ROBERT REGIS DVORAK
TRAVEL EXPERIENCES

 

This was painted a short walk from your condominium.

WATERCOLOR HAWAII
January 10-17, 2025


You can enjoy one week (six full days and seven nights) of watercolor (and drawing) instruction on the beautiful island of Molokai.  We stay at the Kaluakoi condos on the west end of Molokai. Each condominium is equipped with cooking and serving utensils, a microwave oven, stove top, refrigerator, coffee maker, toaster, TV, private bath and a balcony or a lanai.  You will view the Hawaiian sunset on the ocean each evening from this location. There is a tennis court and barbecue areas.  The workshop includes all watercolor (or oil painting if you prefer) and drawing instruction and demonstrations, private and group instruction, some materials, and all land transportation on Molokai.  Fee does not include your condo, meals, airfare from and to the mainland, or airfare from and to the other Hawaiian islands. You will book your own condo on the west end of Molokai with either VRBO.com or Airbnb.com for seven nights at Kepuhi Beach the Kaluakoi Condominiums located next to the ocean on the west end of Molokai. Your condo (villa) will cost between $6oo and $1100 for the seven nights. Book early and get the best prices and locations. This way you can get exactly the right condo for you. If you would like assistance booking your condo, please ask me.

NOW is the time to register by sending $799 for each person registering.  There is no need to call to see if there is room for you. When the enrollment is full a "waiting list only" notice will be posted at the beginning of this announcement. Call 1-916-391-5051 or e-mail: hawaii@youcreate.com, if you need more information before registering.  This will be the 32nd time Robert has offered this Hawaii workshop. It is loads of fun and you will gain confidence and skill with drawing and watercolor,. You will amaze yourself.  Traveling to Molokai is going back in time.  Molokai is old Hawaii, the way the other islands looked 100 years ago.  You will find Molokai friendly and peaceful, a perfect place to relax and paint and draw without distraction.  Molokai has the highest cliffs in the Pacific, pastures, rain forest, a beautiful volcano, empty beaches, flowers and palm trees.  To register, send your check to the address below.  Book your flights early for the best price.  Please register before October 1, 2024 as that is the date you will want to lock in our condominium reservations. Register NOW!  Space available until a "wait-list-only" notice is posted on the web site or in a future newsletter.

Note: If the workshop is fully registered, sometimes a place will open up because of a last minute cancellation.  If the workshop if full, be sure and wait list if you want to come.

Hawaii Trip Cancellation Policy:
Cancellation before Novembrr 1, 2024 will receive a full refund. After November 1, 2024  there is no refund. If the workshop is full with a waiting list, and a cancellation occurs after November 1, 2024,  a wait-listed person can take the place of a cancellation.  In such a case there will be a
full refund. Travel insurance is highly recommended!



To register send $799 check or money order, email address and phone to:

R. R. DVORAK, 5825 Annrud Way, Sacramento, CA 95822
For more information call:
1-916-391-5051
or email:
hawaii@youcreate.com


GREECE 2025

April 29 to May 13


Travel to Greece with me and come back with some great drawings and watercolors. This will be my 12th group trip to Greece. We will visit Athens and the Acropolis, Mykonos, Thira and Oia in Santorini, Folegandros (my favorite Greek Island), and then we will travel to Crete and visit Iraklion with its important Museum and the Palace of Knossos. From Hanja in Crete we will walk the Samarian Gorge which offers unparalleled beauty with its world-renowned Portes (Iron Gates). Then we will fly back to Athens and home. The cost of this great experience is $3900 per person based on double occupancy. A single suppliment will be $1300 extra. This includes all of your transportation in Greece (air flights and all ferries) all your hotels and breakfasts and instruction. This does not include personal ground transportation, taxis and busses, museum entrance fees, and other meals. Please be advised, this price may change if certain hotels are not available. Register no later than December 31.


The ITINERARY is below.

Fly to Athens. You will book your own flight and we will meet at the Hotel in Athens.

Day:

1  Arrive in Athens and have a great evening meal together in Plaka.

2 Visit the Acropolis in the morning and take the ferry to Mykonos in the afternoon.

3 Optional: The morning ferry to Delos (not included) to visit the ancient ruins. Or see and paint in Mykonos. Paint in Mykonos in the afternoon.

4  Paint and draw in Mykonos.

5  Take ferry to Santorini by way of Paros. Visit Thira and the Archeological Museum.

6 Paint and draw in Oia, Santorini.

7  Paint in Santorini. Visit the ancient site of Akrotiri.

8 Take ferry to Folegandros, my favorite Greek island.

9 Paint and draw in Folegandros.

10 Paint and draw in Folegandros.

11 Take ferry back to Santorini and take another ferry to Iraklion, Crete. Visit Archaeological Museum in Iraklion if possible.

12 The Palace of Knossos, just outside the city. Afternoon bus to Hanya.

13 Optional: Hike the Samarian Gouge.  This tour is not included.

14 Fly to Athens and return to the USA.


GO TO TRAVEL PAINTINGS EXHIBITION

Greece Trip Cancellation Policy:
Refunds:
Cancellations before January 1, 2025 will receive a full refund.  After that date, no refunds are possible.  If non attendance occurs because of a serious health issue, a partial or full credit for a future workshop may be possible.


R. R. Dvok
R. R. DVORAK, 5825 Annrud Way, Sacramento, CA 95822
For more information call:he
1-916-391-5051
or email:
info@youcreate.com

You will complete two paintings, one looking north and one looking south. You will complete two paintings, one looking north and one looking south.

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YOSEMITE 2025
May 16–18, 2025

From Friday, May 16-Sunday May 18, 2025 you can sharpen your landscape drawing and painting skills while you visit powerful waterfalls, overflowing streams, fresh green meadows, and the spectacular geologic formations in Yosemite Valley.  Robert will do four watercolor demonstrations. You will get individual coaching and participate in three class reviews of student works. You will be able to observe and try a variety of drawing and watercolor techniques. This will be the 40th year Robert has conducted a Yosemite Workshop. He has also been invited to be the Artist in Residence at the Art Activity Center in Yosemite for many years. The fee includes 16 hours of instructional class time. Registration The registration fee is $299 for the three days. If you register before January 1, 2025, save $50 and send only $249. This discount is not available with PayPal. You must make your own reservations for accommodations.  Your room is not included in the workshop fee.  Make your accommodation reservation as soon as possible. If you have difficulty, know that there will be many cancellations for rooms in May.  Call Reservations: 888-413-8869. Transportation to and from Yosemite and meals are not included.  There is no need to call to check if there is room for you.  When the enrollment is full, a "waiting list only" notice will be posted at the beginning of this announcement.  For more information, call: 916.391.5051,  or e-mail: yosemite@youcreate.com. To register, send your check for the full amount to the address below or you my register with PayPal below.

Yosemite Trip Cancellation Policy:
Penalties and refunds:
Cancellations before April 1, 2025 will receive a full refund minus a $20 administration fee.  After that date, no refunds are possible.  If non attendance occurs because of a serious health issue, a partial or full credit for a future workshop may be possible.

Go to Yosemite watercolor exhibition.

CUBA 2024



 

 

Travel Drawing and Painting in Cuba, To be announced


Robert Regis Dvorak makes travel drawing and painting fun and easy to learn. He has written and illustrated the book, Travel Drawing and Painting.  He has conducted this kind of travel workshop in Greece (12 times) Bali, Mexico, South of France, Italy (2 times), and Holland. He has traveled in 70 countries making drawings, watercolors and speaking.


During this unique program we will have the opportunity to interact with Cubans while capturing the spirit of the country and her people with our drawings and paintings. This trip  will offer an array of activities in which we were able to see and participate in the Cuban way of life.


Trip includes:

Roundtrip air from Ft. Lauderdale to Havana and visa to enter Cuba

7 nights in Havana double occupancy airbnb

A city tour of Old Havana and her four main squares, and the museum of art.

Visit to Ernest Hemingway’s former home and now museum.

Visit to beautiful Cayo Levisa

Visit to Las Terrazas, a sustainable community project in the country with local artists and a Beautiful river view.

All breakfasts, all lunches, arrival dinner departure dinner

Bilingual English speaking guide 24/

Private charted bus

All entrance fees


Trip does not include :


Roundtrip air to Ft. Lauderdale

1 night hotel in Ft. Lauderdale

Tips for guide, bus driver and waiters

$350. course fee to Robert Dvorak


Trip price $2,975.00. To be included please send full amount to arrive before January 1, 2024 to R. R. Dvorak

5825 Annrud Way

Sacramento, CA 95822


The $350 art instruction fee for Mr. Dvorak can be sent later.


Robert Dvorak 916-391-5051 info@youcreate.com


Cuba Trip Cancellation Policy:
Refunds:
Cancellations before January1, 2024 will receive a full refund.  After that date, no refunds are possible.  If non attendance occurs because of a serious health issue, a partial or full credit for a future workshop may be possible.


To register for any of these experiences send check or money order to the address below or click the button to pay with PayPal:



R. R. Dvok
R. R. DVORAK, 5825 Annrud Way, Sacramento, CA 95822
For more information call:
1-916-391-5051
or email:
travel@youcreate.com


Return to the Home page or Find out more about Mr. Dvorak.

All rights reserved. No part of this web site may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means now known or to be invented, electronic or mechanical, including: photocopying, down loading, or by any information storage or retrieval system for commercial purposes, without written permission from Robert Regis Dvorak, except for the brief inclusion of quotations in a review.
© 2024 R. R. Dvorak