Painting Feathers and Butterflies: A workshop painting on vellum
At the Inn of Cape May, New Jersey 29 April -1st May

During this 3 day workshop you will learn Dianne’s 4-step method for painting soft delicate subjects. You will use techniques that employ a very light touch, which is essential for success with both feathers and butterflies on vellum.

This class is aimed at students new to vellum as well as for those who are more experienced vellum painters.  Dianne will give demonstrations and will discuss materials and different approaches. Individual attention and support will be given throughout.

Experienced vellum painters can use this as a  class to work on existing work or to start with fresh subjects, which will be provided. Newcomers will start from the beginning from a choice of beautiful subjects.


The workshop will be held at The Inn of Cape May  in Cape May, New Jersey. Accommodation is available at a special price of $147 per night, including breakfast and $40 Cape May dollars to spend at the hotel (for dinner, etc.). Call 1-800-582-5933 and mention Room Block 156657 to get the special pricing. The web address for the hotel is

Students are responsible for making their own lodging and transportation arrangements. Make room reservations before March 16, 2018.

Class Dates

Mon., Tues. and Wednesday, April 29-May 1st 2019 Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm (with a one-hour lunch break)

Cost of three-day workshop: $295.00

This includes one 5” x 7” piece of vellum as well as small practice pieces

Class size: limited to 12 students


Registration Deadlines

Extended deadline and just a couple of places remaining!

Cancellation deadline: April 1, For cancellation after this date, no refund will be given.

To register make payment using the Paypal link on the web page and send and email to

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