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Paint with Pamela Kay in Provence

Capture Cézanne’s Provence with leading artist Pamela Kay on our 27 September to 5 October, 2014 semi-instructional painting holiday

PAMELA KAY NEAC, RBA, RWS, ARWS is a versatile artist and wonderful teacher, whose work can regularly be seen in the Royal Academy, Mall Galleries and Bankside in London. She writes regularly for Leisure Painter and has written two books: Gouache: A Personal View and The Art of Pamela Kay as well as a DVD Two Quince on a Shelf called Aspects of Flower Painting in Oils. Pamela draws inspiration from by Pamela Kay the Dutch, French and Spanish masters of the 17th and 18th centuries, and her work ranges from still life, flowers, interiors and gardens to watercolours done on her travels abroad. t


ézanne was born and lived in Aix en Provence and visits will be made to his family home, Jas de Bouffan, an early 19th century Provençal mansion with a grand avenue of plane trees and set in peaceful grounds, to his studio and to the Musée Granet to see some of his drawings and watercolours. Aix is an elegant city with many splendid fountains, wide avenues and fine palaces. The hotel is a few minutes stroll from the famous Cours Mirabeau, the Quartier Mazarin, Musée Granet, Place de Verdun, Place des

Précheurs and Saint-Sauveur Cathedral, where you will find much to inspire you. Visits will also be made to various locations where Cézanne painted le Chateau Noir and La Montagne Sainte-Victoire. The Luberon is a quiet rural haven of mellow-stoned hill villages, olive groves, cherry orchards and vineyards, less than an hour away from Aix. The charming village of Lourmarin has a weekly marché paysan and the hotel, a former mill, overlooks the chateau and village green.

Photographs courtesy of Fotolia

Price per person in You will be painting with Pamela a twin room: £2,995 Kay every day. She will provide Single room some individual guidance as well supplement: £350 as group demonstrations. She plans Number of students: on doing some still life and interior 12-16 painting, and to capture the beauty Price includes: of humble everyday objects and their Scheduled flights, luxury unassuming nature. This holiday hotels, five nights in Aix, is most suitable for confident three nights in Lourmarin, beginners and intermediate students breakfast and dinner who will benefit from being in daily, transport in Provence a supportive group environment most days and services of the art tutor. An and working alongside Pamela. accompanying travel Students may choose to work in escort will assist Pamela any medium. Pamela will be and look after you working in watercolour and gouache. throughout the holiday.

REGISTER NOW Telephone: 01825 714310 Email: CAA ATOL 3471 Leisure Painter and The Artist magazines have been offering overseas painting holidays since 1990 with renowned tutors. These holidays are organised by fully licensed operator Spencer Scott Travel CAA ATOL 3471.

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