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PAINTING AUTUMN COLORS IN IRELAND

Evelyn Dunphy Art

After several years of going to Anam Cara in the spring, I have planned an autumn workshop for 2018. Having seen the gorgeous photographs of the fields, hedges…

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PLEIN AIR ON THE MAGICAL, MYSTICAL, BEAUTIFUL COAST OF MAINE

Evelyn Dunphy Art

Join me for a week of painting on Maine’s beautiful coast. We will paint on private property, all by ourselves, away from the popular tourist places. This property…

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IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF FREDERIC CHURCH, on a quiet cove of Millinocket Lake in Maine

Evelyn Dunphy Art

Join us in this historic series of painting workshops. Stunning views of Katahdin, comfortable rustic camps, small groups with lots of individual attention. It’s an unforgettable experience in…

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AN INTRODUCTION TO WATERCOLOR

Evelyn Dunphy Art

This workshop has been designed so that you may learn the basics of watercolor painting in an encouraging and supportive environment. The class is limited to ten students,…

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Watercolor Workshop with George Politis AWS, RI in Thassos, Greece

George Politis AWS, RI

Painting holidays in Greece! Watercolor and mixed watermedia in the majestic islands Santorini and Thassos!
Combining studio and plein air painting and exploring pure watercolor and contemporary mixed watermedia!
Discover the beauty of Greece and local gastronomy! Fees include accommodation, all meals, field trips and local transport.
12 student max.

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Plein-Air With Allison Watson: Sardinia Italy

Arts + Cultural Travel

The Workshop: When was the last time you stepped outside, into the sunlight, and inhaled a deep breath of salty sea air? When was the last time you…

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Tuscan Paint and Wine Party

Appassionata Me - Bethany Ekblad

Five days guided travel in Florence and Pisa and five days playing with different artistic techniques on a beautiful Tuscan farm. We will laugh and create and drink wine and laugh some more. This is all about the joy of creating. Come join us. This is going to be fun!

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EAT. PAINT. WINE: 6-Day Retreat in Italy

Paint Awake™

Find your creative passion and wake up your inner muse! Transformational Intuitive Painting frees our intuitive creativity, removes our blocks, and quiets the critic, so we can find our flow.

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SPRING IN SAN FRANCISCO with French Escapade

Evelyn Dunphy Art

I’m very happy to be teaching a workshop in San Francisco with Jackie Grandchamps of French Escapade in 2018. Everyone who has come with me on one of…

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Crete, Greece Painting Workshop & Tour

Alan Flattmann

Join Alan Flattmann for ten days of plein air painting and sketching on the beautiful island of Crete, plus two days in Athens. Along the way, enjoy delicious Greek cuisine, delightful wines and the camaraderie of fellow artists.

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Studio Italia 2018 (June 1-11)- Art Workshop in Tuscany offered since 1997

Walk the Arts

Ten days of plein air painting, touring, art history/theory, group critiques and gourmet cuisine/wine in the most beautiful area of Tuscany. Offered every June and October since 1997 and open to artists of all levels and all media. Small groups, personalized instruction and fun environment. Three places left!

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Atelier Provence and Barcelona 2018 – Art Workshop Painting/Art History Tour

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A unique art experience that combines 7 days of plein-air painting in the Alpes-de-Haute Provence with 4 days of art history in the magnificent city of Barcelona. Paint Cézanne’s landscape, visit Gaudi’s architecture, enjoy Provençal and Catalan cuisine and much more. Open to artists of all levels and all media.

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Studio Italia 2018 (October 3-13) Art Workshop in Tuscany offered since 1997

Walk the Arts

Ten days of plein air painting, touring, art history/theory, group critiques and gourmet cuisine/wine in the most beautiful area of Tuscany. Offered every June and October since 1997 and open to artists of all levels and all media. Small groups, personalized instruction and intimate environment that fosters creativity and fun.

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Studio Italia 2018 (June 14-24) Art Workshop in Tuscany offered since 1997

Walk the Arts

Ten days of plein-air painting, touring, art history/theory, group critiques and gourmet cuisine/wine in the most beautiful area of Tuscany. Offered every June and October since 1997 and open to artists of all levels and all media. Small groups, personalized instruction and fun environment.

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Watercolor Sketching-On Location with Candace Rose Rardon Portugal

Arts + Cultural Travel

The Workshop: “I began traveling with a sketchbook in 2011, on a weekend trip to Porto, Portugal. Immediately, I loved sketching for the way it slowed me down…

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Watercolor Sketching On Location: Cuba with Jane LaFazio

Arts + Cultural Travel

Sketching & Watercolor on Location: Cuba
Want to learn to draw and paint what you see? Want to create an illustrated journal page of your day, your garden, and your travels? Your days will be spent drawing and painting in a relaxed, fun environment with a group of like-minded travelers.

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Paint Ireland with Angela Fehr

Arts + Cultural Travel

Paint Ireland with Angela Fehr

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Watercolor Sketching on Location: Italy with Anne Kullaf

Arts + Cultural Travel

Watercolor Sketching On Location:Italy with Anne Kullaf

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Watercolor Workshop in Tuscany

Dodie Davis with Vitalia Tours

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10 Day unique workshop for artists of all levels. This is an exceptional combination of food, wine, excursions & painting workshops. Tuscany is quintessential Italy and an artist’s dreamscape with amazing scenery: Let yourself be seduced by the colors, the exquisite light, and the charm of autumn in Tuscany.

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Andy Evansen at Casa de los Artistas, Loosen Up Your Watercolor Painting

Casa de los Artistas, Inc.

Painting loosely doesn’t just ‘happen’, it comes from gaining a comfort level with your skills and materials over time. However, there are techniques that can speed up this process. Join Watercolor Artist Andy Evansen for a week of “Loosening Up your watercolors” at Casa de los Artistas, Masla Studios South

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All Inclusive Art Adventure and History tour in Greece !

Art instructor: Jan Min History Guide: Aristotelia

Join me in an unforgetable Art Adventure and History tour in Peloponnese Greece! Let’s follow together the steps of the Spartians, Discover the place were the Olimpic games originated- Ancient Olimpia, Find out were for a millenium Bizantine Art was created and were the renescentist ideas were born and more….

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6 Day WATERCOLOR & ACRYLIC WORKSHOP with CYNTHIA HAMMOND

San Miguel de Allende Art Retreats

This is a unique 6 day retreat in the beautiful World Heritage town of San Miguel de Allende with artist and art historian Cynthia Hammond. Deepen your painting skills and connect with the urban and natural landscapes during creative outings to local sites of interest and beauty.

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Urban Watercolour Painting Course in Spain with Paul Raymonde

Painting & Sketching Barcelona

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This is an opportunity to enjoy a 5 day plein-air intensive urban watercolor workshop in the heart of Barcelona. Professional artist Paul Raymonde and his wife Angela run this unusual city based painting course in one of Europe’s most beautiful locations. All abilities welcome.

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Janet Rogers – Expressive Watercolors: Flowers, Faces and Figures

California Watercolor Association

Janet Rogers – Expressive Watercolors: Flowers, Faces and Figures, October 16-19, 4 days, Skill Level: Advanced Beginner & Up, 9:00AM – 4:00PM

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Birgit O’Connor – Fearless Flowers

California Watercolor Association

Birgit O’Connor – Fearless Flowers, May 15-18, 4 Days, Skill Level: Advanced Beginner & Up, 9:00AM – 4:00PM

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In and around the Painting School of Montmiral

Two week courses in painting and drawing

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Drawing and Painting Workshops in “un des plus beaux villages de France”

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Transparency & Radiance Workshop September

Instructor, Meredith Rosier

Ponder the glory of emanating light by J. M. Turner or the opulent ink washes of Victor Hugo and the water reflections of Frits Thaulow. Present day artists continue their process of discovery in the portrayal of illusionary space with an expansive array of materials.

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Simplifying the June Landscape Workshop

Instructor, Kate McGloughlin

Kate McGloughlin’s Simplifying the Landscape Workshops help painters navigate the visual pitfalls and stumbling blocks that can make painting on location overwhelming. This course was designed to help artists simplify their approach to landscape painting, and learn the practical aspects of painting in the field.

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Simplifying the July Landscape Workshop

Instructor, Kate McGloughlin

Each Wednesday during the summer in Woodstock, NY, a group of artists meet at a bucolic, private location to capture the essence of place creating meaningful sketch book entries .

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Intensive Watercolor Workshop

Instructor, Richard Segalman

The focus of this class is on the intensity of the encounter between artist and subject, and on expression rather than details of techniques.

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Drawing the Fall Bounty Workshop

Instructor, Wendy Hollender

Botanical Illustration is the art of depicting the form, color, and details of plant species. Studying nature’s forms and colors is a great way to learn about drawing and color to make beautiful realistic color in drawings.

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Drawing Spring Flowers Workshop

Wendy Hollender

Botanical Illustration is the art of depicting the form, color, and details of plant species. Studying nature’s forms and colors is a great way to learn about drawing and color to make beautiful realistic color in drawings.

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Watercolor sketching workshop in Provence, France with artist Deborah Rubin

French Escapade, tours and workshops created by Jackie Grandchamps and Valerie Sans

8-DAY watercolor sketching workshop in Provence, with artist Deborah Rubin

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8-Day watercolor workshop in Barcelona and Costa Brava, Spain with artist Brenda Swenson

French Escapade

8-Day watercolor sketching workshop in Spain, with artist Brenda Swenson

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Watercolor Workshop in Costa Brava, Spain with artists Howard Friedland and Susan Blackwood

French Escapade, tours and workshops created by Jackie Grandchamps and Valerie Sans

8-DAY watercolor and oil workshop in Costa Brava, Spain, with artists Howard Friedland and Susan Blackwood.

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8-Day watercolor workshop in Provence, France with artist Vald Yeliseyev

French Escapade

8-day watercolor workshop in Provence, France with Vladislav Yeliseyev

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Watercolor, oil and acrylic workshop in Provence, with artist Kirah Van Sickle

French Escapade, tours and workshops created by Jackie Grandchamps and Valerie Sans

8-DAY painting workshop in Provence, France, with artist Kirah Van Sickle.

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8-Day watercolor workshop in Barcelona and Costa Brava, Spain with artist Gary Tucker

French Escapade

8-DAY watercolor workshop in Barcelona and Costa Brava, Spain with artist Gary Tucker.

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Watercolor workshop in Spain, Costa Brava with artist Annie Strack

French Escapade, tours and workshops created by Jackie Grandchamps and Valerie Sans

8-DAY watercolor and marine painting workshop in Spain, Costa Brava, with artist Annie Strack

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8-Day Watercolor Workshop in Provence, France, with Artist Michael Reardon

French Escapade

8-DAY watercolor painting workshop in Provence, France with artist Michael Reardon

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BELGIUM (Bruges), HOLLAND – Watercolor Painting Workshop with Evelyn Dunphy

French Escapade

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I am excited to tell you about this new location for a painting workshop in 2017. I love to offer new places, and so I am thrilled to be joining Jackie Grandchamps of French Escapade once again, this time in Bruges, “the Venice of the North”.

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Watercolor: Wet, Wild & Wonderful

Peters Valley School of Craft

We will work en plein air in the picturesque environment of Peters Valley, as well as indoors, learning to react to not only our subject matter but also to the ways the medium can be manipulated and controlled to achieve desired results.

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Comic Abstraction Workshop 5

Instructor, Meredith Rosier

Welcome to the revolutionary genre of our time that has captivated artists the world over and gained a significant worldwide audience.

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Comic Abstraction Workshop 4

Instructor, Meredith Rosier

The vivid exploration of Comic Abstraction is sure to embolden you to the thrill of creating graphic dynamism through color, form and panel rhythm.

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Comic Abstraction Workshop 3

Instructor, Meredith Rosier

Welcome to the revolutionary genre of our time that has captivated artists the world over and gained a significant worldwide audience.

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Comic Abstraction Workshop 2

Instructo, rMeredith Rosier

The vivid exploration of Comic Abstraction is sure to embolden you to the thrill of creating graphic dynamism through color, form and panel rhythm.

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Awakening the Creative Spirit Within

John Dispenza

Envision yourself staying and painting in an enchanting 14th Century Medieval Castle where we will travel throughout the countryside to capture the essence and beauty of this medieval region of southern France. You will also explore: Pont du Gard, Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Avignon, St. Remy du Provence and Arles.

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Etruscan Places – Roman Campagna: Historic Itineraries for Advanced Painters

Maddine Insalaco and Joe Vinson

1 week workshop for advanced artists featuring motifs of historic masters of the the 18th and 19th centuries in the birthplace of plein painting.

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Etruscan Places – Open Air Fundamentals Buonconvento, TUSCANY

Maddine Insalaco and Joe Vinson

We introduce our method through a structured program combining lectures, exercises & demos that aim to enable participants to compose, develop and complete a painting in one session.

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Etruscan Places – Elements of Landscape

Maddine Insalaco and Joe Vinson

Workshop focusing on painting the individual elements of the landscape: trees, clouds and skies, water, etc. according to an 18th century method.

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Etruscan Places Painting the Salt Marshes of Ipswich MA

Maddine Insalaco and Joe Vinson

Paint the historic salt marshes of Ipswich MA immortalized by Martin Johnson Heade and Arthur Wesley Dow. Stunning landscapes unmodified since the days of the 17th century Massachusetts Bay Colony.

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Watercolor with Nationally acclaimed, Barbara Nechis

Northeast Art Workshop Retreats

Barabara’s workshops are for all who want to gain a deeper understanding of the creative process of painting, are willing to be flexible, take risks, have fun, be intuitive and inventive.

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Watercolor with Internationally acclaimed, Keiko Tanabe

Northeast Art Retreats

Designed for those who would like to gain a better understanding of methods and techniques create paintings with strong impact. The goal is to capture the essence of the subject through the simplification process. The ability to do so and quicky is especially useful when painting en plein air.

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All Watercolor with Nationally-acclaimed, Sterling Edwards

Northeast Art Workshop Retreats

Sterling demonstrates and discusses a variety of topics and techniques, finishing a painting in each morning demo. Some of the topics include: how to paint a wide variety of subjects, a developing a strong composition, the expressive use of colors, overlapping shapes for and much more.

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Watercolor Realism with Internationally acclaimed, John Salminen

Northeast Art Workshop Retreats

John’s workshop will encourage representational painters to experiment with a different style and challenge experienced abstract painters to explore new possibilities in expressing their creative voices. His workshop includes demonstrations, critiques and lots of individual help.

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Unique Watercolor with Internationally acclaimed watercolorist, Mark Mehaffey

Northeast Art Retreats

Mark demonstrates a variety of techniques and unique effects of working on synthetic paper that will lead the way to exciting paintings.

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4 Day WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP

DONNA DICKSON

This 4 day workshop will be packed full of fun, inspired by the beautiful old Colonial city of San Miguel de Allende a Unesco heritage site in central Mexico. . Donna a professional artist painting in both watercolors and oils and teaching painting for over 30 years.

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3 Day WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP

DONNA DICKSON

3 day WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP in the tropical Paradise of Rincon de Guayabitos, a lovely beach town located just 1 hour north of Puerto Vallarta. Join master watercolorist Donna Dickson as she leads you through the world of watercolors.

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Painting the Watercolor Portrait from Photo Reference in Paradise with master portrait artist Paul McCormack.

Casa de los Artists, Inc.

All painters, regardless of skill level, would benefit from a week of Painting the Watercolor Portrait in Paradise with master portrait painter Paul McCormack. Paul will guide us from the posing of a model to accurate drawing techniques and sharing his unique award wining approach for rendering with watercolor

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Plein Air Painting Holidays in the Loire Valley, France

Plein Air France Holidays

Treat yourself to an exceptional week of painting while staying in a gorgeous private chateau in the magical troglodyte village of Trôo. Perched above a river in the northern Loire Valley, this remarkable village features unique cave houses dug into the hillside providing stunning views over the river and valley.

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FRANK EBER ‘Atmospheric Watercolors’

Whidbey Island Fine Art Studio

Bring your painting skill to a higher level!

Learn how to paint luminous watercolors by manipulating tonal values, color and edge.

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Plein Air Tuscany

Garrett Speirs

Painting Journeys into the Heart of Tuscany
For over thirty years Garrett Speirs has been painting and living in Tuscany. Plein Air Tuscany was designed for students of all levels. Spring and Fall trips.

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John Salminen – Realism Through Design

California Watercolor Association

John Salminen – Realism Through Design, February 13-17, 5 Days, Intermediate/Advanced, 9:00AM – 4:00PM

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Jeannie Vodden – Translucent Watercolor Portraits

California Watercolor Association

Jeannie Vodden – Translucent Watercolor Portraits, March 15-18, 4 Days, All Levels, 9:00AM – 4:00PM

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Michael Reardon – Watercolor Techniques

California Watercolor Association

Michael Reardon – Watercolor Techniques, July 21-22, 2 Days, Intermediate/Advanced 9:00AM-4:00PM

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John Salminen Watercolor Workshop

Northeast Art Workshop Retreats

Realism Through Design
$699 for 5 Full Days
All levels/In-Studio

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Watercolor on Yupo and other Unique Surfaces

Northeast Art Workshop Retreats

Watercolor on Yupo & Unique Surfaces
$649 for 5 full days
All levels/ In-studio

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Plein Air Safari – Zambia

Katerina Ring (non-instructed)

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Adventure painting in the heart of Africa. This is a ART SAFARI: paint the landscape, sketch animals from life, photograph, and see amazing creatures in Zambia. A trip of a lifetime!

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Internationally acclaimed Art Workshops

Northeast Art Workshop Retreats

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Shenandoah Art Destination

Shenandoah Art Destination

The Shenandoah Art Destination is magnificently located in Virginia, USA. Located three miles south of the historic town of Lexington, the 10 acre property is surrounded by scenic rolling hills nestled in the Shenandoah Valley between the Blue Ridge and Allegheny Mountains; the perfect art get-away location.

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3 DAY WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP

DONNA DICKSON

This is a 3 day Watercolor Workshop in the tropical paradise of Rincon de Guayabitos, a lovely beach town just 1 hr north of Puerto Vallarta.
Learn to loosen up and have fun with watercolors!

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An Italian pilgrimage: wild faith and wild art

Adventures in Italy

Draw, paint, sketch and photograph to fill journal and canvas – memories of your adventure in Italy.

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Bellagio, Lake Como, Italy with Mel Stabin

Flying Colors Art Workshops

We will base here for 10 nights, and explore the surrounding villages by ferry as we discover the many painting venues that this heavenly location has to offer.

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AMALFI COAST with Don Andrews

Flying Colors Art Workshops

Don is a graduate of the Ringling School of Art in Sarasota. His paintings have received numerous awards in national competitions, including many awards from the American Watercolor Society.

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Painting The Beautiful Beara Peninsula of Ireland

Evelyn Dunphy Art

I would like to invite you to join me in a painting retreat at Anam Cara, “a tranquil spot set apart to nurture and to provide sanctuary for those who create”.

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10 Day Château Retreat for Artists in Provence

The Art Engine

This workshop is a wonderful opportunity to paint with other artists and spend 10 idyllic days in the South of France. All while surrounded in the natural beauty and bounty of Provence.

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THE AEGEAN SUMMER WORKSHOP PROGRAM

The Aegean Center for the Fine Arts

In the months of June and July 2017, The Aegean Center for the Fine Arts will be running five summer workshops taught by members of the Aegean Center faculty at our permanent facility on the island of Paros.

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Unique “Sacred Sites” Watercolor Workshop – Reclaiming the Goddess: Watercolor Pilgrimage to Southwest France

Cerulean Blue Enterprises

Get inspired and get creative this fall with renowned instructor Melissa Harris (author of Painting Outside the Lines).

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Watercolor Workshop with French Escapade – Provence, France

Evelyn Dunphy Art

A small group workshop, painting the lovely villlages of Provence.

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“Painting a Better Abstract” Pat Dews

Cuyahoga Valley Art Center

Dews’ creates experimental works in watermedia on paper and canvas. She paints the abstract essence of nature.

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Watercolor Workshop with Keiko Tanabe – Keep It Simple and Strong

Keiko Tanabe

Capture the essence of a landscape with watercolor. Learn methods and techniques to make a painting with impact. En plein air, the weather permitting.

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Painting on Outer Hebrides Island Lewis and Harris, Scotland with Nicky Sanderson

Wild at Art

Each day on Lewis and Harris, ‘awe inspiring’ is ‘art inspiring’! We bring alive the human and natural history of this unique location to inform our art.

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Painting and Sketching amongst olive and fig groves ~ stay in a peaceful country Finca, SW Spain

Noëlle Griffiths

We walk along ancient paths sketching and painting the natural beauty of this unspoilt area of Spain. Or paint at the Finca studio with fine views.

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