WORKSHOPS WITH THE ARTISTS, AUTHORS & EXPERTS! at the historic SILVER THATCH INN, Charlottesville, VA ~~~~~ writing, history, art, watercolor, watermedia, illustration, journaling, figure drawing, landscapes, weaving, pen & ink, textiles, plein air, and so much more!
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7 Wine & Paint with Tamara Murray - 4-6 p.m.  Tamara’s taking her  "Painting on the Patio" on the road to the Silver Thatch Inn 4-6pm for Wine and Painting. $30 iincludes the painting session & crunchies! Adult & non-adult beverages available at Iggy’s. Get in the spirit of Halloween with this trio of cats!   Cost: $30 per person.  Please call to register, 434-978-4686.
MONDAY, OCTOBER 9, ‘Writing Feature Articles by local author/historian Rick Britton  Join us for a writing workshop with Rick Britton, local author & historian, 'Writing Feature Articles.' The workshop is open to all! 10 a.m. - Noon. Blue Ridge Writer's Club Members - Free: Non-Members/Guests:  $10 Please reserve at 
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 28, ‘Tea &  History’ author/historian Rick Britton, 1- 3 p.m.   Join us for an afternoon tea & informal presentation by  Rick Britton titled "Jefferson's Greatest (Lesser-Known) Contributions." Most Americans are familiar with the three accomplishments Thomas Jefferson considered his most important: authorship of the Declaration of Independence and the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom, and the founding of UVA, but do you really know Thomas Jefferson? $45 per person. Please call to register, 434-978- 4686
2018 January 20, ‘Botanical Composing’ with Lara Gastinger. This one-day painting class will introduce you to the process of drawing and composing a botanical painting using fall nuts, berries, leaves, and other exquisite natural specimens to pick from. We will be using one color (sepia) and this class is perfect for beginners or for those who want to refine their painting skills. You will learn detailed dry brush watercolor techniques including brush control and layering. Paint will be provided but other basic supplies will need to be brought to the class. Contact Lara for more details. $180 to the Artist. Day Student Charge for Silver Thatch Inn $50 (continental breakfast, lunch, wine & cheese at critique). Special rates available for overnight for the class. Please contact the Inn for more information.
terri petrovits, proprietor 434.978.4686 frustrated watercolorist & writer, dreamer