Spring in Yosemite - Intermediate Plein Air Watercolor

Sonja Hamilton, veteran Yosemite Art instructor, leads participants on an intermediate skill building journey painting watercolor plein air around the park.
June 1, 2018 to June 3, 2018

Celebrate the scintillating colors and rhythms of spring in Yosemite! Sit beneath the soaring granite cliffs of Yosemite Valley, as award-winning artist Sonja Hamilton shares the techniques that allow you to capture the beauty of Yosemite in your artwork. At the end of the day, you will have a lasting memory of this rewarding experience and an increased appreciation of watercolor. Take pleasure in painting in an outstanding natural place, as you nurture the artist in your soul. Join us for this gathering of fellow artists, who share your passion for nature’s beauty.

Included with your registration:

  • 3 days of progressive learning and painting plein air with Sonja Hamilton
  • Park entry (as needed)
  • Four nights of camping (as needed, arriving May 31 and departing June 4) at Upper Pines Campground in Yosemite Valley
  • Note: There is no discount if you choose not to use our gate pass or campsites. Information about upgrading your accommodations to stay at Yosemite Valley Lodge will be emailed to you after you sign up.
Experience Level: Intermediate. This workshop is for watercolor painters with some experience only. This workshop is not suitable for beginner artists.
Hiking: None. Locations will be around Yosemite Valley, little to no elevation gain.
Elevation: 4,000 feet (Yosemite Valley)
Registration Price: $349
Artist
Sonja Hamilton, Yosemite Conservancy Artist Instructor

Sonja Hamilton

Sonja Hamilton is an award-winning signature member of the Society of Western Artists. She has been teaching watercolor to adults for 40 years, conducting popular workshops in Europe and at home. Her paintings are in private and corporate collections worldwide