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At lunchtime, we have demos.

At lunchtime, we have demos.

Jennifer Johnson

Small classes and lots of individual attention.

Small classes and lots of individual attention.

Jennifer Johnson

Painting a nocturne.

Painting a nocturne.

Jennifer Johnson

There are countless beautiful things to paint.

There are countless beautiful things to paint.

Jennifer Johnson

Painting a lighthouse in the channel

Painting a lighthouse in the channel

Jennifer Johnson

Work in watercolor, oils, pastel or gouache.

Work in watercolor, oils, pastel or gouache.

Jennifer Johnson

Schoodic is the 'road less traveled' in Acadia National Park

Schoodic is the 'road less traveled' in Acadia National Park

Jennifer Johnson

The beauty of Schoodic defies description.

The beauty of Schoodic defies description.

Carol Douglas

Atmosphere and plenty of beautiful painting.

Atmosphere and plenty of beautiful painting.

Carol Douglas

Surf, by Carol L. Douglas

Surf, by Carol L. Douglas

Carol Douglas

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Sea and Sky Painting Workshop at Schoodic Institute

8/5/18 - 8/10/18

Far from the hustle and bustle of Bar Harbor, Schoodic Peninsula has dramatic rock formations, windblown pines, pounding surf and stunning mountain views that draw visitors from around the world.

You might look up from your easel to see dolphins, humpback whales or seals cavorting in the waves. Herring gulls visit while eiders and cormorants splash about.

A day trip to the harbor at Corea, ME is included. Far off the beaten path, Corea, ME is a village of small frame houses, fishing piers and lobster traps. Its working fleet bustles in and out of the harbor.

Concentrate on painting 

Meals, snacks, and accommodations at the beautiful Schoodic Institute are included in your fee. That includes a lobster boil by a real Corea fisherman. We’re right on Schoodic Point so we have unrivalled (and permitted) access to the park.

All mediums welcome 

This workshop is aimed at helping painters refine their personal technique in watercolor, pastel, oils and acrylics. It will help you find your own voice and style, without becoming anyone's clone. This is an intensive class, with morning and afternoon on-site painting sessions and lunch-time demos. Classes are kept small so every student gets the attention they deserve.

About the teacher

Carol Douglas has more than fifteen years’ experience teaching students of all levels in watercolor, oils, acrylics and pastels. Her Acadia workshops are very popular. “This was the best painting instruction I have ever had. Carol’s advice in color mixing was particularly eye-opening. Her explanations are clear and easy to understand. She is very approachable and supportive. I would take this course again in a heartbeat.” (Carol T.)

About Schoodic Institute

Schoodic Institute is a former naval base located deep in the park, in an area with no other tourist accommodations. It's a learning center dedicated to ecosystem science, and we're very lucky to have been able to base our workshop here for the past five years.

Easily accessible 

It’s easy to get to painting locations on the Schoodic Peninsula. A ring road with frequent pull-offs means you never walk more than a few hundred feet to your painting destination.

Fly or drive 

Schoodic is only 90 minutes from Bangor International Airport. Or wind your way up from Boston along historic, scenic coastal Route 1.

Arrive Sunday evening to a meet-and-greet reception with your fellow students. We paint from 9 AM to 5 PM with demos at lunchtime. Our meals are catered and lunch and snacks are delivered to our painting site, so you never need to worry about stopping for meal prep or purchase. We paint through Friday afternoon.

  • Price

    The one-week workshop is just $1600, including five days’ accommodation in a private room with shared bath, meals, snacks, and instruction. Accommodations for non-painting partners and guests are also available. Complete registration forms should be returned by mail to Carol L. Douglas, PO Box 414, Rockport, ME 04856-0414 with your $300 deposit. Or email the form to malerincd@gmail.com and make a credit card payment by phone to 585-201-1558. Refunds are available up to 60 days prior to start, less a $50 administration fee. Final payment is due 60 days prior to the start of the workshop.

  • Address PO Box 414 PO Box 414 Rockport, ME US 04856
  • Website http://www.watch-me-paint.com
  • Email malerincd@gmail.com
  • Phone 585-201-1558,

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