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Spring 2015 1

From the river bank at Tekarra

Calling all Intermediate or Advanced Watercolour/Aquarelle or Watermedia Artists!

Do you need a holiday and would like to learn and experience the joy of “Plein Air Painting?”

If you also enjoy the landscape of Jasper, come join our “Plein Air” Watercolour Retreat!

We are a group of artists who have been meeting in the gorgeous setting of Tekarra Lodge in Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada for more than 20 years. We have studio space located above the Restaurant in the Lodge, but because we love painting outdoors so much, we spend every day, weather permitting, painting and honing our skills in all different and wonderful locations. You might find us sitting by a stream, experiencing a teal-coloured lake, looking at white-capped mountains or observing wildlife in their natural habitat.

Some people who come are newcomers to painting outdoors. Many of us who have been coming for many years are available for “on the spot” help or instruction to anyone who would might request it. Impromptu demonstrations, sharing and feedback are part of the fellowship of painting outdoors. We have gained many wonderful friendships and cherish our time together each year. We look forward to welcoming new people into a group that is ever changing and evolving.

Our Retreats are held:

  • (On or about) The last week of May each year.
  • (On or about) The last two weeks in September each year.

Occasionally we have a Facilitator/Instructor join us. Information regarding this will be updated on the Registration and Fees Page as it comes available.

Please note: The Studio is located above the Restaurant up a flight of about 10 stairs with no elevator access.  There is some hiking and physical exercise involved in this Retreat.

We require that all registrants make their own accommodations at Tekarra Lodge. (See more information on the Accommodation Page.)

We extend this open invitation to all Watercolour/Aquarelle or Watermedia Artists to join us for 1, 2 or possibly all 3 weeks. Come and engage your senses with nature and see how your paintings will benefit.

Find us on our Facebook Page at Jasper Watercolour Retreat Society

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