We will be embracing the beautiful change of season in picturesque Glastonbury, Ct. at The Connecticut River Valley Inn and Artists Rising Creativity Retreats. Join us for 5 days of artful nourishment, chef prepared meals on our beautiful historic property in the historic town of Glastonbury, CT with direct river access. Guests will have 24/7 access to the studio and the grounds, with opportunities to kayak, bike, paddleboards and add-on excursions. Enjoy unlimited laughter and friendship with kindred spirits while we learn Egg Tempera Painting from Koo Schadler.
Old as the Egyptians and most famous during the Renaissance, egg tempera painting is becoming increasingly popular with artists today. Tempera has unsurpassed luminosity. Dozens of colorful glazes can be applied in a day, yet the medium also allows for fine linework and meticulous detailing. To learn a bit more about Egg Tempera visit this page on Koo's website... About Egg Tempera
Koo Schadler, an internationally recognized tempera artist, will guide you in creating your own, luminous masterpiece. Students will learn the characteristics of pigments, how to mix fresh paint, dozens of ways to apply the paint, and different options for finishing an egg tempera painting. Open to all levels of painters, from beginner to advanced.
Koo Schadler is a popular workshop instructor who has taught for over 23 years throughout the US and abroad. Her exquisitely detailed egg tempera paintings and silverpoint drawings are in more than 400 private, corporate and museum collections worldwide. Schadler is a master painter of the Copley Society of Art in Boston, MA, a board member of The Society of Tempera Painters, and a contributing editor to The Artists’ Magazine. Her work is represented by Collins Gallery in Orleans, MA, and Arden Gallery in Boston, MA. Her comprehensive book on egg tempera has been described as “one of the most concise and useful books on the art of egg tempera painting…should be on the bookshelf of every serious artist”. For more information, visit www.kooschadler.com.
$75 materials fee that covers the cost of a traditional gesso panel, pigments, eggs, handouts, transfer paper, and other supplies. You also must bring some supplies yourself; see materials list.
Materials fee paid directly to Koo on first day of class
Click on link below for materials list
5pm Welcome Reception - meet your fellow students reception with appetizers and refreshments.
Room check ins begin at 3pm