Q. Can I bring a spouse or partner who doesn’t participate in the classes?
A. Yes, see below for pricing details.

Q. Do I have to be an accomplished artist to participate?
A. Painting in Paradise workshops are open to all skill levels, from beginner to advanced.

Q. How large are the groups?
A. Class size is limited to 12 students. Early reservations are recommended. The class may fill up quickly.

Q. What about meals?
A. We will have breakfast each morning at our resort. Breakfast is part of the tour package. Lunches and dinners are not. Lunches and dinners will vary from day to day, depending on our activities. We will be together as a group for most of our lunches since lunch will follow our morning class. Some or all of us will be gathering at restaurants around the island for dinner each night. You are welcome to have dinner on your own if you have other plans.

Q. Do you do personal tutoring trips?
A. Yes, in addition the workshop program, I offer a Personal Tutorship Program, where you will enjoy all of the wonders of the island that you would in a regular workshop. The only difference is that I will personally guide you, step by step, one on one, through your painting. I have seen students actually shed tears of joy after they finished their first painting that I guided them through. It’s an exhilarating experience!

If you would prefer another destination to Rarotonga for your painting lessons, we can arrange that too. If one or more friends, or a partner would like to join you as a student in the program, they can be included as well. Ask me about pricing for personal tutoring trips.

Q. Is Rarotonga a safe country?
A. Yes, Rarotonga was a New Zealand protectorate until 1965, when the island attained independent nation status. Rarotonga is a Christian nation, and has no problems with terrorism. New Zealanders travel to Rarotonga for holiday much like Americans travel to Hawaii.