ART & WINE SPRING WEEKEND
19, 20 & 21 MAY 2023
A three-day residential retreat that encourages you to let go of any inhibitions and enjoy the results of painting and drawing with freedom. From your base at Le 1500 you'll experience a fun-filled few days, sampling the best of our local wines and delicious and stunning dishes in our gorgeous private dining room. Non-residential packages are also available.
WHEN: 19, 20 & 21 May 2023
PRICE: €585 per person
Lunch each day / Three-course welcome dinner with wine / Wine Tastings / All art materials / Tuition Fees
WHEN: 19, 20, 21 May 2023
PRICE: From €945 per person
Three nights' accommodation / Breakfast & Lunch daily / Welcome dinner with local wines / Wine Tasting / All art materials / Tuition Fees / Use of all guest facilities at Le 1500 (gym, pool, cinema)
Day One: 10h00 Memory and Imagination in Art - expressing yourself through a range of mediums. 12h30 Lunch featuring Chateau Le Tap. 14h00 Speed Drawing & Colour Tutorial 15h00 Dynamic Still Life (picking up on speed and imagination). 17h00 Relax. 19h30 Welcome Dinner
Day Two: 10h00 Field Trip - Winery Research Tour and Landscape Painting. 13h30 Picnic Lunch with featured wine, Chateau de Fayolle. 15h00 Life Drawing class. 17h00 Relax. 19h30 Optional Dinner
Day Three: 10h00 Speed Drawing / New Tools. 12h30. Lunch with featured wine, Chateau Feely. 14h00 Life Drawing with Emma. 16h30 Review, Debrief & Bubbles
MICHAEL F RUMSBY. Since shifting from the corporate world to life as a full-time artist in 2012, Mike has enjoyed international success as an expressive landscape and still-life painter. His unusual approach to painting has earned him a solid reputation as a painter of joyous, colourful works and is represented by the UK's largest gallery portfolio, Clarendon Fine Art. Mike is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts in London. His inaugural Solo Show opens at Clarendon Fine Art on Dover Street in London on 26th May 2022.