California Workshops - Plein Air Painting Outdoors



Lake Como & Portofino





Plein-air Workshop




"Life Shrinks

or Expands

in Proportion

to One's Courage."

-Anais Nin



Let's Paint California! - in 2024

New Dates!


- Davenport - Santa Cruz - Moss Landing Areas -

March 9th-10th, 2024

Saturday - Sunday. More Info


- Pacific Grove - Carmel - Big Sur Areas -

March 14th-15th, 2024

Thursday - Friday. More Info



Bring a Painting Friend
or Two!

Limited Space.


Join Us and Paint Beautiful California!

In these California Outdoor Workshops
we will paint in various spectacular central coast locations!
A different gorgeous spot each day!

Learn...and practice
How to Design an exciting Painting,
How to Increase Your Color Courage,
How to Create Drama with Light and Color.
How to Create Color Harmony &
How to Use Contrasts effectively.

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

A perfect blend of
Art & Adventure!

All Levels can be accomodated.

• Limited Space.

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 California Plein Air painting classes.
Just email me for returning discounted rates.

• 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. 9:30am to 3:30pm on most days.

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

Contact me to make sure there is space & then mail your Deposit check to

Reserve Your Spot:

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

Thank You so much!
I look forward to painting with you
and sharing favorite painting techniques
and more of my easy to learn painting tips from many years at the easel!








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