Sorry, Closed…Join us next year, Same time! Ken deWaard

  • Venice, Italy
  • October 2 to 12, 2018
  • Oils or your favorite!
  • all levels
  • Tuition: $3695 painter dbl occ; $3495 non-painting companion


907757-water-way-along-the-streets-of-venice-italyVenice 3587415-venice--italyWhat could be better than Venice in October with Ken DeWaard! No more big crowds, the weather is still balmy! The scenery is always spectacular and Ken, who will show us the hidden delights of this beautiful city, is the perfect instructor to help you capture the sights, sense and spirit of Venice. Speaking of which…let us think of the food!! Ah…the food! 

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VENICEOur hotel, a former convent, has a lovely garden area & is close to the Grand Canal & the train station; we can walk to great off-the-beaten-path painting sites! Our included dinners will be at a wonderful restaurant overlooking the Canal and we will have a vaporetto pass to do some water travel…We may also take a day-trip to Padua by public bus so you can see the countryside and sight-see or paint as you choose in that intriguing city!!

 K will likely demo in Oils but is versatile in many mediums, so bring what you like, he can help you…all mediums welcome!

The price for your terrific Plein Air trip to Venice is $3695 Dbl Occ. painters.  Non-painting companions are welcome at $3495.

We have some single rooms available for an additional charge or $695

Included: 10 nites at a 3 star hotel steps from the Grande Canal; 5 dinners and all breakfasts; all ground (or water!) transportation for any excursions and if needed, to some of our Venice painting sites; thorough and generous amounts of instruction time with Ken throughout the whole class and plenty of time to paint, sight see, eat and shop in this magical place!

Not included: getting to Venice and to your hotel and back; some dinners, any additional personal hotel expenses; lunches; most alcoholic beverages; any further tips and tax; trip insurance.

Travel suggestions to Venice…fly to Marco Polo airport and take one of various means of transport into the city…or, fly to Milan Malpensa Airport and take a train from within the airport…a lower airfare & the train ride is 4 scenic hours for about $50! 

Do get in touch with any questions…our 2017 class was a wonderful experience…this one will be too…hope you can join us!