Oil Painting Workshop: The workshop will begin with the choice of materials and the preparation of the canvas and techniques (brushes, mediums and thinners), and a careful analysis of different oil colours according to their transparency and mixing characteristics. The reproduction of a drawing on canvas will be done freehand and/or with a projector to facilitate the initial process. The aim of the course is not “drawing” per se, but a broader introduction to multifaceted, open oil painting technique.
Techniques and courses may vary according to the skill level of the group.
Workshops are open to participants of any age, with or without specific experience, and are carefully planned, focused and personalized. Each workshop accepts a maximum of 8-12 students per instructor. Instructors will be living on the premises. This will foster communications, exchanges and further help students produce good results.
The M21256 is a non profit organization, set up to develop over several years a number of medium and long term cultural programs for the upkeep, promotion and enhancement of the cultural richness of this artistic heritage of the Umbria Region, the Villa Pianciani Monumental Complex, designed by Architect Giuseppe Valadier and located in Terraja (Spoleto). The historic and artistic merit of both the Villa complex and the park have been officially recognized by the National Commission for Italy's Cultural Heritage.
The Association's main objectives is to develop the historical location into a cultural and educational centre which main interests are the Arts, the environment (landscape architecture, organic farming, historical gardening and biodiversity) and the healthy nutrition of Italy (cooking and researches on healthy nutrition).
Cooking in the Villa with the beautiful local cook of the Villa. Wine tasting and olive oil tasting. Biking in the longest cycle track in Europe Spoleto-Assisi. Rafting in Val Nerina and other sport as paragliding, canyoning, hang gliding, horse riding, mountain biking, trekking, orienteering and survival.
Umbria offers an exceptionally varied and meaningful cultural experience, the Spoleto Festival (June July) festival in Spoleto, Todi (August –September) and Perugia Umbria Jazz (July) Every village, even the tiniest hamlet, has beautiful artefacts and historical monuments.
The distances are usually short and most interesting places are reachable from the Villa within an hour: 9km to Spoleto. 15 km to Montefalco, Trevi to 21 km, 32 km Spello, Assisi 40 km, 44 km Todi, 60 km Perugia, 87 km Orvieto. Rome (130 km), Florence (212 km) and Perugia are easily reachable by train from Spoleto; the railroad station can be reached in about 15 minutes by car from the Villa.
Price covers workshop facilities, membership and teaching fees, accommodation in double room in the main Villa or in the “Oldie” Kitchen Annex, full breakfasts, all lunches and 3 dinners with set menu and wine.
Housing facilities: Internet connection WIFI, Parking, Swimming pool, Billiard Room, Honesty Bar, Library, TV Living Room (Satellite TV) and Playing cards and Reading rooms, HiFi music room
10% discount for InfoHub customer. Request a free gift certificate.
Half week - 20 hrs workshops, (4 nights):
- €500 per person in double room in the “Old Kitchen” or “Diamonds House”.
Supplement one person using double room, dep. on availability €160.
- €650 p.p. in double room in “Villa Pianciani “main house. Single room supplement, dep. on availability €80; supplement one person using a double room, dep. on availability €160.
Full week 25hrs wks, (7 nights)
- €850 p.p. in double room in the “Old Kitchen” or “Diamonds House”. Supplement one person using double room, dep. on availability €240.
- €1050 p.p. in double room in “Villa Pianciani” main house. Supplement (dep. on availability) for one person using a double room, €420. Single room supplement, €140.
Price covers workshop facilities, membership, teaching fees, accommodation in double room, breakfasts, lunches and 3 dinners with set menu and wine.
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M21256 organizes a series of international residential workshops and seminars (on visual arts, environment and nature, cooking, food and nutrition and yoga and neighborhoods) are taught by experiened teachers. The Main Villa, the historical park surrounding the Villa, the " Old Kitchens Building" and the...
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