Bed and Breakfast Greve in Chianti near Florence - B&B Ancora del Chianti
 

Art Holiday in Chianti B&B with Painting Workshop 2024 -25

Painting residential workshops in Tuscany: challange your talent, learn new techniques and experience Tuscany art and conviviality. 

learning holidays - Ancora del Chianti B&B

An unforgettable experience in the middle of the Tuscany countryside: feel the pleasure of drawing and painting in a charming hilltop retreat in Chianti, challange your talent and indulge yourself with inmost regenerating moments in contact with positive energy, silence and nature.

You will live a memorable intensive art learning in Tuscany not forgetting local exploration and good local food and wine for an authentic and creative holiday in Chianti. 

The workshop tutors are expert painting teachers who run sucessful workshops internationally. The lessons will held in the studio or in open air, in English or other European languages. The studio is at disposal for extra session of work in the morning and in the evening.

Book now for your residential art holidays in Tuscany with painting workshops 2023 with international tutors & conviviality

The typical workshop day will begin with a tasteful and convivial breakfast on the terrace with home baked cakes and local specialities.

Later the group will meet in the studio for a presentation of the day's art programme and then the morning painting session will start.

At midday, lunch will be served with fresh local produce and after a short break the afternoon session will continue untill evening. Programms may vary and offer visits and sketching sessions to art cities as Florence, to local villages and markets and one free day for personal art research, walks or relaxation.

typical traditional Tuscan dinner will be served in the evening and the group may continue in the studio the review of the day's works and introduction to the next day lesson.

 

JOIN OUR RESIDENTIAL ART WORKSHOPS: LEARN, ENJOY, HAVE FUN!  

 

2024 CALENDAR FOR ART WORKSHOP IN CHIANTI AND PAINTING HOLIDAYS IN TUSCANY

11th April - 18th April 2024: 7 days - ABSTRACTING THE TUSCAN LANDSCAPE WITH OIL PAINTING registrations open


Immersive oil painting workshop where we draw inspiration from the color-rich Tuscan landscape and push the boundaries of abstraction. Lessons will be en plein air or in the studio. This is anintermediate workshop in the heart of Tuscany is for anyone who wants to push their landscape painting to a new level with dynamic color and composition. Artists must have some basic drawing and oil (or acrylic) painting experience.  ASK NOW! 

 

13th May - 20th May 20247 days - SKETCHING AND LANDSCAPE OIL PAINTING registrations open


This course will be focused predominantly on working from life while encouraging you to develop your own unique artistic vision: you will be introduced to plein air landscape painting and have the chance to immerse yourself in the beautiful surrounding countryside, think vineyards, rustic stone farmhouse buildings, and rolling hills. For beginners and expert painters. Lessons will be en plein air or in the studio. ASK NOW!

 

20th May - 24th May 2024: 4 days - ABSTRACT, STILL LIFE AND LANDSCAPE WATERCOLOUR PAINTING  registrations open


Abstract, still life and land scape tutoring that covers main challanges for beginners and experts. Lessons will be en plein air or in the studio. ASK NOW! 

 

4th August - 9th August 2024: 5 days - ABSTRACT, STILL LIFE AND LANDSCAPE WATERCOLOUR PAINTING  registrations open


Abstract, still life and land scape tutoring that covers main challanges for beginners and experts. Lessons will be en plein air or in the studio. ASK NOW! 

 

28th August - 6th Septmber 2024: 8 days - UNINSTRUCTED PAINTING WORKSHOP + VISITS TO FLORENCE and SIENNA - registrations open


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

 

9th September - 15th September 20246 days - ALL MEDIA PAINTING COURSE - registrations open


Tuition in Watercolour, Sketchbook, Ink, Pastel, Acrylic and demos each day. Focus on drawing, preparation for a painting, the colours of the Italian landscape and painting plein air. All levels of painter and non painters are welcome. ASK NOW!

 

1st Oct. - 8th Oct. 2024WATERCOLOUR PAINTING from BASIC to STILL LIFE, LANDSCAPE, PORTRAIT and ARCHITECTURE - registrations open


Watercolour painting tutoring that covers main challanges for beginners and experts. Lessons will be en plein air or in the studio. All levels of painter and non painters are welcome. ASK NOW!

 

2025 CALENDAR FOR ART WORKSHOP IN CHIANTI AND PAINTING HOLIDAYS IN TUSCANY

4th April - 8th April 2025: 4 days - CREATIVE WRITING RETREAT - in English only - program being defined ASK NOW!

 

5th May - 12th May 2025: 7 days - WATERCOLOUR AND MIXED MEDIA WORKSHOP


Watercolour and mixed media teaching and you will be introduced to lots of lots of exciting techniques with some lessons based in the studio and others in the beautiful grounds and area surrounding the B&B. There will be a mix of whole group teaching and individual tuition. ASK NOW!

 

12th May - 19th May 2025: 7 days - WATERCOLOUR AND MIXED MEDIA WORKSHOP


Watercolour and mixed media teaching and you will be introduced to lots of lots of exciting techniques with some lessons based in the studio and others in the beautiful grounds and area surrounding the B&B. There will be a mix of whole group teaching and individual tuition. ASK NOW!

 

For shorter stays and/or invidual tutoring, private painting lesson in watercolour and acrylic

Chianti is one of the best places in Tuscany for experiencing an art day or a painting course during a short break immersed in beautiful landscape.

Even just a half-day of painting experience in Tuscany or a full immersion painting short break will lead you into the wonderful world of watercolour and acrylic painting surrounded by the beauty of Tuscany views.

 Lessons may be individual, one-to-one or in small group for beginners and/or more experienced students held by our expert resident teacher. The program will be arranged according to the level and the expectations of the students in drawing, sketching, watercolour and acrylic painting. Specific programs for families and small groups.

One painting at least will be completed. Basic material is provided. More specific art material can be provided on request. More details about programmes here: PRIVATE PAINTING COURSE. 

 

BOOK NOW or send an email to info@ancoradelchianti.it