Portrait & Figure Painting in Florence with Denis Sarazhin & Victoria Kalaichi
- Art Escape Italy
- Santo Spirito, 9, 50125 Firenze FI
- Oct 21 - 25, 2019 (5 days)
- 1,145.00 - Program Price - European Credit Card (970 + 1.3% Credit Card Fee) 1,163.00 - Program Price - Non-European Credit Card (970 + 2.9% Credit Card Fee) 1,130.00 - Program Price - Bank Transfer Payment (We do not cover Bank Transfer Fees)
About This Event
During this 5 day painting workshop, participants will paint from the life model under the guidance of Denis Sarazhin & Victoria Kalaichi. This workshop will focus on portrait painting and figurative painting (the upper-figure/torso).
The whole of the first day will be spent with Denis giving a demonstration, so remember bring your sketch books and make notes! For the rest of the week Denis and Victoria will be there to give critiques and demos, and express to the students their way of painting.
Please note that Denis and Victoria do not speak perfect English, but they are genuinely two of the loveliest people you will meet and can easily express their meaning to you, plus we will be on hand to help if any miscommunication’s should occur.
For this unique chance to learn from Denis and Victoria in Florence with a limited class size of 14 students, sign up below!
Included in this workshop: 5 days of tuition, models, easels, solvents, welcome aperitivo, 22% VAT
I’m still in awe of the experience we had with Art Escape Italy. Every day since leaving I’m reminded of another wonderful moment or meal or kindness.
Venue HighlightsOur art retreats take place at the beautiful Agriturismo Streda, a converted farmhouse and winery located in Chianti, just a 5 minute drive from Vinci (the birthplace of Leonardo Da Vinci!). The agriturismo is located in the Tuscan hills, surrounded by vineyards and olive groves, you can enjoy the stunning view whilst relaxing by the swimming pool, walking through the vineyards, or sitting on the terrace or in the jacuzzi with a class of wine.
Our art workshops take place in a large light-filled studio space in the center of Florence. The studio is located in our favorite Florentine Piazza; Santo Spirito, one of the city's loveliest and most lively neighborhoods. Santo Spirito is the artisan center of Florence, located south of the river Arno in the Oltrarno district, it is full of bars, restaurants and boutique shops. Just a 5 minute walk from the Ponte Vecchio, all of Florence's main attractions are easily accessible.
AccommodationsDuring our art retreats participants will stay in their choice of bedroom at our Tuscan agriturismo. Guests can choose between private apartments, private bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, private bedrooms with shared bathrooms or shared bedrooms with shared bathrooms. The choice is yours!
During our art workshops participants must find their own accommodation in Florence, but we have plenty of suggestions for you!
- A/C in Rooms
- Free Wifi
- Tour Assistance
- Hot Tub
- House Keeping
- Gluten Free
- Dairy Free
- Nut Free
DirectionsAgriturismo Streda can be found on google maps, on the first and last day of the workshop we provide complimentary tranfers to the venue from Empoli train station. Streda is located 2.5km from the medieval hilltop town of Vinci (a 35 minute walk). If you walk in to Vinci you can visit the Museo Leonardiano Vinci, which displays many of Leonardo's inventions. There are also some bars and restaurants in the town centre.
Florence: 45km (50 minutes by car)
Pisa: 60km (55 minutes by car)
Agriturismo Streda Belvedere
32, Via di Streda, 50059, Vinci, FI,Tuscany
The studio in Florence can be found on google maps by typing in Eurocentres. It is located in the piazza Santo Spirito.
Eurocentres Firenze, Piazza Santo Spirito, 9, 50125, Firenze, Tuscany