Watercolor Duo: Classical & Modern

Tutors: IDOIA LASAGABASTER & EVA LIBERAL

Dates: October 15 – 22, 2016

Destination: MotovunCroatia 

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This painting holiday is designed for those who would like an introduction to watercolor and classical plein-air painting or for those with some experience who would like to improve their skills and experiment with new watercolor techniques under double professional guidance by two experienced Spanish watercolorists: Eva Liberal and Idoia Lasagabaster. Advanced painters who would like to join are also welcome and will get personalized attention regarding to their level. The workshop will take place in the picturesque countryside and little medieval towns of Istria, giving painters a chance to get the most out of the beautiful Croatian scenery. This tour combines traveling with painting, entertainment with learning, fun with creativity.

Package Price: 1.575 €

Rate per Person, 8 days (7 nights), Accomodation in 3*Hotel (double occupancy) with Breakfast and Dinner

Single supplement 180 €
Non-painting partner 1.280 € (double occupancy)*

Included: Professional artist tuition (minimum 25 hours), Group transfers from/to Zagreb Airport, 3 Excursions, 2 Lunches, 7 Dinners, Free usage of indoors swimming pool with hydromassage, Free WiFi

* Painters have priority, but non-artist partners are also welcome.

 

Idoia Lasagabaster ARTISTours instructor Watercolor Painting Holidays Croatia

Eva Liberal ARTISTours instructor Watercolor Painting Holidays Croatia

 

Day 1 – Arrival Day

Zagreb Airport Pick-up. Group transfer (3-hour drive) to Motovun. Check into the Hotel Kastel. Dinner. Tour Orientation Briefing and Introduction.

Day 2 – Motovun

Breakfast. Morning Painting Workshop. Lunch break. Afternoon Painting Workshop. Free time activities from 5pm (sightseeing, walking, sketching, hotel pool & spa, etc.). Dinner.

Day 3 – Spinovci Trip

Breakfast. Morning Painting Workshop. Short Drive to village Spinovci on the opposite hill. Traditionally home cooked Lunch at Agrotourism Farm & Wine Tasting on the terrace overlooking Motovun. Plein air Painting of Motovun hilltop town and Landscape. Free time evening activities in Motovun. Dinner.  

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Day 4 – Motovun

Breakfast. Morning Painting Workshop. Lunch break. Afternoon Painting Workshop. Free time activities from 5pm (sightseeing, walking, sketching, hotel pool & spa, etc.). Dinner.

Day 5 – Rovinj Boat Trip

Breakfast. Half hour transfer to Porec for a Full Day Boat Tour, sailing along the coastline and by the picturesque islands to visit the nature reserve and protected area of Lim Bay (10 km estuary – fjord) and then the beautiful town of Rovinj. Lunch on Boat. Few hours free time in Rovinj for walking, sightseeing and sketching. Sail back and return to Motovun. Free time evening activities. Dinner.

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Day 6 – Groznjan Trip

Breakfast. Half hour transfer to Groznjan, a charming little medieval fortified hill town, internationally known as the “town of artists” and a cultural center, with spectacular views all around.  Plein air Painting Workshop Activities with Lunch break. Free time evening activities in Motovun. Dinner.

Day 7 – Exhibition & Farewell Party

Breakfast. Final Exhibition Preparation. Exhibition Opening. Final Review of the work, Debrief & Reflection. Free time activities. Afternoon Closing Ceremony and Aperitif Party. Farewell Dinner. Exhibition Closing.

Day 8 – Departure Day

Breakfast. Group transfer (3-hour drive) to Zagreb Airport.

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Accommodation

Hotel Kastel – Motovun, Croatia
Former palace of noble Polessini family

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Disclaimer

The tours have been priced on the basis of a minimum number of painting participants. If fewer guests have confirmed their booking 60 days before the tour start, ARTISTours reserves the right to cancel the tour, giving a full refund of the paid tour amount, or to offer a replacement tour equal in price.

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