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Portraits and Landscapes
with Varvara Neiman

Portrait of landscape artist and painting holidays tutor Varvara Neiman at Clos Mirabel wearing a pink scarf.
 

This Tutor Bio and Artwork

Our Art Studio
The Art Studio, full of natural light was designed by our Italian architect and offers a spacious open plan layout of 55 m 2. It is available at all times during your stay.

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Join international artist and educator Varvara Neiman, at Clos Mirabel Art Ateliers in S.W France for a week-long painting holiday. Varvara Neiman is a professional Artist and educator currently tutoring at the Royal Academy. Varvara is enthusiastic about painting en plein air and passionate about Cezanne’s famous quote: ‘Painting from nature is not copying the object; it is realising one’s sensation’.


About this course:

Programme outline:

Saturday
Arrive Pau/Toulouse and transfer to Clos Mirabel
Lunch at the Manor House
Welcome drinks on the terrace to discuss the week
Dinner in the Manor House or on the terrace (6:30pm)

Sunday
Buffet Breakfast in the Manor House
Working in and around the Manor House (9.30am – 12.30pm)
Lunch at the Manor House (1pm)
Free time or working in the studio (2pm – 4pm)
Tutor demonstration (4pm – 6pm)
Dinner in the Manor House or on the terrace (6.30pm)

Monday
Buffet Breakfast in the Manor House
Working “en plein air” in the mountains (10am – 12.30pm)
Lunch at local Auberge – La Perchade
Plein Air Painting/Sketching in the village (1.30pm – 4pm)
Dinner in the Manor House or on the terrace (6.30pm)

Tuesday
Buffet Breakfast in the Manor House
Working in and around the Manor House (9.30am – 12.30pm)
Lunch at the Manor House (1pm)
Free time or working in the studio (2pm – 4pm)
Tutor demonstration (4pm – 6pm)
Dinner in the Manor House or on the terrace (6.30pm)

Wednesday
Buffet Breakfast in the Manor House
Free Day – optional trip
Wine tasting in local vineyard
Dinner in the Manor House or on the terrace (6.30pm)

Thursday
Buffet Breakfast in the Manor House
Working in and around the Manor House (9.30am – 12.30pm)
Lunch at the Manor House (1pm)
Free time or working in the studio (2pm – 4pm)
Tutor demonstration (4pm – 6pm)
Dinner in the Manor House or on the terrace (6.30pm)

Friday
Buffet Breakfast in the Manor House
Working in and around the Manor House (9.30am – 12.30pm)
Lunch at the Manor House (1pm)
Working in the studio (2pm – 4:30pm)
Exhibition of student work (5pm – 6:30pm)
Dinner (6:30pm)

Saturday
Breakfast and then depart for airport

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, full of natural light was designed by our Italian architect and offers a spacious open plan layout of 55 m2. It is available at all times during your stay. Click here for more information.


To select this course make your choices (See our Accommodation page):

If you encounter any difficulties, you can also send your choices (accommodation & atelier) from our contact form here.

(If you would prefer to book by telephone please contact us directly: +33.6.79.59.04.91)

 
 
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