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Special Workshop: Elena Montijo

Learn to sketch what you see on location. We'll visit several spots in Viejo San Juan and inside Palmas del Mar, which has two very different types of architecture, landscapes, and ambiance. 

Materials included; no experience painting necessary.


We will paint outside and meet at different locations during the workshop. Transportation from Palmas del Mar to Old San Juan is included.

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Learn how to sketch anywhere you go with watercolor! Materials included; no experience painting necessary. However, you may bring your watercolor kit and sketchbook if you wish.



DATE: Saturday, April 13, 2024

Workshop Schedule:

9 AM: Meet at Old San Juan (*transportation available from Palmas del Mar). We will meet at El Totem and walk to several locations in the old city. Elena will guide us and give us advice, tips, and a quick demo during our sketching session. 

Noon: Lunch break and leave Old San Juan (*transportation available to Palmas del Mar)


3 PM: Meet at the PHA Building in Palmas del Mar, Humacao, for the rest of the workshop. A map will be provided to registered students only.


3:15 PM Drive Golf Carts to Location 1: Ceiba Tree by Palma Nova Plaza


3:45 PM Leave to the following location


4:00 PM Meet at the Empty lot on Harbor Drive overlooking Homes/Marina


4:45 PM Leave Lot and drive to Chincho's 


Closing Dinner & Class Pop-Up Exhibit starts at 5:30 PM at Chincho's Restaurant.


Pricing: Please make your deposits now to cover all workshop expenses, including materials and transportation for students to and from Palmas. The workshop cost is $95 per person. 

Deposit amount and due date: $45 due by April 1

Final Payment Due date: $50 due by April 12

Please make your payments as soon as possible. Pay using PayPal, ath movil, cash, or check. Follow these instructions please:


To pay with a credit card or paypal account:

Open link or Paypal App


  1. Click Send.

  2. Enter the amount, add a note (optional), and click Continue.

  3. If available, choose “Sending to a friend” or “Paying for an item or service.”

  4. Choose your payment method and click Next.

  5. Review the details and click Send Payment Now.



To pay using ATH Movil: Open your Ath Movil app, tap on business and search for eastendart (nonprofit) Enter amount, then Next, verify amount then tap Pay Now.


Once you pay using any method or, to pay using cash, please contact me,

call or text 787-466-7371

Who is Elena Montijo?

Elena works as a full-time Artist, Animator, Game Designer, and Creative Director at her animation studio, ManaT Studios in San Juan.


She graduated from the "Escuela de Artes Plásticas" in San Juan, PR, with a concentration in Graphic Design. Later, she studied 2D Animation in NYC at the New School, and then she continued her artistic education, deepening her knowledge of Characters for Animated Films and Light & Color Design.


Elena is also an Urban Sketcher and helped start Miami and now Puerto Rico chapters. 


Recent work of

Elena Montijo

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