Chianti Bed and Breakfast near Florence Tuscany | Ancora del Chianti

Painting Classes in Tuscany

Art course holidays in Italy or just a short art break in Tuscany is the dream for most of the people who enjoy the history of art or paint themselves but it is hard to combine a convenient accommodation, an enthusiastic and competent local teacher who speaks your language and an unforgettable setting with...flexibility

DREAMING OF PAINTING & DRAWING HOLIDAYS IN TUSCANY?....

....BOOK AND START ENJOYING THE MAGIC!

Art course holidays in Italy or just a short art break in Tuscany is the dream for most of the people who enjoy the history of art or paint themselves but it is hard to combine a convenient accommodation, an enthusiastic and competent local teacher who speaks your language and an unforgettable setting with...flexibility

HERE YOU CAN! 



Ancora del Chianti B&B is the perfect location for an artistic and personal experience while enjoying your holiday in Chianti. It is centrally located between Florence and Siena, in the heart of Chianti, overlooking the valley of the small town of Greve in Chianti,Tuscany. The overwhelming beauty of the hills covered by wines and olive grooves, mediterreanean vegetation, farmhouses and cypresses as well as the flowered garden will inspire and invite you to paint and draw. Laura, owner of Ancora del Chianti and a painter herself, together with her staff will offer a pleasant accomodation and a caring and dedicated personal assistence during your stay in Chianti. 



The wonderful Tuscan light has inspired an infinity of artists. Whether you are an absolute beginner looking for a new challange, or more experienced willing to improve your existing watercolor skills:

THIS IS FOR YOU!


You will be guided by a passionate and experienced teacher, speaking fluent English, Swedish, Finnish, Dutch or German in an inspiring and warm environment.

The teacher combines her passion for arts and watercolour with a competent teaching approch and a strong connection to nature.

She will give you tips and advices helping you to improve and develop your personal style and expression. 
 
Your class program will be personalized to your needs, existing skills and objectives.

You can learn how to draw your subject and compose the painting, about color theory and perspective.
You will excercise different watercolour techniques, including layering, positive and negative painting, improve your control of water and colour.
You will obtain all the necessary knowledge to continue the adventure of painting watercolours on your own once you will be back home!


Rates for 1-2-3 Day Painting Courses: 1-3 persons

1 x 3 hour Painting/Drawing Course: Euro 60.00 per person
2 x 3 hour Painting/Drawing Course: Euro 110.00 per person
3 x 3 hour Painting/Drawing Course: Euro 150.00 per person

Lessons are for beginners and/or more experienced students. The program will be arranged according to the level and the expectations of the students. Specific programs for families and small groups. Even just a  half-day painting experience in Tuscany will give you a full immersion into the wonderful world of watercolours and one painting at least will be completed. Basic material is provided. More specific art material can be provided on request.


CHOOSE YOUR PERSONAL ARTISTIC CHALLANGE NOW !

Landscape Painting Workshop

The marvellous views and scenic settings of AdC will inspire us with endless subjects. Painting 'en plein air'  and enjoying the outdoor location embracing olive grooves, wines and the hills of Chianti will certainly be an unforgettable experience. 
Sketching and drawing, composition and perspective, light and shadow – observing and capturing the Tuscan colours and light during different moments of the day, as well as studies of characteristic elements will be part of the program. You will learn how to build up a watercolour painting with layers and achieve deepness and distance to your work ending up with a very personal souvenir of Tuscany!



Nature and Floral Painting Workshop

You will be inspired by the beatiful garden and surroundings of Ancora del Chianti B&B with flowers, herbs, trees and branches with their foliage and fruits, pots with succulents and much more.

Painting surrounded by the fragrance of the seasonal flowering such as roses, honeysuckle and iris…as well as herbs like mint, lavender, rosemary, is a pleasure for your senses but also a great way to practice and learn more about watercolour techniques and botany as the teacher is also a keen gardener.

Watercolours are fantastic for capturing the levity of flowers and nature, making colours flow with the water and seeing the magic appear! 



Still Life Painting Workshop

Consider this one of the best ways to learn or improve your painting and drawing skills, blending colours, practicing the different techniques of layering, wet-on-wet painting and wet-on-dry painting.
Inspiring still lifes with everyday objects, fruit or natural elements  will help us to study light and shadow, colour, prospective and composition, positive and negative painting as well as painting the background. 


 New 2014:  Inspiring Creative Painting Workshop
                                             
Often you learn the most when you are just playing with water and color! If you feel blocked when painting, even don't think you can draw or just want to feel more confident with this media, learn the basics of mixing the colors and experimental watercolour techniques, this is for you! You will excercise and learn more of techniques like wet on wet painting and wet on dry painting, positive and negative painting, how to create structures and experiment mixing different alternative materials. The skills you achieve will turn out very useful as part of your future paintings...and life! 


 And we are sure ...
...YOUR ARTWORKS WILL BE THE FAVOURITE HOLIDAY SOUVENIRS OF TUSCANY
TO TAKE HOME WITH YOU! ....

 For a complete artistical and memorable experience, 
combine these visits with the UFFIZI & ACCADEMIA TOURS in Florence,
or join our FLORENCE MUSEUMS & WINE holiday packages at only euro 215.00 p/p for 3 nights.

FOLLOW YOUR PASSION
BOOK NOW or send an email to info@ancoradelchianti.it!


 
 
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