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Come out and paint the South Carolina State Parks with Visual Artist and Studio Instructor, Michel McNinch. Enjoy all that the State Parks have to offer while learning Plein Air painting. Enjoy a 2 or 3 night cabin excursion with other artists and professional instruction. All Cabins have a full kitchen, living room, two bedrooms and one bathroom. Each artist will have a private room and share a bathroom with one other artist. Here are some links to info regarding previous retreats.

 

Litchfield Beach Retreat 2017

Santee State Park Retreat 2017

 

 

2018 SCHEDULE

 

 

 


Givhan's Ferry State Park

Jan 28 - 31, 2018

Plein Air Painting on the Edisto River
Studio Skill Builder Intensive: Composition / Value

 

Schedule of Events

 

Sunday:

Meet and Greet at the park. We will have a presentation to introduce you to the park and surrounding area.

Monday and Tuesday:

Painting en plein air with demonstrations and skill builders. Sketchbook vespers fireside.

Wednesday:

Coffee Critique and Plein Air Painting

 

All Cabins have a full kitchen, living room, two bedrooms and one bathroom.

Each artist has a private room and shares a bathroom with one other artist.

$450 per artist w/ cabin. Day only rate $250. Your Non-refundable deposit of $200 holds your space. 6 spaces available for Cabin Artists. Refund Policy.

Park website: Here

 

Sign up by emailing: Michel@MichelMcNinch.com

 

 


Edisto Beach State Park

March 25 - 27, 2018

Plein Air Painting in the Lowcountry of South Carolina
Studio Skill Builder Intensive: Composition / Value movement

 

Schedule of Events

 

Plein Air Painting in the Lowcountry

Demonstrations:

Painting Waves / Beth Williams

Painting Marsh / Michel McNinch

 

Sunday:

Meet and Greet at the park.

We will have a presentation to introduce you to the park and surrounding area.

Monday and Tuesday:

Painting en plein air with demonstrations and skill builders.

Wednesday:

Coffee Critique and Plein Air Painting

 

All Cabins have a full kitchen, living room, two bedrooms and one bathroom.

Each artist has a private room and shares a bathroom with one other artist.

 

$350 per artist w/ cabin. Day only rate $150. Your Non-refundable deposit of $175 holds your space. 9 spaces available for Cabin Artists. Refund Policy.

Park Website Here

 

Sign up by emailing: Michel@MichelMcNinch.com

 

 

 

 

Santee State Park

April 15-17, 2018

Spring Fling - Plein Air painting In the Santee Swamp

 

Schedule of Events tbd

 

All Cabins have a full kitchen, living room, two bedrooms and one bathroom.

Each artist has a private room and shares a bathroom with one other artist.

 

$450 per artist w/ cabin. Day only rate $250. Your Non-refundable deposit of $175 holds your space. 9 spaces available for Cabin Artists. Refund Policy.

Park Web Site

 

Sign up by emailing: Michel@MichelMcNinch.com

 


 

Hickory Knob State Park

July 23-26, 2018

Making Art Together - Family Art Lessons

Natural Mandalas and Painting

All Art Supplies Included

 

Together you will be immersed in nature as you create art to leave for others. Then enjoy painting together to commemorate the experience. Come learn about artist Andy Goldsworthy and his incredible art made only of the things he finds in nature. Learn to create a Nature Mandala then turn it into a painting that will be yours to treasure.


All art supplies are included for this fun family art project.

 

Schedule of Events

When: July 23-26, 2018-Check in 4pm /out 10am.
Where: 1591 Resort Dr, McCormick, SC 29835

Monday: Meet at the Park and view Goldsworthy film.
Tuesday: Create Nature Mandalas
Wednesday: Painting Mandalas together
Thursday: Finish up painting and family and group photos

 

Each family has a private cabin.

Cabins each have a full kitchen, living room, one bedroom w/ 2 queen beds and one bathroom.

They also have a large swimming pool and playground.

 

$695 per family w/ cabin. Day only rate $350.

Your Non-refundable deposit of $300 holds your space.

10 Cabins available. Refund Policy.

Park Web Site

 

Sign up by emailing: Michel@MichelMcNinch.com

 

 

 

 

 

Santee State Park

October 28-31

Plein Air painting and Demonstrations

Schedule of Events TBD

 

 

Givhan's Ferry State Park

November 25-28, 2018

Plein Air painting and Demonstrations

Schedule of Events TBD

 

 

WE would be happy to answer any questions.

EMAIL or call 360-2994 for more info

See more pictures here.

Elements and Principals

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Shape

Value

 

 

Click Here to view the entire Class Schedule

Click Here to view the entire Class Schedule