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Acrylic & Watercolor Painting in AUSTRALIA

Sydney Harbour Rocks 34 Harrington St, Sydney

We’ll meet in Sydney at our hotel Sydney Harbour Rocks. For 3 days enjoy walking tours, the opera house and museum visits, local dinners, painting and sketching. Then we transfer to the Hunter Valley wine district for 6 nights at the Convent boutique hotel. Painting on their vineyard, spotting kangaroos, exploring local culture and towns. […]


Autumn Arts Festival – Watercolor and Acrylic

Tuscany, Italy Tuscany

Il Chiostro celebrates the harvest time of the year in Tuscany with The Autumn Arts Festival. We offer 4 separate workshops that all overlap throughout this week-long celebration of the arts, the harvest, the wine and this wonderful region of Italy.  The workshops are: Painting in Watercolor & Acrylic plus Collage with Lynn Stender Watercolor Journaling with Kathy Rennell […]


Watercolor & Acrylic Painting -Florence & the Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre, Italy Cinque Terre

This will be a week of painting in watercolor or acrylic with a little bit of collage tossed in. Lynn’s workshop will be familiar and fun. The twist is that we’ll spend the first 2 nights in the heart of the Renaissance – Florence. Then we’ll move to the magical Cinque Terre along the Ligurian […]