Workshops Monday-Thursday, September 28-October 1

Daily 9 AM-4 PM with optional night sessions

Four Day Workshops with optional night sessions. The first one will be on Sunday, September 27 when there is a full moon. So plan to arrive on Sunday and join us for this additional experience. These evening sessions will be joint sessions with the instructors and students from the two workshops and is optional, but at no extra cost. You can paint along or just observe. These sessions may also include demos, power point presentations and discussions.
Cost of workshops -$550 for members of the Hoosier Salon, $575 non-members. Cost includes book of notes for each class and evening sessions.
The Hoosier Salon New Harmony Gallery is pleased to offer nationally recognized instructors who are professional artists with impressive resumes. We are dedicated to making your workshop experience worth the time and money you devote to it. Additionally we hope you will fall in love with New Harmony just as those of us who live here have.
“Whatever object you are painting, keep in mind its essential character” , Benjamin West 1801

Lori Putnam “Searching for the Character of Light and Place”~~Plein Air Landscapes.

Limit of 18 students
The key to growth in the studio begins by working often and observing life outdoors. Plein air painters will search for clues in the scene to capture the distinct character of a place, and gain insight into the ways different types of light convey time of day, weather, and season. To benefit most from this workshop, previous plein air expe-rience is strongly suggested. This workshop includes lectures and discussions, slide presentations, demonstrations, individual painting time, personal instruction, and group exercises. Demonstrations will be in oil, but artists who are experienced in other mediums are welcome. Students are required to have their own plein air equipment. (Alternative studio classroom may be substituted in the case of inclem-ent weather)
Visit: http://www.loriputnam.com

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“Tucked Under the Trees”, Lori Putnam

Dawn Whitelaw “Searching for the Character of Light and Likeness” ~~Head studies from life.

Limit of 14 students
Painting from a live model is an effective way to improve skills in painting any subject matter. In this workshop you will receive instruction on drawing, design, proper value and color use, and edge control. There will be particular emphasis on capturing the quality of light and character of the model. To benefit most from this class, an artist should have some drawing skills and a working knowledge of the medium they are using. The instruction is designed for painters using oil paint, but the class is open to artists who are experienced using acrylic or pastel as well. The class will consist of power point presentations, lectures, demos, as well as individual in-struction.
Visit: http://www.dawnwhitelaw.com

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“Fiona’s Bow”, Dawn Whitelaw

Contact Person: Maggie Rapp at 812-459-9851 or hoosiersalon@sbcglobal.net. 

Registration form for Putnam & Whitelaw workshops

Putnam Workshop Supply ListPleinAir

Whitelaw Supply List-Painting the Head from a Live Model


Janet Rogers Workshop “Expressive Watercolor with Flowers, Faces and Figures”, October 12-15

Class Description: FOR ALL LEVELS. Fresh flowers in the studio will be the inspiration for the beginning of this dynamic workshop—progressing to faces and figures. Through a series of “fun” painting exercises, students will develop a more loose and natural approach—giving them an opportunity to be more spontaneous and expressive. We will move into painting people, learning how to express translucent flesh tones, covering many features while focusing on the gesture of the person. We will be working primarily with photographs but will have a chance to work from a model. Some students may choose to paint just portraits or just flowers. Our goal will be to “see” in new ways—bringing “life” and interpretation to flowers and people, and discover intuitive color and design.

Cost of workshops -$425 for members of the Hoosier Salon, $450 non-members

Visit:  http://www.watercolorsbyrogers.com

Janet Rogers,

Janet Rogers, “Girl in Red Dress”

 Janet Rogers workshop flyer

Janet Rogers Registration form

ROGERS Supply List

Contact Person: Maggie Rapp at 812-459-9851 or hoosiersalon@sbcglobal.net. 


New Harmony Hoosier Salon Workshop Refund Policy


In the event a student chooses to withdraw after registering for a workshop, a 75% tuition refund will be granted when a student submits a request by e-mail: hoosiersalon@sbcglobal.net  or by contacting Maggie Rapp at least ten (10) business days before the start date of the workshop. After that time, no refund can be given unless there is someone who fills the vacancy. Refunds are by check or Hoosier Salon credit, only. Materials fees are not refundable. Workshop and materials fees are not transferable.  We understand that circumstances may cause a change in your plans. We sympathize, however, please understand that we must adhere to policies as our financial and contractual commitment for each workshop has been finalized.  If workshop minimum is not attained, the Hoosier Salon reserves the right to cancel the workshop and the student will receive a full refund.

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