Pricing & Accommodations
This program is from June 15-21, 2019 (6 nights accommodation).
Saturday, June 15:
Welcome reception and dinner at the Château des Sablons where you will meet fellow artists and your tutor, Jeannette Matelot.
Sunday, June 16:
Breakfast followed by a trip to the Antiques Market at Montsereau.
We then return to the château to do some sketching of the grounds.
Monday, June 17:
An introductory workshop on perspective in the Orangerie. Then we are off to Chinon to enjoy its many restaurants and cafés for lunch. Afterwards, a sketching session looking across to the château.
Tuesday, June 18:
Visit the market in nearby Bourgueil. Then we are off to the
riverbank where we can picnic or take lunch at a small restaurant.
Then there will be a workshop covering pencil techniques for
drawing landscapes with an emphasis on trees.
Wednesday, June 19:
Off to Chenonceau to sketch the beautiful château.
Thursday, June 20:
A workshop on French streetscapes. Then off to Saumur for
lunch at the Pot de Lapin, a delightful restaurant serving traditional French cuisine.
Then we will enjoy some spectacular views of the château and the river with a wide range of views to sketch. In the afternoon, there is a workshop to prepare our sketches for the Vernissage in the evening which is a preview of our week’s work. Then there will be a gala dinner in the ballroom.
Friday, June 21: