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Paint Italy on your holiday

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Painting and art workshops holiday

Painting holidays in Italy

Le Marche, Italy
7 days
TBD Price

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Holiday Type
Fixed date/Solo friendly
Running Period
11 - 18 May, 23-30th May, 1-8th June, 20-27th June, 3rd-10th July, 17th-24th July, 27th July-3rd August

The Combadi Insight:

Located in the heart of scenic Italian countryside, we found a family that has created the perfect painting experience for painters, their families and friends. Boasting an authentic Italian feel, you will learn to paint, discover offbeat Italy and enjoy fine local cuisine!

Holiday Code: S1

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Enjoy an inspiring painting holiday in Italy with personal artistic tuition by English painter and art tutor John W. Skelcher. Painting sessions take place in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere and beautiful outdoor locations. You will enjoy stunning views, historic towns and places of natural beaut in Southern Le Marche.

The sessions are 3 hours in the morning, followed by a light lunch and a 2 hour session in the afternoon. In the evening, we will gather for a delicious meal with fresh local wine. There will be a one-day artistic break for you to explore this beautiful region on a tour with us or spend the day relaxing on the beach.

This all-inclusive painting holiday includes; all tuition, art materials, accommodation, all breakfast, most lunches and all dinners, wine and soft drinks, transport to and from painting locations, excursions, one dinner at a local restaurant. Free pick-up and drop-off from/at Pedaso or Ascoli Piceno to/from flights for Ancona, Pescara and Rome. You will also receive a high quality 50 page sketchbook.

Your experienced tutor will help you develop your confidence and skills. We will also visit ancient hill-top towns, the sea-side and historic cities where we sit and paint and simply soak up the atmosphere. This course is suitable for beginners to advanced. You can work in various media.

Painting and drawing holiday - urban scenes During this course, we will explore the unique ancient urban scenes of a truly authentic part of Italy.

Painting holiday - landscapes Enjoy the beauty of unrivaled views and tranquil sceneries with it’s many vineyards and olive groves dotted across the wide open landscape.

Painting holiday - plein-air Enjoy painting and drawing stunning Italian sceneries and hill-top towns. We will cover a variety of techniques and media as well as colour mixing, observation, scale and composition and more.

The painting & art workshop sessions are 3 hours in the morning, followed by a light lunch and a 2 hour session in the afternoon.

In the evening, we will gather for a delicious meal with fresh local wine. There will be a one-day artistic break for you to explore this beautiful region on a tour with us or spend the day relaxing on the beach.

On your holiday you will be able to enjoy a variety of excursions to historic towns, roman cities, the national park in the mountains and during the summer months the beaches of the Adriatic.

This all-inclusive painting holiday includes

This all-inclusive painting holiday includes; all tuition, art materials, accommodation, all breakfast, most lunches and all dinners, wine and soft drinks, transport to and from painting locations, excursions, one dinner at a local restaurant. Free pick-up and drop-off from/at Pedaso or Ascoli Piceno to/from flights for Ancona, Pescara and Rome. You will also receive a high quality 50 page sketchbook.

The Retreat is a small art school in the heart of Italy’s beautiful Le Marche Region specialising in exclusive painting holidays with a truly personal touch. Small groups and a ‘home-from-home’ atmosphere let any aspiring and experienced artist relax, indulge and create to their heart’s content.

The Retreat is a typical marchesian farmhouse with a soul. There are three charming guest rooms, one self- contained apartment, as well as an art studio. Around the house, there is plenty of outdoor space with pergolas and gazebos where to sit and paint, or simply relax and enjoy al fresco meals on warm summer evenings.

Set in beautiful surroundings 700 meters above the sea you will be able to enjoy wide open panoramic views across the region. With ancient hill-top towns dotted across the landscape, fields, olive groves and vine-yards changing colours throughout the seasons, there is endless inspiration for any painter right at your fingertips.

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