ART TUITION DAYS AVAILABLE (MON – FRI)

We are now offering a day’s art, which can be booked for any week dpainting at an easelay Monday to Friday.

It includes everything you will need for your art.

Plus :

09.00 – 09.30 coffee and croissant
2 course lunch served around 12.30
Tea and cake served in the afternoon

It is a great day out, and will get your creative juices flowing.

Sometimes, we busy people, forget that we can be artistic and really enjoy creating something beautiful. So don’t pass it by, have a go, it’s surprising how much you can learn and enjoy yourself at the same time; it’s just a matter of making some time for you !

See Tariffs and Availability

New for 2019 – We’re offering a Friday to Sunday stay with Art on Saturday

The Weekend Break offering will be for Friday 17 May to Sunday 19 May, with Art Tuition on Saturday.  The weather in mid-May is usually warm and sunny.

The weekend goes like this:

  • Arrive on Friday; You’re free to explore the garden and pool, or take a walk or bike ride around the local area to take in the fresh air and get your bearings. Or just relax !
  • Dinner is at 7pm. And you’ll be able to meet your art tutor Glyn, to get to know each other, and find out more about the format for Saturday’s art . Dinner is a 4 course meal served at 7pm in the gazebo weather permitting or in our Image result for boeuf bourguignon presentationdining room. Home cooked, and a glass or two of house wine.
  • Saturday morning, continental breakfast, (Cereals, Yogurts, Cold Meats and Cheese, French bread, Croissant, Pain au Chocolat, Fruit Juice, Tea, Coffee, Hot Chocolate) served from 7.30 am – 8.30 am.
  • 9.0 am, make your way to the Art Studio, where we will discuss our art projects for the day. After which we will go out into the garden (weather permitting), to work with the beautiful surroundings.
  • 10.30 Morning coffee break.
  • Light lunch 12.30 – 1.30 when we can also discuss our morning’s achievements.
  • 1.30 back to our art projects in the garden, until 4 pm.
  • 4 pm Tea and cake.
  • Then there’s plenty of time to relax and enjoy your surroundings, before your evening meal.
  • Dinner served at 7pm, and more time to relax.
  • A good night’s sleep, and breakfast on Sunday morning, before your departure.

The Weekend Break offering is new for us, and hopefully just the sort of thing you would enjoy with some fellow artists or good friends ! To get away from it all, and to welcome in the warm summer months! And Why Not ?

Please Note: for anyone who might like to come visit us for the Saturday’s Art Class only; we are flexible to be able to do that as well, and you will be very welcome !

Call Clare to get all the details of prices etc..

 

 

 

 

Time to Book This Year’s “Me-Time”

2018 View Of Lake At Eguzon
2018 View Of Lake At Eguzon

It’s almost the end of March, when we begin our courses. We have both, whole week and single days of tuition available from April to June, and also September to October.

It’s time to book your space and give yourself that well-earned break.

Life lately, has it ups and downs; but that doesn’t mean that we have to stay at home watching it all unfold !

So why not buck the trend and have a wonderful art holiday in rural France.

River at Gargilesse
River at Gargilesse

Come and see our beautiful countryside, and take up a relaxing pass-time. Enjoy being creative with pencils, brushes and lots of colour. It will help you de-stress and refresh your body and soul.

Kick back and relax, we’ll make your stay comfortable, and enjoyable with plenty of great projects to keep you occupied.

See our Availability page for dates, you deserve it !

 

2019 Dates Just Added – See ‘Availability’

So that’s it for our 2018 courses.

It has been a really good start for us in 2018, and we’ve learned such a lot along the way. All good for helping to make a great residential art experience, even better in 2019.

So, check out our 2019 course dates against your own calendar to see which course week(s) will fit into your schedule for 2019; see the Availability Page for all the available course dates.

Don’t forget that if you’re looking for a taster, or don’t have far to come, then a ‘Single Day’ of tuition, might just get your arty juices flowing again ! All dates are on the Availability Page. Scroll down to the Art Tuition Dates 2019; all ‘Single Day’ available dates are on a Tuesday.

To Book onto a course, go to the Booking page to get more information about accommodation and tariffs; then go to the Contact Us page and either Call or Email us.

We’re looking forward to meeting new artists, both experienced and beginners in 2019 !

Don’t wait too long to book, or you might miss your preferred date.

Autumn – Weekly Courses start next week !

If you’re looking for something a bit different and you’ve always had an idea that you have a budding artist inside you… then look no further… our art tutor will gently lead you towards a good understanding of how to begin your journey into the world of art.

You will soon find that making time for yourself, and creating your own art will be so satisfying that you will want to delve deeper and be more adventurous with your art.

Don’t delay, it starts next week, both weekly full board courses, and single day courses with meals (Tuesdays only).

See Contact Us for Booking details.

Start of Autumn Season – full weeks and single days

It’s been hot, yes -very hot ! here in Creuse, and the temperatures are just starting to calm down a little bit, as the hours of daylight continue to shorten.

The family holiday period is nearing it’s end, and we are moving towards September and Autumn, the period when our artists come again for their art courses.

We have places available for the following dates:

6 DAY – ART COURSE DATES 2018 (Availability):   All dates run Sunday to Saturday.

September     16 – 22,  23 – 29

October            30 Sep – 6

1 DAY – ART TUITION DATES 2018 (Availability):  All ‘1 day’ art course dates are on a Tuesday.

September     18, 25

October            02

If you’ve been avoiding the school holiday travel period, and have time to spend doing something for yourself, or with friends and/or family; why not try our art courses, they run for either 6 days (5 days tuition) or just one day (Tuesday dates above).

Why not come and see if it’s something that you would enjoy. We put our energy into making sure your stay is comfortable and relaxing, as well as ensuring that you really enjoy the art course under the  guidance of our tutor, Glyn.