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"Loved the workshop. I think what I learned most is how much I don’t know. Plenty of tips and ideas to apply to challenges."
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Campobello Island (New Brunswick) - "Canada's Monhegan Island" - and Lubec (Maine) are quiet, beautiful retreats for the plein air painter. Think romantic lighthouses, cobblestone beaches, cliff overlooks, broad meadows, working harbours - and lobster! Only 9 miles long, Campobello Island is home to both the Roosevelt-Campobello International Park and the Herring Cove Provincial Park. Lubec, Maine, right across the border and only five minutes from the studio on Campobello, is a historic working waterfront with many opportunities for the painter. Both locations provide lodging and dining to make sure your workshop week is an enjoyable one!
Join plein air landscape painter Michael Chesley
Johnson for small-size outdoor painting workshops
One of the country's top plein air painters, Michael works in oil and pastel in the American Southwest, coastal Maine and the Canadian Maritimes. He has been an invited artist to many national plein air painting events over the years and has competed in challenging locations such as the Grand Canyon.
Elected a Master Pastellist by Pastel Artists Canada in 2008, he is a Signature Member of the American Impressionist Society and the Pastel Society of America and a juried member of Oil Painters of America. He is the author of Backpacker Painting: Outdoors with Oil & Pastel and Through a Painter's Brush: A Year on Campobello Island. A long-time contributor to The Pastel Journal and Contributing Editor for The Artist's Magazine, he lives and paints on Campobello Island, New Brunswick, and in Sedona, Arizona. (Michael also teaches workshops in the winter in Sedona, Arizona. Michael also specializes in teaching small-size plein air workshops in oil and pastel for the intermediate and advanced level painter and for painters desiring mentoring. Visit www.PaintSedona.com for details. He also travels to teach. Visit the workshop schedule page of his website for details.)
Don't miss this opportunity to study with a master!