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October 22-25, 2018
Paint and Write in Beautiful Carmel-by-the-Sea
Nourish your art and soul on the California Coast in this Carmel-by-the-Sea Watercolor Workshop with creative poetic writing. Cindy Briggs and Carol Frazier will demonstrate how to create a creative journal incorporating sketching, painting, writing, and mixed media. Excursions to a variety of locations which may include: Carmel by the Sea, Carmel Beach, Carmel Valley, Big Sur, Mission Ranch, Carmel Mission, local vineyards, etc. Lodging, Meals and transportation is on your own.
Workshop Package includes multiple lessons and demonstrations by Cindy Briggs with personalized instruction, along with Poetic Writing Sessions to incorporate into your journal with writer, composer, jazz singer and creative coach – Carol Frazier, owner of Compose Yourself, Creating Intentional Living. We’ll gather for creative time daily and enjoy dining together in different locations along the way.
Itinerary may change – location’s can vary based on the weather and group dynamics. Possible locations include, Carmel Downtown and at the Beach, Carmel Mission, Big Sur/Napenthe, Monterey, Carmel Valley .We will start at 1:00 on Monday. Most days will be approx. 10am to 4:30 with a lunch break, except for one night as the sun sets.
What: Each day and location are chosen to give you beautiful and enriching environments to write, create, and allow your voice to come through. As creatives, we all need creative time, space and creative energy to write. This retreat is for you if you need to get away, ground yourself, discover and expand your talents, plus still have time for your morning beach walks, a bit of shopping and dining out.
Cancellation Terms: We suggest you purchase travel insurance for refunds.
90% Cancellation prior to August 1st
50% refund if cancelled by September 15, 2018
No refunds after September 16, 2018
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Lodging: I recommend Mission Ranch, and your choice of many hotels near downtown Carmel for easy access to dining and the beach. Carmel Ranch is lovely, AirB&B, VRBO, B&B’s and nearby campgrounds offer you a range of options based on your budget. Book early for more options.
Flights: There is a Shuttle to the San Jose Airport, or just rent a car and drive down. Monterey Airport is about 30 minutes away from Carmel.