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Exploring Portraiture and Figure Painting in Watercolour with Micheal Solovyev


Join Micheal Solovyev at Atelier Clos Mirabel and immerse yourself in the painting of portraits and figures.


About this course:

Very intensive workshops in a comfortable studio. We will learn the rules of portrait construction, the basics of colour mixing for portraits and figures, the use of backgrounds, and the rules of composition. Full working day of in-depth immersion in watercolour will allow you to master new techniques and methods. And, of course, you can expect plenty of personal assistance from the master!

Saturday

4.00 – Check-in time from 4pm onwards. Guests arrive, settle in, and explore Clos Mirabel
6.30 – Welcome drinks and dinner

Sunday

8.30 – 9.30 Buffet breakfast of local and regional produce
10.00 – 12.30 Working in the studio. Learning the core techniques and methods
12.30 – 2.00 Lunch at Clos Mirabel
2.00 – 5.00 Working in the studio. Fundamentals of color mixing
6.30 – Aperitifs before 4 course dinner in the Manor House

Monday

8.30 – 9.30 Buffet breakfast of local and regional produce
10.00 – 12.30 Working in the studio
12.30 – 2.00 Lunch at Clos Mirabel
2.00 – 5.00 Studio session
6.30 – Aperitifs before 4 course dinner in the Manor House

Tuesday

8.30 – 9.30 Buffet breakfast of local and regional produce
10.00 – 12.30 Working in the studio. The rules of constructing a project and composition
12.30 – 2.00 Lunch at Clos Mirabel
2.00 – 5.00 Working in the studio
6.30 – Aperitifs before 4 course dinner in the Manor House

Wednesday – day off

8.30 – 9.30 Buffet breakfast of local and regional produce
We suggest wine tasting in local vineyard, explore Pau or beyond
6.30 – Aperitifs before 4 course dinner in the Manor House

Thursday

8.30 – 9.30 Buffet breakfast of local and regional produce
10.00 – 12.30 Working in the studio
12.30 – 2.00 Lunch at Clos Mirabel
2.00 – 5.00 Working in the studio
6.30 – Aperitifs before 4 course dinner in the Manor House

Friday

8.30 – 9.30 Buffet breakfast of local and regional produce
10.00 – 12.30 Working in the studio. Final project
1.00 – 2.00 Lunch at Clos Mirabel
2.00 – 5.00 Working in the studio. Final project
6.00 – Evening exhibition and Aperitifs in the Atelier
6.30 – Farewell dinner in the Manor House

Saturday – Buffet Breakfast and departure (Check-out 11 am)

Non-painting guests: we are more than happy to welcome non-painting guests, accompanying partners, family or friends. There are plenty of activities to experience around Clos Mirabel, that will make your holiday unforgettable Click here for more information.

The Art Studio offers a spacious open plan layout of 75 m2. It is available at all times during your stay. Click here for more information.

For more information on the other Workshops of this tutor:

Watercolour Landscapes in the French Pyrenees with Micheal Solovyev

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