Announcing a NEW sponsor! Pentalic has partnered with Great Alaskan Plein Air Retreat to bring each of our attendees a super sketchbook for our exciting Alaska adventure. This handy 6×8 book has a slim profile and a nifty elastic band closure, perfect for the travel savvy artist with packing on the brain. We can’t wait to see what our […]
***Sale Expired April 1st, 2014*** Everyone LOVES a sale! Our Great Alaskan Plein Air Retreat & Cruise voyage with Princess Cruises is part of their big sale! Score!! Take a peek at these stateroom specials for 8 days of amazing food, free room service (!!!) and a cozy place to hang your hat as we travel north to Alaska! […]
That’s right! It’s not too late to sign up for the 2014 Great Alaskan Plein Air Retreat. There are still some cabins left on our 7 day summer voyage to Alaska with Princess Cruises. Join us on this adventure north out of Vancouver BC, full of gorgeous mountainous landscapes, impressive wildlife and whale migration, beautiful blue glaciers, and […]
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 […]
Meet Sandra Strohschein. She is the first of several Guest Instructors who will be offering focused instruction while on the cruise ship as well as at our 3 scenic ports of call. Her work is gorgeous and her enthusiasm & creative energy is contagious. Visit her workshop page to learn more.
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 […]
Francine Dufour Jones By Marie Green Alaska is a land unique on this planet for many reasons. Not the least of which is the incredible number and diversity of the visual artists who call it home. My quest was to interview one who stood out in the crowd – Francine Dufour Jones. She is not […]