Painting Holidays

Are you a dab hand with a paint-brush or do you want to develop your skills?

Have you ever thought about joining a painting holiday in Italy?   Now’s your chance.  Stress free, relaxing, fresh air and stunning views – what more could you want?

Our inspiring and relaxing painting holidays with professional and renowned tutors are designed to help both experienced painters and beginners to release their inner artist.

Hotel Leone is a unique setting in the historic centre of Montelparo in Central Italy perched above the rolling hills with breaktaking views of the mountains, countryside and coast and offering painting holidays where you can experience authentic Italian life in a medieval village. 

All our retreats are for small groups only.  There will never be more than 15 people but more typically between 10-12.  We have 11 luxury, en-suite bedrooms so you can share with a friend or bring a partner – even if they’re not participating in the painting.    

Below is our great programme of painting holidays over the coming months set in the inspiring Le Marche countryside - You'll find fewer better places to enjoy and improve your art.

PAINTING HOLIDAYS PROGRAMME

  DATE ARTIST MEDIUM  
2nd - 9th May 2020 David Shkolny All mediums

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23rd - 30th May 2020

30th May - 6th June 2020

Carole Massey

Drawing, pen & wash, watercolours

or a medium of your choice

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6th June - 13th June 2020 Kevin Scully All mediums

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20th June - 27th June 2020 Fiona Forbes Drawing & sketching, watercolours and acrylics

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4th - 11th July 2020 Julia Morgan Watercolours

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27th August - 4th September 2020 Gaye Adams All levels of plein air

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5th - 11th September 2020 Elaine Griffith Sketching, watercolours and acrylics

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12th - 19th September 2020 James Tatum Oils, acrylics, water colours and mixed media

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20th - 27th October 2020 Steve Bretel Watercolour, line & wash, acrylic and mixed media

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1st - 8th May 2021 Eli Cedrone Sketching, oils, watercolor and acrylics

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29th May - 5th June 2021 Susie Hunt Watercolour - acrylics and oil painting

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19th - 26th June 2021 Gerry Dudgeon   Coming soon
26th June - 3rd July 2021 Julia Morgan   Coming soon
18th - 25th September 2021 Michele Illing

Drawing and sketching, pen and ink,

watercolours, acrylics, pastels

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2nd - 9th October 2021 Peter Woolley Watercolours and Sketching Techniques

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9th - 16th October 2021 Jenny Aitken Acrylics and Oils

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23rd - 30th October 2021 Roxanne Stout   Coming soon
2nd - 9th July 2022 Sue Ford  

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