O  P  A  R
                   (Oregon Porcelain Art Retreat)
   Sponsored by Oregon WOCP China Painting Clubs
 May 6,7,8,9, 2014  Seaside, Oregon

We look forward to welcoming you to the Oregon Porcelain Art Retreat!.  
This will be our Twelfth year, and we are anticipating it to be every bit as fun as in the past. 

Register, pick an instructor, pack your china painting supplies and join us for some 
educational and fun-filled days at the ocean!  
  2014 OPAR INSTRUCTORS & THEIR SUBJECTS
ACCOMODATIONS - RV PARKS:
RV Parks are nearby.  Please let us know if   you need more information
BLANK CHINA FOR CLASS

You must purchase your class project porcelain from the school store and only porcelain purchased from the school store will be accepted for firing.
FIRING

All class pieces will be fired each evening.  Extra pieces will be fired kiln upon space availability,
Evening demo projects will be fired next morning.  Firing charge applies for extra pieces and evening demo projects.  We will be firing on Friday and you may pick up your pieces in the kiln room Saturday,   May 11th from 8 a.m. - 9 a.m.. 

MEMBERSHIP IN WOCP

You do NOT have to be a member of WOCP to attend OPAR.  It is the goal of Oregon
WOCP to promote the art of china painting through its educational objectives.
WEATHER

Seaside weather can be cool in the spring.  Be sure and bring along a jacket and an umbrella.
WOCP MUSEUM SELECTION

This event will be during OPAR and all Oregon WOCP members are encouraged to enter
their hand-painted porcelain (bisque or glazed) to be voted upon for the WOCP Museum
selection.  All entries must have been painted within the current membership year.  Only
WOCP members will be able to vote.  Winning pieces will be on display at the WOCP
Museum (in Oklahoma City) for one year.
YOUTH COMPETITION

WOCP membership is not required to enter.  The only requirement is that entries must be
painted on porcelain and must be the work of a child between the ages of 6 and 17.  All
attendees are encouraged to vote.  The winning piece in each age category will be on
display at the WOCP Museum for one year.
Thank you for visiting our OPAR site.  
We hope you'll join us in Seaside!
FOR INFORMATION REGARDING PORCELAIN ART
AROUND THE WORLD - CHECK OUT:

              PPIO  (Porcelain Painters International Online)

              WEBSITE:  http://www.orparoregon.com
2014 OPAR INFORMATION
MEALS

ABSOLUTELY NO FOOD MAY BE BROUGHT INTO THE CONVENTION CENTER.

BREAKFAST
Those of you wishing to begin your day with food or beverage may find what you're looking for at any of the local restaurants prior to class and some of your hotels will have continnental for you.

LUNCH & DINNER
 Choose from many local restaurants within walking or driving distance.

BANQUET  - Friday May 9, 2014
The Banquet will be held on Friday evening, and is a part of your OPAR  package.  There will be raffle pieces and an auction.  Don't miss our final evening of camaraderie and good food.
Disclaimer:  The information in this website is presented in good faith.  No warranty is  given to the user relating to the material used.  Since Oregon WOCP has no control over the physical conditions surrounding the application of the information contained herein.  Oregon WOCP will not be liable for any untoward results, or charges made for claims of patent or copyright infringement.
NANCY BENEDETTI

Seahorse vase w/airbrush lusters
Dianne DesOrnmeaux

How to paint 
a
 Spent 
Rose

NANCY FISHER

Peonies

Jeanette
Gulickson

Butterflies
on a 
box
Vicki
Hand

Fflowers
with 
Zentangles
Marie
Nafzgar

Heron 
in pond
Kathy 
Mashe

Running
Horses

SHIRLEY DYER- WESTON

Blackberries
and Scrolls


When making  reservations, state that you are attending OPAR to receive the special rates shown.
INFORMATION YOU'LL WANT TO HAVE


ACCOMMODATIONS -  HOTEL

INN AT SEASIDE

441 2nd Avenue
Seaside, Oregon 97138
(800) 699-5070  (503) 738-9581
(Across from the Convention Center)

Rates:   1  King      $
              2 Queen   $  
              2 Bedroom Suite $  
Plus taxes

Up to four in the room at no additional cost.
Continental Breakfast included with room.
Please mail the completed registration form to:

Linda Ott
PO Box 1363
Lakeview, OR  97630

Make checks payable to: OPAR 2014
THE OPAR COST OF $275.  INCLUDES: 

        Hospitality Bag     Classes       Firing       Entry to the Market Place  
        Admission to all evening demo's as well as the Friday  Banquet and Auction     

REGISTRATION:

       Please complete the printable registration form.  (CLICK HERE)

Class assignments are made on a first-come, first-served basis.  Although every effort is made to give students their choice of teachers, there are many times when this is impossible.  If the registration form is incomplete, the student will be placed in a class which has an opening.  Deposit is due with registration and the balance is due no later than February 1, 2014.   Payment plans available just contact Linda Ott, OPARTreasurer




IF YOU HAVE MORE QUESTIONS ABOUT  OPAR 2013
 (OREGON PORCELAIN ART RETREAT)

 JO THACKERY, OPAR DIRECTOR
 P.O. Box 671
 CLATSKANIE, OR 97016

 PHONE:  503-728-3767
 Email: skydancer54@gmail.com


IF YOU WOULD LIKE INFORMATION REGARDING MEMBERSHIP 
IN THE WORLD ORGANIZATION OF CHINA PAINTERS (WOCP):

               WORLD ORGANIZATION OF CHINA PAINTERS
               2641  NW 10th ST
               OKLAHOMA CITY   OK   73107-5400

               PHONE:  405-521-1234 
               E-MAIL:   wocporg@theshop.net
               WEBSITE:  http://www.theshop.net/wocporg
Marty Hill

How to paint 
a portrait from your picture
Charlotte
Wilson

Dove 
over 
Village

Fun at the Beach
Joanna Barker

Apples

Still-life
Rose Borges
of Brazil

Your choice of animal
Paula 
Collins

Roses
with Peter
Faust type 
background
Mary Gosden

Painting Perspectives 

Cherryl 
Meggs

Roses 
and 
Blackberries
MARY ASHCROFT SEEHAGEN
Pansy's on either a tray or box or dresser set 

Gerry Burchill

Fruit 
Still Life
All Images shown may vary from actual class piece.

Angela
Matte

Leopard
The Best Western 800-234-8439 located on the waterfront (beach)
Rivertide Suites 877-871-8433 Website:  www.rivertidesuites.com  also located across from convention center.
Shilo Inns 800-222-2244 located on the waterfront (beach)
JERRI BARTON

Portrait 
Portrait of your choice.