The annual spring art workshop retreat sponsored by Southern Illinois Art Workshop, Inc. at DuBois Center will start with noon lunch on Monday, May 16, 2016 and last until 4 pm on Wednesday, May 18, 2016. Instruction, seven meals, and two nights lodging are provided. The fee for this workshop retreat is $225.00. Directions to the location will be sent to all who register.
The Watercolor, Acrylic and Oil Painting Workshop will be taught by Spencer Meagher of Mt. Vernon. Students will work in the painting medium of their choice and will paint the subject of their choice. A work in progress and/or new work will be the subject of the paintings. Beginning and advanced students are welcome. Additional information may be obtained from Spencer at www.spencermearger.com or 618-516-3860.
The Pastel and Charcoal Workshop will be taught by Terry Waldron of Sparta. Students should bring the materials for their chosen medium. Also bring work in progress and/or subjects for new works. Beginning and advance students are welcome. Additional information may be obtained from Terry at 618-443-4438.
The Easy Printing Technique Using New Material and Technology workshop will be taught by Carol Garver of Danville. This will involve adding surface, design and texture to multimedia projects. Cloth, canvas, paper, watercolor, acrylic, carving and printing will be involved in creating new projects. Basic supplies will be furnished. Additional supplies, if desired, may be purchased from the instructor. Additional information may be obtained from Carol at 217-446-0995.
Special Retreat: Come and enjoy the collegial atmosphere! Bring your own special art project to work on while enjoying the great people and food at the retreat without participation in any of the instructional workshops. Don’t paint or draw? Writers are also welcome to come. Although there is no class instruction for writers at this retreat, it is a great place to concentrate on that next piece you’re working on.