2016 French Landscape Workshop Itinerary
July 3 – July 13
July 3rd - Sunday
Arrival at the Toulouse Airport, France. Pick up & check-in at Montfaucon. Welcome dinner at home with our personal chef!
July 4 – Monday
Tour & Orientation in Limoux. Dinner at Tantine et Tonton in town. Evening slide lecture.
Landscape Composition/History of Landscape.
July 5 – Tuesday
Drawing from bridge: Aude River. After lunch Value Lecture; Drawing on the banks of the Aude. Dinner at Paillottes at Gayda
July 6 – Wednesday
Excursion to the Gorge de Galamus; touring & easy walking. Afternoon painting in the “mysterious” town of Bugarach; home of “the upside-down mountain.” Explore the town. Dinner at home with our personal chef!
July 7 – Thursday
Morning color lecture in studio. Vineyard painting near the town of Magrie; on location. Late afternoon off ; study work/study or explore. Dinner at Domaine Gayda winerie.
July 8th – Friday
Limoux market in morning followed by morning Lecture. Afternoon painting at Rennes-le-Chateau. Pre-dinner Critique. Dinner at Ducs de Joyeuse; in a medieval preserved castle.
July 9th – Saturday
Day off! Optional trip to Carcassone; dinner on our own in Limoux; perhaps at the Creperie if we can catch it open!
July 10 – Sunday
Painting riverside; banks & bridges in Lagrasse; explore the town; market; lunch at the boulevard cafesDinner Alet-les-Bains.
July 11st – Monday
Field trip to Mirepoix market; shop; lunch; sketch!. Pre- dinner lecture. Dinner al fresco on the square in Limoux!
July 12 – Tuesday
Optionalstudio work. Last-day packing/sorting for departure. Final pre-dinner Critique; Farewell dinner at home.