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Making Art A Great Experience

Autumn 2020

Robert Klein-Boonschate

Class Open

A comprehensive learning experience in which students will learn “how to see with a painter’s eye” through exploration of drawing and acrylic painting.

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Bronwyn Rees & Kathy Boyle

Class Open

A collaboration between Bronwyn and Kathy which will focus on using found materials and textures in various print-making techniques.

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Beverly Allen

Class Open

Working from life with one of Australia’s foremost botanical artists, this intensive workshop will build botanical watercolour skills.

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Christine Webb

Class Open

This workshop is open to all levels of experience. Perfect for beginners!

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Charlotte Thodey

Class Open

Exploring the portrayal of seasonal fruit and vegetables with a focus on creating compositions through use of colour, tone and light.

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Spring 2021

David Frazer

Class Open

Develop a suite of engravings and drawings that capture the student’s experience of the town of Todi and surrounds.

David Frazer

Julianne Ross Allcorn

Class Open

Create an art journal and artworks in mixed media of pencil, watercolour/ acrylic paint, pen and ink either on birch wood panels or paper.

Jane Blundell

Class Open

A focus on drawing and sketching from life, using a range of sketching tools: exploring techniques using water soluble and water proof mediums.

Jane Blundell

Amanda Penrose Hart

Class Open

An in-depth look at the basics of composition and colour through plein air painting of the local landscapes around the town of Todi.

Amanda Penrose Hart

Why Choose Art Class Italy

Painting holidays are a lived experience. Our students will return home with beautiful memories of Italy beyond the class itself. Students will learn skills and techniques from professional artists in an environment of encouragement and support. Our class programs are created for all levels of experience from the absolute beginner to the advanced artist. We have developed a yearly program that covers a wide range of media and genres. Our passion for art is shared by our artist/teachers, the artist community of Todi and its people .

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Professional Artists

We carefully curate professional artists to teach Classes. Our artists are passionate about sharing their skills and insights to students of all levels. Your experience will improve your technique and confidence with lasting results.

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Concierge Service

Planning your art holiday experience is made easy. Our English speaking Concierge is a resident of Todi who will provide you with expert local knowledge and high quality recommendations before you arrive and during your stay in the beautiful medieval town of Todi.

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Opportunities to Exhibit

Exhibit your work in Italy. At the end of the class, students will be encouraged to celebrate their art work in a group exhibition by the whole class. Local Todi and Umbrian artists and supporters will be invited to attend the exhibition. If you wish, you could exhibit your work for sale!

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Meet Local Artists

Meet people and make some new friends. Students and local Todi and Umbrian artists and supporters of Art Class Italy will be invited to attend a catered informal social gathering to meet and exchange cultural interests in the first week of Class. The Todi townspeople are both welcoming and fun.

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Independent Accommodation and Transfers

Want some tips about accommodation and transfers? Our Concierge will send you expert recommendations for hassle free cheap transfers to Todi ( by train, bus and car) and a list of independent living accommodation close to the Class studio, and to a budget that suits you.

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Activities for Companions

Travelling with a partner or companion? Our Concierge can recommend additional activities in the area to keep your partner or companion happily occupied during the time you are in class. These might be Italian cooking classes, nature walks, wine tours or truffle hunting , to name a few.

About Todi

Once voted in the new York Times as the World's Best Small Town, Todi continues to live up to this reputation today. Todi is a beautiful town whose people are relaxed and entertaining. Events and cultural celebrations are a constant feature of life in Todi and its towns folk are warm and welcoming.

Art Class Italy is supported by ArtEX, a local association created by locals in Todi to promote contemporary art and cultural exchange. It is not surprising that the local artists and art lovers are keen to meet our students on social occasions.

We also have the generous support of a group of ex-pats from Australia, the United Kingdom and America who are highly regarded by the people of Todi. They have all taken their time in their dealings with us and understand we are in this venture for the long haul. We, like them, love the spectacular town of Todi, its cuisine, cultural events and generous and warm hearted people.

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