Art Workshop in Tuscany, 8 days/7 nights June 6th - 13th, 2015
Sandy Gregory, Tour Director Joanna Coke, Art Instructor
Each day in our itinerary, I conducted 1 or 2 art lessons depending on the time
at each cite visited. The emphasis was "how to see differently" using the materials
such as colored pencils, watercolors, woodless graphite pencils, brown and black
inked pens and sketchbooks from the art kits provided in the tour. These artworks
were done by the students.
Day 1. Sat, June 6 - arrival in Rome, then
a van ride to our villa in the heart of the
Day 2. Sun, June 7 - Visited the Etruscan hill
town of Arezzo (with its monthly antique
market all over town).
And then visited Cortona with its very high hill top town.
Day 3. Mon, June 8 -
Visited San Gimignano in
the morning and then a
private castle wine tasting
lunch in the afternoon.
Drawing wine bottle labels
and collaging wine cellar
Day 4. Tues June 9 -
Visited Florence and how
to observe the energies
of sculptures from the
Day 5. Wed, June 10. -
L’arte di non fare niente,
the art of doing nothing
and enjoying the pool and
surroundings of our villa.
Another art lesson over
looking our many
Day 6. Thurs, June 11 - Siena
Day 7. Fri, June 12 - Last full day at the villa for another art lesson
and then an intimate hands-on cooking lesson
Day 8. Sat, June 13. Ciao, Belle!