Estes Park CO Artist Retreat Schedule - Sept 2022

Sunday, September 25  

  • 6pm check-in
  • Wander around and settle in
  • 7pm drop-in dinner buffet (deliciousness for your body) Pasta Salads. Veggie Salads.  Potato Salads.   Desserts.
  • Setting up areas for each guest in the common area.  You'll have a lot of table room for all of your creating needs.
  • Ground rules
  • 8pm Wanda demonstrating (with paint) deli paper designs. I will leave all of the materials out for this process the entire retreat.  I'll also bring tons of wall paper for printing on also. And all kinds of other papers. So, no worries if you're not up to creating much on arrival night.  You'll have plenty of opportunities to use all of my materials all week.  I like sharing!!!
  • there will be a snack and beverage table available all day every day

Monday, September 26

  •  7-9am Breakfast -Casserole, Breads, Fruit, Coffee, Tea, Juice
  • 9am- Mixed Media lessons
  • 12-1pm   Lunch- Salads, Soups, Sandwich's
  • 1pm Wanda Patronella, making "stuff" with deli paper
  • 1pm Hiking with Lisa.  She'll guide a group on a very easy hike in the area.  Tennis shoes will be fine if you don't have hiking boots
  • 2pm until....Mixed Media continues
  • 5-7pm Dinner-  Joan will be cooking gumbo and will welcome anyone in the kitchen during the afternoon for the basics of creating cajun gumbo.
  • After Dinner- OPEN CREATIVE TIME, Cajun Dancing Lessons
  • Wanda Patronella teaching watercolor on yupo paper. A quick and simple lesson.

Tuesday, September 27

  • 7-9am  Breakfast-Casserole, Breads, Fruit, Coffee, Tea, Juice
  • 9am- Mixed Media Lessons
  • 10am  A bit of YOGA!!!
  • Lunch 12-1pm  Soups, Quesadillas, Fruit
  • 1 pm  Lisa and Treffly will have a teaching session on creating  with collage pieces.
  • 5-7pm  Dinner-Rice and Chicken Bake, Salad, Lots of chocolate desserts
  • 6pm  Wine Tasting Activity with Local Wines

Wednesday, September 28

  • 7-9am Breakfast- Pancakes and anything else that sounds wonderful!!
  • 9am Dot will have a teaching session demonstrating line and wash.
  • 10am to 12  OPEN CREATIVE TIME
  • 12-1  Lunch- Quiche and munchies
  • 1 pm Hiking with Lisa.  She'll guide a group on a very easy hike in the area.  Tennis shoes will be fine if you don't have hiking boots
  • 1pm-5  Schedule yourself a massage.  Paint like crazy.  Play board or card games.  Work on a puzzle.  Paint some more.  I can teaching a beginners crochet lesson.  Eat.  Collage.  Sit back and hope for an elk to come by. Go shopping in town.
  • Dinner Celebration 5-8pm   Taco Bar
  • A bit of YOGA!

Thursday, September 29

    • Grab-n-go breakfast 7am-9am
    • Checkout by 9:00   I'm not going to want this retreat to come to an end!