Painting in Kalkan, Turkey with Mo Teeuw May 2019

 

13th – 20th May 2019

KALKAN

This year I enjoyed a very successful Painting Holiday in the beautiful Turkish fishing village of Kalkan.  I enjoyed it so much so that I am excitied to say I will be returning in May 2019 to lead a painting trip, organised by Carol Brown.

 

This is an opportunity to enjoy a week painting in Turkey with its rich abundance of subject matter. 

Kalkan is situated on what is known as the Turquoise Coast of Turkey.   It is not a place of mass tourism. Kalkan tumbles down the foothills of the Taurus Mountains to the sheltered harbour that lays between Kas and Fethiye.  The old town has cobbled streets, some of which are quite steep.  The sea water in this area is crystal clear and frequented by groups of turtles.  Surrounded by mountains, flora, olive groves and historical villages with their Ottoman Greek architecture, harbours and coves you should find inspiration whatever your genre.

We will be staying in a very nice boutique hotel, with a swimming pool in which you can refresh yourself after a day painting.  The hotel is not in the town centre but overlooks the sea and although it is a pleasant walk to the Old Town, taxis are very cheap.   Our painting will take place in and around Kalkan old Town.  Private buses will be organised to take you to other locations. 

Flights are available from Norwich Airport and are in addition to the Holiday costs.  

 

For further information and Booking Forms, please contact Carol Landon Brown on  01603 262727: 

Mobile:  07789290495 or email at carolabrown@hotmail.co.uk 

 

please note: this holiday is not suited for people with walking difficulties

 

 

 

Included

Accommodation and Half Board

All transfers in Turkey

Tuition and personal guidance from Mo Teeuw 

The support of Holiday Organiser

 

 

Not Included

Airfares

Holiday Insurance  

Painting Equipment

Drinks

 

Cost

 

Based on two people sharing                                               £711 p.p.

 

Single Occupancy Supplement of £30 per night =           £921 p.p

 

(Up Grade to deluxe room for approx. £105 extra)

 

*A reduction of £75 is offered to non-painting partners/friends

 

All rooms are situated in a small but lovely Boutique Hotel housing 24 rooms.   They all have twin or double beds complete with en-suite bathrooms, air conditioning and WIFI.  Depending on numbers we may offer you an upgrade in room for an extra £105 per week.

 

for a booking form or more information please contact carolabrown@hotmail.co.uk


 

Painting in France 2019 dates to be arranged

 

Based in the beautiful rural Creuse département  of the Limousin region. Les Marronniers (The Chestnut Trees) is an idyllic former farm, a painting, walking and cycling paradise along riversides and through beautiful woodland where nature is pretty much undisturbed. Situated on the edge of a pretty hamlet  with 7 acres of own private gardens and peaceful meadows.

The nearby villages of Crozant with its castle ruins, and Fresselines made famous by Monet, boast spectacular views of the Rivers Creuse and Sedelle. Lake Chambon with its safe sandy beaches, fishing, water-sports, and lakeside restaurants and bars is only 10 minutes away.

The Course : 
All our painting locations and picturesque villages are within an easy 10 -15 minute drive or within the grounds. Mo welcomes all abilities on her courses as she teaches on an individual basis in the medium of your choice. There are also plenty of group demonstrations with opportunities for questions. Each day there is a morning and afternoon painting session with a relaxing picnic and a glass of wine. Evenings are for relaxing and reviewing the days work with a drink before enjoying the wonderful French cuisine.

Accommodation : Accommodation is in three gîtes that are side-by-side modernised stone cottages created from what was once the second farmhouse at 'Les Marronniers'.

They retain many period features, such as exposed timbers and stonework. There is satellite TV, DVD players, and free WiFi broadband access. There are outside tables, chairs and sunshades for alfresco dining on the sun terraces at the front of the building. Each has a character of its own.Most rooms are en suite.

Also there is a large swimming pool (12 metres x 5 metres), with Roman steps, built-in jacuzzi, and night lighting.

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Gallery 

 

 

PRICES include 

Tuition.  Seven nights accommodation.   Continental breakfast.   Picnic lunch with wine    Coffee, tea, biscuits    Pre dinner drinks  

All meals, including two in restaurants. 
Six full days painting.  Transport to and from airport and to painting locations  

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