Annie Libertini Artist Retreat - Osprey Mask and Owl Handbag Sept 23-27, 2019
Annie Libertini began working with leather while in art school getting a degree in painting. Her leather masks and other work have been featured on television on Once Upon a Time, Z Nation, and Gotham, as well as in many photo shoots and theater productions all over the world. More information about her work can be found at
Join us when Annie Libertini teaches how to make her incredible three dimensional leather art.
Osprey Leather Mask - 2 Days September 23 and 24, 2019
Learn to make a dramatic and beautiful osprey mask! Your mask will be easy to wear to your favorite masquerade ball, or it can be hung on the wall to add a touch of beauty to any room. In this two day workshop you will cut out, skive, tool, and mold your very own osprey mask. After drying the masks Annie will show you how to use water-based dyes and acrylic paint to color them, with a focus on using dry brush techniques for applying highlights.
Owl Handbag - 3 Days. September 25, 26 and 27, 2019
In this three day workshop you will construct a small handbag completely out of leather with an eye-catching realistic great horned owl face on the flap. You will learn how to assemble your bag, hand-stitch the pieces together, and create a three-dimensional owl face for the flap. Annie will show you how to use water-based dyes and acrylic paint to color the owl and bring it to life, with a focus on using dry brush techniques for applying highlights.
This retreat includes all classes, materials, gourmet meals and 4 nights lodging.
Students will also be provided with a tool list to bring to the workshop via email after signup. There will be fly fishing, hiking, sightseeing excursions all included. A wine tasting tour will also be offered for a minimal charge for transportation.