DESCRIPTION: 3-DAY NON-INSTRUCTIONAL PLEIN-AIR MENTORING WORKSHOP designed for experienced plein air painters who have worked on their own before and can work independently. Jeanean will be available for questions and will lead the critiques, but will be painting side-by-side with you. Arrangements have been made for the Host Farms for your every convenience and private entry into a rustic wonderland. A lovely lunch and evening activity is planned at each farm. Each day of this 3- day workshop we will visit a different farm in Northern Maryland and Pennsylvania. We will paint on location in the morning, enjoy lunch followed by an afternoon painting. At the close of each day we will have a group critique led by Jeanean. Each evening, we will meet for dinner at a local restaurant to enjoy the comraderie of other artist and share our painting experiences.
COST: – $140 All three days or $50 per day. Come for one or all three days!
Optional: $10 extra per day for “Plein air fare lunch” provided by Chef Lydia and Chef Sandi. Lunch includes: sandwich, soup, salad, fresh fruit, cheese & crackers, cookies . Complimentary Coffee, tea, lemonade, water included.
DATE & LOCATION:
Friday, 8th: Cheshire Place Farm, Mt. Airy MD – Host: Deborah Brower Beautiful, scenic, rolling farmland of Mt. Airy with historic log houses. Views of another adjacent farm with cows and charming church and grounds.
Saturday, 9th: Farm in Fairfield, PA Host – Sandi Polvinale. Surrounded by forest and rolling hills with a private view of a crystal clear pond and distant vistas of Ski Liberty mountain with lovely farmhouse and barns. A campfire in the evening will be enjoyed by all!
Sunday, 10th: Catoctin Mountains & Farm, Thurmont, MD Host– Lydia Martin We will begin our morning painting deep in forest of the Catoctin Mountains with views of the streams and waterfall. The afternoon will be spent at a 50- acre farm in Thurmont, MD with views of a charming farmhouse, barns and outbuildings, rolling hills and open fields and pond. A special farewell celebration dinner at a local restaurant with music by the Martin Family Band on Sunday
FOOD: You won’t want to miss the special “ Plein-air fare” a buffet provided each day by our individual host. Lunch Buffet cost: $10. Coffee, tea lemonade and water will be provided at no cost. Dinner: We will be dining at local restaurants in the area individuals responsible for cost of own meals.
TRANSPORTATION: Provided by individuals. If you are interested in car-pooling please call Jeanean for assistance. If you are commuting please plan to meet at the appropriate site each day at 9:00 am. Map and directions will be mailed to you upon registration.
FAIRFIELD LODGE: Small, moderately priced (717) 642-8245
FAIRFIELD INN & B & B & TAVERN: (717) 642-5410
LIBERTY MT. RESORT & Conf Center (717)642-8282
Individuals are responsible for making their own arrangements for lodging.
CONTACT: JEANEAN AT (301) 540-2092 or E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
“Not just another painting workshop but an enriching experience”