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!

Final Workshops 2018: Uninstructed

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.

Encore Provence

Sep 28– Oct 7 (2018)


The final days of Summer in Provence. This is a peaceful and splendid time to celebrate the colors of southern France as the Autumn arrives and the harvest is complete.

Upcoming Workshop Retreats: Instructed

Carol Marine Instructed Workshop Château Near Avignon

July 4 - 13, 2018

Sold Out

JOIN THE LIST HERE  Carol Marine returns! Daily painting pioneer, author and gifted instructor, Carol, will teach a limited number of guests. This workshop sold out in hours. Join the waitlist to be notified if a free space opens for this workshop.

Tim Horn Instructed Workshop Château near Avignon

September 3 - 12 (2018)


*FINAL SPOTS AVAILABLE* Tim Horn is an internationally admired landscape artist and generous instructor. Most of all, he is a painter of light. Paint with him in the south of France. All levels. More about this workshop here

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, Van Gogh’s footsteps, charming hilltop villages and markets. Depending on season and location be prepared to see fields of vermilion poppies or the azur Mediterranean or a sea of lavender…
  • 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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