We've had a wonderful time painting St. Petersburg, Florida

So many places to paint still.

We will be posting new dates for additional classes after Thanksgiving





Studio Encanto is excited to offer two painting workshops in our lovely St. Petersburg, Florida, with our impressionist artist, Violetta Chandler.  We will take you to some of Violetta's favorite spots in this picturesque city to paint plein air and help you nourish your talent.

Downtown St. Petersburg, Florida, is located on the waterfront with beautiful parks, bridges and sites to delight any artist. It is also the home of the renowned Dali Museum, Museum of Fine Arts, Museum of the American Arts and Craft Movement, The James Museum, and many more.  


About Violetta Chandler

Violetta is a Fifth Generation Artist, with a Masters Degree in Fine Arts from the Ushinskly State Institute, Odessa, Ukraine, a Collegiate Professor, Judge and Advisor for National Arts and Letters Society, and Member of Fine Arts Society of Sarasota. 

Violetta has earned a number of awards.  Her paintings have been the subject of various television documentaries and publications. She has taught in many places, including The Ringling School of Art and Design, Sarasota, Florida; St. Petersburg Community College, Gulf Coast Museum of Art, Indian Rocks Beach Art Center, and Suntan Art Center.  She also gives private painting lessons.   For more on Violetta, you may visit and

About the Workshop

Location - Downtown St. Petersburg, Florida
To Sign Up Contact - Esther Scott -
Registration Open Until October 1, 2022
October 10th - 14th, 2022 Workshop - Register at -
November 7th - 11th, 2022 - Register at -

Studio Encanto will be offering two separate five-day workshops this Autumn.

First Five-Day Workshop - October 10th - 14th, 2022 - Cost for 5 days / 6 hours per day - $420 

Second Five-Day Workshop - November 7th - 10th, 2022 - Cost for 5 days / 6 hours per day - $420

Each six-hour day will include the following:

Transportation for those attending from out of town
Demonstration by Violetta
Painting plein air
Picnic lunches provided by Studio Encanto
Afternoon tea / beverage
Constructive critiques at the end of the day
Easels will be provided for those attending from out of town

In addition, attendees will have the opportunity to visit one of the City's museums on Thursday afternoon with a Question and Answer session at the end of the day.

Easel (local artists, or artists driving bring your own easels)
(Easels will be provided for those flying in from out of town)
Preferred Medium - Oil, Watercolor, Acrylic
Canvases recommended for 5 days - 12" x 16" or 16" x 20" 
Hats and Umbrellas recommended - It is sunny Florida!

About Studio Encanto, LLC

Studio Encanto, LLC is an online art gallery showcasing local and international fine artists, some of which graced the walls of the gallery when it had a brick and mortar Downtown St. Petersburg, Florida.  Studio Encanto represented over 90 fine artists and enchanted the patrons with selective art displayed in a professional and welcoming environment. brings to the online gallery the same experience and professionalism.  The gallery has the following online presense:

Website -
Facebook - @StudioEncantoUSA
Instagram - StudioEncantoUSA