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WORKSHOP: Maritime Painting on Drakes Bay (With Joan Hoffmann)

***Greetings Painters, please remember to become members of PRNSA in order to qualify for the member rates for each Workshop!***

Enjoy an entire weekend painting outdoors on rolling cliffs and wide beaches leading out to Drakes Bay. See why countless generations of people have been inspired by the vastness and sheer beauty of the ocean. Come and be motivated by the Historic Lifeboat Station and its historic photographs of boats, men and marine habitats gracing the walls. We will study marine paintings by two great American painters: Winslow Homer (watercolors) and Armin Hanson (oils). Bring the medium of your choice. Joan will demonstrate and give insightful assessments: how to improve your painting or how to find a direction in you painting style. Come away with fresh new paintings and a deep understanding of maritime painting tradition and techniques. All levels welcome. Accommodations at the Historic Lifeboat Station included.

The instructor is Joan Hoffmann, she is wonderful!

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Point Reyes Field Institute is a program of the Point Reyes National Seashore Association, the 501(c)(3) non-profit partner of Point Reyes National Seashore. We are proud to be partnering with North Bay Plein Air to offer some great plein air classes at the National Seashore! We do charge a fee to register for our programs to help raise revenue for habitat restoration, trail work, wildlife monitoring and provide much needed scholarships for under served youth to attend our environmental education programs. Thank you for your support and enjoy your time in the park!  More information can be found at: 

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  • Micaela M.

    It was great. Joan is a dynamic and interesting teacher.

    2 · August 25, 2014

  • Gerald

    Quick reminder painters - Please remember to become PRNSA members in order to qualify for the "Member-Fees". Otherwise, there will be a Non-Member Fee for the workshop. Leave your additional questions here in the comments and Enjoy this Friday's workshop with Joan!

    August 20, 2014

  • dale s.

    Sorry- Still in Floirida

    August 17, 2014

  • Donna Lee H.

    Hello, Because it is further than I thought, and I won't be able to stay over. I unfortunately will not be able to attend.

    1 · August 7, 2014

    • Point Reyes Field I.

      Hi Donna - Accommodations are included with the class. Everyone spends the night in Point Reyes at the Historic Lifeboat Station. It's a really wonderful experience to wake up overlooking Drakes Bay!

      1 · August 8, 2014

  • Donna Lee H.

    Will a schedule be available? I'll be driving from Sonoma County so I'm wondering what the days will be like. I see it starts on a Friday at 6pm.

    1 · August 5, 2014

    • Point Reyes Field I.

      Hi Donna - Yes a detailed schedule is e-mailed to you once you register through the "Register Now" link above.

      2 · August 6, 2014

  • melissa G.

    thank you!

    1 · August 5, 2014

  • melissa G.

    Who is the instructor-any info or website to check out?
    Thanks for the invite

    1 · August 5, 2014

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