luxury river cruise watercolor workshops Paint by Destination

Welcome to Paint By Destination, where creativity sets sail on the pristine waterways of the world.

paint by destination

Our Mission

luxury river cruise art retreats

We recognize that art and travel are powerful sources of inspiration for artists. By offering destination watercolor workshops, we celebrate the harmonious union of these two passions, providing a unique and memorable experience for our clients.

Our mission is to inspire creativity through travel, foster lasting connections, and provide a platform for artists to embark on a transformative journey of self-discovery and artistic expression.

paint by destination

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Colors of Provence, France

Kim Johnson-Nechtman | July 25 - 31, 2025

Christmas Markets on the Rhine

Andy Evansen | Dec 15 - 22, 2025
Paint the windmills of The Netherlands among the tulips in full bloom.

Tulip Time

with Andy Evansen | April 28 - May 5, 2026

Paint The Danube

Al Kline | Aug 19 - 26, 2024


we’re thankful for our incredible travel partners

who make these workshops special for our clients

we love to showcase and give back to our luxury partners


Connect with like-minded artists who value learning, travel, and experiences.

Reimagining traditional art retreats on luxury river cruises.

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Tulip time with andy evansen

Paint and celebrate the spring season with artist Andy Evansen in the Netherlands and Belgium when the Keukenhof Gardens and Floralia come alive. Experience the whimsical Kinderdijk windmills.

set sail & paint with us

Paint the Magic of Christmas Markets with Andy Evansen

Celebrate the magic of the holiday season with professional watercolor artist, Andy Evansen, as we cruise along the Rhine River and visit the world’s most timeless Christmas Markets.

join us July 25 - 31, 2025

Colors of Provence with Kim Johnson-Nechtman

Indulge all of your senses as you paint Provence and discover the South of France with artist Kim Johnson-Nechtman as we cruise from Lyon to Avignon and everywhere in between.

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