Week End oil on Canvas Retreat
February 2020

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Lot et Garonne (47)




Setting : Villeneuve sur lot (47)
The painting studio is located at the very close city-center limit area :
From city-center : 5 mn in car. 25 mn on feet. Very close Bus stop.
Possible bike renting at the city-center transport Station.

The pretty town of Villeneuve sur lot, is ideally located in the very heart of Lot et Garonne, cradle of beautiful Medieval villages built with traditional stones and half-timberings, surrounded with large fields of sunflowers and poppies, where sun and warmth unit at the daily rythm of cicadas.

ARRIVALS :  Saturday 10.00 Am

First meeting will involve technical explanations about the course itself, and the first notions of composition of forming ideas for your subject work.


From 10.00-12.30am- 1.30-4.00pm

(Take your picnic for lunch altogether at painting place)
Last day : 4.00 pm : Little teatime to drink byebye together and quit in pretty nice way…




THE COURSE : All levels are accepted

Learn how to observe and interprete a subject in order to paint it, not the way we see it, but the way we feel it..

Learn the basic oil on painting techniques, how liquify, how get heavier matiere, learn how to mix colors, create spaces and visual levels in perfect harmony.
Lear how to make a rapid drawing, know how to feel one’s subject, learn how to choose the colours and forms for the background.
Understand how to create a contemporary visual structure, and learn how create it according to each one’s feeling and level.

All levels are accepted. We will respect needs and rythms of each, in a symptathetic and familiar atmosphere.


Retreat : 290 euros. Out of supplies