ART & WINE MINI RETREATS
2 - 6 JUNE 2021
A five-day residential or non-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 stay, sampling the best of our local wines and, should you choose, delicious and stunning dishes in our gorgeous restaurant.
WHEN: 2-6 June 2021
PRICE: From €985 per person
Four 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)
WHEN: 2-6 June or 2021
PRICE: €550 per person
Lunch each day / Three-course welcome dinner with wine / Wine Tastings / All art materials / Tuition Fees
Wednesday 2 June: Check in from 15h00. Relax & Acclimatise. 19h30 Welcome Dinner with a range of local wines.
Thursday 3 June: 08h00 Breakfast. 10h00 Group introduction & Letting Go. 12h30 Lunch featuring Chateau Le Tap. 14h00 Colour Tutorial and Individual Project planning. 17h00 Relax. 19h30 Optional Dinner
Friday 4 June. 08h00 Breakfast. 10h00 Field Trip. 12h30 Picnic Lunch with featured wine, Chateau de Fayolle. 14h00 Life Drawing class. 17h00 Relax. 19h30 Optional Dinner
Saturday 5 June: 08h00 Breakfast. 10h00 Speed Drawing / Individual Project. 12h30. Lunch with featured wine, Chateau Clos D'Orsignac. 14h00 Individual Project. 16h00 Relax. 17h30 Wine Tasting, Chateau Monestier La Tour. 19h30. Optional Dinner
Sunday 6 June: 08h00 Breakfast. 10h00 Depart Le 1500 (or speak to us about extending your stay at preferential rates)
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 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.