Hi Friends! Are you looking for fresh inspiration to explore in your paintings? I've got a truly unique opportunity for you to do just that. What better way to fuel your creativity than to experience the beauty of southern France! I'd love to bring you on a 10 day all inclusive painting retreat hosted by Perigord Retreats. You are invited to join me, and a small group of fellow students, to the south of France where we'll explore and paint the beautiful region of Dordogne.
July 16-25, 2020
-space is limited-
On this painting workshop to the south of France, we will explore and paint the beautiful region of Dordogne. An abundance of inspiration is provided, full of everything from quaint historic villages and medieval castles to breathtaking views of the rolling countryside and traditional French markets. With beautiful accommodations, delicious organic, locally sourced foods and wines, and endless inspiration surrounding us, this is your perfect opportunity to create beautiful art and enduring memories that will be treasured for a lifetime.
This workshop is open to beginners and advanced artists painting in pastel, oil, acrylic and watercolor. Alain will teach and demonstrate daily, as well as providing lots of one-on-one instruction at your easel.
Check out the video below to discover the many beautiful locations that await you.
AT THIS RETREAT YOU WILL LEARN:
How to capture the quick impression of a scene
How to loosen up your strokes and make bold marks of color
How to paint with more confidence
How to sketch and paint on location with a limited palette
How to design dynamic compositions
Underpainting techniques that will activate your scene
How to make expressive color choices
And lots more!
We’ll work on location developing sketches, plein air studies and photographs while exploring the many beautiful destinations such as Rocamadour, Saint Cirq Lapopie, La Roque Gageac, Domme, and many more. We will also have plenty of time back in the Perigord Retreat studio to work together and develop our ideas in generous light and space.
INCLUDED IN YOUR RETREAT:
10 days of accommodation at Perigord Retreats, complete with indoor pool, spacious studio and stunning gardens!
All meals – except 2 lunches and 1 dinner
All tour and excursion fees
All wine and beverages
Transport to and from Toulouse Airport
Your 10 days will be a beautiful blend of studio time, delightful excursions, cultural experiences and of course, plenty of free time to rest and explore!
WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED:
Travel costs / Airfare/ travel insurance
Private bedroom with shared bathroom $3,260* Private bedroom with private bathroom $3,879*
Couples/friends sharing with private bathroom $6,634*
(* current Euro exchange rate)
-SPACE IS LIMITED-
Please contact Perigord Retreats for any booking questions at [email protected]