FRANCE - PAINTING YOUR WAY THROUGH PROVENCE - A PLEIN AIR PAINTING EXPERIENCE WITH AMY EVANS

PAINTING YOUR WAY THROUGH PROVENCE WORKSHOP

Location: Bonnieux, Provence, France
Dates: September 12-18, 2021

Arrival Day: 9/12/21

Departure Day: 9/18/21
Instructor: Amy Evans
Medium: Oil Painting

Level: All
Price: $2,995 

Early Bird Discount: $ 200 before 10/1/2020 

Non-painter Discount: $200

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP

 

We will paint memories of these beautiful villages in Provence through plein air painting in the area that inspired painting outdoors to capture the beautiful light. This painting  adventure is open to anyone with some painting experience in any painting medium. 
 

The workshop will consist of demonstrations, painting, and one on one easel time to help you create your painting memories of these villages in Provence. There will also be time to soak in the culture of this area.

OUR INSTRUCTOR

Amy Evans is an award winning nationally recognized artist who works in oils, and whose paintings are in galleries and shows throughout the US. She has received many awards for her paintings, including the acceptance of a painting into a past Art for the Parks National exhibition as well as two honorable mentions in that exhibition.  

Amy is an excellent art instructor and conducts regular workshops in the Breckenridge Colorado Arts District as well as other art centers throughout the country. She is excited about this opportunity to teach a workshop in beautiful Provence.

ACCOMMODATION

Lodging: Hotel Clos du Buis

The hotel has a great location in the center of Bonnieux. It is possible to walk to restaurants, shops and galleries. The hotel has a lovely garden, a small pool, plenty of space to paint indoors after our excursions! The breakfast is extraordinary and can be taken in the dining room that has a panoramic view over the beautiful valley below. 

As an added benefit, there is a guest kitchen at our disposal, as is a washer and a dryer (that we can use for a small fee). 

Please be aware that there are steep hills and stairs in Bonnieux! 

Early Bird Discount of $200

if you  book

by 10/1/2020

FACTS ABOUT THIS TRIP:

Trip: Plein Air Painting with Amy Evans, Bonnieux

Dates: September 12 - 18, 2021

LodgingClos du Buis Bonnieux

Closest airport: Marseilles

Price: $ 2,995 per person

Early Bird Discount: $200 before 10/1/2020

Non-painter Discount: $200

Price includes

  • 6 night lodging in shared double room

  • 6 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 3 dinners

  • Wine with dinner

  • 5 days art instruction

  • All excursions, museum entrances and other programs during the week.

  • All local transportation including pick up at the airport in Marseilles.

Single supplement: $ 495

Not included:

  • Airline tickets

  • Transportation to and from your departure airport

  • Any pre-tour hotel costs

  • Travel insurance

  • Meals not listed above

Itinerary for our week in Bonnieux

 

Arrival Day Sunday September 12, 2021

  • We will meet you at the Marseilles airport to go to our hotel

  • Welcome dinner

  • Meet fellow students, teacher and staff

  • Presentation of the week

Painting Days

  • Breakfast

  • Excursions by minibus to our paint out locations, among them:

  • Roussillon with its famous Ochre Trail and art store La Companie des Ocres

  • Lourmarin, listed as one of the most beautiful villages in France

  • L’Isle sur la Sorgue, known for its antique stores and ancient water wheels

  • The beautiful Cistercian abbey of Senanque , built in 1148

  • We will also visit one or two markets to paint (and maybe to shop!)

  • Each morning will start with a painting demo 

  • Every afternoon we will meet for a critique back at the hotel

  • Three scrumptious 3-course dinners are included! (And picnic lunches are included almost every day)

 

Departure day Saturday September 18, 2021

  • After breakfast we will say our farewells and coordinate transfers to the Marseilles airport

                                                                                             

                                                                                              We reserve the right to change the itinerary if needed

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