Tuscany Workshops - Plein Air Painting Outdoors







Plein-air Workshop




"The future belongs
to those
who believe
in the Beauty
of their Dreams!"

-Eleanor Roosevelt










Let's Paint Tuscany in 2023!
Plein Air Workshop

JUNE 24th- JULY 1st, 2023

Bring a Friend!

We will stay at the gorgeous and comfortable
Historic Watermill in Posara, Tuscany

Join us for this bucket-list, heavenly Tuscan
Plein air painting experience!

Ever wanted to paint Tuscany
without the crowds of tourists
and visit Cinque Terre or Lucca?

Want to enjoy Italy and
get individualized
Plein Air Painting Color & Design
help along the way?

We will paint medieval castle town, walled Tuscan
villages, ancient monasteries, perched above olive
groves, and alongside gentle rivers. We'll paint majestic views of the Tuscan alps and above charming hillside villages. Each painter, also, has the choice on Wednesday, to go to either Cinque Terra or Lucca to add even more excitement to the week-long fun adventures!

'How to Design an exciting Painting,
Increase Your Color Courage,
How to Create Drama with Light and Color.
Learn Color Harmony &
How to Use Color Contrasting techniques!'

Here's your chance!

A perfect blend of Art & Adventure
with a delicious Italian immersion into
the creative and epicurian joys of life!

• All Level Painters Welcome.
• Work in Your Choice of Medium.

Mediums to Consider:

I will Demo in Oil & Watercolor
but can assist and teach all these mediums,
Pastel, Acrylic as well.

• No experience necessary.
• Spouses and Partners Welcome!

Art Workshop Instructor, Maggie Renner Hellmann
will share with you her craft & knowledge and help you to loosen up and bring creativity and drama into your paintings.

Learn Color Theory and practise the
core elements of successful paintings
- Intensive Color, composition, focal point,
light source, values,
positive & negative shapes, volumes, edges,
brushwork & perspective, and much more.

Each Day we will have the opportunity to paint in different beautiful Tuscan locations.






---A Single room just opened up in a FULL Workshop!---

(Waiting List Available for a Double room.)


One Full Week, Saturday to Saturday. All Inclusive!
(Depends on your choice of room and if sharing a room.)
Exact Costs are listed on Watermill Website
Link to Watermill's Website -Costs page -Click Here.

All Inclusive:
-Accommodations Included:
Comfortable & beautiful Ultra Modern,
All Rooms & Suites have Private Bathroom and Showers.
-All Meals are included: gourmet farm to table cuisine.
-All Wine.
All Apertifs.
All After dinner Digestifs.
-All local transportation.
-All Painting Instruction.

Just get to Pisa, Italy!
We'll take care of the rest!


Chose Your room and Reserve Your Spot.
First Come first Choice of room!

(Cost is based on Your Choice of Room or Suite and whether you choose Private or Shared.
Exact Costs are listed on Watermill Website
Link to Watermill's Website -Costs page -Click Here.

Prices are listed in British Pounds
and you pay this amount.

Bill & Lois Breckon, the wonderful owners, are originally from England, hence, the banking with the British pound.)

This will be my 5th Year teaching here at the wonderful Watermill! They are super helpful & kind!

Don't wait...it will fill up!!


To see more info about my Workshop at the
Watermill in Tuscany - Click here.


You can Email me with Any questions at:
or call (831) 462-9337


Sign up and Reserve Your Spot with the owners, Bill or Lois Breckon at The Watermill
- email
Bill at


- email Lois at


Watermill Info Link:
to see more info about my course at the
Watermill - Click here.


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