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Painting Holidays with Famous Artists

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Paint in Bruges with Ken Howard RA

18th - 25th June 2016 and 25th June - 2nd July 2016 Exceptional opportunity for intermediate and experienced students to work alongside one of the greatest figurative painters of our generation in the 'Venice of the north'. Discover Ken Howard's philosophy on how he works. Travel by luxury coach means you can take as much equipment as you want.

Paint in Florence with Peter Brown NEAC

4th - 12th September 2016 Rare opportunity for intermediate and experienced students to join leading figurative artist 'Pete the Street' in Florence - a place of monumental art and probably the finest Renaissance architecture in Italy. Learn by example and from some individual guidance.
Elba Island

Paint on the Island of Elba with Richard Pikesley

14th - 24th September 2016 Unique opportunity for intermediate and experienced students to work alongside Richard Pikesley in a perfect location for sea and landscape painting on the enchanting island of Elba. Learn by example and from some demonstrations and appropriate teaching

African Wildlilfe Painting Safari, South Luangwa, Zambia with Hazel Soan

5th - 17th October 2016 Fabulous opportunity for all students to capture the earthy tones and essence of wild Africa with leading wildlife artist Hazel Soan, at a time when the plains are teeming with wildlife. Sketching and painting on game drives and instruction, demonstrations and further painting back at the lodge.

Instructional Painting Holiday in Essaouria, Morocco with Glyn Macey

8th - 18th October 2016 Instructional painting holiday for beginner and intermediate students with talented artist and dynamic tutor Glyn Macey. Capture the exoticness of Morocco in the delightful traditional walled fishing town of Essaouria and the dramatic Atlantic coastline. Luxury modern hotel a few minutes walk from the old town and harbour.

Painting Holidays with Famous Artists

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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,       Richard Pikesley, Peter Brown, Hazel Soan, Pamela Kay, Lachlan Goudie, Glyn Macey, Terry Harrison and Fiona Peart
  • 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
  • The number of students is usually 8 – 16



Hazel Soan giving instruction

Improver & intermediate painter groups

Hazel Soan, Glyn Macey, Terry Harrison, Fiona Peart 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, Richard Pikesley, Lachlan Goudie 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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Painting Holidays with Famous Artists

To make an enquiry please call or
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