We want YOU to join us
for a 5 day Artistic Adventure in Gainesville, Florida!
   October 22 – 26, 2012     Cost: $750

Join Award Winning Artists, Mindy Lighthipe and Patricia Wynne for 5 days in the heart of North Central Florida's lush paradise, in Gainesville, Florida. Create field sketches through gesture, continuous line drawings and pen & ink drawings and more. Expand your skills in plein-aire paintings, taking color and field notes. Understand the anatomy and botany of animals and plants. Each day travel to a different location. All levels welcome! For more detailed information, CLICK HERE.



The Cabot Lodge in Gainesville, Florida is ready and available to take your reservation.  Check out the Cabot Lodge.
How to get to Gainesville- 2 options
  •  Gainesville has a very small airport with only 3 gates. You can fly from JFK, Newark or LaGuardia to Gainesville with a stop in Atlanta or Charlotte. It is very easy to do. Take a taxi to the Cabot Lodge.
  • Fly to Tampa, Jacksonville or Orlando. Each airport is about 2 hours from Gainesville. You can get non-stop flights. Rent a car.  
Getting around while in Gainesville

We are car pooling each day to the locations. If you do not have a rental car we will provide transportation to the workshop locations. 
Eating and Restaurants in Gainesville
  • A great breakfast is available at the Cabot Lodge and is included in the price of your stay.
  • Lunch is provided everyday as part of your workshop fee.
  • There are a multitude of places for dinner are  within walking distance of the Cabot Lodge.
What the Workshop Includes 
  • All entry fees to private tours, parks and conservancies are included.
  • A lunch will be provided each day of the workshop. Special diets included.
  • Welcome dinner on Sunday at Mindy's studio.
  • Transportation in the form of car pooling. Pick up and drop off daily at the Cabot Lodge.
  • Demonstrations, tons of handouts to take home, and expert advise to help you achieve your artistic goals!
Have questions about the tour? Contact Mindy Lighthipe MLighthipe@mac.com  or 352.226.0949