Announcing our inspiring 2016 painting holidays programme

 

Painting by Mike Willdridge, a tutor at The Watermill at Posara painting holidays/vacations, Tuscany Italy.

Mike Willdridge’s wonderful watercolour of Flavio’s bridge and millstream gushing towards the river.

 

As ever, we are very excited about our new season of painting courses. We’ve lots of inspiring new tutors and many of our old favourites are also returning again. The newcomers are Janie Pirie (from England) who has a wonderful new course in Painting plants with coloured pencils; Jennifer Polillo (from the USA) who specialises in acrylics/gouache and oils; Lea Nixon (from England) whose atmospheric watercolours we love; Amanda Brett with her colourful and quirky watercolours and Lisa Fu (from the USA) who always brings romance to her watercolours.

Painting by Janie Pirie, a tutor at The Watermill at Posara painting holidays/vacations, Tuscany Italy.

Janie Pirie’s extraordinary coloured pencil painting The Magnificent Savoy.

Our highly popular and inspiring retuning painting tutors are the wonderful watercolourist Sarah Yeoman (from the USA); Sandra Strohschein (from the USA), another ‘knock-out’ watercolourist; Australia’s popular watercolourist and good friend of The Watermill, Terry Jarvis, and two English old friends, both extremely versatile teachers: Laraine Simpson, who will teach in oils, pastels, watercolours and a number of other media; and Mike Willdridge, who is skilled in watercolours, oils and acrylics and will also encourage drawing and the use of a sketchbook.

Painting by Sandra Strohschein, a tutor at The Watermill at Posara painting holidays/vacations, Tuscany Italy.

Painters at the mill: Watercolour by Sandra Strohschein

Here’s the full list of our inspiring 2016 painting tutors, with links to more details about them – and more of their stunning pictures.

 Janie Pirie head and shoulders14 May to 21 May 2016 Janie Pirie Painting plants with coloured pencils.

Please click here to learn more about Janie, her course at the mill and to see more of her pictures.

 

 

Sarah Yeoman head and shoulders4 June to 11 June 2016 AND 11 June to 18 June 2016 Sarah Yeoman Watercolours

Please click here to learn more about Sarah, her course at the mill and to see more of her pictures.

 

Sandra Strohschein head and shoulders18 June to 25 June 2016 Sandra Strohschein Watercolours

Please click here to learn more about Sandra, her course at the mill and to see more of her pictures.

 

 

Lea Nixon head and shoulders25 June to 2 July 2016 Lea Nixon Watercolours

 

 

Please click here to learn more about Lea, his course at the mill and to see more of his pictures.

Terry Jarvis painting cropped more2 July to 9 July 2016 Terry Jarvis Watercolours

Please click here to learn more about Terry, his course at the mill and to see more of his pictures.

 

 

Brett head and shoulders cropped9 July to 16 July 2016 Amanda Brett Watercolours

Please click here to learn more about Amanda, her course at the mill and to see more of her pictures.

 

 

Mike new head and shoulders FINAL27 August to 3 September 2016 Mike Willdridge Watercolours, oils and acrylics, drawing, sketching

Please click here to learn more about Mike, his course at the mill and to see more of his pictures.

 

 

Laraine Simpson head and shoulders3 September to 10 September 2016 Laraine Simpson Oils, pastels, watercolour etc.

Please click here to learn more about Laraine, her course at the mill and to see more of her pictures.

 

 

Lisa Fu head and shoulders24 September to 1 October 2016 Lisa Fu Watercolours

Please click here to learn more about Lisa, her course at the mill and to see more of her pictures.

 

 

Painting by Lea Nixon, a tutor at The Watermill at Posara painting holidays/vacations, Tuscany Italy.

Lea Nixon’s atmospheric watercolour of Venice

How to book a 2016 painting holiday or find out more

If you’d like to book or find out more, please click here to visit our Painting Holidays website.  Or use our secure Painting Holidays Enquiry Form by clicking here. Or call us on (UK number) +44 (0)207 193 6246

Painting by Sarah Yeoman, a tutor at The Watermill at Posara painting holidays, Tuscany Italy.

The Watermill courtyard, by Sarah Yeoman

 

 

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