PAINTING HOLIDAY in BRITTANY, FRANCE

Brittany painting holiday

Enjoy Brittany like never before on a lovely painting holiday in Pont Aven- La Cité des Peintres (the city of painters), a little town in French Brittany’s Finistère region where post-impressionist Paul Gauguin loved to paint. This all media painting holiday is for artists of all levels. You’ll have a choice between watercolour, acrylics, oils, drawing, hard pastels or gouache. Tutor: Mary Greenacre.

What’s included?

Art holiday Brittany France
  • A lovely week in Pont Aven with 5 days of Tuition.

  • Art materials: Paper, paints, paintbrushes (/pencils if drawing, pastels, etc.) + other small accessories available from tutor.

  • Art equipment: Board, stool, easel (if working with acrylics or oil).

  • 6 nights SINGLE ROOM accommodation in Pont Aven with breakfast. Visit our Accommodation section.

  • Group taxi arrangements from Quimper to accommodation and back.

WEEKLY SCHEDULE for this Brittany painting holiday.

Day 1: Group taxi to Pont Aven in the morning. Welcome with tutor in Pont Aven. Wine, crisps and mingle at the house while you discuss your artistic expectations and abilities with the tutor.

Day 2: Breakfast at the house. Around 10.30 AM, Morning preparatory sketching of boats in Pont Aven. Free time to have lunch. Painting boats in the afternoon. Free time and dinner.

Day 3: Breakfast at the house. Morning preparatory sketching of a lovely river scene. Free time to have lunch. Afternoon painting the river scene.

Day 4: After breakfast, the group will sketch the lovely Pont Aven church. Lunch, then the afternoon will be spent painting in the church area.

Day 5: Breakfast, then mid-morning sketching of a stony street scene. Time for lunch, then afternoon painting the street scene.

Day 6: Breakfast, then morning sketching by the water. Lunch, then afternoon painting by the water.

Day 7: Breakfast and goodbyes. Group taxi to Quimper.


Interested in this 2020 Brittany, France art holiday? You can contact us by filling in the short form below.

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