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The Painting Experience with Annie Rousseau

Friday, October 16, 2020 to Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Join Annie Rousseau for a painting retreat at the beautiful Ocean Resort on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Located on the east coast of Vancouver Island, just south of Campbell River, the stillness of this pristine setting provides the opportunity to break from the pace and pressure of busy lives. You may register for the four full days, or if your schedule doesn't allow it, you may paint for the weekend only.

Our focus is on the journey rather than on the finished work of art. In a studio environment free of judgement and critique, we’ll invite you to paint without a plan and trust your spontaneous nature. The results are unexpected and intriguing — very often a wild vein of passion is awakened within you that will not go back to sleep long after the workshop has ended.

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Full Workshop (4 Days) $675 USD for US residents l $500 USD for Canadian residents.

Weekend Workshop (2-1/2 Days) $485 USD for US residents l $360 USD for Canadian residents

Your tuition includes all art materials, five facilitated painting sessions, group discussion circles in supportive community, video presentations about creativity and the practice of art as process. Tuition does not include accommodations and meals. See below for options and costs. (See discounts at Painting Experience for continuing painters and work exchange.)


Ocean View: $95.00 CDN per night, per person, plus 13% tax

Non View: $85.00 CDN per night, per person, plus 13% tax

Shared Accommodations: Half the private rate per person, per night, based on double occupancy)

Meal Plan: $64 per person per day (includes Continental Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and coffee/tea service during meals. 5% GST will be added plus %10 gratuity.

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For more information on rooms and meals please call 1-877-561-3425 or email info@oceanresort.ca