12272
Ocean City
Watercolor at the Beach
Under the instruction of artist Nancy Ellen Thompson, improve your watercolor painting and create your own masterpiece as you learn about technique, composition and brushwork.
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Program No. 12272RJ
Length
6 days
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6 days
5 nights
13 meals
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DAY
1
Check-In, Registration, Orientation, Welcome Dinner
Ocean City, MD
D
Clarion Resort Fontainebleu

Afternoon: Arrive and check in to the hotel. Please meet in the conference room after settling in for 4pm orientation. This will be an informative overview of the program and a chance to meet your fellow participants. Please feel free to ask any questions. If you arrive late please pick up your packet at the front desk.

Dinner: Continue meeting your fellow participants and enjoying great conversation in the hotel's ocean-front restaurant. Horizon's will offer Chef's Choice entree with side, vegetable and non-alcoholic beverages.

Evening: Welcome to a week of painting, friendship and fun! Instructor, Nancy Thompson, will have evening instruction and demo at the hotel.

DAY
2
Instruction, Painting, Light & Dark In Still Life
Ocean City, MD
B,L,D
Clarion Resort Fontainebleu

Breakfast: Delicious breakfast served in Horizon's Hotel Restaurant from 7:30-8:30am. Entree selections will very each morning as well as a variety of breakfast sides and beverages.

Morning: Popular artist/instructor Nancy Thompson will explore contrast values of light and dark in a still life painting.

Lunch: Take a break to enjoy a scrumptious lunch served in Horizon's Hotel Restaurant- don't forget to take in the ocean view!

Afternoon: Hands on painting with wonderful guidance from Nancy Thompson.

Dinner: Group dinner at Horizon's Hotel Restaurant.

Evening: Following dinner the artist will lecture on non traditional painting approaches with watercolor.

DAY
3
Instruction, Painting, Perspective In A Landscape
Ocean City, MD
B,L,D
Clarion Resort Fontainebleu

Breakfast: Delicious breakfast served in Horizon's Hotel Restaurant from 7:30-8:30am

Morning: Explore contrast colors and focus. Build atmospheric perspective in a landscape.

Lunch: Lunch served at Horizon's Hotel Restaurant.

Afternoon: Participants will paint with guidance of instructor.

Dinner: Group dinner at Horizon's Hotel Restaurant.

Evening: One-on-one and group additional time with Nancy Thompson creating your painting.

DAY
4
Instruction, Soft & Hard Edges, Field trip Or Free Time
Ocean City, MD
B,L
Clarion Resort Fontainebleu

Breakfast: Delicious breakfast served in Horizon's Hotel Restaurant from 7:30-8:30am

Morning: Artist will focus on contrast soft and hard edges and lines for expressive paintings.

Lunch: Lunch served at Horizon's Hotel Restaurant.

Afternoon: Free afternoon for sightseeing, shopping, or painting on your own this beautiful seaside resort.

Dinner: Dinner on Your Own during independent evening

Evening: Free Time or paint on your own.

DAY
5
Painting, Details In A Floral, Your Art Show & Discussion
Ocean City, MD
B,L,D
Clarion Resort Fontainebleu

Breakfast: Delicious breakfast served in Horizon's Hotel Restaurant from 7:30-8:30am

Morning: Explore with use of contrast detail and glazing in a floral painting.

Lunch: Lunch served at Horizon's Hotel Restaurant.

Afternoon: Capture, on paper, the painting techniques explored thoughout the week.

Dinner: Group dinner at Horizon's Hotel Restaurant.

Evening: To culminate the weeks work, an informal Art Show and Discussion of participants works will be held in the form of an exhibit.

DAY
6
Program Concludes
Ocean City, MD
B

Breakfast: Delicious breakfast served in Horizon's Hotel Restaurant from 7:30-8:30am

Morning: To complete your weeks instruction, explore contrast positive and negative space to understand the art principle of notan. Program ends 11:00 a.m.