Itinerary: May 12-19, 2018

Saturday 

1pm: Pick up at Nice airport and transported to Bastide La Belle (BLB)

5pm: Welcome drinks

8pm: Three course dinner BLB

 

Sunday 

9h30-12h30: Landscape painting preparation, concentrating on the relationship between light and colour. Discussing how to achieve a convincing sense of volume and depth in various expressive styles of landscape paintings from abstract to semi-abstract to realistic.

Lunch: Picnic in the French countryside

2h30-5h30: Painting in the French countryside

8pm: Three course dinner BLB

 

Monday 

9h30-12h30: Working on your landscape painting

Lunch: Lunch at BLB 

2h30-5h30: Completing your landscape painting

8pm: Dinner in Tourtour, a lovely hill top village close to Lorgues

 

Tuesday

9h00-12h00am: An early rise and we're off to enjoy the well-renowned Lorgues market. Remember to make some sketches of geometric lines in buildings as this afternoon we start on our color field abstract - think Nicolas de Stael or Mark Rothko. 

Lunch: Local restaurant in Lorgues

2h30-5h30: Helpful visual information and discussion on abstract art emphasizing concept, composition, balance, colour, design, form and symbolism. Start on your abstract painting. 

8pm: Three course dinner at BLB

Wednesday

8h30-12h30: Ferry ride to St. Tropez and a visit to the modern art museum the Annonciade Museum, which reminds us that Saint-Tropez has been one of the most active centres of avant-garde paintings at the beginning of the XXth Century. 

Lunch: Restaurant in the port of St.Tropez

2h00-3h30: Leisure time in St.Tropez

4h30-5h30: Working on your abstract painting

8pm: Three course dinner at BLB

Thursday 

9h30-12h30: Finalize your abstract painting.

Lunch: On the covered terrace at BLB

2h30-5h30: Semi-abstract flower painting preparation, concentration on the flower as a source of lines, shapes, space, gesture, color and value. You will learn how to create an abstract flower, with a variety of lines inspired by the subject in front of you or the memory of the flower.

6pm: Game of Petanque

8pm: Three course dinner at BLB

 

Friday

Morning: Working on your abstract flower painting

Lunch: On the covered terrace at BLB

2h30-5h30: Finalizing your semi-abstract flower painting

5.30: Wine tasting at Chateau de Saint Martin

8pm: Dinner in Les Arcs, a medieval village close to Lorgues

 

Saturday

10h00: Goodbyes and transport back to Nice Airport

€2550 pp sharing all inclusive, non-participating partner €1850. Single supplement €780. Our art vacations are limited to 6 persons

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ALL REPRODUCTION PROHIBITED WITHOUT WRITTEN CONSENT. 

CONTACT ME: wietzie@gmail.com

+33 6 52 60 04 44

Lorgues, Var, France

 

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