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Paint & Sip Art Class with Lori Spielman & the Yosemite Conservancy

Join us at the Yosemite Valley Lodge for our popular Paint and Sip class!

In this wine and paint class, you will learn the basics of watercolor and employ them to create an iconic Yosemite landscape step-by-step. With guidance from an experienced instructor, you’ll walk away with an understanding of simple watercolor techniques, color mixing, and your very own Yosemite masterpiece!

This class is perfect for aspiring artists and experienced artists alike. No matter your skill level, you’ll be inspired by other class members as you all paint the same landscape together. Dip your toes into the world of watercolor in this playful, supportive class! All painting supplies (plus wine and cheese) are included in the registration fee, see details below.

Your Artist:  Lori Spielman

  • Beginner level:  Little to no experience required, ages 12+. All participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
  • Registration:  $47 per day per visitor. Advanced online registration is required; register by 10 am on the day of your class.
  • Location:  Yosemite Valley Visitor Center (Shuttle Stop #5 & #9).
  • Time: 1 pm to 3 pm, Monday through Friday. 
  • Materials: Materials and supplies are included in the registration fee, including a pre-drawn sketch of each subject.
  • Food and beverage are included in the price: 2 glasses of wine and 1 cheese & fruit plate per person (non-alcoholic beverages are also available).

Experience:  Easy

Hiking:  1 to 3 miles

Elevation:  4,000 feet

Registration Fee:  $47

Register:  Click here

COVID-19: We have implemented special safety measures to keep art class participants and instructors safe during the ongoing pandemic. Please review our COVID-19 procedures for details.

Starts: May 27, 2022

Occurs: Every week on Friday until September 30, 2022
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Advanced Reservations Required

Admission: $47

Location: Yosemite Valley Lodge - Mountain Room Lounge
9006 Yosemite Lodge Drive, Yosemite Valley, CA 95389

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Phone: (415) 434-1782

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