Cote Grange, The Lot

Jon Schwochert – Plein-Air drawing and painting in historic southern France

Cote Grange, Puyjourdes

Artist Jon Schwobert will lead a landscape drawing and oil painting course in the Lot, southern France. The week includes excusions to Pech Merle 30,000 year old cave paintings, the medieval village of Saint Cirq Lapopie and the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage trail.

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Etruscan Places – Open Air Fundamentals Buonconvento, TUSCANY

Maddine Insalaco and Joe Vinson
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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 – Roman Campagna: Historic Itineraries for Advanced Painters

Maddine Insalaco and Joe Vinson
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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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Benchmaking

Peters Valley School of Craft

Need some extra seats around the table? How about a place on the porch to sit and pull your garden boots on? Why not make a nice bench that serves both these purposes well and gives you some woodworking experience at the same time?

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Drawing the Human Form

Peters Valley School of Craft

This will be an intensive weekend drawing session for those interested in sketching or painting the human form. It is an opportunity for beginners to learn and for experienced artists to fine tune their drawing skills.

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Double Sided Chain Weaving

Peters Valley School of Craft

Learn how to fuse fine silver jump rings together with a torch and shape them to form links without using any solder.

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Pave’ Stonesetting

Peters Valley School of Craft

The Pavé setting, (pronounced “pa-vay”), comes from the French word “to pave”, as in paved with diamonds. By closely setting small diamonds together with minimal visibility of the tiny metals beads or prongs holding the stones in place, the effect is one of continuous sparkle.

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Introduction to Natural Dyes

Peters Valley School of Craft

Participants in this weekend intensive will be introduced to the world of beautiful, accessible, and sustainable botanical dyes. Learn the basics of selecting and preparing fibers, extracting color from a variety of plant materials, and fixing natural dyes to fabric.

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Paper Marbling

Peters Valley School of Craft

Join us for a comprehensive introduction to the centuries-old process of floating paint onto a water-based bath, creating patterns in the paints with special tools, and permanently transferring the design onto paper.

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Raku Round-up

Peters Valley School of Craft

This workshop will teach the basics of glazing and firing raku ceramics. You will learn how to use various methods of glaze and stain application as well as many different low fire reduction techniques.

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Painting in the ‘Gunks.

Artful Journeys and Tim Smith

Tim Smith will focus on plein air landscape painting, in the Hudson Valley style, and learn or hone the principalsof plein air painting, tonal drawing, single color painting and color studies.

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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 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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Mixed Media With Shelley Rhodes: Sardinia Italy

Arts + Cultural Travel

The Workshop:  ‘From Here to There’ – recording a journey in Mixed Media  “Recording a journey has long been a passion of mine. During this week you will…

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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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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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Paint Ireland with Angela Fehr

Arts + Cultural Travel

Paint Ireland with Angela Fehr

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Exploring the “Poetics of Place” with India Flint: Norway

being (t)here Masterclass with India Flint at the Juvet Landscape Hotel Norway

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