A Match Made in Heaven:
Watercolor & Pastel
September 19-24, 2021 (Four Teaching Days)
Returning for the 4th year in 2021
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In this workshop you will explore a loose watercolor application on sanded pastel paper. These two mediums really complement each other. There will be drips, splatters and salt patterns. Finish with pastel on top. Selective details will refine a center of interest in an exciting way. There will be several projects and demos throughout each day. No watercolor experience necessary, but is helpful. These works of art are full of energy and very expressive. Learn how to become a better editor. Having more time to work & understand the under painting, will help strengthen your magic selective pastel touch on the top layer and therefore appreciate both textures together.
Frankie is an accomplished artist with over 40 years of experience in oil painting and pastels. For the last 35 years, Frankie has taught drawing, oil and pastel painting at several Art Schools before opening her own Fine Art School, the Mainstreet Art Center, which she opened 25 years ago. She conducts workshops in several locations throughout the Midwest. Frankie has participated in many juried exhibitions and plein air painting competitions and won numerous awards for her paintings through the years.& She is currently represented by the Fine Line Designs Gallery in Ephraim, Wisconsin and Castle Gallery in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Frankie's paintings, including numerous portrait commissions, which hang in corporate and private collections throughout the country. Her memberships include OPA, NOAPS, Portrait Society of America, Portrait Society of IL, Plein Air Chicago, AIS, with awards and recognitions in each.
This is a Studio Only Workshop.
Workshop Fee plus tax per student:
If 12 or more students attend class (all teaching days): $380
If 11-10 students attend class (all teaching days): $425
If 9-8 students attend class (all teaching days): $495
If 6-7 students attend class (all teaching days): $610
Room & One Dinner Fee plus tax: $450
(There are 5 nights' accommodations included in the "Room & One Dinner Fee" listed above.)
Cancellation Policy, Class Fees and Tiered Pricing Explained
A partial tuition scholarship is offered
Sunday, September 19
Check-In to your unit at Dillman’s (check-in time is 3:00)
5:00 Welcome Reception (included in package)
6:00 Dinner at Dillman's (included in Room and Meal Package. $25 additional for day students.)
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday - September 20-23
Breakfast On Own
9:00 a.m. - Noon Class in Session
Lunch On Own
Meals are on your own. All accommodations have cooking facilities. You may preorder box lunches and dinners for meals to be taken alone or with your group in: your studio, the lodge deck, cafe, or your accommodation. (Pre-ordering for lunches and dinners is required.)
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Class in Session
Thursday, September 23
NOON Farewell Champagne Toast (included in package)
Friday, September 24
Depart - check-out time is 10:00
Optional Events - Sign Up Required / Subject to Change:
Monday 5:00 p.m. Dine-Around Dinner (Depart from Lodge Lobby)
Monday 7:00 p.m. S'more Roast (no charge)
Tuesday 8:00 a.m. Yoga
Tuesday 5:00 p.m. Dine-Around Dinner (Depart from Lodge Lobby)
Wednesday Noon & 4:00 p.m. Pontoon Ride on White Sand Lake (no charge)
Wednesday 5:00 p.m. Moondeer & Friends Gallery Tour (no charge)
Wednesday 6:00 p.m. Dine-Around Dinner
Thursday 5:00 p.m. Dine-Around Dinner (Depart from Lodge Lobby)
Dine-Around Dinners: Registration required at the front desk, meet at 5:00pm in the main lobby for carpooling.
Day students are welcome to attend the Welcome Reception and Farewell Reception (included in your package). You are also invited to join the class dinners (additional fee). PAL’s (Participants at large) can vacation at Dillman’s for $40 per night for accommodations. Costs for box lunches and dinners are additional.
2021 COVID Precautions
It is impossible to assess the impact, if any, of COVID-19 for the upcoming 2021 season, but all artists should be prepared to abide by the following measures while attending workshops.
- Participants must fill out a quick health questionnaire to make sure they do not exhibit any symptoms.
- Masks are required to be worn while in classrooms and shared spaces.
- Participants must also wash hands or use hand sanitizer at the beginning of each class and often during class sessions.
- Participants are required to stay 6 feet apart for social distancing protocols.
A floor plan per each of our three studios has been created to ensure that the artist tables and lecture area will allow people to socially distance themselves a minimum of 6 feet.
In lieu of crowding around the artist during demos, a desktop camera system and large format digital TV screens have been installed in each of the studios to allow students a close up view of demos.
We will be providing students with hand-sanitizer at their work stations. In addition, the studios will be closed for 1 hour in the late evenings for a daily UV sanitation and touch surface cleaning.
Visit our COVID-19 update page for more information...