PAINTING HOLIDAYS AT THE OLD STONE HOUSE
SEVEN DAY PROGRAMME
Please note; some excursions are optional and are charged separately.
Drawing and Painting – This course is a mixed ability group for beginners and for those more experienced, who wish to brush up their skills, You will cover colour, composition, perspective and drawing and painting in all media. Our aim is to boost your confidence and skill sets, but above all we want you to enjoy yourselves.
A TYPICAL DAY
- Continental breakfast is served at 8.15 until 9.15 either in the garden or the dining room according to the weather.
- After breakfast there will be a short talk and demonstrations regarding the topic of the day and what we hope to be gained from the day’s work.
- The morning will continue with working on sketches, drawings or paintings during which the tutors will come to discuss individual progress.
- After lunch students continue the mornings activities or personal projects, relax or go on one of the trips provided.
Sketchbooks and cameras are advised on every occasion.
There will be 6 days tutoring during the week.
Please bear in mind that this is a ‘family’ style holiday should anyone want extra teas, coffees etc. they are more than welcome to pop into the kitchen and help themselves.
NOTHING is compulsory; the object is enjoyment for all.
If you wish to miss a session and relax that is perfectly okay.
In the unlikely event the weather be inclement alternative arrangements will be made for undercover working. We can arrange short visits and tours of the area if you feel so inclined.
- B Breakfast provided
- L Lunch provided
- D Dinner provided
Where meals are not shown guests will be eating away from home.
Important Additional Information
*There is bus service between Gokcebel and Yalikavak and thence to Bodrum running from in front of the shop twice an hour for those who want to eat out or explore on their own. Cost is a mere 3 Lira. Taxis are easy to find and reasonably priced.
We have a stock of maps and touristy type info sheets on everything from shopping to walking in the hills, plus we are more than delighted to suggest excursions according to taste.
*Transfers to the airport are extra and are charged at around £20 per person for multiples of two people and over, £30 for single travellers.
We are sorry to charge, but there are so many different flight times, we have to use outside driver service in some circumstances.
*Optional guided excursions are also extra, ask us for cost, nothing is very expensive and we have chosen good places to go!
If you are intending to stay on for a few days we can also arrange boat trips, excursions to Ephesus and or any other place you have heard of that takes your fancy.
We want you to really get to know Turkey, so ask away. Extra days are charged out at £20 B&B or £40 full board. You can also opt in or out of lunch if you so wish.
Please bring with you: camera and any of your personal equipment you wish to use.
We provide sketch books, easels, palettes, portable seating and boards. We also have a selection of canvas papers, watercolour pads, acrylic pads, linseed oil, thinners, mediums, budget oils, acrylics and watercolours along with brushes for all mediums should you prefer to get from us after travelling, there will be no charge for these items. We also supply overalls and carrying bags for trips out.
We have a selection of art books and magazines in the office. Broadband available.