Mentoring Workshops


Want to hone a skill or learn a new technique?

Benefit from individual instruction?

Take your work to the next level?

Come to Julie’s studio in coastal Maine to study in a mentoring workshop.

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Carmel Visual Arts
Oil Painting Demo - Cloudscapes with Julie Houck

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All Workshops are Sponsored by Plein Air Journeys LLC

Plein Air Journeys LLC, and its' affiliated entities, employees, shareholders, officers, directors, successors, agents, and assigns, neither own nor operate any person or entity which provide goods or services for workshop trips or tours. Because Plein Air Journeys LLC does not maintain any control over the personnel, equipment, or operations of these suppliers Plein Air Journeys LLC assumes no responsibility for and cannot be held liable for any personal injury, death, property damage, or other loss, accident, delay, inconvenience, or irregularity which may be occasioned by reason of

1. any wrongful, negligent, willful, or unauthorized acts or omissions on the part of any of the tour suppliers, or other employees or agents

2. any defect in or failure of any vehicle, equipment, instrument owned, operated or otherwise by any of these suppliers,

3 any wrongful, willful, or negligent act or omissions on any part of any other party not under the supervision or control of Plein Air Journeys LLC
Plein Air Journeys LLC acts only as an agent for the various independent suppliers that provide hotel accommodations, transportation, sightseeing, activities, or other services connected with workshop tours. Such services are subject to the terms and conditions of those suppliers. Responsibility is not accepted for wars, terrorist acts, acts of nature, local laws or other such causes. All services and accommodations are subject to the laws and regulations of the country in which they are provided. Plein Air Journeys LLC is not responsible for any baggage or personal effects of any individual participating in the tours / trips arranged by Plein Air Journeys LLC. Individual travelers are responsible for purchasing a travel insurance policy, if desired, that will cover some of the expenses associated with the loss of luggage or personal effects. All participants are required to carry medical or health insurance.


All deposit payments are nonrefundable unless otherwise stated. There is no refund for partial or unused land arrangements unless the space can be filled by another participant or unless otherwise stated. If a participant cancels, Plein Air Journeys LLC will attempt to resell the open slot to refund the participant's fees but there is no guarantee that this will result in a refund. Plein Air Journeys LLC. reserves the right to alter the seminar itinerary or arrangements as necessary or advisable to best serve the seminar participants. If the scheduled Artist becomes unable to participate in a workshop, a different Artist Teacher may be substituted. Plein Air Journeys LLC is bound by individual supplier and vender’s refund policies for workshop cancellation. All participants are encouraged to purchase travel insurance.