May 4 through May 11, 2013 … Travel
Painting Workshop . . . Finally, Your Chance to Stay in a Villa
Visit neighboring towns, museums and shops. Dine on natural food right out of the garden and savor local Tuscan foods while you sip delicious local wines served in the town’s restaurants. View fresco paintings on the walls of Monte Olieveto Abbey and listen to Gregorian chants. Enjoy gourmet picnics and sketch the landscape which is home to Italy’s most prized olive oil and wine producers.
Enjoy the company of fellow
artists as you learn new painting and sketching techniques or bring
the skills you already have to a new level. Feel free to bring non-
painting spouses and friends as well. Cooking
lessons and shoe shopping are optional. The cost
will be announced soon for a double occupancy room (single rooms available
for an additional fee), all meals but two, and tours and escorted
travel from Florence. This price does not include airfare.
Fall 2013 Workshop in Provence & the French Riviera
Watercolor Wanderlust and want to go globetrotting with me in fall 2013? We are going
to Provence in Southern France and the French Riviera for a workshop
September 28 to October 12, 2013. This
is the area that inspired Renoir, Picasso, Matisse, Cezanne
and Van Gogh so we will find much inspiring scenery to paint here too.
This workshop is all levels and a great place to begin painting.
We will stay in a restored farmhouse and work in
our own studio with a view of the gardens. We'll
paint and sketch in the lovely places we visit and have daily art lessons
in our studio. We will also
take day trips to explore nearby hill top villages and market
towns and shop for antiques and ephemera as well as local produce,
shoes and linens. Our breakfasts and dinners will be prepared by a gourmet
chef with local ingredients and of course if you like, you can sip local
The cost for the workshop will be announced soon. Airfare, lunches and shoe purchases
are not included in the tour price. For more info contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org A
deposit of $500. will hold your spot. Please sign up soon because this
is a small group tour and spaces are limited.