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PAINTING  IN  ITALY

Established in 2004

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FABRIANO PROGRAMME

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Fabriano Main Square

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Painting made in Serra San Quirico

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Group watching one of the many demonstrations taking place in the town

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One of the many exhibitions

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Demonstration

DATE

WEDNESDAY 2ND MAY 2018 - 7 DAYS


HOTEL

  Hotel Le Muse (3 stars)


TUTOR/GUIDE

  Charles Mitchell


Click here for full programme


£1620.00 includes airport transfers from Perugia, hotel accommodation (3 stars in the centre of town), 6 dinners with wine, painting tuition and inclusion in all festival acitivities.  Only double rooms are taken in the hotel all with ensuite facilities.  All guests will each have their own room (no sharing necessary).  There is no single person supplement. 


Participation in a workshop by one of "The Masters" during the event is an extra of £45.00.  These workshops are limited to 20 participants and so availability is not guaranteed


"Fabriano in Acquarello"  was formed eight years ago to bring together watercolourists from all over the world in order to exchange ideas, techniques and inspire new creativity.  The event will be attended by 1050 artists from 60 different countries, with the paintings exhibited in 48 various beautiful places of the medieval city of Fabriano. The convention will offer, in addition to the various exhibitions, several other initiatives: demonstrations, conferences, workshops of various Masters.  The convention offers many free demonstrations presented by major international watercolour artists.  Technical advice will be given and and there will be kiosks selling a variety of paints, brushes and papers for artists.  Guests will be included in all activities such as a party with music and dancing.  The cultural spaces of historical Fabriano will exhibit over 800 watercolors created by artists from 65 countries around the world.   Click here to view the Event's programme.


Details about the artists giving the workshops hasn't been published yet.  Previous artists have included Angelo Gorlini (Italy), Konstantin Sterkhov (Russia), Minhdam (Poland) and La Fe (Thailand). (click on the name to view their work).


Fabriano is situated in Umbria in the central mountain area and is know for its papermaking.   The town of Fabriano has been manufacturing paper for over 700 years.  There is a wonderful museum dedicated to papermaking showing the history of papermaking, its techniques and traditions.  The town has several other interesting museums to visit.  It is a very beautiful town.

Charles Mitchell will accompany the group visiting the various demonstrations, exhibitions and stalls in the morning.  The afternoon will be spent with Charles doing plein air painting in the town or outside.  On Friday afternoon there will be transport available taking guests to "Genga Castle" to paint.  On Sunday afternoon there will be transport available to take guests to "Valdicastro Abbey" to paint and on Monday there will be transport available to take guests to "Serra San Quirico" to paint for the whole day.  Tuesday will be spent painting in the town.

Evening meals will be taken in three different restaurants in the town and will include wine.  There will be all sorts of activities in the town in the evenings including music and dance. 


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Abbey of Valdicastro

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Genga Castle

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Genga Castle

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Where Fabriano is situated in Le Marche

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Demonstration

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