Yearly Archives: 2016

International Artists working at The Retreat

New York artist Micky Schon and Israeli Printmaking Artist Hadassah Berry enjoyed a week of Life Drawing at The Retreat working alongside British painter John Skelcher in a variety of Media. The course has been a true inspiration for everyone, professional artists and beginner painters alike. More joint work is planned for the future including…
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New Guest rooms ready

With ever growing demand for more guest rooms at The Retreat due to so many of our popular courses booking out, we have been working around the clock to provide more guest rooms at The Retreat for this year's summer season. Our light and airy 4th bedroom with en-suite shower room is ready and bedrooms…
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Landscape Painting this week 26th June to 1st July

      This week I have been joined by Edith from Hong Kong and Mark from England for an Italian Landscape Painting course. The week started with a trip to Ascoli to see an exhibition of Giullio Gabrielli's Italian landscape paintings. From here we worked on key features in the landscape, buildings trees, focusing…
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