About the Experience

Level: suitable for all levels

Type: art escape | art retreat

Are you ready to step out of the ordinary and embark on an unforgettable creative journey? Join my 5-day painting course in the picturesque Italian mountain village, Ceriana. Join me next on September 23rd-27th, 2024! Take a break from work, from responsibilities, from deadlines. Give yourself a breather and nourish yourself. Enjoy staying at my gorgeous property in Italy filled with creative exploration, beautiful day trips, delicious food, and fine wines, all in the wonderful company of like minded individuals. This unique opportunity allows you to travel with me to my beloved Italy, where we will immerse ourselves in creative exploration within a mountain village surrounded by the beautiful nature and authentic life of the Liguria region, renowned for its rich history and breathtaking landscapes. This art retreat is crafted to inspire you with beautiful motifs, deepen your engagement with art, and ensure you savor every moment. As your guide and instructor, you'll be hosted in my private home, a five-hundred-year-old property that has been meticulously restored to preserve its beauty and original spirit. My goal is to offer an experience that is as peaceful as it is enriching, providing ample time for learning and reflection. You will enjoy full catering with meals prepared from local ingredients, including breakfast, lunch, and a three-course dinner, plus unlimited access to snacks, fruit, coffee, and tea throughout the day. A wide range of high-quality painting materials will also be provided, allowing you to concentrate solely on your art, the joy of creation, and the beauty of your surroundings. The local area offers a wealth of exploration opportunities, including stunning walks, morning swims in a nearby lake, aperitivos at the local bar, trips to the beautiful beaches of Sanremo just twelve kilometers away, indulging in homemade Italian ice cream, and relaxing on our beautiful roof terrace. Seize this chance for painting lessons, to forge new friendships or strengthen bonds with friends and colleagues, and rejuvenate both your soul and body. Our adventure begins with a flight to Nice, followed by a scenic drive to my mountain retreat. 5 Day Program - Breakdown: Every morning we will enjoy breakfast together before beginning our painting activities. We will dedicate 5 hours to painting from 10:00 to 15:00, with all the flexibility to adjust as needed. Each day begins with engaging tasks designed to kickstart your creativity and ensure you're ready for the day's painting activities. Day 1: Arrival and Welcome Day 2: Introduction to Painting Techniques and Local Inspiration Day 3: Deep Dive into Creative Practice Day 4: Exploring Local Scenery for Inspiration Day 5: Completion and Reflection Your Booking Includes: - 5-Day Painting Retreat: Immerse yourself in a comprehensive painting course set against the stunning backdrop of an Italian mountain village. Delve into creative exploration and develop your painting skills under my expert guidance. - All Art Materials Provided: Enjoy access to a wide range of high-quality painting materials. Everything you need for the course, from brushes to paints, will be provided, allowing you to focus on your art without any additional worries. - Dedicated Space for Daily Painting Activities: Each day, you'll paint in a local art studio providing a relaxing environment for artistic expression. - Accommodation in a Historic Home: Stay in my private, five-hundred-year-old home that has been lovingly restored. Experience the charm and comfort of a house with a soul, nestled in the heart of a picturesque village. - Full Catering with Local Cuisine: Savor the flavors of Italy with meals prepared from fresh, local ingredients. Your booking includes breakfast, lunch, and a three-course dinner daily, alongside unlimited snacks, fruit, coffee, and tea. - Creative Freedom: You'll be offered space, time, and planned activities and explorations that allow you to reconnect to your desires, wants, and needs. You’ll be able to think only about your creative pursuit and have the freedom to explore without any constraints. - Booking and Pre-Trip Preparation - A Simple and Personal Booking Process: To ensure a smooth start to your artistic journey, our booking process is straightforward. Once your payment is confirmed, you'll receive an email from ARTXP's team to schedule a brief introductory phone call. During this call, I will share essential tips on arranging your transportation and flights and answer any questions you might have. This step is designed to prepare you for a seamless creative exploration experience. Travel Information: - The journey to our retreat begins with a flight to Nice, followed by a scenic hour-long drive, to my picturesque mountain home. - Please be aware that the cost of flights and transportation to and from the airport is not included in this package and must be arranged by participants independently. Who is This For: This artistic escape is an inclusive experience: whether you're a complete beginner or a practicing artist, this retreat is designed to cater to all skill levels, offering a supportive and enriching environment for everyone. It is perfect for friends and family seeking a one-of-a-kind, unforgettable holiday. It's an ideal retreat for teams and executives aiming to discover creative solutions, looking for a breakthrough by stepping out of the ordinary, encourage out-of-the-box thinking, solve challenges, and inspire new ways of innovation and creativity in a setting designed to unlock your full potential. For Groups and Teams: For groups and teams, the retreat is flexible to accommodate work time, team-building activities, or leisure pursuits such as walking in the mountains or biking, offering a tailored experience that nurtures both creativity and camaraderie. Pricing Information for Group Bookings: I am delighted that you're considering my experience for your group! To ensure clarity and help with your planning, here are the essential details regarding group bookings: The starting rate for group bookings is set at DKK 80,000. This base price/minimum booking price includes up to 5 tickets, each priced at DKK 16,000. Should your group consist of fewer than 5 participants, please note that the minimum booking price remains applicable. For those looking to enhance their experience with additional friends or colleagues, I happily accommodate groups of up to 10 participants. Language: We will speak in either Danish or English, catering to the preferences of our attendees, ensuring an inclusive and welcoming environment. About the Location: Nestled in the heart of the Liguria region, our painting retreat takes place in the captivating Italian mountain village of Ceriana that encompasses the essence of picturesque beauty and authentic Italian village life. Liguria, known as the Italian Riviera, is famed for its stunning coastline, pristine beaches, and breathtaking mountain vistas. The region is steeped in history, offering a mosaic of cultural and architectural treasures, from ancient churches and medieval castles to vibrant markets and charming old towns. Its unique geography, with mountains that plunge into the sea, creates a dramatic and inspiring backdrop for artists and nature lovers alike. The Ceriana village itself is a haven of tranquility, with its narrow cobblestone streets, traditional houses, and friendly local community. Here, time seems to slow down, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the moment and the beauty of your surroundings. What is an Art Retreat: Art retreats are immersive experiences designed to enhance creativity and skill levels in a short time frame. They offer a unique opportunity to connect with fellow artists, creatives and like minded individuals, fostering potential creative collaborations and personal growth. These retreats are not just about improving art techniques but also about the enriching experience of sharing, learning, and exploring art in beautiful, inspiring settings around the world. Participants can expect to have an unforgettable time, filled with creative energy, support, and the beauty of art in new and exciting ways. Art retreats are a wonderful opportunity to learn and develop creative skills, get inspired, connect with like-minded people and recharge and replenish, while visiting gorgeous locations all over the world. Create space in your mind and schedule so creativity can flow. When it’s too challenging to take the time and space to paint at home, a retreat slows things down and makes the space for you. Have Questions? ARTXP's team would love to answer any questions you might have regarding this 5 Day Artistic Escape in Italy. Contact us with your questions at bookings@art-xp.com, and we will get back to you within 24h.

This experience is also available for private bookings.

Minimum booking price: 80000 dkk
Groups bigger then 5 guests will pay the ticket price per person.

Inquire now and our team will get back to you within 24h.

Location: this experience can only be held at the artists location. The maximum number of participants is 10.

Your Hosting Artist

Languages: Danish, English

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My Historic Home in Ceriana, Italy
The exact Italian address will be sent to you upon booking
2900, Copenhagen

The exact address will be sent to you upon booking. Nestled in the heart of the Liguria region, our painting retreat takes place in the captivating Italian mountain village of Ceriana that encompasses the essence of picturesque beauty and authentic Italian village life. Your accommodation will be in my historic home, a five-hundred-year-old home that has been lovingly restored.

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