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Paint the Santa Ynez Valley with Tim Horn
October 24-28, 2022

Back by popular demand! Join award-winning California artist and instructor Tim Horn and me in the stunning Santa Ynez Valley for painting en plein air and relaxing at Rancho La Zaca.


Chileno Valley Road, by Tim Horn
Chileno Valley Road, by Tim Horn

Our painting locations will include mountains, vineyards, beaches, and Rancho La Zaca itself, all set amid the breathtaking backdrop of the Valley with its winding country roads, horses roaming the hills, and possibly an occasional real-life cowboy or film star. Of course Tim Horn is a star himself, such a good teacher, and also adorable, which makes his classes that much more fun.

We’ll warm up with some still life exercises before venturing further afield for a variety of landscapes. As with all Tim’s workshops, the primary focus will be on capturing our beautiful California light.

Plan to arrive the afternoon of October 24 for refreshments and a presentation by Tim. We will then revel in four full painting days October 25-28, and will bid you farewell at the end of the evening on Friday the 28th with a beautiful al fresco dinner at Rancho La Zaca, and a toast to your fine, hard work.

We encourage you to extend your stay to explore the area. Perhaps cruise down to Santa Barbara or LA, or up North on the 101 to anywhere, and carry on with your painting!

To register:  Your payment of $1,950 reserves your spot, including four full days of instruction, lunch daily, and a special farewell dinner. Lodging and transportation are on your own, and we will send you a range of options. If you are interested, make haste, because we tend to fill up quickly. Register via the PayPal form below. If you do not have a PayPal account you can use  PayPal as a guest. You may also pay by Venmo @Frances-Schultz-1 .

NB: Cancellations are permitted up to 60 days in advance, provided we can fill your spot. Therefore we strongly recommend trip insurance.

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Paint the Santa Ynez Valley with Tim Horn

Monday, October 24th, through Friday, October 28th
Rancho La Zaca, Los Olivos, California.
If you do not have a PayPal account, you may follow the link below, click “Pay with Credit or Debit Card” and checkout as a guest. You need not have a PayPal account.
Note that payments are refundable only up to 60 days in advance AND if we can fill your spot, so please secure trip insurance.  If, however, the workshop must be canceled from our end, your workshop fee will of course be refunded.


Price: $1950.00