Live and paint side-by-side with fellow artists

2020 Workshops and Retreats Schedule

With or without instruction – you choose!

France and Scotland

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

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Upcoming Workshops 2020: Instructed

      Joseph Zbukvic       Rose Frantzen     Americans in Paris Paint Provence     Susan Lyon

Joseph Zbukvic Masterclass & Retreat

September 2 – 11, 2020


Exclusive masterclass workshop and full-immersion retreat in Provence
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Rose Frantzen Paints Provence, France

September 16 – 25, 2020


Rose Frantzen Provencal Painting Workshop
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Americans in Paris Paint Provence

September 27 -October 6, 2020


Unique workshop and with five artists in Provence.
Casey Childs, Michelle Dunaway, David Gray, Olga Krimon, Vanessa Rothe.
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Susan Lyons Painting in Provence Workshop

October 22 – 31, 2020


Susan Lyon with Scott Burdick, Château Workshop in Provence
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Workshop Retreats 2020Uninstructed

Scottish Retreat

June 8 – 17 (2020)


The Kingdom of Fife in Scotland lies north of Edinburgh, at the heart of Scotland and within reach of coastal villages. Includes cultural tours to Glasgow and Edinburgh. 10 days.



Lavender En Provence

June 25 – July 4 (2020)


Our June 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 Lavender Season.



Luberon in Lavender

July 12 – 18, 2020


Same location – but a shorter retreat.  Luberon region and the villages of Provence. 7 idyllic days in the South of France with artists of all media and all levels. Lavender High Season.

Tuscany Retreat

October 11-20, 2020


The Tuscan art retreat is a celebration of art, artists and la dolce vita in the Italian countryside.10day art retreat. Includes visit to Florence and Siena.

Retreats Include:

  • 10 days of artistic immersion in France or 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 in the Kingdom of Fife and coastal villages of Scotland, majestic lochs, mountain views, castles and museums. 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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