California Workshops - Plein Air Painting Outdoors







Plein-air Workshop




"The future belongs
to those
who believe
in the Beauty
of their Dreams!"

-Eleanor Roosevelt




Let's Paint California in 2023
Plein Air Workshops


• APRIL 22nd - 23rd,
Saturday & Sunday
Santa Cruz - Davenport
- Moss Landing

• APRIL 27th - 28th,
Thursday & Friday

Big Sur - Carmel - Pacific Grove

Choose 2-4 days.
- All Levels - Plein Air -

Plein Air Workshop Adventure
exploring exciting
Compositions & Color Harmonies
in beautiful locations!



• All Level Painters Welcome.
• Work in Your Choice of Medium.

Mediums to Consider:

I will Demo primarily in Oil
but can teach and assist in all mediums.

Plein-air Painting Outdoors
from approx. 9am to 3 or 4pm on most days.




Join Us and Paint in California!
From Santa Cruz and Davenport to Carmel and Big Sur areas!
In these California Outdoor Workshops
we will paint in various spectacular central coast locations!
A different gorgeous spot each day!

Learn...'How to...
-Design an exciting Painting,
-Increase Your Color Options,
-Create Drama with Light and Color,
-Learn Color Harmony,
-Use Color Contrasting techniques,
-Expore Loosening up your Brushwork.


Art Workshop Instructor, Maggie Renner Hellmann
will share with you her craft & knowledge and help you get started and loosen up, bringing creativity and drama into your paintings.

Learn Color Theory and practise the
core elements of successful paintings.
- Color, composition, focal point, light source, values,
positive & negative shapes, volumes, edges,
brushwork & perspective, and much more.

Maggie will guide you to easy access,
spectacular painting areas.
Each day begins with Maggie giving a demo
with handouts on one of the many “elements of painting”.
Then she will assist artists individually and paint
for students to observe thru-out the day.
Group idea sharing at lunch and
paintings shared at the end of the day.

Come & share in the delight and energy of painting outdoors.

A perfect blend of
Art & Adventure!

All Levels can be accomodated.


2 Days Tuition is $280.
3 Days Tuition is $395.
4 Days Tuition is $500.
6 Days Tuition is $700.

Tuition is due upon Sign-up.

Discounts for returning students who have
completed 4 or more days of my outside painting classes.
Just email me for returning discounted rates.


For questions and to Sign up, Email me at:
or call (831) 462-9337

Contact me & mail your Deposit check to:

Maggie Hellmann
1007 Lewis Circle
Santa Cruz, CA 95062-4350

Thank You so much!
I look forward to painting with you
and sharing lots of painting techniques
and more of my Favovite tips learned over the years!




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