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  • AJ (Tony) Hogan Inspirational Painting Holidays

    01208 895088 / 07888852503

    12 Guineaport Parc   Wadebridge

    http://www.hoganart.co.uk


    Cornwall, Scarborough & Derbyshire

    Enjoy stunning locations alongside international artist and tutor/demonstrator Tony Hogan, who is known for his easy relaxed way of helping all abilities in the media of their choice.

    Cornwall: Living and working in Cornwall gives Tony the local knowledge to take you to the best painting venues not known to all. Four and five day courses available.

    Scarborough: Staying at the Cober Hill hotel these courses are inclusive, with en-plein air and studio painting. Includes demonstrations by Tony.

    Derbyshire: A two day Pastel workshop at the Old House Studio in the Longdale Valley.

    See our website for full details.

  • Alpha Painting Holidays

    01934 733877

    Unit 4a, Kirklea Farm  Church Lane Badgworth, Axbridge

    http://www.alphapaintingholidays.com


    We have 7 fantastic destinations in the UK and Europe and are one of the UK's leading painting holiday companies as we provide the complete package experience with all-inclusive residential holidays.

    All our tutors are amongst Britain's top tutors and internationally renowned tutors from the US. We thoroughly research all the holiday destinations including the hotels and painting locations. The organisers are on site with the group when on location to take care of the day-to-day practicalities allowing the tutor to concentrate on teaching.

    Our destinations include Somerset (inc Wells & The Mendip Hills), Exmoor National Park, North Devon Coast, North Cornwall Coast, Wye Valley, Lake District, Provence in France and the Western Algarve, all with stunning painting locations. Courses are available in all media and are a mixture of location and studio based. All abilities welcome and non-painters are catered for.

    Perfect places to have a painting holiday you will never forget. We guarantee you won't want to go home and you will definitely want to come back!

     



    Also operating in:
    Portugal
    France
  • Art Holidays in South West France

    Domaine de Gigan   Gigan

    http://www.artholidaysinfrance.com


    The secluded luxury gites at Domaine de Gigan are the location for our series of art retreats. Visiting artists run week long courses teaching new painting techniques and sharing tips to improve the skills of both beginner and experienced artists.

    The Lot & Garonne is a land of contrasts, from rolling sunflower strewn fields, to dramatic hill top medieval villages, wide river valleys and deep ravines. Known as the larder of France, life goes on here all year round. Be inspired by the hustle and bustle of daily markets, fabulous architecture and the natural beauty of the flora & fauna of this exceptional area.

    Painting holidays at Domaine de Gigan are where friendships are forged, good company enjoyed and memories made to last forever ...



    Also operating in:
    France
  • Art in The Algarve

    (+44) 0203 287 7140

    Olhao   

    http://www.artinthealgarve.com


    Our school is set in the heart of the historically protected and picturesque town of Olhão, perfectly placed to capture its romantic charm. We run courses throughout the year and you'll find something that's suitable for you, whether you are a beginner or more advanced. Our courses all follow a similar pattern of sketching in and around the village and using the school's large studio. Our school can comfortably accommodate up to 15 artists and a tutor. The cost of courses start from £865 and include a weeks-long stay in our school.

    Tutors include Paul Weaver, Roger Dellar, Grahame Booth, Bettina Schroder and much more.

    For more info on dates and prices please visit our website www.artinthealgarve.com or call 0203 287 7140



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    United Kingdom
  • Arte Umbria

    0033 643 436 721 or 0039 340 3

    Arte Umbria at Tenuta di Poggiolame  Vocabolo Poggiolame 16

    http://www.arteumbria.com


    Inspirational painting, stone carving, mosaic, jewellery, stained glass and illuminated manuscripts retreats and holidays in Umbria with tuition from celebrated artists and further excursions to exotic destinations staying in wonderful bijou hotels and retreats.

    Our beautiful country house and private 220 acre estate of Poggiolame, set in idyllic Umbria, Italy, is the globally renown venue for our highly recommended, prestigious week-long courses. Seen on the BBC and featured in the Sunday Telegraph these courses are set in a totally relaxed environment. Our tutors - Antony Williams, Grahame Booth, Kelly Medford, Caroline Bays, Colin Joyce, Paul O’Kane, Roger Dellar, Neal Winfield, Megan Mahan, Sue Moorcroft, Liz Chaderton, Adele Wagstaff, Simon Keeley, Belinda Biggs, and Claudia Tulifero make painting, drawing, crafts or writing a total pleasure, whether for beginners or experienced artists. Guests are able to realise their potential and style. All mediums covered. From £985 per person FULLY INCLUSIVE at our house in Umbria including all painting materials, tours, food, wine and free bar! Non-painting partners welcomed to enjoy all the comforts and pampering for just £750!

    In 2018/2019 we are working with our sister site www.paintingineurope.com and are running even more mouthwatering plein air painting cityscape courses. Check out dates and prices for Venice with Colin Joyce, Udaipur, India with Roger Dellar and in 2019 we will be returning with to Udaipur and the Indian Jungle. Breathtaking locations staying in delightful hotels. 
    Please look at our website for all new courses and dates for 2018/19! Courses are booking fast!

    Also operating in Africa



    Also operating in:
    Japan
    India
    Czech Republic
    Canada
  • Azenart Painting Holidays

    0033 668 014 691

    London   

    https://www.azenartholidays.com


    PAINTING/DRAWING HOLIDAYS in Italy and France.

    VENICE-CAPRI-ROME-AMALFI COAST & POMPEII-SOUTH OF FRANCE -£390

    Join us in awe-inspiring star destinations, we know you will enjoy painting. 

    - Non-painters are FREE to join their painting partner on our fabulous excursions.

    - Relaxed tutoring in a small group. Plenty of one to one if desired.

    - Our holiday workshops are the following media: Watercolour - All drawing media - Acrylics - Oils - Gouache

    - 5 full days of plein air tutoring with a talented tutor.  

    - Breathtaking excursions to renown beautiful sites.

    - All art materials 

    - Use of board and stool

    - Full organisation of your holiday

    **We now have payment online** 

    website



    Also operating in:
    Italy
    France
  • Big Sky Art Courses in beautiful Norfolk

    07785 439727

    The White House   Burnham Market

    http://www.bigskyartcourses.com


    Enjoy our fantastic new residential Art Breaks on the stunning North Norfolk coast, providing the complete package for painters of all abilities.

    Set in tranquil farmland, just 5 minutes from the coast, accommodation at The White House is exceptionally comfortable and includes delicious home cooked meals in a uniquely relaxed and welcoming atmosphere.  Painting ‘en plein air’ under the wide open Norfolk skies, or in the Little Barn studio on site, tuition is provided in watercolour, pastels, oils and acrylics. 

    Our tutors are amongst the very best in the UK; Colin Allbrook, Jem Bowden, Melanie Cambridge, John Hoar, Ian McManus and John Tookey are all running their own courses with Big Sky Art in 2018.

    Non-painting partners are very welcome and will find a host of occupations in this unspoiled landscape – from walks by the sea on Brancaster beach or along Peddar’s Way; birdwatching at the RSPB Nature Reserve at Titchwell, to visiting historic Holkham and Houghton Halls – not forgetting the famously tempting shopping in the market town of Burnham Market. 

     

  • Bob Ross Painting Holidays & Workshops

    36 Bridge Street  Killamarsh Sheffield

    http://www.pictureparade.co.uk


    Scarborough   Red Lea Hotel   £489

    Florals 8th October 2018

    Landscapes 25th March 2019

    Landscapes 7th October 2019

    Wet on wet oil painting technique.

    Even if you have never painted before, with just a couple of brushes, several gorgeous colours and a few basic techniques, you will soon learn how to paint a whole range of exciting pictures. Treat yourself and experience the joy of painting.

    Our holidays are designed for your enjoyment, held in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere and are suitable for all levels of painter.

    -              All painting materials included.

    -              3 days painting tuition with a certified Bob Ross instructor.

    -              Half-board, no single room supplement.

    -              Non-painting partners welcome.

    Also one day workshops throughout the year in Sheffield. 

    Please call Keith 0114 2513164, email info@pictureparade.co.uk

    or visit our Website

  • Callington School of Art Ltd

    01579 383491

    Lower House Church Street Callington 

    http://www.callingtonartschool.com


    Callington School of Art is one of the UK’s leading destinations for painting holidays and courses

    Courses in watercolours, acrylics, oils, drawing and printing
    Bespoke courses
    Visit Britain 4 star accommodation in our Georgian town house
    All courses run throughout the year
    Courses for primary and secondary teachers
    Located in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
    Trips to a variety of local sites
    Spacious light studio and workshops
    Extensive art library
    Personalised gift vouchers available



    Also operating in:
    United Kingdom
  • Cate Wetherall

    07702 060113

    Wood End   Nash

    http://www.wildandtame.co.uk


    I run friendly workshops and weekly classes in my studio in Oxfordshire.

    Learn in relaxed, small groups and begin or improve your techniques in pastels, oils and graphite in my light and airy studio set in acres of beautiful Oxfordshire countryside. 

    Typical Workshop Outline 

    Studying your subject and selecting colours
    Sketching & Transferring images
    Underpainting and values
    Detailing eyes and other facial features
    Feather/Fur/Skin detailing and how to achieve a realistic look
    Finishing touches

    I cover different types of pastels, oils or graphite painting surfaces and other materials and accessories used in your preferred medium.

    Suitable for beginners and improvers.

    www.catewetherallartist.co.uk