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CAPRI, ITALY ART HOLIDAY 2018 & 2019. A beautiful island just waiting for you off the Amalfi Coast in Italy. Painting/drawing course in the open air. Join us today for an unbelievable art adventure.

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On this art holiday, you can choose to paint or to make it a drawing holiday in Italy, or do both.

Included:

  • Sunday to Sunday island time with 6 full days of painting/drawing in a small group with a qualified tutor.

  • ART MATERIALS provided: Paint and paper. 

  • ART EQUIPMENT: Stool, board/easel provided for the duration of your plein air art class.

  • Stunning EXCURSIONS on Capri guided by your tutor, who will take you to paint/draw on jaw-dropping art excursions. New painting spots every day at overly exciting places like Monte Solaro and its breathtaking views, and Belvedere Punta Cannone (Faraglioni di Capri). Participants wishing to visit the Villa Lysis will be able to do so. 

Accommodation: Those wishing to share accommodation (single room) amongst participants and tutor (house or condo rental) should let us know when booking. Cost is £300 to £400 per week per person.

Mobility: Please note that although you do not need to be an athlete to join this painting holiday, you will need to be able to walk without strain at a normal no-rush pace anywhere from 15 to 20 minutes at a time to get to places. It is also  frequent to have to walk up and down steps on the island of Capri. 

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You've been looking for a painting or drawing holiday on the very island of Capri? Well, this is it! 

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On Azenart's Capri art holiday, you’ll be blown away by this awe-inspiring authentic Mediterranean island with its beaches, beautiful cliffs, hills and typical colours and flavours of the mediterranean. You’ll want to paint or sketch in plein air until you drop!  An island so beautiful you won’t know where to look first. Join us for this unforgettable creative adventure. We can accept up to 8 participants on this Italian painting/drawing trip. 

TRIP SCHEDULE - CAPRI PAINTING HOLIDAY

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DAY 1 (Day of arrival)

The tutor will meet the group at NAPLES AIRPORT, and accompany guests to the FERRY, which will arrive in CAPRI. Everyone will be getting great views already! Once the luggage in place at the accommodation, and all are freshened up and rested, we'll go out and have dinner.

Every day there onwards will start with breakfast, then the tutor's 15 minutes explanations of that day's "work".

DAY 2

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  • Our first painting session will be on the coast. The view, reddish rock and blue-green sea, is pure pleasure, wherever you look.

  • Group lunch

  • Afternoon painting with tutor and group at the pittoresque MARINA PICCOLA, painting scenery.

  • Free time around 4:30.

  • Group dinner.

DAY 3

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  • Painting a major part of our day painting at MONTE SOLARO. Highest point of the island (589 m) which we'll reach by a very entertaining chairlift (don't worry, even 8 year-olds take it) The view is guaranteed to leave you speechless.

  • Lunch at Monte Solaro.

  • Free time at about 4:30 pm.

  • Dinner

DAY 4

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  • Painting at MARINA GRANDE for a major part of our painting day. We'll paint boats, shops and the coast.

  • Group lunch at a restaurant at the marina.

  • Free time at about 4:30.

  • Dinner

DAY 5

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  • Morning painting session at the town's centre with the Piazzetta Umberto. From there, we'll have a beautiful view of Capri.

  • Lunch at the town's centre.

  • After lunch, we'll get ready for an easy-paced 20-minute walk to reach PUNTA CANONNE BELVEDERE, with an overly spectacular view (simply heavenly eye food!) where we'll paint the famous rocks that often represent Capri, the FARAGLIONI DI CAPRI.

  • Back to town centre by about 5 or 5:30.

  • Free time.

  • Dinner

DAY 6

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  • Painting at ANACAPRI for a major part of the day, with a visit to the famous Swedish physician Axel Munth's VILLA SAN MICHELE. This villa is known in Capri for its spectacular views and for the villa itself. To die for, or rather... to paint for! Once the day is done, you will want to stop at the shops on the way back; one of them being THE LIMONCELLO (a lemon drink specialist). Another is L'Oasi Ceramiche (gorgeous local ceramics).

  • Lunch

  • Free time around 4:30 pm

DAY 7

  • Painting site left open (group’s choice)

  • Lunch

  • Free time around 4:00 pm.

  • Ferry back to mainland and goodbyes.

DAY 8

  • Breakfast

  • Ferry back to mainland Italy with group and tutor. Groups travels to the airport. Goodbyes.

That will be the end of our Capri painting class. Tutor and guests will most likely feel a pinch of nostalgia already...

Planning my Capri painting / drawing trip:

  • Nearby airports are accessible from major European cities. Flights can be as low as £40 when booking early, and less than $400 from overseas.

  • Accommodation: Shared rental amongst participants and tutor (£300 to £400 for 7 night per person for a single room) or our recommended hotel: Weber hotel on CAPRI ISLAND. Prices when booking early are £60 / night pp, double (tax + breakfast included), £97 / night for a single room including tax and breakfast.)

  • Meals.

  • Local group transportation in Capri. Local buses (about £5 per day) and Monte Solaro chairlift (£9). Villa San Michele entry (£7).

  • Ferry from mainland Italy (£35 round trip).

This Capri art vacation is a watercolor painting holiday, but you'll be able to draw or paint with acrylics. Other media possible, including oils, although slow drying times and difficult portability make it a tricky medium on painting holidays. Wet carrying case is a must.

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