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Florence Watercolour Workshops 2017

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 with impressionistic flair through expert tuition from your Academy trained tutor. Whether you’re into the illustrious facades of the ancient cathedrals and palazzos or the grand spaces of Florence’s many piazzas, you really couldn’t be in better hands.

With this tour, you will learn to compose interesting urban scenes with famous landmarks as your focal points which will wow your friends and family alike! Locations may include the Ponte Vecchio, Santa Croce, Il Duomo, The Boboli Gardens and views of the Arno.

 What’s included in this tour?

  • 7 nights accommodation at Borgo Pinti (Monastery) with breakfast, lunch and evening meals (lunch and evening meal not included on excursion day)
  • 5 days tuition morning and afternoon program of study with critique of your work in the evening
  • 1 free day for personal exploration of Florence
  • all materials, Winsor and Newton watercolour paints, Kolinsky sable brushes, drawing equipment, incl. watercolour sketchbook
  • guided tour of the Uffizi on excursion day
  • pick-up/drop-off to and from Florence airport or train station Santa Maria Novella at stated times only

 Available Dates 2017:

  • 8th – 15th April (few places left)
  • 15th – 22nd April
  • 22 – 29th April
  • 6th – 13th May
  • 13th – 20th May
  • 20 – 27th May
  • 10 – 17th June (Full!)
  • 17th – 24th June (Full!)

For Groups: If you are wishing to book a tour with your painting group, we are happy to arrange a specific course of your choice for you. Group discounts apply. Simply contact us with your requirements.

Non-painting partners are welcome at a reduced rate and can join us on all our trips and excursions.

Note: this course is not based at The Retreat but in Florence, Tuscany

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Course Price:

Room Type 7 Day Course
Twin/Double room en-suite p.p. £ 1,500
Single Room en-suite £ 1,600