The Mayan Gypsy
Destination Painting Workshop Progreso, Yucatan.
NEXT CLASS: Next dates will be posted when available.
Including room and board, Merida (MID) airport transportation to and from hotel, art classes, art supplies, local tours and more. CONACT US HERE TO BE ON THE LIST FOR MORE INFORMATION!
A vacation for CREATIVE minds.
Treat your artistic soul with an amazing week of hands on oil painting classes with instructor Jessica McClendon, from Dallas, Texas.
INSTRUCTOR: Jessica McClendon is a professional art instructor and expert in the field, having over 16 years in the industry as a professional, and putting her BFA and MFA to good use with constant new works of art, mediums and commissions.
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LOCATION: She offers a global destination workshop in Progreso Beach, Yucatan Mexico, a peaceful beach paradise located only 30 minutes from the historic city of Merida. There are numerous beautiful destinations to see while visiting the Yucatan Peninsula such as the famous Mayan Ruins, Fresh water Cenotes, colonial architecture, museums, local arts, and its year round tropical warm weather and beaches.
VENUE: Workshop will be held at The Mayan Gypsy boutique hotel, steps from the ocean, located directly across from the boardwalk of Progreso Beach, where students can walk to restaurants and shops.
(FOR MORE INFO ON THE LOCAL AREA CLICK HERE)
AIRPORT: The closest airport is Merida (MID). Cancun international airport is another option and transportation is available from Cancun to the workshop for an additional cost. (3/12 to 4 hour shuttle)
Workshop information and class outline below
*Airport transfers, to and from Merida airport and hotel
*Hotel accommodations for 7 nights, 6 days
*Breakfast, lunch, water, juices, snacks while in Hotel
*Art classes with Jessica McClendon:
*Gesture and anatomy on paper
*Figurative studies with nude models in oil painting
*Landscape painting (in Oil)
*All art supplies, paint, canvases, brushes provided
*Students will take home their work (rolled canvas)
*1 Mayan Ruin or Cenote trip, entry fees & transportation
*Transportation to colonial city of Merida and Cathedral
*Toiletries, towels, basic essentials
*Certificate of art class completion
*1 Happy hour & dinner celebration night at hotel
(Hotel is 1 block from boardwalk, where you can walk for dinners and afternoon beach relaxation)
NEXT CLASS: SUMMER 2019
*1 – Arrival day, settle in to The Mayan Gypsy hotel and venue.
*2 – Painting classes begin with Jessica McClendon. Gesture and anatomy on paper. Rapid poses
*3 – Painting class: Figurative studies with nude model. Evening trip to Merida
*4 – Painting class Landscapes
*5 – Painting class: Landscapes or free paint with guidance.
*6 – A visit to one of the beautiful and famous Mayan Ruins (Chichén Itzá or Uxmal)
*7 – Departure day
(If you would like to arrive a few days earlier or later to enjoy the area please let us know in advance so we can reserve your room. Additional room fees apply.)