Repeat! Ducharme Maple Syrup Plein Air Paint Out

Too beautiful to miss!


Monday March 2nd, 10:00 a.m.

Between Colchester Village & Oxley

A special thanks to Ann Ducharme,  for the invite to her lovely property.    With the trees tapped for maple syrup this beautiful wooded landscaped ravine will remind you of a fairy land.

We also wish to thank Ann​ for graciously opening her home to us.  You will be able to warm up, and use her washroom.  For those who are unable to take the cold you may paint in her dining room.

(Note:  give yourself time this is a 35 to 45 min drive from Windsor.)

267 county rd 50 Harrow ON

EAST of Colchester Village, WEST of Oxley on the South or Lake side of the road.

Do not use your GPS, or internet maps to find this location, you will get lost.  I have bypassed the mistakes Google makes and have provided a link.  Please use the link below.

Google MAP LINK:

Photo of the property in the summer.  Click on image to see larger size.  Pretend there is no green!


Enter by the west drive way seen below.  The drive can be slippery and parking can be tricky, as space is limited.   Do not stop on the incline before the house, or you may not get up the hill.   Exit via the East drive as there is a hill to the west that blocks the view of oncoming traffic. 

If you wish to try your gps try these gps coordinates 41.99632, -82.92567Time to bundle up!


(Tailor this list to suit your needs.)

For your personal comfort:
It’s getting cold dress warmer!  We don’t want you getting frostbite.
Warm socks
Warm Boots
Warm wind proof coat
Snow pants if you have them
Long johns
Hand and toe warmers.  Canadian Tire carries these and they are well worth the price, especially the toe warmers.
Snack & Water

For the sake of art:
folding chair
Plein Air easel
Plein air pochade box
Drawing board
Plein Air umbrella (or look for shade which may not be available.)

Paint and drawing supplies of your choice

Your drawing supplies can be as little as a pencil, pad and sharpener or as elaborate as a full french easel box of oils and canvases. If you are just starting out, we suggest starting small.

I’m open to suggestions for other cold or rain friendly locations where there is painting potential. Keep in mind that we can not schedule private property.

We are looking forward to seeing you MONDAY!
If you need a ride please contact Elizabeth at 519-977-5687 before the day of the event and we shall see if there is someone who can pick you up on their way to the location.

Emergency Contact information:
Emergency contact person day of event only, is Elizabeth Gaye MacDonald’s cell phone. 519-564-4361 This phone is only answered when I am out on location, it does not have call display or take messages. If I don’t answer try again. I may be driving or not have heard your call.

General contact information:
Email: for more information.
For all other phone inquiries please call Elizabeth Gaye MacDonald at home at 519-977-5687

If you need a ride please be sure to contact us by email by Sunday.


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