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Colours of Tuscany - Painting Week

Colours of Tuscany - Painting Week

8 Days/7 Nights From
AU$3,296 Per Person
 
  • Tour Type
    Small groupSmall group
  • Tour Code
    FOI-20-5785
  • Travel From
    11 May 2019
  • Travel Until
    03 Oct 2020
  • Operating Days
    Sat
Offer
No single supplement
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8 Days/7 Nights From
AU$3,296 Per Person
 
  • Tour Type
    Small groupSmall group
  • Tour Code
    FOI-20-5785
  • Travel From
    11 May 2019
  • Travel Until
    03 Oct 2020
  • Operating Days
    Sat
Offer
No single supplement
Enquire about this Tour
Description 
  • Tour Highlights
    AccommodationAccommodation 7-night accommodation in TuscanyInclusionInclusion 5 days painting tuition with various drawing excursionsInclusionInclusion Sketchbook, easels and boards MealsMeals All meals and wineTourTour Tour of Siena and ArezzoTransportationTransportation Transportation by air-conditioned bus

Summary

Collect memories and inspirations as you explore Italy’s picturesque countryside and then recreate the wonders of the region in a painting session guided by a professional teacher. Stay in an authentic Tuscan villa, enjoying superb amenities and a peaceful ambience that helps you focus on the breathtaking sceneries around the area. During a painting lesson, learn basic techniques, different types of tools, and how to use various media, including watercolour, pastel & coloured pencil, to create soulful artworks. Visit famous medieval towns, such as Siena and Arezzo, to see incredible architecture and discover perfect landscapes to copy on your canvas or sketchbook. The experience is concluded with a sumptuous dinner at the villa and a group show of your paintings.

This tour departs from Pisa.

Highlights

  • Stay in a gorgeous villa in the Tuscan countryside
  • Day trips to beautiful towns offering wonderful inspirations
  • Painting sessions with an experienced tutor
  • No single supplement

2019 Departure Dates
September 7, 14 & 28; October 5

2020 Departure Dates

  • May 9, 16 & 30
  • June 6, 13, 20 & 27
  • September 5, 12, 19 & 26
  • October 3

Itinerary

Day 1, Pisa – Tuscan Countryside
Meet at Pisa airport and transfer to the villa for welcome drinks on the terrace followed by dinner. (D)

Day 2, Tuscan Countryside
After breakfast, you will have an introduction to watercolours, looking at basic techniques, different kinds of paper, brushes, etc. Relax in the afternoon. Dinner is at the villa. (B, L, D)

Day 3, Tuscan Countryside
Demonstration of landscape painting after breakfast, looking at different ways to apply watercolour and mixing media like pastel and coloured pencil. Following lunch, there will be an outing to use the techniques. Dinner is at the villa. (B, L, D)

Day 4, Tuscan Countryside
Enjoy a day in Siena, sightseeing or shopping at leisure. Lunch will be at a trattoria in the centre. Before dinner, the tutor will discuss some examples of traditional and contemporary watercolour painting. (B, L, D)

Day 5, Tuscan Countryside
After breakfast, there will be a lesson in the elements of composition and colour. Lunch is on the

terrace. The afternoon is free to enjoy as you wish. Dinner is at the villa. (B, L, D)

Day 6, Tuscan Countryside
A chance today to try a larger and more ambitious work using the sketches and ideas accumulated so far. Following lunch, there is an afternoon visit to a local place of interest with an opportunity to sketch. Dinner is at a local restaurant. (B, L, D)

Day 7, Tuscan Countryside
A leisurely morning to spend developing your work at the villa. For the rest of your last day, you are free to paint or relax by the pool. Dinner is at the villa with a group show of your paintings. (B, L, D)

Day 8, Tuscan Countryside – Pisa 
After breakfast, transfer to Pisa airport for your onward journey. (B)

Inclusions

  • 7-night accommodation in a Tuscan villa
  • Experienced painting teacher on site throughout your stay
  • 5 days painting tuition with various drawing excursions
  • Visits to local towns, such as Siena and Arezzo
  • All meals and wine, including 2 meals at local restaurants
  • Transportation by minibus
  • Sketchbook, easels and boards

Exclusions

  • Paints and paintbrush

Important Notes

  • Itinerary is subject to change depending on the weather.

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