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    Rockland & Belfast Classes are here!
  • Paint Away: Art Classes Abroad! 2016

    Provence | Cotswolds | Venice

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    5/31-6/11: Provence: Paint the Villages of Provence with Tony van Hasselt! WC Plein air..Tony's 10th Anniversary Trip to this beautiful area!  Stay at a lovely 16th century 3 star hotel in Vaison la Romaine, with several day trips to nearby medieval villages; 1st and last nites at a 4 star hotel in Marseille; Lodging, all ground transportation, all breakfasts, 2 lunches and all dinners included! 

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    6/14-6/24   Plein air in the Cotswolds! Plein Air WC Landscape with Andy Evansen.  Stay in two lovely old market towns, Minster Lovell and Malmesbury; 2 day trips: to Bath (lunch at the Pump Room!) and a nearby and beautiful riverfront town.  Lodging, ground transportation from airport and hotels, all breakfasts, 2 lunches and 5 dinners included!

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    10/ 9-10/19  Venice: Impressionist Painting in Venice with Colley Whisson  Oils Plein Air

    Stay right in Venice just steps from the Grand Canal and the train station! Paint both the famous and hidden delights of this beautiful city; day trips to Burano, the Lido and Padua... eat well, paint happily and soak up the magic! Lodging, ground transportation from the hotel, all breakfasts and five dinners included! 

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  •  lyn-donovanClick on the buttons above for Lodging and Travel suggestions, and do get in touch with any questions! Be sure to sign up early so you don’t miss out, or risk having a class canceled because of under-enrollment…once you are here, we will do everything we can to make your experience one that will bring you here again and again; many students and teachers have been coming back for years! One of the pleasures of running this program is trying to be sure that you have everything you need to make your class with us just the best!

    If you have questions, contact me – I’ll be happy to talk with you!

    207-594-4813   info@coastalmaineartworkshops.com  

    Mid Coast Maine is a wonderful place to paint; we have everything from cityscapes to quaint fishing villages, working harbors and rocky coves…and oh yes…LOBSTER!!284 (2)Everywhere you look, you’ll see beautiful places to paint! Rockland is located on Penobscot Bay, about two hours up the coast from Portland, close to quaint seaside villages, lighthouses, traditional New England architecture, rock and fir-rimmed beaches and beautiful harbors. Belfast is a tiny, scenic city about 45 minutes further up the Bay. And Portland’s Old Port is a fascinating location for a class!  There’s plenty for a non-painting companion to do while you’re in class;  you could consider making this a longer vacation!


     Portland Old Port images (2)Belfast tugsWe have great studio space in all three of our locations, to use as a base or if Maine weather doesn’t cooperate. There is plenty of parking in Rockland and Belfast…and in Portland, you don’t really need a car, even to get there from the airport! Some lodging is close to the studios, we generally carpool to sites, and you can walk to all the food, galleries, great shops and waterfronts from each of the studios if you’d like…it’s not far! 

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