Tresco Painting Holiday Isles of Scilly
For 2018, we are offering five painting holidays on Tresco Island, the Scillies in association with Tresco Estate, hosted by artists who know the islands intimately and have exhibited their work there many times. Respected coastal painter Paul Lewin will be running the first course in May, followed by two dates in June, one with Maggie O'Brien and the other with Amanda Hoskin. There are a further two dates in September with artists Maggie O’Brien and Imogen Bone who is teaching are last date on Tresco for 2018.
Paul Lewin teaches our first 2018 date in May; arriving for an evening meal on 14 May with the painting course on 15th, 16th, 17th and 18th May and departing on the morning of 19th May, 2018. This course uses watercolour. SOLD OUT
Amanda Hoskin will tutor the first break in June; arriving for an evening meal on 4 June with the painting course on 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th June and departing on the morning of 9th June, 2018. This course uses watercolour. PLACES AVAILABLE
Artist Maggie O'Brien tutors our late June painting holiday; arriving for an evening meal on 25 June with the painting course on 26th, 27th, 28th and 29th and departing on the morning of 30th June, 2018. This course uses acrylics and other mixed media. SOLD OUT
Maggie O'Brien also teaches on our early September holiday; arriving for an evening meal on 3 September with the painting course on 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th and departing on the morning of 8th September, 2018. This course uses acrylics and other mixed media. PLACES AVAILABLE
Imogen Bone teaches the last of our 2018 courses which takes place in mid September; arriving for an evening meal on 10th September with the painting course on 11th, 12th, 13th and 14th September and departing on the morning of 15th September, 2018. This course uses acrylics and other mixed media. PLACES AVAILABLE
The painting holidays are run over four days and included in the 2018 price of £1,275 per person are four days of painting tuition, five nights’ dinner, bed and breakfast at the New Inn, return flights from Land’s End (or some other airports for a small supplementary fee) plus all boat and road connections on the islands and unlimited access to the Flying Boat Spa and famous Abbey Gardens. Painting materials included. We have a maximum of ten people per course which enables every participant to have plenty of one to one time with the experienced artist tutor.
For those travelling without partners there is an additional 'single supplement' fee of £125 per person. Additional non-particpant guests staying in the same room as a participant will be charged for the holiday less the painting course fee and therefore the total for non-participants is £895 which includes all of the above listed benefits excluding the painting course itself.
All painting materials, different types of paper and brushes are provided by the art school for the water based mixed media we teach with. These courses offer a broader and free approach to landscape painting with waterbased paints used alongside other mixed media. All levels of previous experience welcome but a little experience with painting outdoors would be helpful. If you would like to discuss the painting materials we supply please ring or email the art school using the below details.
Due to the nature of the terrain on the island this holiday course is not suitable for anyone who is unable to walk for at least a mile, often over uneven surfaces. Attendees are also required to get on and off small boats and climb steep granite quayside steps. It is also important to be agile enough to be happily seated on the ground at times.
To find out more about the Newlyn School of Art courses on Tresco or to enquire about booking please ring the art school on 01736 365557 or via email on info (at) newlynartschool.co.uk