Held by Mr Ince
The Sketching and Painting Holiday
Is suitable for the complete beginner improver and more experienced artist covering a wide range of subjects and mediums
Day 1- Arrival day. Introductions and welcome to Manoir de Gurson, time to settle in and relax.
Day 2- 9.30, Meet after breakfast for a short tutor introduction/demonstration and then it is off for a mornings drawing and/or painting. After lunch the afternoon is at your leisure to either continue painting or to explore the local surroundings. Lots of opportunity for some one to one tuition.
Day 3 – Tutor demonstration followed by your own sketching and painting projects in the extensive estate surrounding Manoir de Gurson with more one to one tuition.
Day 4 – A day trip to St. Emilion in the famous wine region. The whole town is a designated world heritage site. A glass of wine or two or perhaps a cup of coffee whilst sketching some of the wonderful surroundings and visit some of the small, local galleries. Truly a beautiful town!
Day 5 – A visit to Le Chateau de Gurson for sketching and painting with a picnic lunch and wine tasting, this is a most inspiring spot with some fantastic old buildings.
Day 6 – A trip to the famous town of Bergerac and its wonderful streets and riverside scenery.
Day 7 – A day in Bordeaux visiting the famous Musee des Beaux Artes , Bordeaux Cathedral and staying to spend the evening in Bordeaux where we can gaze at the wonderful reflections in the mirror pavement by the river and ending a wonderful day with a meal in a fine Bordeaux Restaurant
Day 8 – Saturday, Breakfast and sad farewells.
Alcohol Inks, Coloured pencils, Mezzotint, Oil, Silk Painting
Portrait or Figure