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Fri, Jun 21



VIRTUAL "DimpleFest 2024" Ceramic Weekend Retreat

Join us in 2024 for this VIRTUAL Ceramic Weekend Retreat located near the beautiful Snake River Canyon in Twin Falls, Idaho. Reserve your seat soon, only 20 spots available!

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VIRTUAL "DimpleFest 2024" Ceramic Weekend Retreat
VIRTUAL "DimpleFest 2024" Ceramic Weekend Retreat

Time & Location

Jun 21, 2024, 9:00 AM MDT – Jun 24, 2024, 10:00 AM MDT


About the event

Welcome to “DimpleFest 2024” - A virtual Ceramic Painting Weekend Retreat! The first annual event is going to be JAM packed with everything you need to know about ceramics. Our instructors will be offering courses on everything ceramic throughout the weekend.  

Don’t wait to reserve your spot because seats are limited to just 20 guests.

All levels of painting abilities are welcome, especially beginners because we will be teaching all of the steps!  A certified ceramic instructor will be on hand to help with instruction and answer questions throughout the event.

When: Friday, June 21-Sunday, June 23rd, 2024

Where: Your comfy place

DEADLINE to register is December 31, 2023, EarlyBird registration closes at midnight, October 1, 2023.

Products are available to ship to U.S. customers only! If you are in CANADA and don't mind paying the extra shipping costs, please feel free to sign up! Live somewhere else? Just ask.


  • Welcome Swag Tote Bag with tons of FREEBIES and some of my MUST HAVE tools ($100 value)
  • Hope and Dimples Apron
  • Greenware Cleaning Tool Kit
  • Entire Dona "Sweet Tots Halloween Set" ($160 Value) which we will be painting during the retreat.
  • Shipping materials and transportation expenses to ship your items home
  • Learn to use different painting mediums including acrylics, Stroke and Coat Underglazes, PanPastels, Antiquing Mediums, Colored Pencils, and Metallics
  • Afternoon "virtual" trip to the beautiful Shoshone Falls, Snake River Canyon
  • Games, Prize Drawings, and tons of fun!
  • Chance to win the Grand Prize: an entire set of PANPASTELS! (A $400 value!)
  • Private Facebook Group with unlimited access to lessons and for everyone to get excited, share photos and network
  • Raffle prizes - A chance to win a piece or set painted by Malaine (TBA at a later date) and gift baskets full of fundamental art supplies and goodies!
  • All events live streamed via Zoom and/or FB Live and an assistant available to answer questions during classes


FRIDAY - June 21st, 2024

  • Classes from 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • SATURDAY - June 22nd, 2024
  • Classes Start at 9:00am - 6:00pm

SUNDAY - June 23rd, 2024

  • Classes Start at 9:00am - 3:00pm
  • Afternoon virtual outing to Shoshone Falls and the Snake River Canyon 3:00pm


How to properly clean greenware.  

  • How to use the color wheel to select basecoat and complimentary colors
  • How to mix colors
  • How lighting plays a critical role in shadows and highlights
  • We will be painting the entire Dona set of Halloween Sweet Tots ($160 value)
  • How to drybrush and the importance of using the correct brushes
  • How to use PanPastels to add shadows and highlights over acrylics
  • How to use Stroke and Coat Underglazes
  • How adding fine lines, details and embellishments can dramatically increase the resale value of your hand painted goods
  • Where/how to search for inspiration
  • How to price your hand painted art for resale
  • How to package and ship fragile goods according to shipping company policies


Malaine Colver - Your host

Jessie Biggerstaff - certified ceramics instructor with over 40 years experience.

SPONSORS: Jessie’s Ceramics, Ceramic Palace, Hope and Dimples Studio, CW Pottery


  • 16" ClayMagic Honeybee Gnome
  • Supplies, embellishments, brushes, paints 
  • Bisque for Stroke and Coat Demonstration



  • $595.00 when registered and paid in full by October 1, 2023

$650.00 Full Price

  • $200.00 deposit will save your seat. 
  • Final payment is due no later than December 31, 2023. 


There are a couple of different payment plans available.

  • Buy Now Pay Later - You can choose PayPal’s Buy Now Pay Later option for 6, 12, or 24-month payment plans, $0 down, and no sign-up or late fees.
  • Recurring Scheduled Invoices - After securing your seat with the $200 deposit, I will schedule monthly recurring invoices to split the remaining balance of retreat into 4 equal monthly payments or whatever fits your budget as long as it is paid by the final payment date.
  • ***No payment plans will be made after October 1, 2023, unless you contact me first.***

Please Read!

IMPORTANT! Please see our Terms, Conditions and Cancellation policy and read through the ENTIRE event information before completing your purchase! Once you purchase a ticket, you are agreeing to the terms and conditions/cancellation policy.

Only paying guests will have access to the private Facebook group, so access will NOT be granted until payment or deposit has been received and agreeing that you have read through the Terms of Service Agreement & Waiver.

IMPORTANT! Guests will need a Facebook Account to join the event group. In this private group, you will get access to:

  • All class videos are Live and recorded for you to enjoy during and after the event.
  • Event Updates
  • Supply Lists
  • Event Schedule
  • To get everyone else PUMPED UP! 😀

Be sure to join the “Friends of Hope and Dimples Group” on Facebook for updates on event availability.

BY REGISTERING FOR THIS EVENT YOU ARE AGREEING TO: (once you select BUY TICKET you will be prompted to read the Terms/Conditions/Cancellation policy.)

  • The Terms of Service
  • Cancellation Policy
  • To ensure that you receive all of the detailed retreat information, please add to your safe list and watch for your email for updates.

We cannot wait to see you there!

Register today! Only 20 spots available!

LAST DAY TO REGISTER: December 31, 2023

This event has a group. You’re welcome to join the group once you register for the event.


  • 2024 VIRTUAL Ceramic Weekend

    From $200.00 to $595.00
    Sale ended
    • $200.00
      Tax: +$13.00 IDTAX+$5.33 service fee
    • $595.00
      Tax: +$38.67 IDTAX+$15.84 service fee



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