Plein Air (Outdoor Painting) Adventures

Join us for a delightful outdoor painting experience.  You will enjoy expert instruction in a beautiful landscape, delicious cuisine, and the fun companionship of other interesting painters!  All levels of experience are welcome.

The following are some of our recent trips.  For the most up-to-date information, please sign up for our weekly newsletter and visit our online calendar.

Costa Rica, December 2021

Skip ahead to December 2021! The beginning of the lovely, not overly hot season! December 7-14, 2021 Join Doris and the plein air painters as we explore the charming country of Costa Rica. The [...]

Coronado – April 2020

Plein Air Workshop Coronado/San Diego, California April 15-19, 2020; Wednesday-Sunday - Flower Show Days! Enjoy the Coronado Flower Show, paint there, on location on Saturday! Cost: $300.00 each for  4.5 day workshop  or $75 day [...]

Lodi – April 2020

Plein Air/Outdoor Painting Watercolor Workshop Lodi/Wine Country, California April 23-26, 2020    Estimated dates You are invited to join my watercolor painting adventure in sunny Lodi, California. We will be painting scenes of the town [...]

Santa Fe – May

Plein Air Workshop Santa Fe/Taos, New Mexico May 12-15 Santa Fe/15-17 Abiquiu/18-21 Taos,  2020,   Contact Doris if interested.                                 [...]

Cape Cod – June 2020

Plein Air/Outdoor Painting Watercolor Workshop Cape Cod :    June 24, 25, 26 Wednesday-Friday.  Contact Christine (info below) at the Cotuit Center for the Arts and register for the workshop 2020. Workshop Details: This [...]

Monhegan – July 2021

Plein Air/Outdoor Painting Watercolor Workshop Monhegan Island, Maine July 12-16, 2021 - Monday through Friday Paint with us on the Artists’ Island of Monhegan!  We will be working en plein air every day to create impressions of [...]

Vermont in Summertime!

August 10-13, 2020 at theLandgrove Inn, Landgrove, Vermont The Workshop:   Decision making is ongoing in painting, so one must be prepared with skills to recognize the possibilities!  Painting requires knowledge of the medium and how [...]

Seacoast NH – Aug 17-21 2020

Plein Air/Outdoor Painting Watercolor Workshop Seacoast New Hampshire & Maine Monday through Friday, August 17 to 21, 2020 Come with me to paint the many faces of the Seacoast.  We will be working plein [...]

Star Island – September 2020

  Star Island Watercolor Adventure September 7 to 11, 2020, Monday through Friday. You are invited to join me for 5 days on Star Island, Isles of Shoals for a unique watercolor experience. We will [...]

Brittany – Sept 19-26 2020

Plein Air/Outdoor Painting Watercolor Workshop Coastal Brittany, France September 19 to 26, 2020 Along the sea, not far from Cap Frehel  we’ll settle into the ville of Saint-Cast le Guildo. Would you like to join [...]

Tuscany – October 2020

Plein Air/Outdoor Painting Workshop Tenuta di Spannocchia, Tuscany October 1-8, 2020 Come join me for a painting adventure in beautiful Tuscany! We will work on location, learning the fundamentals of watercolor and capturing [...]

Greeting Cards – Nov 2020

Greeting Card/Mini Painting Workshop November 14, 2020; 9:30am- 3:30, (cleanup) Portsmouth, New Hampshire This day is a BLAST!  We create many card images while learning the properties of Watercolor as a medium! Set up [...]