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Belgium & US


Belgium & US

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What Knot to Wear ©--Scarf & Accessory Workshop

Learn how to drape scarves for all occasions from head to toe on gifts, chairs, hats--you name it -- pareos, shawls, sarongs, as items of clothing and 'normal' squares and oblongs too.  Optional 112-page handbook makes note taking unnecessary. Come and tie one on!
Minimum: 15 minimum group



Luxury Drawing Workshop for Absolute Beginner's© 
(5-days in Giverny, France)

Paint, sketch or photo archive  in  the master's garden after daily tutelage. Catering to beginners or refreshers who desire to improve skills rapidly  Improve painting by taking drawing skills up a notch.  Intentionally small groups and guaranteed results.


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Drawing for Those
Who Think They Can't

Class in workshop format runs with minimum of five (5) participants for five (5) consecutive days, 20 hours of progressively graduated exercises.  Give me your concentration for a few days and I'll give you more acute vision and good drawing skills for the rest of your life. No preveious experience necessary. Beginners especially welcome.


Northern France


Belgium | France


Monet & Van Gogh Long Weekend
( 4 days)

Drawing, Journaling,
Photo-archiving and   Producing art inside Monet's Garden

Register by June 1 for early September trip.  Includes travel to paint-outs and instruction venues, lodging, breakfast, plein air picnic lunches, orientation dinner, museum entrance.
Not Included:
Art materials, some meals, travel to and from the workshop base.


Track the Marvelous
Plein Air Toppers
 (10 days)

Plein Air Painting Tour for the Professional and Commercially-minded Artists

All the preparations made for door to door paint outs and culinary wine and food tastings in the area await independent artists working on advanced level. An itinerary of pre-selected  villages in the area assures maximum production in a restful tempo. Enjoy a  region where you can intersperse the right mix of relaxation with  prime production days -15 hours of painter's Tuscan sun per day! 


Track the Marvelous
Plein Air Toppers
 (10 days)
Plein Air Painting Tour for the Professional and Commercially-minded Artist

Independent artists working on advanced level, arrive with all the preparations and languages spoken for them. An itinerary of the best pre-selected  villages in the area, outdoor market days and culinary tastes assure satisfaction from many angles. Weather-wise this is the best region to vacation or clock in studio time with up to 15 hours of painter's light per day!  A real paradise for preparing exhibition material. 

As an American living in Europe I enjoy foreign language communication. During personal travels I regularly come across destinations begging to be a workshop destination. I paint, take notes and explore for basic lodging goals for my participants: good value,  comfort and cleanliness.  Some of the workshops cater to specific skill level, which affects  the amount of instruction. If the description mentions advanced, the itinerary is weighted heavier on getting experienced painter to unique sites for independent painting and less technical instruction. A beginner's drawing is weighted heavier on instruction and individual coaching.  -Beth





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