This painting workshop is designed for drawing, watercolor and acrylics. All levels of experience will be most welcome, you will be guided and encouraged to develop your own style with personalized tuition and demonstrations throughout the day from Jude. Drawing skills, brush marks, tone, composition and design will be the focus of this workshop and painting and drawing 'plein air'.
There is a wealth of diverse subjects in and around the resort. From exquisite orchids and flowers, the architecture, lotus ponds, a small river, rice paddies and the beautiful lush gardens. Included is a day at Panoto Gallery, with drawing and painting the figure and and the opportunity for a fine portrait.
DAY 1. SATURDAY. You will be met at the airport in the morning and transferred to the hotel. After check in, the afternoon is at your leisure to explore the hotel, gallery and museum and the surroundings, enjoy a refreshing dip in the pool or a chilled drink poolside.
Tonight is our welcome dinner in the hotel restaurant at 6.30 pm.
DAY 2. SUNDAY.
Breakfast available from 7-9.30 am then prepare to start on our first day of painting .
Meeting at 10 am and we will paint till noon, lunch from 12-1 pm is will be served in the cafe then paint from 1-4 pm. You are free to enjoy complimentary afternoon tea, then relax and chill by the pool, take a walk or enjoy a relaxing evening.
DAY 3. MONDAY.
Breakfast available from 7-9.30 am.
We meet at 10 am. Jude will demonstrate and then guide you through the steps with plenty of one- on -one assistance. Lunch from 12 noon -1 pm, then more painting, finishing around 4 pm after a critique session and a review of our day's efforts.
The cafe will serve afternoon tea at 4 pm then the rest of afternoon and evening is free to relax, shop and explore.
DAY 4. TUESDAY.
Breakfast available from 7- 9 .30.
Today is free to relax and explore Ubud, shop or book an activity from the tour desk. Check out the Ubud markets, take a mountain bike ride, visit the coffee plantation and spice farm!
DAY 5. WEDNESDAY.
Breakfast available from 7 am onward.
Today we will paint at Pronoto Gallery in Ubud, a short drive from the resort . Lunch today will be provided at the Babi Guling Restaurant much loved by by Rick Stein!
DAY 6. THURSDAY.
Breakfast available 7-9.30 am.
Meet at 10 am. Another morning of painting and today we will have a chance to finish some previous works or find some new untried subjects to draw and paint till lunch from 12-1. Then continue till around 4 pm for afternoon tea. Then the afternoon and evening is free to relax and refresh!
DAY 7. FRIDAY. Breakfast available 7-9.30 am. Meet at 10 am. Today will be our last day so we can try something different, artists choice.....we can decide to paint in and around the hotel buildings and grounds or visit a venue we have loved from a previous day. After lunch from 12-1 pm we will finish our best works and see the progress made during the week, our very own mini exhibition to finish off a wonderful week of painting and drawing!!
This afternoon there will be time for last minute shopping and to pack relax before our farewell dinner.
DAY 8. Breakfast available 7 am on wards for those who don't have a very early flight home. Please check breakfast times with Jude if you have a very early flight home and wish to have breakfast before you depart.
We hope your week has been amazing and bon voyage!
*details of the above painting venues and activities may vary as the sites may be subject weather etc in which case alternative venues will be used.