Learn How to Interpret

PLEIN AIR workshops


Paint alongside professional artist John Yerden as he shows you a simplified approach to landscape painting in the outdoors.

  • Learn ways of solving common problems encountered while painting “en plein air”
  • Learn and utilize the fundamentals of design to create successful compositions
  • Learn how to properly use materials for both efficiency and safety

*ALL skill levels are welcome to attend



Manito Park

  • Who doesn't love this scenic park in the heart of Spokane's South Hill?
  • Wide variety of subject matter: lush gardens, art deco fountains and basalt stone bridges.

Palouse Falls

  • 200 feet of cascading water. This place is a must-paint location in the Palouse.


Salmon River

  • From wild mountain-top cabins to the majestic river valleys, enjoy painting the historical home of Sacajawea and the "River of No Return."
  • Ask us about our luxury lodging deal that is available at first come first serve.

Lake Coeur d'Alene

  • With over 200 miles of shoreline, Lake Coeur d'Alene draws summer travelers from all over the world.
  • Enjoy a weekend of painting on and around the lake.

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  • Huge mountain valleys carved by ancient glacial lakes make the perfect setting for the landscape painter.
  • Rivers, mountains and vibrant city life, Missoula is the perfect place to learn to paint.

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