Friday, May 28, 2010

Important Announcement About My Egg Tempera Workshop


I will need to hear from five or more definite participants by June 10th in order to hold the opportunity of the private summer workshop in egg tempera in position for early August. To help you decide if you are considering attending, here is some additional information:

The location in Brooklyn, NY is within driving distance from most neighboring major cities and approx. 30 minutes from mid-Manhattan via subway. PLEASE NOTE: the dates have moved slightly to Tuesday through Thursday, August 3, 4, and 5. The cost is $300 for two full days of instruction 10 AM to 6PM with a one-hour lunch break, and $400 for three full days, excluding accommodations which are running approx. $200 and up per night, BUT only if booked now at the Holiday Inn Express and and at similar locations very near the venue in Brooklyn. The workshop fee also covers a gesso panel to paint on, and a few basics (like eggs!), but not all of your art materials, so please plan to bring paints and brushes with you, and a reasonable supply list will be provided to guide you on what you will need.

For those who wish for it, and because I have included the optional of three days instruction: if it is the group's desire to spend part or all of the additional day out on a field trip, it is also my personal delight to take you to one or more possible locations: The Bronx Zoo, the New York Aquarium at Coney Island, Brooklyn Botanical Gardens, or a New York City Cathedral tour including St Patrick's Cathedral. I hear that an exciting new version of the musical "Promises, Promises" is returning to Broadway this summer, and there are many exciting ways to spend your evenings in the Big Apple during your stay.

Your $100 check holds your spot in the workshop, but I will need to at least receive your email responses by June 10th (please email mona@monadianeconner.com). Inquiries also welcomed.

4 comments:

suzanneberry said...

mona, i would so be there if i could. i'm on long island but can't swing it. ever considered making a video? or have you? i would dearly love to see you in action. and thank you so much for such a generously cool comment on my blog. good luck with the demo.

Mona said...

Thanks Suzanne, and sorry to hear I won't see you there.

I'm only offering a workshop right now, not a video, but hopefully a workshop is a great opportunity, too.

DEB said...

Mona, anyone in commuting distance who can attend your workshop and benefit from your expertise is a lucky person indeed!

Mona said...

Sorry that I won't see you too Deb, but no pressure either on this thing for anyone.

I really only need to hear from those who can make it. With the option of weekday hotel rates and planned field trip, the workshop is designed for out-of-towners, as well as commuters.