Janet Rogers
Expressive Loose Watercolors – Flowers to Figures

Aug 28 - Sep 2

4 Teaching Days


Returning for the 10th year in 2022

Fresh flowers in the studio will greet artists for the beginning of this dynamic and energetic workshop to focus on creating colors in a fun, intuitive and spontaneous way – resulting in building confidence when faced with painting people. Janet will provide drawing helps to enable all levels to be comfortable as we move into painting the head and figure. NO FEAR!!! Then we will experience the joy of flowing on colors to produce unexpected color movement – from life and photos. Some of our goals – capturing the gesture of our subjects, discovering design, exciting flesh tones, avoiding mud, overwhelming areas, and keeping the whites in our paintings. Having an opportunity to work from a model for a short period will be a highlight!!! You can take home photos to work from as well as this invaluable experience! Janet is a passionate instructor who values giving individual help as well as demonstrating different approaches and connecting with the goals of the artists to create spontaneous and fresh watercolors!


Janet Rogers has achieved Signature Member Status in the American Watercolor Society, The Florida Watercolor Society, South Carolina Watercolor Society, and has garnered many awards and honors over the years for her sensitive paintings of people and florals. She is a popular, dedicated, well-known instructor and demonstrator – conducting workshops across the United States, Canada, and Europe. She has had four instructional DVDs produced, some Demonstrations on “You Tube”, as well as various published articles, including the book “The One-Hour Watercolorist”

ARTIST’S STATEMENT: “I love the qualities of Watercolor – its fluid nature. To me the interaction of artist and the medium is like a dance – full of motion, feeling and expression. I love to watch the painting develop and to discover new color and composition. – As an instructor, I would like to enable students to find their connections with watercolor in a new and expressive direction.” Janet Rogers, AWS

Affiliations: AWS

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If 12 or more students attend class (all teaching days): $580
If 11-10 students attend class (all teaching days): $676
If 9-8 students attend class (all teaching days): $798
If 6-7 students attend class (all teaching days): $980
Room & One Dinner Fee plus tax: $470
(There are 5 nights’ accommodations included in the “Room & One Dinner Fee” listed above.)


Sunday, August 28
Check-In to your unit at Dillman’s (check-in time is 3:00)
5:00 Welcome Reception (included in package)
6:00 Dinner at Dillman’s (included in Room and Meal Package. $25 additional for day students.)

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday – August 29-Sept 1
Breakfast On Own
9:00 a.m. – Noon Class in Session
Lunch On Own

Meals are on your own. All accommodations have cooking facilities. You may preorder box lunches and dinners for meals to be taken alone or with your group in: your studio, the lodge deck, cafe, or your accommodation. (Pre-ordering for lunches and dinners is required.)

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Class in Session

Thursday, Sept 1
9:00 a.m. – Noon Class in Session
NOON Champagne Toast & Dessert (included in package
Lunch On Own
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Class in Session

Friday, Sept 2
Depart – check-out time is 10:00

Optional Events – Sign Up Required / Subject to Change:
Monday 5:00 p.m. Dine-Around Dinner (Depart from Lodge Lobby)
Monday 7:00 p.m. S’more Roast (no charge)

Tuesday 8:00 a.m. Yoga
Tuesday 5:00 p.m. Dine-Around Dinner (Depart from Lodge Lobby)

Wednesday Noon & 4:00 p.m. Pontoon Ride on White Sand Lake (no charge)
Wednesday 5:00 p.m. Moondeer & Friends Gallery Tour (no charge)
Wednesday 6:00 p.m. Dine-Around Dinner

Thursday 5:00 p.m. Dine-Around Dinner (Depart from Lodge Lobby)

Dine-Around Dinners: Registration required at the front desk, meet at 5:00pm in the main lobby for carpooling.

Day students are welcome to attend the Welcome Reception and Farewell Reception (included in your package). You are also invited to join the class dinners (additional fee). PAL’s (Participants at large) can vacation at Dillman’s for $40 per night for accommodations. Costs for box lunches and dinners are additional.

2022 COVID Precautions

For the 2022 season, but all artists should be prepared to abide by the following measures while attending workshops, with the understanding that protocols may change.

  1. Participants must fill out a quick health questionnaire to make sure they do not exhibit any symptoms.
  2. Masks are required to be worn while in classrooms and shared spaces.
  3. Participants must also wash hands or use hand sanitizer at the beginning of each class and often during class sessions.
  4. Participants are required to stay 6 feet apart for social distancing protocols.

A floor plan per each of our three studios has been created to ensure that the artist tables and lecture area will allow people to socially distance themselves a minimum of 3 feet.  In lieu of crowding around the artist during demos, a desktop camera system and large format digital TV screens have been installed in each of the studios to allow students a close up view of demos.