What you'll do
This experience is ideal for anybody who like to discover, paint and contemplate wonderful scences of natural beauty. Together with Alfredo Velarde (a visual artist, designer and photographer), we will pick you up in Cusco in our beloved red 1982 Volkswagen Beetle. We will take you to one of our favorite places in the nearby mountain range, approximately 30 minutes outside of Cusco. You will get tips and tricks while you paint a beautiful Andean landscape, so no previous experience in painting is needed to be part of this creative outdoor journey. All the tools you need are provided, so you don’t need to worry about bring a thing. In addition, we also provide a delicious organic picnic lunch so that our experience together will be complete. At the end of the day we will drop you back to Plaza Regocijo. The best part of the experience? You will have a beautiful painting from your magical trip in Cusco, perfect as a gift or to frame and hang up on your wall at home.
My name is Valerie Velasco. I am a visual artist, illustrator, and designer as well as an experienced teacher in the arts and Spanish. Since 1999, I have organized exhibitions and participated in numerous art shows in South Peru. I have also been an art director, producing and curating artistic projects. This has allowed me to explore the local creative industry extensively. My work as a Spanish teacher has connected me with people from all walks of life around the world who also share a passion for art. I am a philanthropic entrepreneur and founded Velasco Andean Contemporary Design. Its mission is to create design pieces strictly adhering to ethical standards of fair trade and social responsibility.
A breakfast is included. There is the option to choose vegetarian or vegan food.
Red 1982 Volkswagen Beetle.
You will be provided with all the necessary materials to do a painting outdoors: an outdoor easel, a canvas (29.7 x 21 cm),…
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Where you'll be
We will visit my favorite places around Cusco to paint. All are around 30 minutes (approximatly by car) outside the city of Cusco. Most of the sites are part of archaeological parks that offer spectacular views of the mountains that surround Cusco.
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Wed, Oct 23 From 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM.
$131 per person
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Up to 2 guests ages 18 and up can attend.
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This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.
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