ARTE UMBRIA

At Tenuta di Poggiolame

Flavours of Art and Italy

Look no further than Arte Umbria for a wonderful week to try your hand at all the things you’ve always wanted to do with a daily taster during a week long residential retreat. Hopefully you will enjoy the week so much you will want to come back again and do/take/what? a whole week in your chosen medium.

26th June 2019

Fully inclusive price of £985, with non participating partners sharing a room £750.

We can arrange other activities for non participating partners such as golf, horse riding, extra wine tours to different vineyards.

Writing with Sue Moorcroft

If you’ve ever wanted to get your fiction published - hints, tips and tricks from best-selling author Sue Moorcroft.

Award-winning author Sue Moorcroft shares her path to becoming a Sunday Times bestseller, an international bestseller and holding the coveted #1 spot in the Amazon Kindle chart. With plenty of time for questions, in these two chatty sessions Sue will take you through what she’s learnt about writing for big publishers, small publishers, magazines, competitions, distance-learning organisations, and even a little about self-publication.
Join Sue to discover the published author in you. Sue has been coming to Arte Umbria for 6 years now and it’s always a pleasure to welcome her back for her very popular retreats.
www.suemoorcroft.com

Painting and Drawing with Belinda Biggs

There will be plenty of demonstrations and individual attention to guide you through your drawing and painting, using watercolour, graphite pencil, coloured pencil and pen & wash.

Belinda will be our ‘Artist in Residence’ for three weeks in summer of 2019. Always a joy to work with Belinda.
Belinda exhibits several times a year and has won many awards for her painting and drawing, including selection for the prestigious 'Focus on Nature XIII' at the New York State Museum, the 'Mortimer Art Prize' (the very best in realism) and the Margaret Flockton Scientific Illustration Award at the herbarium NSW and has works in private and public collections worldwide.

Belinda is currently teaching painting and drawing for the Tuggerah Lakes Kincumber Community College. Painting, drawing and botanical illustration classes at Morriset NSW. She also runs workshops around New South Wales, and conducts regular painting holidays to Italy, France, India, Rarotonga, Norfolk Island and New Zealand.

http://www.belindabiggs.com

Cooking with Gianluca Legati

Spend a day with renowned Italian chef Gianluca Legati. Learn how to prepare and cook a typical Umbrian meal lunch for the day using local seasonal organic food and sample some local wines. Marina and Gianluca run a delightful bed and breakfast and we are lucky enough to participate in these cookery classes. After lunch you can enjoy a dip in their pool before we come and collect you to bring you home to Arte Umbria.

Gianluca likes to reinvent the traditional recipes and puts a lots of attention into presentations. The ingredients are locally sourced and come either from Gianluca’s farm or from nearby ones.

It will include preparing a full menu to be enjoyed at lunch 'Pranzo'. The purpose of the cooking class is to prepare a full menu which will be enjoyed at lunch, it’s probably more watching than cooking but students are always welcome to help with chopping, preparing, etc. and they can do more if they want to.

After lunch we’ll go back to the kitchen and some more work, probably bake a traditional Umbrian cake or biscuits that they can be taken away.

There will be in interesting olive oil tasting as well.

After the day finishes we come and collect you to bring you home to Arte Umbria for a dip in the pool..

Photography with Seraphina Moody

Using your digital camera, preferably a DSLR, but ‘snappies’ are good too, you will be going out with Seraphina capturing the essence of Umbria and hopefully seeing some wildlife. We have Wild Boar, Deer, Porcupine, Wolves and nesting Honey Buzzards in our grounds and a proliferation of Butterflies. You will also have the opportunity to paint the flowers and wildlife with Belinda and Seraphina.

Seraphina Moody studied Photography, Fine Art, Theatre Design and History of Art. Now she lives in France with her family and animals and travels the world photographing and painting. Her primary interests are flora and fauna and exhilarating landscapes and cities. She runs painting and creative workshops based in Italy, but many others all over Europe and the rest of the world.

www.seraphinamoody.com

Course details

Look no further than Arte Umbria for a wonderful week to try your hand at all the things you’ve always wanted to do with a daily taster during a week long residential retreat. Hopefully you will enjoy the week so much you will want to come back again and do/take/what? a whole week in your chosen medium.

Italy 2019

Date: 26th June 2019

Cost: £985

Click here to pay your deposit for this course.

Flavours of Art and Italy

Non Painting Partners
Non participating partners are welcome if sharing a room with partner at Tenuta di Poggiolame, for the amazing price of £750 for all courses. Still no single room supplement. We can always arrange for you to join in on any of the 'Tasters' during the week at a small extra cost or you can just chill by the pool with some vino!

For guests returning to a course at Arte Umbria you are entitled to a 5% discount. Please contact us for your Discount Code to use when booking via the website. All our courses are priced and charged in Great British Pounds Sterling.

See our course dates and prices page for more information


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