OPPOSITE: “It was always a dream of mine to host workshops and retreats here, to share this beauty and these amazing views,” says Schultz, here with a cohort of local painters overlookin­g the Chardonnay vines, with the San Rafael Grass Mountains in the distance. LEFT: A work in progress by artist and friend Renee Kelleher, in water-based oils. BELOW: “It is true that everything tastes better outdoors, but picnics also make beautiful subjects to paint— Manet’s scandalous-at-the-time Déjeuner sur l’herbe comes to mind.” Pillows, Raoul Textiles. Blockprint tablecloth, William Wayne

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