Abstract Painting 2.0

A 3 Day Arts-Inspired Painting Adventure in the Pacific Northwest

Suited to returning painters, from beginner to experienced, this 3 day workshop reinforces and builds on lessons learned in our Abstract Painting 1.0 Workshop. Take a deeper dive into composition and design, color, and materials, to experiment with mixed media and more. Enjoy 3 full days of lavish studio painting and time to create your personal masterpiece from the ground up. No need for art materials, tools etcetera – all are conveniently provided. Catered lunches and healthy snacks on studio days – relax and socialize with a daily Happy Hour Social at the conclusion of each work day. Come experience an ideal balance of creative expression and socializing in a safe, collaborative environment.

WORKSHOP FEATURES

  • 3 day painting workshop, led by a professional fine art painter
  • Personalized demonstrations, and lavish one-on-one time with Yvette
  • Peaceful, pastoral setting in the countryside
  • Catered lunches and healthy snacks throughout the day
  • Opportunities to socialize after each painting day

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Daily Transportation To/From Studio, from central pickup point
  • Welcome Goody Bag and Other Surprises
  • All Art Materials Needed To Create Your Masterpiece*
  • Lunch each Day
  • Daily Hosted Happy Hour Socials
  • Healthy Snacks and Beverages Throughout Each Day
  • New Friends and New Experiences

AVAILABLE DATES

  • September 8, 9, and 10, 2017
  • October 6, 7, and 8, 2017
  • Other Flexible Dates Available For Your Group

Explanatory notes

*Artist Materials: Level 2 (Artist Grade) and Level 3 (Professional Grade) acrylic paints and mediums will be provided, along with sketching and practice materials, paint apron, brushes and assorted tools, and gallery quality canvas. Supplemental supplies include acrylic inks, pastels and more (Store value $300)

A day-by-day description of your adventure with us

We offer a full service experience, where each adventure session has been carefully choreographed behind the scenes. A high-level overview of what to expect appears below, with the emphasis on ‘slowing your roll’. Upon booking, clients receive a detailed itinerary and comprehensive information about their specific adventure with us.

Our Time Together

DAYS 1 THRU 3

In a harried world, the opportunity to ‘recharge’ is essential. Our authentic Northwest experience combines the love of art, the great outdoors, and “slowing your roll” in a beautiful way. Connect to the artist within, letting your creativity find its own unique voice and style. Be touched and surprised by what you discover through play and mindful expression, while connecting with other creative spirits in a collaborative and non-judgmental environment.

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Painting Workshop

DAY 1

Arrive at Yvette Neumann Fine Art Studio to begin work on your very own masterpiece. Divided into morning and afternoon painting sessions, the construction process will be broken down into easy, bite-sized lessons, throughout which you’ll be offered invaluable prompts and exercises to support the design and composition of your work. Enjoy a tasty, catered lunch on the patio and a relaxing Happy Hour Social in the Gallery and garden at day’s end.

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Painting Workshop

DAY 2

Return to the studio to continue refining your work in AM and PM painting sessions. You’ll be encouraged to experiment with tools, materials, and techniques that are demonstrated to you, as you explore methods for abstraction, composition, color theory, and more. Progress reveals a maturing work, taking form. Another catered lunch, followed by another soothing Happy Hour in the gallery and garden; this is living at its best, and you’re now two-thirds of the way to completing your visual opus.

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DAY 3

Finalize painting refinements on your final day, and with plenty of one-on-one help to put finishing touches on your one-of-a-kind masterpiece, complete the creative process begun on Day 1. Tips for hanging, framing, cleaning and more will be shared, along with vendor sources for materials used throughout your journey. A final tasty, catered lunch, followed by a Happy Hour celebration in the gallery and garden closes out the day. Now comes the hard part – deciding where to hang your new original artwork.

adventure session pricing options

We offer several different ways to participate in all the fun, so depending on your needs – we have an arrangement that’s perfect for you! Need accommodations? Want to bring a friend or spouse along for the ride? Take part in all the fun and share the experience effortlessly, because we’ve got you covered.

Artist

$550

An individual who does not need hotel accommodations and can provide their own transportation to/from a common pickup point

Come Create With Us

Artist + 3 Nights Hotel

$1025*

*Contact us for options and final pricing. Pricing varies, depending on specific hotel selected, season, and general availability.

Book Your Adventure Today

Please refer to our helpful FAQ’s for additional information about our popular art-inspired adventures. Space availability for each session is limited to just 8 adventurers at a time, so we encourage you to book early. Travel Insurance helps you plan for the unpredictable, and we highly recommend you obtain policy coverage when booking an adventure with us. Refer to our Policies/Limitations page for any questions concerning your adventure tour booking  – a $250 deposit is required to hold your reservation. We will contact you about payment arrangements upon confirmation of your booking with us. Thank you for your interest in Creative Life Adventures NW!