2018 Workshops and Retreats Schedule

With or without instruction – you choose!

France and Scotland

Live and paint side-by-side with fellow artists

Premium retreats and workshops

Created for artists by artists

We are your guides to a distraction-free experience

Balanced itinerary of painting, exploring and relaxation

The Heart of Scotland

Long daylight hours for painting during the Summer Solstice

Scottish Highlands

Models show up for painting sessions

Make new friends - local and international

Why wait? Book now! Pack your bags! Let’s go!

Upcoming Workshop Retreats: Uninstructed

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Poppy Season Provence May 6 –15 (2018)


Our May retreat is located between the Luberon mountains and the Mediterranean. It is a wonderful opportunity to paint with other artists and spend 10 idyllic days in the South of France during Poppy Season.

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Highlands and Kingdom of Fife, Scotland June 16 – 28 (2018)


The Kingdom of Fife in Scotland lies north of Edinburgh, the gateway to the magnificent Highlands and within reach of coastal villages. Includes cultural tours to Glasgow and Edinburgh. 13 days. 

Château Aix en Provence Sep 16–25 (2018)


The Glorious September retreat, during the harvest is the perfect time to paint with other artists and spend 10 days in the South of France. All while surrounded in the natural beauty and bounty of Provence.

Upcoming Workshop Retreats: Instructed

Carol Marine Instructed Workshop Château Near Avignon July 4 – 13 (2018)



Carol Marine returns! Daily painting pioneer, author and gifted instructor, Carol, will teach a limited number of guests. 

Workshop Retreats Include:

  • 10 days of artistic immersion in France or 13 days in Scotland.
  • All-Inclusive: Delicious food, wine, accommodation and ground transportation. Offsite lunches and a group dinner outing will be at your own expense. Airfare and train fare not included.
  • Paint, sketch and enjoy the good life in beautiful European surroundings.
  • France: Daily painting locations: Private vineyards with wine tasting, fishing ports and seaside villages on the Mediterranean, charming villages, markets and poppy-filled views.
  • Scotland: Daily painting locations at the Highlands and coastal villages of Scotland, majestic lochs, mountain views, castles and museums. Three-day cultural tour of Edinburgh and Glasgow.
  • Balanced itinerary of painting, exploring and relaxation for artists of all media – all levels!
  • Either instruction from our master artists or mentoring available on our uninstructed workshops.
  • Learn, live and paint side-by-side with fellow artists.
  • Plenty to do for non-painting partners!

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