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Lori putnam, march 1 - march 11, 2018

plein air painting in wanaka

After working with Lori for a workshop in the South of France, we are delighted to welcome her to New Zealand to once again, create the trip of a lifetime with one of the most wonderful instructors around. Join Lori Putnam for 11 days of painting and exploring the beautiful Southern Lakes region of New Zealand. Staying for 10 nights in Wanaka, it is from here that we will go on our daily outings to specifically selected painting sites that will satisfy your painting needs. Whether it be quaint architecture, breathtaking landscapes, neatly planted vineyards, or striking mountains, you will not be disappointed. 

Some highlights of your time with Lori:

Lori teaching in France

Lori teaching in France

  • Arrowtown, the historic gold mining town located on the banks of the Arrow River
  • Queenstown, with its towering mountains above the lake, it is a spectacular sight to spend a day or two
  • The Crown Range, showcasing stunning views of the region
  • Vineyards, Central Otago is well-known for its Pinot Noir
  • Secluded bays with magical mountain landscapes surrounding them

Your Package Includes:

Lake Hawea - Photo by Penny Willocks

Lake Hawea - Photo by Penny Willocks

  • 10 nights accommodation (double occupancy)
  • Daily continental breakfast
  • 9 lunches or dinners at various restaurants in the region
  • Painting instruction by Lori Putnam
  • Pick-up and drop-off from Queenstown Airport
  • Daily transportation to painting locations (except on the scheduled day off)
  • Local tour guide

Does not include:

  • Airfare to and from Queenstown
  • Travel Insurance
  • All other meals not mentioned above

Price: $3950USD per person

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To reserve your place on this small group workshop, or to find out more information, please email Penny on


more workshops to be scheduled, please keep checking in here

Wanting to bring a group to New Zealand? Please contact to find out more information. 

Photo by Debbie Willocks

Photo by Debbie Willocks