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), Devon, Cornwell (2019), Tasmania (2015); Paris and St Malo (2016); China (2016) and Norfolk Island (2016); Antarctica, Chile, Argentina (2017); Ireland (2018); Dedham Hall & Sidmouth, UK (2019); Flinders Ranges (2019).

Painting holidays for 2020 are listed below.


1). Sydney and the Blue Mountains, Australia; Watercolour Workshop.  



2).   Art in the Mountains, USA

Dates: July 5 to July 8 and July 9 to July 12.
Enquiries:  USA 503 930 4572
Web: Art in the Mountains
The venue: Refer to web site (above).
Class Outline: This watercolor course is about learning how to paint ‘alla Prima, realist, impressionist, tonal watercolor’s. Amanda will give two demonstrations each day and then you will paint while she spends time helping each individual student with their work. At the end of the course you will be exhilarated having experienced a ‘no rules, only handyhints’  method to tackling watercolor in a fresh, loose and new exciting way. Her subject matter will include landscapes, seascapes, street scenes, still life, figurative work and en plein air work.

Dedham Hall, England
Dates:Aug 22nd – 28th
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The Venue and Course: The workshop involves both studio and en plein painting in and around  a 15th century manor house set in the heart of Constable Country. Owners Jim & Wendy Sarton have been hosting hotel guests and residential art courses here for nearly 30 years. Accommodation, breakfast and evening meals included.

4). The Italian Lakes, Italy. Watercolour Workshop.

Dates: Monday 31 August to Saturday 12 September, 2020. 
Details:  Travelrite International.
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Ph: +62 3 97298722
The tour at a glance: 
* 4 nights’ accommodation in Lake Como,
* 4 nights’ accommodation in Lake Maggiore.
* 4 nights’ accommodation in Lake Garda.
* Breakfast daily, 4 dinners.
Sightseeing and painting trips to Stresa, and a boat trip Isola Bella, Como, Bellagio, Menaggio Malcesine, Limone and Riva del Garda.
* Intensive painting sessions including demonstrations, painting instruction and critique sessions.

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


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