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Painting Holidays & Art Workshops in Italy


  • The courses

    Our courses include landscape painting, life-drawing, print-making, portrait painting and classical frescoe painting. We offer 7 and 10 day courses. Read more
  • Seasonal Themes

    We have given some of our landscape courses a seasonal theme, including the best time to come to paint sunflowers, olive groves, vineyards and when best to see the magic. Read more
  • Your Tutor

    John is a very experienced tutor who will introduce you to a variety of techniques, styles and media. With a positive and encouraging approach, he will inspire you. Read more
  • Self-catering stays

    We are now offering Self-catering stays. Ideal for experienced artists wanting to come to Italy and paint without having to participate in a course. Read more

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22nd-29th July 2017 Plein-air Painting Workshop

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Enjoy painting and drawing stunning Italian sceneries and hill-top towns. We will paint here at The Retreat as well as other magnificent locations and enjoy excursions around this spectacular area. There will be demonstrations in watercolours, oils and acrylics. We will explore the techniques and media as well as colour mixing, observation, scale, composition and more. There will Read the Rest…

5th – 12 August 2017 Plein-air Painting Workshop

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Enjoy painting and drawing stunning Italian sceneries and hill-top towns. We will paint here at The Retreat as well as other magnificent locations and enjoy excursions around this spectacular area. There will be demonstrations in watercolours, oils and acrylics. We will explore the techniques and media as well as colour mixing, observation, scale, composition and more. There will Read the Rest…

22nd – 29th August 2017 Plein-air Painting Workshop

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Enjoy painting and drawing stunning Italian sceneries and hill-top towns. We will paint here at The Retreat as well as other magnificent locations and enjoy excursions around this spectacular area. There will be demonstrations in watercolours, oils and acrylics. We will explore the techniques and media as well as colour mixing, observation, scale, composition and more. There will Read the Rest…

1st-8th September 2017 Plein-air Painting Workshop

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Sorry, this course is full! Enjoy painting and drawing stunning Italian sceneries and hill-top towns. We will paint here at The Retreat as well as other magnificent locations and enjoy excursions around this spectacular area. There will be demonstrations in watercolours, oils and acrylics. We will explore the techniques and media as well as colour mixing, observation, scale, Read the Rest…

13th-20th September 2017 Plein-air Painting with Cooking Classes

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Enjoy painting and drawing stunning Italian sceneries and hill-top towns. We will paint here at The Retreat as well as other magnificent locations and enjoy excursions around this spectacular area. There will be demonstrations in watercolours, oils and acrylics. We will explore the techniques and media as well as colour mixing, observation, scale, composition and more. There will Read the Rest…

31st March-7th April 2018 Florence Watercolour Workshop

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  Treat yourself to this fantastic opportunity to paint watercolours in the beautiful Renaissance city of Florence. It doesn’t really get any better than this for artists. Soak up the ambience and culture of this famous historical city. Allow your experienced tutor to guide you around from one inspirational backdrop to another. Learn to paint Read the Rest…

7th-14th April 2018 Florence Watercolour Workshop

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Treat yourself to this fantastic opportunity to paint watercolours in the beautiful Renaissance city of Florence. It doesn’t really get any better than this for artists. Soak up the ambience and culture of this famous historical city. Allow your experienced tutor to guide you around from one inspirational backdrop to another. Learn to paint quickly Read the Rest…

21st April-28th April 2018 Florence Watercolour Workshop

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Treat yourself to this fantastic opportunity to paint watercolours in the beautiful Renaissance city of Florence. It doesn’t really get any better than this for artists. Soak up the ambience and culture of this famous historical city. Allow your experienced tutor to guide you around from one inspirational backdrop to another. Learn to paint quickly Read the Rest…

05th-12th May 2018 Florence Watercolour Workshop

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Treat yourself to this fantastic opportunity to paint watercolours in the beautiful Renaissance city of Florence. It doesn’t really get any better than this for artists. Soak up the ambience and culture of this famous historical city. Allow your experienced tutor to guide you around from one inspirational backdrop to another. Learn to paint quickly Read the Rest…

12th-19th May 2018 Florence Watercolour Workshop

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Treat yourself to this fantastic opportunity to paint watercolours in the beautiful Renaissance city of Florence. It doesn’t really get any better than this for artists. Soak up the ambience and culture of this famous historical city. Allow your experienced tutor to guide you around from one inspirational backdrop to another. Learn to paint quickly Read the Rest…