Sketching, Crawling, Painting, Sipping.

Sketching, Crawling, Painting, Sipping.

Have you ever done a pub crawl? Well, this was so much better! This past Sunday, a merry group of folks took to the streets of Los Olivos to sip Valley wines and learn watercolor and sketching. Starting at Zinke Wine Co, our guests lounged in comfy chairs and painted scenes of the Zinke building. One renegade painter planted herself on the sidewalk across from Sides Hardware, and kindly asked tourists to move their freshly parked car in order to not obscure her view!  (applause!)

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Chelsea Ward, our awesome new teacher led the crew through some basic techniques and helped each person capture the quaintness. After Zinke, the group sauntered to the park and sketched the General Store and iconic flagpole in the town’s center. And, not to leave a gorgeous day without a little more wine, our final destination, Dreamcote, served up lovely vino to guests, plus a new release of hard cider. Yum!

This was a first for Gypsy Studios (but certainly not last!). Thanks to all our wonderful guests and thanks to Zinke Wine Co and Dreamcote for hosting!.

Stay tuned for another Watercolor Sketch Crawl coming soon. All the wine in the world couldn’t keep us away! (well….on second thought….ha! JK)

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Cheers!