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Nature Sketching the Beauty of Guatemala

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Key Information:
Class Size: 3 - 10 people
Destination: Guatemala  
Category: Art and craft workshop
Specialty: Drawing, Gardening, Painting  
Season: January - December
Courses Per Year: 1
Course Level: All levels
Min Price: 1795 US Dollar (USD) per person
Max Price: 1995 US Dollar (USD) per person

Spend unhurried time, lulled by the gentle breezes of "the land of eternal spring" and the soothing sounds of splashing fountains working 'en plein air' (translate- -in intimate courtyard gardens) and at a nearby bromeliad filled coffee finca (farm). Our days begin with an introduction of materials and a demo of technique (pastels, pencil, pen & ink, watercolor).

The instructor's step-by-step approach guides all levels to extend their range to include botanical renderings of fruit, flower and visiting insect, diminutive watercolor landscapes, pen & ink renderings of the ancient architecture and well composed vignettes (little scenes). Cynthia works miracles with complete beginners, even those without previous art experience!!

Even if you are an accomplished artist, you'll be thrilled with this unique art and cultural adventure that awaits you behind the ancient walls of Antigua.

Faculty Information:
Cynthia Padilla declared herself an artist when she was two years old. She’s never waivered from that path, beginning in surface design and following her curiosity, training, education and passion into the botanical arts. She has sketched rare orchids in Thailand, wandered abandoned courtyards in India, and traveled the Central American rain forests to document its flora and fauna. Her expertise in these exacting art traditions has lead her to be called upon to lecture, review books, curate and juror exhibitions on this highly specialized subject. But most importantly, her students praise her for her enthusiasm, patience and ability to make an exacting art fun !!!

Other Activities:
*** Classes are held mornings and we often have afternoon excursions available, such as learning how to cook tamales, a Mayan Ceremony and each class travels up to Lake Atitlan for three days.

Facility Information:
ANTIGUA is any artist’s dream location. Colorful bougainvillea spill over tumbling rocks of centuries-old ruins. It's a delightful, small town with an international ambiance and features spectacular visuals, great shopping, wonderful little outdoor cafés but, most importantly, warm-hearted, welcoming people. We'll also explore the western highlands - LAKE ATITLAN - breathtakingly gorgeous, particularily during that 'magic hour' when its three volcanoes rise out of the early morning mists.

Notes:
*** Total package price, including tuition, lodging in lovely colonial style hotels, hearty breakfasts, ground transportation and some pretty interesting field trips is approximately US$1,845. Art supplies are not included.

Supplier Information
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Location: USA
Joined InfoHub: Jun 2000
Client Request Served: 284

M08295 was started by Liza Fourre in 1995, after she fell in love with the country while living in Antigua and adopting her first child, Jessenia. Being a photographer, she looked around and realized what a wonderful backdrop Guatemala provided for those who love to create and learn about art, indigenous cultures and...

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