Florence with Stefan Baumann
Sep
23
to Oct 3

Florence with Stefan Baumann

Join the artist behind the wildly popular PBS show, The Grand View, for 10 nights of intensive painting instruction focusing on both the landscape of Tuscany and the architecture of its capital city, Florence!  Stefan Baumann's instructional videos have helped thousands of artists move to the next level with their work.  Be one of the lucky few to get personal, small group instruction with Stefan in an amazing setting!  More details here. Registration Deadline: July 22nd, 2018

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Van Gogh with Stewart White
Sep
24
to Oct 1

Van Gogh with Stewart White

In the fall of 1888, Vincent van Gogh and Paul Gauguin lived and worked together in the Arles, France. The result was one of the most astonishing outpourings of masterpieces in history. Retrace their footsteps, painting each day in some of the exact locations frequented by this volatile pair of passionate artists. This trip is as much about feeding your passion as it is about the painting so don't be intimidated! Beginners welcome! Details here.  

Registration Deadline: July 24, 2018

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Brittany Skies & Seas with Susan Nicholas Gephart
Jul
15
to Jul 24

Brittany Skies & Seas with Susan Nicholas Gephart

Spend 9 magical nights in quiet, unspoiled Brittany in a lovely chateau on the sea!  You'll learn techniques for painting skies, seas and landscapes from acclaimed oil and pastel artist, Susan Nicholas Gephart.  Susan is on the faculty at the Plein Air Convention and is well known for her dramatic skies. All mediums and levels welcome! Sponsored by Savoir Faire, importers of fine materials for the arts.  Details Here.  Registration Deadline: May 15th, 2018

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English Gardens with Pat Fiorello/CLOSED
Jun
16
to Jun 23

English Gardens with Pat Fiorello/CLOSED

If you love flowers, this trip is for you! Cornwall is famous for many things: stunning seascapes, Celtic ruins, Cornish Pasties (tasty meat pies), and the TV series, Poldark. But nothing compares to Cornwall's gardens! Paint in a different garden each day (including one featured in a Daphne du Maurier novel). Return at day's end to a beautiful hotel by the sea.  $3299 double occupancy; limited private rooms available. REGISTRATION CLOSED.

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Simon Roberts France Watercolor
Jun
16
12:30 PM12:30

Simon Roberts France Watercolor

Improve your watercolor technique this summer in this all-inclusive painting holiday!  Stay in a typical wine making village in the South of France and paint the wonderfully picturesque villages and landscapes of this magical region, known for its mystical history (the Knights Templar and the mystical Cathars!), excellent wines and fresh food! Non-painting partners welcome! Full details here.

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Italy with Stacy Barter/CLOSED
Sep
30
to Oct 7

Italy with Stacy Barter/CLOSED

Spend 7 nights with award winning instructor Stacy Barter, capturing Ravello, a village set like an eagle's nest above the dizzying landscape of Italy's Amalfi Coast.  Includes painting inside the gardens of the Villa Cimbrone and a trip to Pompeii.  Medium: Oil and acrylic.  $2899 double occupancy; private room $3399. REGISTRATION CLOSED

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