Princess Reduces Prices! Crazy Discounts!

We have been watching these prices and we still can’t believe our eyes! Staterooms are now starting at $379. Add in your artist registration for the Great Alaskan Plein Air Retreat, $345, and you get 7 nights and 8 days of an incredible Alaskan adventure with painting demos, incredible scenery, 3 quirky ports filled with […]

Your Vote Counts!

  The Painted Ladies (organizers of the Great Alaskan Plein Air Retreat) have been entered in a contest. If we win, the money will be used for FULL artist scholarships to the 2014 Great Alaskan Plein Air Retreat & Cruise! Let’s make the trip of a lifetime available to some very special artists! Help us make this a […]

Welcome to Featured Artist Daniel Keys

An artist with impressive drive and vision, Daniel’s work has excelled far beyond his years. Still in his twenties, he has created a body of work that is well respected by artists and collectors the world over. The Painted Ladies are thrilled to have this incredible artist join us for the 2014 Great Alaskan Plein […]

Meet Our Home For GAPAR 2014

Photo by Princess Cruises Meet the Island Princess of Princess Cruises. This extraordinary ship will serve as our floating home base for the 2014 Great Alaskan Plein Air Retreat on June 18th-25th. Aboard you will find a variety of staterooms with an option for every budget. As an attendee of the Great Alaskan Plein Air […]

Meet Artist, Karen Mattson

HUNTIN’,  FISHIN’ & PAINTIN’ By Marie Green   Karen Mattson is the quintessential Alaskan lady.  She shoots the caribou meat for her table, she designs then plants out her ‘Monet’ garden, she lures the trout to her hook and above all she transforms paper with breath taking watercolour images of her Alaskan life. Whilst her […]