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Paint Your Paddle Workshop

Turn your favourite SUP photo into a painted masterpiece!

Living the paddle life doesn’t stop at the water’s edge, we love bringing the paddle life into your home. Choose your favourite snap and join our painting workshop where you will learn how to turn your picture into artwork to hang on your wall. Then, every time you look at it, it can take you back to that special moment and inspire you to live your paddle life.

Here at the cabin, we love being present on the water and admiring the beauty of nature around us. We are inspired by colours, by the movement of the trees, the ripples on the water. These little glimpses of our natural world take us away from our everyday lives and into a feeling of peace and tranquillity. 

When we create artwork, we can get transformed into another world. We can be taken back to a memorable time and place and remember those special moments. Painting can help us connect with our inner selves, and when we get completely lost in it, it brings us peace and relaxation. Plus we can walk away with something we are proud of.

This workshop is open to beginner painters and people of all levels of skill and experience. With tuition from the fabulous artist China Jordan from the amazing ArtistAnd, she will show you how to create your own SUP masterpiece you can take home. She will guide you through warm up exercises and practices in the morning, so by the afternoon you are ready to apply everything you’ve learnt to your own padding picture. We will be using acrylic paints throughout the day and you will leave the workshop with your own canvas painting ready to hang at home.

This workshop is held at The Gardens in Yalding (Benover Road, Yalding, Kent, ME18 6EX).

Paddle Cabin members get 10% off the workshop price, and non-members are incredibly welcome too, we love saying hello to new people. Spaces are limited for this exclusive workshop so secure your place now to paint your heart out!

We are monitoring government advice, so if we need to cancel or re-arrange the workshops due to covid-19 restrictions or if you have covid symptoms, we will of course offer a full refund or a rescheduled date.

Picture Criteria

We love individuality and creativeness so you can bring your favourite picture that has inspired you, so everyone leaves with their own unique painting. However, we do need to have a simple formula in place so you can get the most out of the workshop so when choosing your photo (or choose one online if you don’t have your own photo to work from).

One of the most eye catching photo angles in the SUP community is the classic photograph of the nose of your board. Please choose a photo which includes the nose of your board and a horizon line and send it over to us at least one week before the workshop. It can be portrait or landscape.


What to bring

All tools, materials and canvas are provided plus a light lunch platter. Please wear old clothes you don't mind getting paint on but an apron will be provided.

Requirements

Over-18s only.

Itinerary

1) Say hello to our Crew and be greeted with a smile  

2) Get ready to learn how to paint your paddling photo

3) Paint yourself happy while you learn how to paint with acrylics

4) Lap up the benefits of being submerged in the Gardens in Yalding

6) Head home with your canvas ready to hang on the wall

£55 for adults
No times available

Cancellations

Paddle Cabin Cancellation Policy

Paddle Cabin sessions and board hire

  1. More than 7 days notice: We will provide you with a credit voucher valid for 12 months, or a free transfer/reschedule to a different session. If neither are suitable, we will issue you a full refund.
  2. 7 days notice or less: The booking is fully chargeable. However, we will do our best to fill your place, and if we do, we will transfer your booking at no cost or give you a credit voucher valid for 12 months.


 All day training courses (British Canoeing/SUPTA)

  1. More than 30 days notice: We will provide you with a credit voucher valid for 12 months, or a free transfer/reschedule to a different session. If neither are suitable, we will issue you a full refund.
  2. 30 days notice or less: The course is fully chargeable. However, we will you our best to fill your place, and if we do, we will transfer your booking at no cost or give you a credit voucher valid for 12 months. 


Cabin Trips

  1. More than 7 days notice: We will provide you with a credit voucher valid for 12 months, or a free transfer/reschedule to a different trip. If neither are suitable, we will issue you a full refund.
  2. 7 days notice or less: The booking is fully chargeable and no refund, credit voucher nor transfer will be given.


Cabin Adventures

  1. Before paying the full balance: Your deposit is non-refundable and payment of the remaining balance is not required.
  2. After paying the full balance: No refund will be given unless you can find a replacement Paddle Cabin member to take your place.


For more information and for cancellations relating to covid-19, please check out our terms and conditions.


Cancellation by the Paddle Cabin


  1. On the occasion of bad weather and conditions, or if we fail to meet the minimum numbers to run the activity, we may have to reschedule or cancel your activity.
  2. We will always try and do this 48 hours in advance, with a minimum of 24 hours notice, with the exception of multi day Cabin Adventures, where we will give a minimum of 7 days notice.
  3. Your safety is our priority so if the conditions are not appropriate for your booking to be conducted safely, we will prioritise an alternative location for your booking. 
  4. If we have to cancel your booking, we will rearrange it to a future date, or offer a credit note valid for 12 months. If neither option is suitable, we will refund your booking in full.
  5. If the conditions on the day aren’t ideal but the session, training course or member activity is still taking place because the Paddle Cabin deem it safe to run, you will not be eligible for a refund.
  6. For Cabin Adventures, we will strive to stick to our itinerary, however we may need to make alterations depending on weather conditions, which may mean changes to a planned activity to an alternative. No refunds will be offered for changes to the itinerary.




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Where we'll meet

The meeting location is decided on the day.

The workshop will be held at The Gardens, Benover Road, Yalding, Kent, ME18 6EX.

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