The first day will be:
- Summary of expectations and plans
- A step-by-step intro to oil painting in plein air for beginners
- Tips for a successful reteat for all
- Free time to get to know one another and settle in for a good night's sleep
The, the General Daily Itinerary will be:
7:00 - 8:00 am: Breakfast at the lodge, pack a sack lunch
8:00 am: Depart West Yellowstone by bus
~ 9:00 am: Arrive at destination in Yellowstone National Park. Start painting!
~ 12:00 pm: Stop painting to enjoy a sack lunch in Yellowstone
~ 1:00 pm: Make the return trip to the West Yellowstone Lodge
3:30 pm: Classroom time with an emphasis on plein air oil painting
4:30 pm: Depart West Yellowstone by bus
~ 5:00 pm: Arrive at a nearby Madison area destination in Yellowstone National Park. Have a snack then start painting!
4:30 pm: Paint West Yellowstone; great touristy, memorable locations in the surrounding blocks
Dinner at your leisure, around the BBQ or kitchen table