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Welcome to this website, covering my plein air workshops.  Class size is limited to allow for personal assistance where needed.  The focus is on the art of picture making, composition and design, applicable in any medium. Demonstrations are in watercolor, while participants using acrylics are welcome.  At foreign locations, the emphasis remains the same, while sketchbook journaling is also encouraged.  Take a look at what is offered and if you have any questions, simply touch the
“Ask Tony” button.  

Come join the fun!   Tony van Hasselt, A.W.S.

February 22 to February 29, 2020

A TROPICAL ESCAPAINT IN MEXICO

Boca de Tomatlan, Mexico

Plan now for a mid-winter break from the snow and ice. Feel energetic and adventurous? Then join me on my annual workshop in Boca de Tomatlan, truly a safe and peaceful little fishing village . . . Read more

March 16 to March 20, 2020

VICTORIAN FUN IN FERNANDINA

Amelia Island, Florida

This painting workshop is held in a charming town just north of Jacksonville on beautiful Amelia Island, which is truly an artist's paradise. Discover the reason why this island... Read more


June 15 to June 19, 2020

TREASURES OF COASTAL MAINE

Boothbay Harbor, Maine

Since it is “home base” for me, this painting workshop is the result of often-asked questions such as “Why don’t you have a workshop right here?” and “Why would you ever want to leave this place?” You asked . . . Read more

August 10 to August 14, 2020

MAINE’S HISTORIC BELFAST

Belfast, Maine

Belfast is a quirky, diverse and fun city at the head of Penobscot Bay, with both river and ocean vistas. It is a busy harbor with tugboats waiting along the quay, working boats and pleasure craft plying the water . . . Read more


September 15 to September 24, 2020

THE DORDOGNE – A FRENCH SURPRISE

YES - TRULY A FRENCH SURPRISE . . . Organized by Cicely and Bob Lawson of TRAVEL FEVER TOURS.   The author Henry Miller found the Dordogne "A country of enchantment".  So join our artventure in southwestern France.  Did you see the movie... Read more