Friday, March 14, 2008

Artist Retreat in Italy


Accommodates all year around retreats for individual and small groups of artists and art workshops in a family villa Rome, Italy; the 2008 workshop fee is $1,715** per participant; $1650** for non-painting companions.

The fee includes 8-night in double-occupancy room and continental breakfast, several meals, native bilingual host available at all times, pick up/drop off at the airport Leonardo Da Vinci, Fiumicino, delivered art supplies at the painting sites and escorted walking tours between painting sessions. We have a Hotel nearby for friends; facilities available in the house to prepare your own meals and good, inexpensive restaurants close by.

Airfare is not included in the fee. Any media and all levels welcome, the max number of participant painters varies from 7 to 10 depending on the instructor, companions welcome.

Workshop with Gayle Crites, September 17-24, Gayle teaches skills needed to understand color theory and its application to the palette, how to improve compositions for impact, and how to use the "truth" from on-the-spot paintings for larger studio works . She will give demonstrations as well as assist students during outdoor painting sessions.

Two Workshops with Patti André, September 28 - October 5, October 8 - 15, 2008,

There will be five days of guided painting in Rome and one daytrip where Patti will paint and teach. Two alternative destinations are available for the daytrip: 1) Viterbo and a visit to the countryside’s Etruscan remains and vineyards. 2) Ostia Antica, the remains of the ancient Roman harbors, includes an excursion to Fiumicino, the fisherman harbor on the Tiber, and dinner at a local famous fish restaurant.

Look for 2009 upcoming workshop announcements April – May 2009 Karen Vance and Claudette Barker.
or call Amalia Davies Phone 970-225-2877 or Cell 970-310-5807

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