About The Course
April 8th – 14th | Residential | Morocco
‘Marrakesh taught me colour’ -Yves Saint Laurent
Take 5 days to switch off your phone, focus on your work and gain insight and knowledge from a highly successful artist with us in Morocco.
This residential painting course with the Royal Institute of Oil Painter’s Vice President Tim Benson will be an unforgettable experience includes five days tuition . Instructive and inspiring, this is an incredible opportunity to work en plein air in the incredible Moroccan landscape.
Students will be guided in making quick, energetic, well observed landscape paintings with good use of clean colour. The course will look at using tonal values and energetic mark making to create atmospheric works which convey light and space.
Sunday April 8th – Arrival settle in, welcome drinks and dinner.
Monday – Introduction and painting at Villa in the grounds.
Tuesday – Painting in Marrakesh – visit Jardin Majorelle
Wednesday – Morning Painting at Villa – afternoon relax
Thursday – Morning – Excursion to mountain views with lunch out
Friday – Morning painting and lunch at Villa – afternoon – one to one crit and group crit. Farewell dinner
Saturday April 14th – Bon voyage and transfers to airport.
‘A true tranquil luxury retreat just outside of busy Marrakesh. Ideal for relaxing in the sun, beautiful rooms, immaculately kept gardens.
The staff were absolutely fantastic. There was nothing too much we could ask for.’
Enjoying the best of Moroccan hospitality in a fully staffed villa with extensive grounds, pool and hammam twenty minutes outside Marrakesh.
Inclusive of airport transfers, all transport on excursions and meals at the villa and excursions, meals out of the villa are at the student’s own cost.
Rooms limited to six – more information – https://www.darkantzaro.com/rooms
Available rooms –
Bombay Room – single occupancy – £2000 | double occupancy – £1500 per person
A perfect harmony between the Moroccan style of the house and Indian furniture and patchwork bed cover. The terrace faces the swimming pool.
Tangier Room – single occupancy – £2000 | double occupancy – £1500 per person
Warm colours and black forged steel furniture give this room a Mediterranean touch. Situated on the back of the house, it is perfect for quiet, relaxing holidays. A private terrace, protected from the sun by an olive tree, opens on the garden.
Field easels provided, artist to bring their own materials, possibility of having wet paintings shipped back.
Arrive 8th | leave 14th
Flights not included but price does include transfer to and from the airport.
Pay full amount or deposit, payment plans available, please contact us to discuss.
Balance due no later than 8th Feb 2018, 2 months prior to the start of the course, see Terms and Conditions for full details
About The Venue
Dar Kantzaro Villa Hotel Marrakech
Perfect for painting, this beautiful luxury villa is only 20 minutes from the central Medina and in easy view of the spectacular mountains of Marrakesh. Stunning grounds, pool, and exquisite service makes this a special haven to either relax in the garden or explore the incredible surroundings from.
Dar Kantzaro Villa