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. Details here. Deadline to register is August 3, 2017.
Spring in Savannah is a magical time. The charming squares and gracious homes of this historic city are a riot of colorful blooms. The weather is warm and sunny (but not too hot!) and the Southern hospitality is, as always, offered up in buckets! Join instructor StacyBarter (best in show winner of the Blossom-Art of Flower International Exhibition) for a 5 day workshop focusing on Savannah in bloom. $2499 USD. Details Here. Register by Feb 5th, 2018.
Travel to Spain with Dick Blick resident artist, Joe Gyurcsak to study one of history's most brilliant (and little known) impressionists, Joaquin Sorolla y Bastida. You'll start at the Sorolla museum and Madrid and then travel on to Valencia for six days of instruction along the Spanish coastline where Sorolla painted. Registration is limited to 12 people so hurry! Joe Gyurcsak is an award winning artist (2016 FASO Bold Brush Award, 2016 Plein Air Salon Best Acrylic, Plein Air Easton and many more!). This session will fill quickly! Details Here.
Looking for some magic in your life and/or art? You don't have to be an artist to join us on this tour of Black Madonnas, the cave of Mary Magdalene, Chartres Cathedral, prehistoric caves, shrines to Roman goddesses...and more. Join Linda Richichi for a unique opportunity to travel, reflect, and create a unique and unforgettable travel journal! Details Here.
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. Details Here.
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.
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.
In 1888, Paul Gauguin joined Vincent van Gogh in the south of France. They painted together over a period of nine weeks, until Van Gogh famously cut off his ear and checked into an asylum nearby. Paint at some of the exact same sites in this acrylic workshop taught by Wild Painting instructor Jon van Boeckel. $2699 double occupancy; $3099 private room. Details Here. REGISTRATION CLOSED.
Imagine painting in some of the most beautiful gardens in England! This 7 night UNINSTRUCTED RETREAT features stunning gardens along the wild coast of Cornwall and a trip to Stonehenge. All mediums welcome. £2400 GBP ($3000 USD). Details Here. Deadline to register is March 31st, 2017. REGISTRATION CLOSED.