Bed and Breakfast Greve in Chianti near Florence - B&B Ancora del Chianti
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Art Holiday in Chianti B&B with Painting Workshop 2021

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 2021 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.




12th May - 16th May 2021: Private Retreat - fully booked


2nd July- 9th July 2021: ALL MEDIA PAINTING COURSE - places available
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!


10th July - 17th July 2021:  Private Retreat - fully booked


10th September - 17th September 2020 SKETCHING AND LANDSCAPE WATERCOLOUR PAINTING - places available
Watercolour painting and sketching tutoring that covers main challanges for beginners and experts. Lessons will be en plein air or in the studio. ASK NOW!


29th September- 3rd October 2021: Private Retreat - fully booked


13th October - 22nd October 2020: UNISTRUCTED PAINTING WORKSHOP + VISITS TO FLORENCE AND SIENNA - fully booked - waiting list
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. 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. 


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