Sketching and Painting in France, le Manoir De Gur

Tuition FROM: Wednesday, 30 May 2018 TO: Tuesday, 6 June 2017

Tuition Type: Painting Holiday

  • Description

    The Sketching and Painting Holiday

    Is suitable for the complete beginner improver and more experienced artist covering a wide range of subjects and mediums

    Day 1- Arrival day. Introductions and welcome to Manoir de Gurson, time to settle in and relax.

    Day 2- 9.30, Meet after breakfast for a short tutor introduction/demonstration and then it is off for a mornings drawing and/or painting. After lunch the afternoon is at your leisure to  either continue  painting or to explore the local  surroundings. Lots of opportunity for some one to one tuition.

    Day 3 - Tutor demonstration followed by your own sketching and painting projects in the extensive estate surrounding Manoir de Gurson with more one to one tuition. 

    Day 4  - A day trip to St. Emilion in the famous wine region. The whole town is a designated world heritage site. A glass of wine or two or perhaps a cup of coffee whilst sketching some of the wonderful surroundings and visit some of the small, local galleries. Truly a beautiful town!

    Day 5 - A  visit to Le Chateau de Gurson for sketching and painting with a picnic lunch and wine tasting, this is a most inspiring spot with some fantastic old buildings.

    Day 6 - A trip to the famous town of Bergerac  and its wonderful streets and riverside scenery.

    Day 7 - A day in Bordeaux visiting the famous Musee des Beaux Artes , Bordeaux Cathedral and staying to spend the evening in Bordeaux where we can gaze at the wonderful reflections in the mirror pavement by the river  and ending a wonderful day with a meal in a fine Bordeaux Restaurant


    Day 8 - Saturday, Breakfast and sad farewells.

  • Location
  • Artist
  • Media/Subject

    Subjects: Portrait or Figure
    Media: Coloured Pencil, Mezzotint, Oils, Silk Painting, Alcohol Inks
  • Details

    Charges: An Amazing special 2018 price! Guests £575, Prices include: bed, breakfast, lunch, evening meal, free tuition, a day trip into St. Emilion, Le Chateau De Gurson, Bergerac and Chateau Montbazillac, Bordeaux and the Musee des Beaux Artes and airport

    Is Available:Yes

    Is Fully Booked: No


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