bird bath with begonias and tree swing

Blackbird Trace

3621 Antique Court

Harrison AR

Blackbird Trace is open by appointment, event, and workshoppe. Please call 740-517-5002 to schedule a visit

Special planning + careful preparation goes into making your Workshoppe experience at Blackbird Trace an exceptional one.
As a result, all Workshoppes, Creative Camps and Presentation events are non-refundable.  

You may transfer the registration prior to the scheduled event by calling Blackbird Trace.

Celebrations and creativity bring joy and meaning to life. Blackbird Trace believes now is the time to gather friends, family and new acquaintances and celebrate this glorious life we’ve been given. You’re invited to take a little sabbatical from the rigors of daily life, catch your breath and lean into creativity.


Blackbird Trace offers Boutique- size Workshoppes, averaging 12 guests per event. Workshoppes that do not offer a hands on component are considered Presentation Events and average 20 guests per event.


Blackbird Trace is happy to create customized Workshoppes for a one-of-a-kind experience. Choose from  any of Workshoppes or Presentation events on the calendar. Customized Workshoppes are wonderful for birthday parties, baby + bridal showers, team outings, or just because! Our Creatives will offer private Workshoppes for groups of six or more guests.

Please register for all Creative Camps, Presentation Events and Workshoppes by selecting the register button below each class.

For questions regarding events please contact Blackbird Trace at 740-517-5002.

Workshoppes, Creative Camps and Presentation Events are being adding weekly!






Studio booked. Ladies group Praying With Pictures Journaling Class

October 8


Mixed Media Monday

This darling owl is sure to win your heart as she poses daintily on the forest floor. She REALLY likes Boho, so of course, just had to have a lil’ flower headband.

Mixed Media Monday is officially a thing now starting with this wee girly. She’s created with acrylics, markers, patterned paper, and touch of charcoal just for fun.

Can’t draw a straight line? PERFECT! Squiggly lines are required for this one!  😉


October 10~ 6:00 pm 

USD 45.00

                                                    painting class Harrison Ar

painting of pumpkins artist Mary Ann Busam


Pumpkins! The mascot for Autumn! Artist, May Ann Busam, basically gathered these fresh from the pumpkin patch and placed them on canvas!

You’re going to adore this 2.5 hour art class as Mary Ann helps you harvest your very own pumpkins in acrylic! Spend an afternoon celebrating Autumn with a paint brush!

October 13~ 2:00-4:30

55.00 USD


child creating art

Let the messy begin!! Art is an experience and the messier the better! And the BEST part?? Mom and dad, YOU don’t have to clean up this mess! You never know what messy art adventure is going show up for your child at Blackbird Trace!

Participants will experience and create mixed media and other media art projects. Snacks will be provided. Please inform Blackbird Trace if you child has any known allergies. ie. food, bees, outdoor allergens

Register early!

Fall Art Camp

October 13 & 14  9:00-12:00

45.00 USD




teen girl creating art

Fall Art Camp for teens at Blackbird Trace is all about self discovery! Grab this break in the fall semester to explore personal interests and celebrate a couple of days with no homework!  

Your teen will dive into abstract, loose art adventures and (weather permitting) some serious outdoor reckless painting!

October 13 & 14  1:00-4:00

45:00 USD





Studio closed. Ladies group Praying With Pictures Journaling Class

October 23


Worm Farming 101: Creating Luxurious Compost

Urban gardener, Heather Atwell, wants to talk about worms! And you should too!

Don’t let a small backyard stop you from composting your way to a fabulous garden! This workshoppe is all hands on deck meaning you’ll receive a supply list upon registration and info on where to purchase supplies.

Dig deep into this hands on event creating your very own worm farm. You’ll leave with the perfect setup to welcome a happy family of worms as well as info on where to purchase your new friends.

Heather invites you to come get down and dirty and ready for that backyard urban garden! 

October 15~ 9:00-11:30

Price to be announced


painting of barn. Artist Mary Ann Busam

Country doesn’t get any better than a red barn!

How about an afternoon embracing the country creating with a brush?! Mary Ann Busam is THE GAL to help you “build” your own red barn without a hammer or saw!

Mary Ann’s 2.5 hour acrylic workshoppe gives new meaning to the phrase “barn raising”!

October 27~ 2:00-4:30

55.00 USD


Fall Bounty painting. Artist Kim Brecklein

Let’s celebrate the bounty of fall!

Gathered straight from the garden, artist Kim Breckelin, shares creating light and shadow with oils.

Kim’s heart for teaching techniques using artist grade oils shines in this workshoppe.

As we move into the holiday season, this painting will be a lovely heartfelt gift for someone special. If you can part with it that is.  😉


November 5~ 2:00-5:00

65.00 USD


Let’s just start the holidays now with this enchanting Christmas ornament!

Artist, Mary Ann Busam, invites you to welcome the season with  Joyful Holiday. A 2.5 hour acrylic workshoppe!! You’ll be ready to start stringing popcorn and cranberries when you place this painting in your home.

Bring on the Merry!!


November 19~ 1:00-3:30

55.00 USD



text inside wreath

Christmas always brings us fond memories and a sense of nostalgia.

Step back in time with artist Kim Brecklein as she reminds us of the joys of a simpler life celebrating abundance and peace.

Kim provides step by step instruction for creating this lovely vintage still life.

While Kim finishes this lovely piece we wanted to give a small idea of what’s coming!!

Registration will open as soon as the image is posted.


December 3~ 2:00-5:00