Art and Exhibitions

Artist Residency at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort: Saying Goodbye! by Pleasant Folk

I depart Waldon Pond at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort in rural Southwestern Pennsylvania on Friday! I had a wonderful time as an inaugural artist-in-residence from April through May. It was amazing to see Spring from within a real forest. The animals and plants were a huge inspiration. I cannot wait to apply all that I have learned to my future art projects.

Waldon Pond, the artist’s house at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, Pennsylvania.  Photo by Rae Pleasant on Android phone 2019.

Waldon Pond, the artist’s house at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, Pennsylvania.
Photo by Rae Pleasant on Android phone 2019.

Waldon Pond, Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, Pennsylvania.  Photo by Rae Pleasant on Android phone 2019

Waldon Pond, Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, Pennsylvania.
Photo by Rae Pleasant on Android phone 2019

My studio display was constantly changing as I completed new artwork.

My studio display was constantly changing as I completed new artwork.

 
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Artist Residency at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort: Draw with Me by Pleasant Folk

Before arriving at Nemacolin Resort, I planned to teach art classes inside The Art Studio where regular classes are held. My classes never made it to the schedule, but I still offered guests at Waldon Pond something special!

When guests arrived to Waldon Pond, I had a few activities and snacks available for them. I drew a coloring page for little ones and developed a stencil project for older kids and adults. These were not structured classes, but guests could work on the projects alongside me inside my studio at Waldon Pond.

In my own art practice, I create templates or cut-out stencils so my illustrations are consistent. I have files and baggies full of them! The guests had a blast using my personal stencils or store bought stencils to create their own pictures on card stock paper.

This post is NOT sponsored by Michael’s Arts and Crafts

This post is NOT sponsored by Michael’s Arts and Crafts

 
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