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16912
Pennsylvania

Watercolor Workshop in the Poconos With Artist Toni Chaplin

Learn from Toni Chaplin as her unique teaching style and insightful approach inspire your creativity and improve your watercolor skills beside the beautiful Delaware River.
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Program No. 16912RJ
Length
6 days
Starts at
899
Pennsylvania

Watercolor Workshop in the Poconos With Artist Toni Chaplin

Learn from Toni Chaplin as her unique teaching style and insightful approach inspire your creativity and improve your watercolor skills beside the beautiful Delaware River.
Length
6 days
Starts at
899
Program No. 16912 RJ
Prefer to enroll or inquire by phone? 800-454-5768
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DATES & PRICES

No shuttle Roundtrip airport transfer
Accommodation Details

Excludes round-trip airport shuttle transfers to and from the program location.

Accommodation Details

Includes round-trip airport shuttle transfers to and from the program location.

Oct 24 - Oct 29, 2021
SOLD OUT
No transfer 899
Roundtrip airport transfer 1,049
Itinerary Note

This program runs concurrently with another Road Scholar Program. These programs share some meals and evening activities.

Nov 7 - Nov 12, 2021
SOLD OUT
No transfer 899
Roundtrip airport transfer 1,049
Jun 5 - Jun 10, 2022
SOLD OUT
No transfer 899
Roundtrip airport transfer 1,079
Sep 18 - Sep 23, 2022
SOLD OUT
No transfer 899
Roundtrip airport transfer 1,079
Oct 16 - Oct 21, 2022
SOLD OUT
No transfer 899
Roundtrip airport transfer 1,079

DATES & PRICES

No shuttle Roundtrip airport transfer
Accommodation Details

Excludes round-trip airport shuttle transfers to and from the program location.

Accommodation Details

Includes round-trip airport shuttle transfers to and from the program location.

Oct 24 - Oct 29, 2021
SOLD OUT
No transfer 1,299
Roundtrip airport transfer 1,449
Itinerary Note

This program runs concurrently with another Road Scholar Program. These programs share some meals and evening activities.

Nov 7 - Nov 12, 2021
SOLD OUT
No transfer 1,299
Roundtrip airport transfer 1,449
Jun 5 - Jun 10, 2022
SOLD OUT
No transfer 1,329
Roundtrip airport transfer 1,479
Sep 18 - Sep 23, 2022
SOLD OUT
No transfer 1,329
Roundtrip airport transfer 1,479
Oct 16 - Oct 21, 2022
SOLD OUT
No transfer 1,329
Roundtrip airport transfer 1,479

At a Glance

Amid a thriving arts community brushing the banks of the Delaware River and the serenity of the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, your surroundings help you turn professional instruction into watercolor mastery on this exceptional artistic adventure. Study the principles of watercolor painting through the interaction of water, color, paper and brush; investigate watercolor tradition with exposure to the work of the masters of the medium; and, from this, develop your own personal style.
Activity Level
Easy Going
Minimal walking.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 13 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you’ll…

  • Enjoy the tutelage of Toni Chaplin who is an accomplished, professional artist with national awards in her body of work.
  • Complete multiple paintings during the week which will then be displayed during our art show.
  • The majestic Delaware Water Gap is the inspirational setting to help you express your perception of beautiful landscapes.

General Notes

The Retreat Difference: This unique, often basic and no-frills experience at a Road Scholar Retreat includes opportunities for early morning exercise, interaction with the local community for insight into local life, an authentic farm-to-table or locally sourced meal, a live performance or event, and a value-priced single room. Please refer to the supply list for recommendations of what to bring. Reference material will be used for some paintings, which Shawnee will provide. Do not hesitate to call with any questions prior to purchasing additional items on the list. The watercolor paper is of the utmost importance, but some of the other items can be substituted. 2020 Dates: Airport transfer available at added cost.
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Toni Chaplin
Toni has lived most of her life in Northern New Jersey, currently in Sparta. Since her first sale at the age of fourteen, she has been fulfilling her dream of being a professional artist. Her paintings can be found in both public and private collections, and she has studied with wonderful artists like Arleta Pech, John Salminen and more. Her primary mediums are watercolor and acrylic and finds inspiration in the beauty of nature. She teaches at Sussex County Community College and other locations.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Toni Chaplin View biography
Toni has lived most of her life in Northern New Jersey, currently in Sparta. Since her first sale at the age of fourteen, she has been fulfilling her dream of being a professional artist. Her paintings can be found in both public and private collections, and she has studied with wonderful artists like Arleta Pech, John Salminen and more. Her primary mediums are watercolor and acrylic and finds inspiration in the beauty of nature. She teaches at Sussex County Community College and other locations.
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Midge McClosky View biography
Midge McClosky is the Cultural Program Director for the Shawnee Institute, Executive Director of the Shawnee Playhouse, and the Artistic Director of the Worthington Players. Before moving to Shawnee, Midge worked as a professional actress, singer, and dancer performing musical theatre in 49 of the 50 states. Her extensive credits cross over into film, television, commercials, voice-overs, and live industrials. She and Chris, her husband of more than 20 years, have two active boys, ages 13 and 14.
Visit the Road Scholar Bookshop
You can find many of the books we recommend at the Road Scholar store on bookshop.org, a website that supports local bookstores.
Watercolor Composition Made Easy
by David R. Becker
Professional looking paintings depend on good composition. David Becker makes it easy: simple keys to composition, taught in a very visual, easy-to-grasp way, that the watercolourist can apply immediately for successful results.' NOTE - If you cannot locate this book, any books on watercolor composition and perspective will be helpful.
Exploring Color
by Nita Leland
Unlock the secrets to gorgeous, expressive, unforgettable color! Finding color combinations that not only work but excite the eye is one of the greatest challenges artists face. This updated and expanded 30th anniversary edition of the North Light classic Exploring Color teaches artists of all mediums and skill levels how to use and control color in their artwork and shows how exhilarating and enjoyable the ride can be. Popular art instructor and best-selling author Nita Leland will help you take any artwork you make to new color heights. Memorable paintings from more than 30 contributing artists are inside to inspire you, along with 75+ hands-on exercises, 8 step-by-step demonstrations and countless nuggets of color knowledge--all in your own private workshop! Learn how to master color mixing, assemble the perfect palette for your artistic goals, select just the right color scheme, and communicate color in a way that elevates your designs way beyond the ordinary. Start a handy journal to keep track of your discoveries, with customized mixtures, color wheels, reference charts and other tools designed to uncover your color personality and help you work with color more efficiently. Nita knows that the quest for perfect color can be fun, and it can be yours. So stop guessing, and start exploring! "Beautiful color is no happy accident. Color can be learned." --Nita Leland NOTE - If you cannot locate this book, any other book on color use and control would be beneficial.





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