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 2022!
Courageous Color Workshops

California - 2022 Fall


• OCTOBER 22-23rd
Saturday & Sunday

and / or

• OCTOBER 26-27th
Wednesday & Thursday,

(Choose 2 or 4 Full Days)

All 4 days provide
an - Intensive Workshop experience
exploring exciting Color harmonies
and compositions in beautiful locations!


Limited Size Class.
October registration happening Now.


• 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 to Carmel areas!
In this California Outdoor Workshop
we will paint in various spectacular central coast locations!
A different gorgeous spot each day!

'How to Design an exciting Painting,
Increase Your Color Courage,
How to Create Drama with Light and Color.
Learn Color Harmony &
How to Use Color Contrasting techniques!'


Art Workshop Instructor, Maggie Renner Hellmann
will share with you her craft & knowledge and help you to loosen up and bring 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!


2 Days Tuition is $280.
3 Days Tuition is $415.
4 Days Tuition is $500.
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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