paint and paddle art ADVENTURES
Tom Thomson Country
Paddling and plein air basics wilderness course
A new course offered through the partnership of OuterVision Adventure Tours and Paint and Paddle. This Paddling and Plein Air basics wilderness art course will teach you all you need to know about plein air painting and paddling safely while out on the water exploring your artistic side.
The aim of this course is to teach plein air artists who want to explore the wilderness by waterway the skills required to travel safely by canoe. These skills will be acquired by developing competency , knowledge and safe paddling techniques as outlined by the Ontario Recreational Canoeing and Kayaking Association (O.R.C.K.A.).
O.R.C.K.A is a recognized provincial and national certifying body where its goal is to develop safe, competent and knowledgeable recreational paddlers.
In learning the proper skills and techniques of travelling, plein air painting and paddling in a wilderness environment you will be able to enjoy knowing your painting and canoe skills are sound while finding inspiration through the mode of travel many past famous artists such as Tom Thomson and The Group of Seven used.