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Frame the World, differently! II. edition

19. September 2017 - 23. September 2017

Watercolor Workshop II. edition

A Watercolor Workshop – with Focus on Compositions

Conducted by the visual artist Majid Modir
Guest artist: Kelly Medford

The workshop takes part in association with The International Urban Sketchers.

Welcome to a creative workshop in the heart of Tuscany, Volterra. 5 days with drawing and painting in good company, learning watercolor technique and ways to achieve good compositions. Meanwhile meeting interesting people and taking the pulse of the Italian lifestyle, eating and drinking Tuscan delicacy, enjoying the harvest season in September and swimming in the Mediterranean.

For detailed information about skills, program, conductors, skills and prices:


Majid Modir: video animating for the workshop:


The workshop starts every day with lecture and demo followed by field trips to sketch and paint on location.
Morning: 3 hours (10:00 -13:00) / Afternoon: 3 hours (16:00-19:00)
Lunch break and own time between 13:00 -16:00
Day review 18:00-19:00
20:00 supper in Villa Le Guadalupe


Language: English 

Number of participants: 10-15
Any level of experience is welcome.
Supply list: A list will be provided for participants.


€ 400 – including:
– Approximately 30 hours of tutoring / 5 days
– Meals (5 picnic lunches + 5 dinners)
– All transports to the daily locations, as well as the first and last transports between town and the villa
– Hahnemuhle Watercolor papers, Moleskine pocket sketchbook, and a handmade viewfinder

Lodging in Villa Le Guadalupe as extra cost: double room at 58 €/night and
single room at 38 €/night.
(3 double and 2 single rooms available, first come first served)
 Breakfast included.


Flight and transport between the airport (Pisa, Florence) and Volterra are not included.

(There are buses from Pisa or Florence to Volterra, about 1.5 hour trip)


Please apply latest by the end of August.
Contact for information and a registration form.

Majid Modir . Watercolor Workshop