Workshops & Painting Holidays

Amanda has been leading international painting holidays since 2009. Her renowned and popular trips have included New Zealand (2009); Italy: Venice & Lake Como (2010); Italy: Massa Marittima & Cinque Terra (2011); France: Albi & the French Riviera (2012); Chioggia, Venice & the Greek Isles (2013); England: Cotswalds & Cornwall (2014), Tasmania (2015); Paris and St Malo (2016); China (2016) and Norfolk Island (2016). Painting holidays for 2018 are listed below.


1).  Antarctica & Chilean Fjords Cruise Workshop Workshop now full.
xxxxxnxxxDates: 27 January to 23 February
xxnxxxxxxEnquiries: Travelrite International Pty Ltd.
xnxxxxxxxDetails: Itinerary and pricing

2).   Fay Boyd’s Fine Art School, Grafton (NSW). Workshop full.
000nnnnDates: Saturday 8th April  – 12th Wednesday (inclusive).
000nnnnPh: 02 6643 1528.

3).   Combined Art Societies of Sydney
nnnnnnnDates: 18th May. Workshop  full.
nnnnnnnnnnnn19th May. Workshop  full.
nnnnnnnnnnnn20th May. Workshop  full.

4).  Adelaide Art Society
ccccccccnDates: 7th – 8th July Workshop  full.

5).   Ireland
xxxxxxxxDates: 12th August – 24th August.
nnnnnnnWorkshop now filling
xxxxxxxxEnquiries: Travelrite International Pty Ltd.
xxxxxxxxDetails: Dublin, Cork & Killarney. 13 days painting the wonderful scenery, fascinating history
nnnnnnnand friendly people of Ireland. You will paint the villages, breath taking cliffs,
nnnnnnnbeautiful beaches and more of this stunning country.
nnnnnnnMore details.

nnnnnnnNote:nThe Devon workshop is available two days following the
nnnnnnnnnnnnncompletion of the
Ireland workshop so students might like to consider
doing both.

5).  Devon (UK)
nnnnnnnOnly a few vacancies left
nnnnnnnDates:  Monday 27th August – 31st August
nnnnnnnEnquires: East Devon Art Society, Sidmouth, Devon, UK.
nnnnnnnContact:  Cathy Osbond: 

6).  Grampians Brushes 6 Day Workshop
ccccccccWorkshop  full.
cccccccccDates:  8 – 13 September 2018
cccccccccEnquiries: Marion Matthews
                 Contact:  Ph: 0428 825 971

7).  Perth Plein Air Painters 2018
xxxxxxxxDates: 15th – 19th October
xxxxxxxxDates: 15th -17th October (plein air)
xxxxxxxxContact Dave Conlin:



1).   Fay Boyd’s Fine Art School, Grafton (NSW). “Amanda Hyatt:”Honing Your Skills”
cccccccWorkshop  full.
nnnnnnDates: April 13  – April 17 (inclusive).
nnnnnnPh: 02 6643 1528.

2).   Flinders Ranges, Clare Valley & Handorf
nnnnnnEnquiries:    Travelrite International Pty Ltd.
nnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnPh: +62 3 97298722
nnnnnnnDates:   May 5 – May 17. 
nnnnnnnThe Tour at a glance:   
nnnnnnnIn the footsteps of Hans Heysen – This workshop offers 13 days of painting and
nnnnnnnadventure in spectacular South Australia. Highlights include the rugged
nnnnnnnscenery of the Flinders Ranges, One of Australia’s oldest wine regions the
nnnnnnnClare Valley and historic Hahndorf in the Adelaide Hills

3).   Dedham Hall, Suffolk, UK
nnnnnnnDates: August 5 – August 9.
nnnnnnnEnquiries:  Jim and Wendy Sarton, Dedham Hall, Brook Street, Dedham, Essex CO7 6AD
nnnnnnnPh: 01206 323027
nnnnnnnThe venue:
nnnnnnnDedham Hall is a 15th century manor house set in the heart of Constable Country.
nnnnnnnOwners Jim & Wendy Sarton have been hosting hotel guests and residential art courses
nnnnnnnhere for nearly 30 years. 

ccccccccSTOP PRESS:nPlease note that the Dedham workshop is available approximately 6 days
nnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnprior to the beginning of the Rome-Mediterranean
 Cruise workshop, so
nnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnstudents might like to consider doing both.

4). Rome & The Mediterranean Art Cruise
nnnnnnnDates: August 15 – August 31.
nnnnnnnEnquiries: Travelrite International Pty Ltd.
nnnnnnnPh: +62 3 97298722
nnnnnnnThe Tour at a Glance: 
nnnnnnnPaint some of the very best sights to be found in the Mediterranean and experience
nnnnnnnthe stunning cities we will visit on the Emerald Princess Mediterranean Cruise.
nnnnnnnDestinations will include Rome, Villa Borghese  Museum, Salerno, 
nnnnnnnColiseum (Rome’s ancient amphitheatre), the Spanish Steps, the Trevi Fountain,
nnnnnnnthe Piazza Navona,the Pantheon.  We will visit St Peter’s Basillica, Kotor,
nnnnnnnMontenegro, Corfu, Crete, Mykonos, Santorini, Sicily, Naples and
nnnnnnnBarcelona. This will definitely be the painting trip of a lifetime, with
nnnnnnnAmanda Hyatt showing you how to best capture the splendours of the Mediterranean.

For a workshop materials list refer to “Materials List” from the drop-down menu.

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