Workshop Itinerary


Le Mistral Painting Adventure

General Itinerary

Day One

Arrival Day

  • 2:55pm –  Students arrive from Swartz Bay, Victoria into Otter Bay, Pender Island
  • 4:00pm – Check in at WhaleKum Inn
  • unpack settle in
  • 5:00-6:00pm – welcome dinner – meet and greet
  • 6:30 pm orientation and introduction to instructor
  • 9:00 pm Windup

Daily Agenda

  • 8:00 am- breakfast
  • lunch is packed and loaded onto the boat
  • 9:00 am – Meet Rob (Skipper) and Karl  (first mate) safety talk and all aboard Grand Banks 36
  • Instructors demo at painting location
  • students set up for plein air painting
  • 12:00 noon – lunch break
  • 12:30 return to easels
  • 4:00pm   –  pack up and depart for WhaleKum Inn
  • 4:45pm    –  windup and prepare for tomorrow’s full day of plein air painting
  • 6:00-7:00 – dinner

Day Three

  • Free Day and on your own to tour Pender Island
  • explore local restaurants, galleries and artist studios
  • rent a kayak, golf, hike

Day Six

* Critique and wind up bbq at WhaleKum Inn

Departure Check-out day

  • 10:00am  –  Check out of WhaleKum Inn, to Ferry terminal at Otter Bay and arrive at the ferry terminal by 11:00am
  • 11:45am   –  board Ferry from Otter Bay Pender Island to Swartz Bay, Victoria