10 DAYS IN SICILY!
PLEIN AIR PAINTING WORKSHOP–2019
LANDSCAPES | PORTRAITS | ARCHITECTURE
A COMPREHENSIVE APPROACH TO painting EN Plein air
dates: to be announced
Hosted by Raffaele Nobile, Tuscany In The Frame
"Painting the Figure/Portrait Amid the Sicilian Landscape and Architecture"
Our goal is to meet your artistic needs and interests! As well as challenge you to do your best work in one of the most beautiful places on earth!
Focus on one area of study or sample everything! We will begin with studying the basics of rendering the figure in a landscape or architectural setting utilizing drawing essentials, and throughout the week we’ll incorporate plein air painting and buildings. As always, participants of my workshops will receive a comprehensive workbook, detailing all areas of study for the 10-day course!
WORKSHOP HOST & COORDINATOR: Raffaele Nobile of Tuscany in the Frame, hosts the most INCREDIBLE workshops! You will be treated like royalty! Fabulous meals, lodgings, breathtaking locations, everything is covered except the airfare. The memories are priceless!
It's never too late to invest yourself! Come explore, discover, learn, grow, make new friendships and life-long memories.
Arrival in our home base of Case di Latomie. Meet the group & Tutor & enjoy our first evening meal. Talk about the week ahead. We may arrive very early n which case we can Paint around the grounds of our Agriturismo & use the pool. Also we can have Lunch on the sea front of Marinella just 5 minute drive.
The temples of Selinunte . The biggest Archealogic al Park in Europe with Greek temples dating back to the 5th & 7th C. BC. There may be another half day visit to a different part of the historical grounds
The Tonnara of Scopello & the hamlet of Scopello itself. On the north west corner of Sicily. Views of the Original tuna plant with lookout tower & rocky coastal needles making it an interesting location. In the afternoon we may ( time permitting) stop for a sketching/photo opportunity on the harbour of Castellalmare.
We travel west to the salt pans of Stagnone in Trapani with views of the original Windmills once were a major part in producing the sea salt
Morning trip to the Open air Market of Castelvetrano. After Lunch we drive 10 minutes drive to Castelvetrano where we will be in the grounds of “ Chiesa Trinita' di Delia“ focusing on the 12 C. Arab Byzantine church set in peaceful grounds
Mazara Del Vallo for a Half day. This is an interesting coastal fishing Town with a big Arabic influence. Paint in the main Piazza or within a derelict Church which is partially ntact ( No Roof….but really interesting to paint Early evening finish for appraisal of your work with tutor, and feedback of your workshop experience with Tuscany in the Frame. Celebratory evening meal. PS. This is a SAMPLE itireray only. We will also make time to paint on location at our base at the " Case di L'atomie" in Selinunt
Transfer to Palermo Punta Raisi airport.
Pick up, (Palermo Punta Raisi airport up until 4 pm.)
Leave early morning (Time to be advised ) An information pack with travel information, packing list and pick up/drop off information will be mailed to you several weeks before the start of your workshop. If you have any queries, or cannot make the pick up point please do not hesitate to contact me for information on how to reach your base.
RESERVE YOUR SPOT TODAY: Reservations will close when all spots are full. 30% Deposit is due when minimum workshop booking is met. A waiting list will then be created to cover any cancelations on a first come, first serve basis.
NUMBER OF SPOTS: 15 (BOOKING–FIRST COME BASIS)
COST: €2,495 | $2,916.40 (CHECK CURRENT RATES)
* Price is all inclusive of top rate accommodations; gourmet food; transportation during workshop; and workshop tuition. You are responsible for your transportation to & from Sicily