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Come join
Alpine Creative Tours 
for a sketching, 
painting or writing workshop in Europe in 2022!

2022 WORKSHOPS

Please scroll down on this page or go to the Schedule Page to find information about the 2022 workshops.

To sign up for a workshop, go to the

Reserve Your Spot

page. 

Deposits will be due on October 15, 2021.

 

INFORMATION ABOUT 2022 ART TRIPS:

We are now taking reservations for art workshop trips for 2022. Deposits will be due on 10/15/2021.

NEW in 2022: Two Beginner's Watercolor Workshops in Provence, France. No experience necessary. 

NEW in 2022: A Screenwriter's Workshop in Costa Blanca, Spain. No experience necessary.

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Screenwriter's Workshop in Costa Blanca, Spain

Dates: April 2 - 8 2022

Location: Costa Blanca, Spain

Instructor: Jill Murphy Long

Medium: Screenwriting

With its picturesque little fishing villages, sandy beaches, rocky coves, and towering mountains, this area is one of the most beautiful and versatile parts of Spain. We will learn all the ins and outs of screenwriting from published author and director Jill Murphy Long, Portland, Oregon, while absorbing the unique Spanish culture.

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Price:$2,995 after $200 Early Bird discount

Early Bird Discount: $200 by 10/15/2021

Non Painter Discount:  $250

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Travel & Urban Sketching in Mallorca with Sarah Bracco

SOLD OUT Waitlist Open.

Dates: April 20 - 26, 2022

Location: Mallorca, Spain

Instructor: Sarah Bracco

Medium: Watercolor Sketchbook

Come join Sarah Bracco on an unforgettable art workshop on the magical island of Mallorca. Using your “traveling sketchbook”, you will draw and paint from observation daily as we visit hill towns or coastal villages, markets, cafés and gardens. Mallorca will provide a colorful palette,  inspiring you to sketch that “moment in time”, creating your own visual memories in your sketchbook.

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Price:$2,995 after $200 Early Bird discount

Early Bird Discount: $200 by 10/15/2021

Non Painter Discount: $250

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Inspiration Island with Cathy Goodale & Jim Biggers

Dates: Postponed to 2023, dates TBD.

Location: Mallorca, Spain

Instructors: Goodale & Biggers

Medium: Oil painting, watercolor

Two instructors in oil or watercolor. With Cathy Goodale and James Biggers you will get all the "one on one" instruction you want with an emphasis on reliable art basics. A great schedule for side travel: 

3 days of instructed painting - 2 days off - 2 days of instructed painting. Different location every day for painting inspiration and photographing.

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Price: TBD

Early Bird Discount: TBD

Non Painter Discount: TBD

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Plein Air Painting in Mallorca with Cheryl St John

Dates: Postponed to 2023, dates TBD.

Location: Mallorca, Spain

Instructor: Cheryl St John

Medium: Oil, acrylics, pastel, watercolor

Participating in a class with Cheryl St John is always a treat. She loves to teach as much as she loves to paint! This trip will be a total immersion into the most intimate scenes of the area with our paint boxes and canvas in hand! Join us as we visit some of the most scenic spots on the island.

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Price: TBD

Early Bird Discount: TBD

Non Painter Discount: TBD

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INDEPENDENT ARTIST

Art Immersion in Mallorca,

Spain

Dates: Postponed to 2023, dates TBD.

Location: Mallorca, Spain

Trip Leader: Lo Peyron Mathews

Medium: Any visual art

This alluring island will be our home for a week in late April of 2022. Daily excursions will go to the scenic towns of Fornalutx, Deia, Soller, and Valldemossa as well as to Palma, the capital. This is one of our "Independent Artist" trips which is geared towards the intermediate and advanced artist. No art instruction will be given. Suitable for sketchers, watercolor, oil, acrylic painters, writers, and photographers.

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Price: TBD

Early Bird Discount: TBD

Non Painter Discount: TBD

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Impressions of Provence, A Beginner's Watercolor Workshop with John Keeling

Dates: May 15 - 21, 2022

Location: St Remy, Provence

Instructor: John Keeling

Medium: Sketching, watercolor

This workshop is created for those of you who have never before painted in watercolors. The medium of watercolor allows for very few corrections – and by learning the basic techniques early on, students will be able to eliminate making a lot of the mistakes that are so frustrating. 

And what better place to learn it than Provence?

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Price:$2,995 after $200 Early Bird discount

Early Bird Discount: $200 by 10/15/2021

Non Painter Discount: $250

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Postcards from Provence, A Beginner's Watercolor Workshop with John Keeling

 

SOLD OUT Waitlist Open.

Dates: May 21- 27, 2022

Location: Bonnieux, Provence

Instructor: John Keeling

Medium: Sketching, watercolor

This workshop is created for those of you who have never before painted in watercolors. The medium of watercolor allows for very few corrections – and by learning the basic techniques early on, students will be able to eliminate making a lot of the mistakes that are so frustrating. 

And what better place to learn it than Provence?

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Price:$2,995 after $200 Early Bird discount

Early Bird Discount: $200 by 10/15/2021

Non Painter Discount: $250

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Painting Provence in Watercolor: Sketchbook Journaling with Karen Ramsay

Dates: May 27 - June 2, 2022

Location: Bonnieux, Provence

Instructor: Karen Ramsay

Medium: Sketchbook journaling

Sketching on location, while traveling, is an art form that you can take with you on every future trip. Karen will lead this workshop, where you will sketch everything from small towns, lively markets, interiors of coffee shops to exteriors of ancient cathedrals and other majestic landmarks.

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Price:$2,995 after $200 Early Bird discount

Early Bird Discount: $200 by 10/15/2021

Non Painter Discount: $250

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Awe of Annecy in Watercolor: Sketchbook Journaling with Karen Ramsay

Only 3 spots remain.

Dates: June 6 - 12, 2022

Location: Annecy, France

Instructor: Karen Ramsay

Medium: Sketchbook journaling

It is no secret that Annecy is called the Venice of the Alps. With its scenic setting along the lake of Annecy and with the river Thiou running throw this medieval town, there are scenic spots everywhere you look. Strolling through the charming old town, sketchbook in hand, you will find endless scenes to draw and paint.

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Price:$2,995 after $200 Early Bird discount

Early Bird Discount: $200 by 10/15/2021

Non Painter Discount: $250

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Watercolors of Provence, a Plein Air Painting Adventure with Kathleen Lanzoni

Dates: June 15 - 21, 2022

Location: Bonnieux, Provence

Instructor: Kathleen Lanzoni

Medium: Watercolor painting

Spectacular countryside of vineyards and orchards, fascinating "perched" hill-top villages, outstanding natural produce and the light of Van Gogh and Cezanne. You will soon see why Kathleen Lanzoni loves this area and is excited to take a group to enjoy the Luberon. Whether you are a novice or experienced painter, this trip will be fun and educational for all!

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Price:$2,995 after $200 Early Bird discount

Early Bird Discount: $200 by 10/15/2021

Non Painter Discount: $250

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Oil Painting in the Cotswolds, England with Dena Peterson

Dates: Postponed to 2023, dates TBD.

Location: Cotswolds, England

Instructor: Dena Peterson

Medium: Oil painting

Cotswolds, known for its many picturesque houses and villages, historic landmarks, medieval castles, old churches, outdoor markets, and antique shops is an artist’s dream destination! We will paint in the 800-year-old town of Stratford upon Avon, the birthplace of Shakespeare, as well as in the scenic villages in the beautiful rolling, green landscape of central England.

 

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Price: TBD

Early Bird Discount: TBD

Non Painter Discount: TBD

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Discovering the Italian Lakes, Italy with Paul Birchak

Dates: Postponed to 2023, dates TBD.

Location: Italian Lakes, Italy

Instructor: Paul Birchak

Medium: A variety of visual arts

One of the most beautiful areas in the world, the Italian Lakes of Como, Maggiore, Garda and Lugano offer endless opportunities to sketch, paint and taking gorgeous photos. This scenic region has attracted artists and writers through the centuries and offers old world architecture, glacial blue lakes, and vineyards - a perfect setting for a creative week! 

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Price: TBD

Early Bird Discount: TBD

Non Painter Discount: TBD

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INDEPENDENT ARTIST

 

Art Immersion in Stockholm, Sweden

Dates: Postponed to 2023, dates TBD.

Location: Stockholm, Sweden

Trip Leader: Lo Peyron Mathews

Medium: Any visual arts

This trip is for intermediate and advanced painters / sketchers / photographers / writers who want to work independently but who can benefit from our guidance, and the camaraderie from fellow travelers. No formal art instruction is given. We will visit many of the scenic areas of Stockholm as well as enjoy island living for a few days in the world famous archipelago.

 

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Price: TBD

Early Bird Discount: TBD

Non Artist Discount: TBD

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Paint, Eat & Port, A Plein Air Watercolor Workshop with

Emily Wahl

PRIVATE GROUP

Dates: September 20 - 27 2022

Location: Porto, Portugal

Instructor: Emily Wahl

Medium: Watercolor, also suitable for acrylic painters and sketchers

Come spend a week learning, relaxing, and experiencing the unique culture that is Portugal. Seize the splendor of the villages and countryside with Plein-Air painting, sample the sumptuous native food and savor the small batch vintages usually reserved for the locals. 

 

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Price:$2,995 after $200 Early Bird discount

Early Bird Discount: $200 by 3/1/2022

Non Artist Price: $2,500 by 3/1/2022