Have you ever wanted to just escape for a week during winter and just indulge in a slice of artistic heaven?

 Ubud is the vibrant  cultural centre of BALI and will be  the unique venue for a painting workshop with artist JUDE SCOTT.

Everywhere in Ubud  the influence of thriving arts communities can be seen in the architecture,  arts, hand crafted goods, the homes, religious ceremonies and festivals.

Come and ignite your creative spirit and immerse yourself in the luxury of a painting holiday!

Indulge those artistic  urges with an inspirational  workshop and  painting retreat. Relax duringa seven night stay at The Arma, a quality resort situated on a 7 hectare property featuring a gallery and fine arts museum on site,  surrounded by the peace of lush tropical gardens complete with a small gurgling river flowing beneath several small bridges. Magical!

There will be unlimited painting opportunities....flowers abound, the  stunning landscape, the  rice paddies,  beautiful lotus ponds tucked under the tall trees, exotic architecture.

During the workshops Jude will  give demonstrations through out the day and provide guidance to  enable to you produce your own unique and  individual works of art. The subjects will be varied and include florals, landscapes, still life, life drawing with loads of tips and techniques along the way to enable you to get the best from those paints and brushes.

The workshop hours will be  from 10 am -4 pm,  breaking  for a delicious lunch served in the resort cafe, finishing the day with afternoon teas are served daily from 4 pm-6 pm!

The resort is surrounded by spacious  tropical gardens, and in this  lush  green setting there are two swimming pool,  resort  restaurants. Close by there are a host of friendly local restaurants, shops and galleries to explore. 

The shuttle bus has a regular service into the centre of Ubud should you prefer and the resort also has a tour desk where activities such as cooking, silver jewellery, guided walks, yoga and much more can be booked as an optional activity for non painting partners! There is  also  a host of side trips you can book with tour operators- white water rafting, down hill mountain biking, side trips down to the beaches,or hire a bike and explore the hinterland!

You may also just wish to relax at the end of the day with a massage or indulge with one of the many beauty treatments on offer at the Arma Spa centre.

Artists with all levels of experience from beginners to advanced are most welcome !