PAINTING THE RURAL LANDSCAPE 2020
Dates & Location
Breakfast served 8.30am-9.30am.
Painting to commence 9.30am.
Mid morning tea and coffee breaks.
Painting to resume for the afternoon 2.00pm-5.00pm.
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.
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
Cadmium Lemon Yellow.
Cobalt or Cerulean Blue.
Burnt Umber or Raw Umber.
Turpentine, or mineral spirits.
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.