Exploring Painting and Drawing
Pigments, pencils, panels, papers
May 6 - May 11, 2012
Sunday through FridayCarmel Boutique Inns Artist's Retreats - As seen in Oprah!

In these six-day concentrated art courses, designed to encourage instinctively confident creativity, you will have the opportunity to experience drawing, painting, composing, layering and manipulating the finest array of paints, pigments, pencils, and papers in unique and exciting ways.

The emphasis on personalized instruction, the freedom to follow your individual artistic path and the building of knowledge and skill within a creative community, is the foundation of these retreats. Daily demonstrations, individual and group dialogue, videos and inspiring resources are a part of each day.  Classes are taught at the renowned Sunset Center in a large sun-filled studio equipped with individual easels.

A detailed list of artists' supplies required for each course will be sent upon your registration. These materials have been chosen for their quality and flexibility and with the intention that you will enjoy using them long after the course.

* Early registration is recommended due to the popularity of these retreats
   Room choice is on a first-come basis

An Artists’ Retreat Course includes:

  • Six-Day Artists’ Course
  • Individual and class instruction
  • Artists’ materials: a wide array is included and a supply list will be sent upon registration
  • Spacious studio, including use of individual easels
  • Portfolio of course information
  • Films of artist’s lives and lending library of art books

An Artists’ Retreat begins with a welcome reception on Sunday and concludes on Friday at 4:30P 

Tuition for An Artists' Retreat Course
  • $950 with $85 studio fee
  • A non-refundable deposit of $400.00 is due to confirm your registration.
To Register for An Artists' Retreat: www.anartistsretreat.com or call Anna Rhodes (206) 328 1788


May 6-11 2012 Retreat

Accommodations Package includes:

Guest Room

Daily breakfast at inn

Daily lunch buffet in studio

Daily beverage service in studio

Welcome reception Sunday evening

Celebration dinner party on Thursday evening

Tax and gratuities

The Cypress Inn
$1,201.25 Double Occupancy per person
$1,572.50 Single Occupancy

The Vagabond's House
$799.17 Triple Occupancy per person
$1,061.25 Double Occupancy per person
$1,847.50 Single Occupancy

For additional accommodation information please contact:

Cypress Inn
ph 831.624.3871 | Email 

The Vagabond's House
ph 831.624.7738 | Email

Register Now for An Artists’ Retreat
May 2012 Registration Form


Anna Rhodes, BFA, MA, has studied, taught and created art in extraordinary settings throughout the world. Her background is a fascinating collage of classical training, the deeply felt influences of the Renaissance, the Impressionists, the Bauhaus Movement and a creative passion grown from spending the 60's in New York, the 70's and 80's in San Francisco and a lifetime traveling internationally.

For additional information, you may contact Anna Rhodes: visit her website at www.anartistsretreat.com or call at (206) 328 1788

*Cancellation and trip insurance may be obtained at http://www.accessamerica.com/


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