|Paint the Charm of Tuscany from Villas, Villages, Mountains to Sea: 9/9/2019 - 9/16/2019 - Villa Montorno, Servezza to Lerici Tuscany and Liguria
Nicole Kennedy is honored to be included as a new instructor at the beautiful art villa, Montorno in Servezza Tuscany
Nicole White Kennedy has been juried into many OPA regional exhibits and is an award winning signature member of the American Impressionist Society and Women Painters of the Southeast. Nicole is widely known for her paintings of Italy, figures in the environment, boats and anything with water.
Painting plein air at Montorno villa, (just North of Lucca) and the areas surrounding including Ligurian coast provides a unique opportunity to experience the diverse beauty Tuscany has to offer.
From the Montorno villa with breathtaking mountain views, to charming villages, a day at a colorful coastal port with boats and even painting a model in the environment. The Montorno location in Tuscany is perfect for everything Nicole loves to paint and teach! Quasi-fluent in Italian, Nicole is at home in Italy. Additionally the wonderful hosts of the Montorno workshops , Francesca and Alessandro , will be handling the day to day and travel logistics and delicious home made authentic Tuscan cuisine.
WHAT WE WILL COVER THROUGHOUT THIS WORKSHOP
Nicole Kennedy is well known for her energetic, enthusiastic teaching method. Students will receive individual attention, experiment and be encouraged to discover their creative voice. Nicole’s focus will be instructing students en plein air; capturing light, composition, simplification, extensive instruction on values, color application and drawing. Tips for painting water, and other essentials . While class focuses on media intended for canvas, watercolor and pastel artists are welcome. Sketching and painting (even with oils) in notebooks is encouraged and fun. Nicole will demo every day emphasizing problem solving methods common in painting from life.
COSTS, LOGISTICS AND ACCOMMODATIONS
Dates: Sept 9 - 16, 2019. 7 nights and 6 days painting and exploring the region ARRIVE on Monday Sept 9th at Pisa airport LEAVE Monday the 16th to airport or train station
FEES - Does NOT include airfare (see below for what is included) • $2,720 double occupancy room and workshop instruction 6 days and explore the area • single room add $350 (limited amount available) • May 30th is the deadline for signing up and deposit received. Class is limited to 12 students. •Please email Nicole directly to sign up and receive the detailed registration form. email firstname.lastname@example.org
Included in the fee: • All ground transportation from Pisa or local train station on the arrival and departure days. There is a train station in Querceta as well as daily transportation to the Montorno villa, grounds and studio (or possible off-site painting locations) • Hotel for 7 nights; amenities include Wi-Fi, air conditioning, private baths, hairdryer, TV, telephone, minibar, balcony, elevators, bicycles that guests can borrow. Hotel is in a little town called Querceta, train station walkable and Forte dei Marmi is the next town over by sea. Link to the hotel website: http://www.hoteldafilie.it •Breakfast is included daily at the hotel: Beautiful authentic Tuscan lunch and dinner will be provided on painting days at Montorno and when painting nearby.
- Please visit www.nicolestudio.com for full details, info and photos of this beautiful and diverse area and how to register!