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Painting Holidays with Famous Artists

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Out of Africa with Hazel Soan

4th - 17th October 2014 A bush safari to paint the ‘Big Five’ in the Serengeti & Ngorongoro Crater and the elephant herds & baobab trees in Tarangire
Villa d'Este in Tivoli, Italy

Painting the gardens and palaces of Tivoli and Ninfa withh Hazel Soan

16th - 24th May 2014 Capture the romantism of the villas d'Este, Adriana and the Temple of Vesta, and the colourful roses in Giardino di Ninfa.
Notre Dame cathedral as seen from the back

Impressionist's Paris, the Seine and Giverny with Lucy Willis

14th - 23rd August 2014 Join Lucy Willis in Paris and Giverny to paint scenes immortalised by Monet, Pissarro, Sisley and Renoir.
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Paint in Havana with Peter Brown

24th February - 11th March 2014 Capture the essence of Cuba's most colourful & dynamic city with 'Pete the Street' - a leading figurative painter.
Minaret of the Great Mosque in Kairouan

Sahara & Sea en plein air with Hazel Soan

15th - 25th March 2014 Paint the exotic people, architecture and landscapes in two contrasting regions in Tunisia - the land of a 'Thousand & One Nights' .
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Paint with Ken Howard RA in Venice

14th - 21st June 2014 and 21st - 28th June 2014 Capture the light as it moves across Venice with the cities most famous artist .
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Paint in Provence with Pamela Kay

27th September - 5th October 2014 Pamela Kay is a leading still life painter who likes to capture the beauty of humble everyday objects and their unassuming nature. She will draw on inspiration from Cézanne's Provence on this semi-instructional painting holiday.
The Canadian Rockies with David Bellamy

Painting The Alps & Zermatt with David Bellamy and Jenny Keal

4th - 11th July 2015 Join veteran mountain and landscape painter David Bellamy and Jenny Keal painting in The Alps and Zermatt. A network of cable cars and mountain railways enable you to get really close to the Matterhorn and other mountain peaks.
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Paint in India with Ken Howard RA

28th February - 16th March 2015 An exclusive opportunity to join Ken Howard RA in two of his favourite locations in India. Capture ‘Holi’ - the Festival of Colours & the street scenes & palaces in the white-marbled lakeside city of Udaipur & in the sacred sandstone city of Varanasi on the River Ganges
Paint in Sri Lanka with Hazel Soan

Paint the medieval architecture in Assisi and Umbrian countryside with Hazel Soan

25th April - 4th May 2015 Assisi has a wealth of medieval and Renaissance architecture within its walled centre that makes it an excellent base for a painting holiday. Hazel Soan will be working with you every day helping you select appropriate subjects to paint.
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Paint the Gardens, Castles and Chateaux in Normandy with Pamela Kay

10th - 16th June 2015 Normandy is a haven for artists with some of France’s best kept secret and famous gardens including Monet’s at Giverny and ruined castles and turreted chateaux along the banks of the Seine River and towns with pretty half-timbered houses.
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Wildlife Painting in the Masai Mara with Hazel Soan

26th September - 7th October 2015 Wildlife & portrait painting safari in the Masai Mara with Hazel Soan. The landscape is beautiful, the skies are dramatic, the plains are teaming with wildlife and the people are hugely charismatic.

New painting holidays for 2015!

Ken Howard in India,  28 February – 16 March,  Udaipur & Varanasi

Hazel Soan in Assisi. April/May

Pamela Kay in Greece, May/June

David Bellamy in Zermatt, 4 – 11 July

 Hazel Soan in Africa, 26 Sept – 7 Oct, The Masai Mara 

Lucy Willis – TBA

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Our painting holidays transcend other painting holidays….

  • They are hand-picked and hosted by well-known professional artists – Ken Howard RA,          Peter Brown, Lucy Willis, Hazel Soan, David Bellamy and Pamela Kay
  • They have been endorsed and offered in association with The Artist & Leisure Painter Magazines for over 25 years
  • Locations and hotels are personally vetted and selected for their suitability for painting parties
  • The time of year is chosen for the best light, colours and weather for painting outdoors
  • Direct scheduled flights minimize the amount of time spent travelling and maximize your comfort and luggage allowance
  • Everything is included except lunches
  • A member of our own staff is with you thewhole time, taking care of the minute details and your welfare
  • Every day and all day is spent painting with the guest artist

 

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Improver & intermediate painter groups

Hazel Soan and Pamela Kay demonstrate techniques and provide individual guidance in a semi-structured format, helping you tackle more challenging subjects and encouraging you to produce plenty of paintings.

Wildlife painting for all artists

Hazel Soan’s love of Africa and wildlife is well known.   She is very experienced in facing the challenges of painting in the bush and working to nature’s timetable, and so is the perfect guest artist to lead wildlife painting safaris.  She will help you select the best subject matter insitu supplemented with technical workshops and further painting back at camp.

Confident intermediate & experienced painter groups

This is a rare chance to work alongside some of the best contemporary figurative artists -            Ken Howard, Lucy Willis and Peter Brown, in fabulous locations in Europe and further afield.  Guest artists will provide some personal guidance and talks on how they like to work – these are learn-by example painting holidays with a supportive group atmosphere and foremost leadership.

 

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