Fiasco di chianti monteri Here are some frequently asked questions.

Q, Do I have to book early?
A, Most courses fill up quickly so it is advisable to book as early as possible to avoid disappointment. Please contact us for late availability just in case there is a space free.

Q, May I bring a non-participating partner ?
A, Yes; non-participating partners are welcome at a large discount for guests staying at Arte Umbria, please see Painting in Europe for their specific discounts.

Q, Is it necessary to have painting/drawing experience ?
A, No; all the courses can cover all levels from beginner to the experienced artist.

Q, Do I need to bring my own equipment ?
A, You are welcome to bring your own equipment, but we provide ALL art materials at our home in Umbria. Paints - oil, watercolour, pastels, crayons, pens, inks, brushes, papers and canvases and provide drawing boards, palettes, easels and stools. For courses further afield with Painting in Europe, all 'plein air' courses you must bring all your equipment that you will need.

Q, How many students are typically on a course ?
A, Normally, there are between 6 and 8 students on each course.

Q, Are there long walking trips, as I may not be able to manage ?
A, We are as flexible as possible to suit peoples needs. Any locations are chosen not just for their beauty, but for conveniences and restaurants/cafes.

Q, What type of cuisine ?
A, We have a private chef and offer a selection of fusion food, Italian and International. We cater for all dietary requirements.

If you have further questions please do not hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to help.



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Painting Holidays in Italy

BOOKING NOW FOR 2017 & 2018

Inspirational painting, drawing, stone carving/sculpture, stained glass, print making and creative writing courses in Europe and other exotic locations in 2017 & 2018, visit Italy, Spain, Venice, Prague, Morocco, Bruges, India and the Himalayas.

  • Master Classes and Painting Classes in Italy with Grahame Booth, Kelly Medford, Caroline Bays, Adele Wagstaff, Tim Wilmot, Paul Alcock, Belinda Biggs, Liz Chaderton, Roger Dellar, Paul O'Kane & Neal Winfield
  • Creative Writing course with Sue Moorcroft.
  • Stone Carving courses with Simon Keeley.
  • Workshop in Illuminated Manuscripts and Miniatures, with Claudia Tulifero.
  • Stained Glass course, with Neal Winfield.
  • Price includes tuition, art materials (if the course is at our home in Umbria), complimentary accommodation, food, wine and refreshments.

All inclusive from £985

BOOKING NOW For 2017 & 2018!

See our sister site Painting in Europe and other exotic locations with Arte Umbria.

  • Painting in Venice. Masterclass in Watercolour with Tim Wilmot.
  • Painting in Bruges. Painting and Art History with Adele Wagstaff.
  • Prague at Christmas. Masterclass in Watercolour with Kelly Medford.
  • Painting in India, with Grahame Booth.
  • Painting in Marrakesh, with Kelly Medford.
  • Painting in Granada, with Grahame Booth.
  • Painting in Barcelona, with Paul Alcock.
  • Painting in the Himalayas, with Belinda Biggs.
  • Painting in India, with Roger Dellar.



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Italy: +39 0763 837347

Arte Umbria
Tenuta di Poggiolame Vocabolo Poggiolame 16 05010 Montegabbione (TR) Italia

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