Painting holiday perfection – Tuscany from £1,116 pp at The Watermill at Posara

Impressed by ‘The World’s Most Expensive Paintings’ on BBC1 on Sunday night? Then head to Tuscany and learn to create your own masterpieces on a rather less costly scale. Watercolour artist and tutor Annelise Pio Hansen has plenty of advice for all, whatever your level. A week’s painting course, starting on 27 August costs £1,116 pp (two sharing) including transfers (Pisa), all tuition, seven nights’ full board (including pre-dinner aperitifs), local travel and a visit to the Cinque Terre or Lucca. £200 off for non-painting partners. Flights extra. Contact The Watermill at Posara on (UK number) 020 7193 6246 or visit our Painting holiday website .