you're exchanging insights over meals, or simply enjoying each other's company around the campfire, you'll find inspiration and camaraderie in the creative community that surrounds you.

At our Art Retreat, the possibilities are as boundless as your imagination. Join us for an unforgettable experience where creativity flourishes, connections are made, and memories are cherished for a lifetime.

What's included: 

Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea each day. 

Dinner on Saturday evening and a healthy breakfast on Sunday.

Shared Accommodation. 

ALL your Art materials, that's right... no need to go purchase anything... just come along, we'll provide everything.

What to bring: 

It's winter time so please bring WARM comfy and paint friendly clothing and shoes. Oodies and Ugg boots welcome! 

Where will it be?

Retreats at Golden Ridge (ex winery)

206 Stockyard Mountain Road, Yellow Rock NSW South Coast (30 minutes south of Wollongong)

Details how to access the property will be sent to you prior to the retreat.

What time?

Saturday 9am til Sunday 4:30pm 

Your Facilitors

Michelle Springett the heart and soul behind the Expressive Art Experience. Since its inception in 2019, Michelle has poured her heart into sharing the transformative power of Expressive Art with the world. Her journey is a canvas painted with a love for the outdoors, a passion for painting, and a curiosity that pushes her to continually explore new artistic techniques – all with the intention of sharing these discoveries with others.

Michelle's experiences includes 20+years as a graphic designer, a role as a funeral director, and now, a dedicated Expressive Art Therapist. Her background reflects her deep understanding of the diverse facets of life and the various ways Art can serve as a way of healing and self-discovery.

Tiffany Springett, brings a wealth of passion and creativity to our world of Visual Arts. Recently finishing a Bachelor of Arts, Tiffany is eager to embark on new adventures and inspiring others to explore the possibilities of their own creativity.

Throughout her academic journey, Tiffany has honed her skills, delving into various mediums and techniques to express her unique perspective. From traditional painting to contemporary Art, she embraces diversity and experimentation in her work.


Together Michelle & Tiffany promise to share a wealth of creative knowledge with you, you'll just love it.

Spaces are limited to only 10, so book your spot today and unlock the transformative power of Art in your life. Be part of this empowering experience and invest in your inner artist.   See you at the easel!

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We accept Credit cards and Afterpay, or if you prefer to do a direct transfer, please email

Ages 18+ years.

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