Venetian Reflections a painters paradise

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Tuesday 3rd Oct 2017 - Monday 9th Oct 2017
All Day

Hotel American Dinesen


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                                                         6 nights in Venice with Tony Hogan
Sketch and paint magical Venice with Tony Hogan. Capture some of the glorious architecture in watercolour, pencil and pen sketches and paintings. The ornate buildings, green shutters and colourful stucco dance in the watery reflections on each canal and light bnounces under bridges and into archways. It’s truly wonderful to paint there. Venice was the centre of trade, art, religious and political intrigue, fashion and design – and Tony Hogan gives so many fascinating insights into its past as well as tutoring you.
Tony Hogan leads this tour with guidance, group demonstrations and one-to-one tuition. Tony is well known for his magnificent paintings of Cornwall and Yorkshire as well as a leading demonstrator for major international art manufacturers/suppliers
We stay right in the heart of this atmospheric city so no time is lost. Our lovely hotel close to the Grand Canal, has its own wharf in Dorsoduro (with gondoliers), and is very close to the Peggy Guggenheim and the Academia, as well as many restaurants. We can take water buses and taxis easily. Hopping off the water buses we explore on foot carrying our sketchbooks, paints and stools so a reasonable level of fitness is required.
We tackle ornate buildings and churches and, with Tony’s tutoring, gain confidence, choosing details before tackling San Giorgio, Salute, Redentore, San Trovaso, or San Raphaelo.
As we venture out we stop to sketch canals, bridges, squares and bustling market places – such as the Campo del Margareta.
Venice is seductive and inspiring on so many levels. We hope you have time to savour delicious Venetian cuisine, gelato, Italian style, mood and the musicality of the language, as locals go about their daily lives.

Tour Cost per person sharing: £1974 Single supplement: £865
Why not extend your trip?   Spend extra days exploring at your own pace.

Call to reserve your place
 on 01394 382235 or 07780 927560 

At this time of the year there is a clarity that comes with autumn light, when the intense heat and the dust of summer has settled.
You will come back with vibrant sketches, superb memories and some wonderful material to work with during the grey winter months.
Limited spaces. This is Tony’s Second tour to Venice and is likely to be
in great demand.

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A £50 per course per person non refundable deposit is required with booking. Cheques made payable to A.J. Hogan. Full payment is due 4 weeks prior to the course start; Cancellation charges apply as follows; 50% within 16 weeks ; 75% within 8 weeks ; 100% within 4 weeks