Sun, 10 May | Château de Bourneau


May 2020
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Dates & Location

10 May 2020, 17:00 – 15 May 2020, 17:00
Château de Bourneau, 14 Rue du Château, 85200 Bourneau, France

The Details


Breakfast served 8.30am-9.30am.

Painting to commence 9.30am.

Mid morning tea and coffee breaks.

Lunch 12.30pm-2.00pm.

Painting to resume for the afternoon 2.00pm-5.00pm.

Afternoon tea.

Down Time.

Meet for aperitifs 7.30pm.

Dinner served 8.00pm.


5 nights accommodation. 

4.5 days landscape painting. 

All meals; breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, aperitifs and dinner with wine.  

Local excursions to paint the scenery.

Wine tasting evening.     


Drawing materials and turpentine, if required.


£995 per person, based on single occupancy with ensuite. 

£950 per person, based on single occupancy and shared bathroom with one other. 

£900 per person based on double occupancy.


50% deposit to secure your place.

Not Included 

Flights - There are 3 international airports within reach of the Chateau; Nantes, La Rochelle and Poitiers.

Shared Transfers can be arranged for £20 per person each way - In connection with flights: EZY8963/ EZY8964.

Rental Cars - These may be picked up at the airports should you wish to have transport throughout your stay.

Materials - Please bring whichever medium you wish to work with.


Recommended Materials List for Oil Painters

Titanium White.

Ivory Black.

Cadmium Yellow.

Cadmium Lemon Yellow.

Yellow Ochre.

Burnt Sienna.

Cadmium Red.

Alizarin Crimson.

Ultramarine Blue.

Cobalt or Cerulean Blue.

Burnt Umber or Raw Umber.

Viridian Green.

Turpentine, or mineral spirits.

Linseed oil.

Towel, tissue roll or old rags.

Sketchbook, pencil and eraser.

Hat is a must, as is suncream.

Panels/ Canvas - We advise a variety of sizes - (Bring two of whichever sizes you choose so they can be taped together face to face with some cork between and transported home even if wet).

Plein air Easel - Half size french box easel/ pochade box / aluminium tripod.

Please Note: Easels can be provided should you prefer to travel without your own.

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