Category: Programme - Tags: Workshop - 2019.05.19
Catch the Light – Find the Dark – Feel the Green
19. Mai 2019 - 26. Mai 2019
Welcome to a creative workshop in the heart of Tuscany, Volterra,
lead by visual artist & watercolor instructor Majid Modir and accompanied by illustrator Maru Godas (Barcelona).
An initiative by
A whole week within 5 days of course in watercolor live-painting in company with like-minded participants.
Light studies in an Etruscan town 555 meters above the sea level, and color studies in stunning landscapes surrounded by cypress hills.
Meanwhile taking the pulse of the Italian lifestyle, eating & drinking Tuscan delicacy and enjoying the local attractions.
Simply a delightful experience and a memory for life!
Please have a look on the homepage of IL PUNTO – there you find detailled information, photos, films and prices.
7 days of lodging (Sunday to Sunday) containing 5 workshop days (Monday to Friday).
The workshops starts with lecture in the studio, followed by trip to the locations.
Demo and instructions at locations, followed by sketching & painting outdoor.
There wil be a public exhibition of the works on Saturday in Volterra.
– Morning: 3 hours (10 am-1 pm)
– Common lunch break, followed by own rest time between 1-4 pm
– Afternoon: 3 hours (4-7 pm)
– Day review 6-7 pm at the studio
– Supper at 8 pm
Transfer from Pisa-Airport to Volterra and the Villa (between 5-6 pm)
Welcoming dinner at
Villa le Guadalupe
Warming-up day at the villa
Registration & Introductions + Lecture & Demo
Studies of trees & greens at the villa’s gardens (interiors as optional choice)
Learnings: Light matters, Color palette and Green in particular
Discovering the soul of Volterra town
Morning: Volterra Windows, Afternoon: Volterra Roofs
Learnings: Sunlight and casting shadows
Trip to the medival town of
Learnings: Enlightening the vital details in favorite motives
Morning: Inside the rooms at the abby of
Afternoon: Inside the ruins of
Learnings: Darkness as the best way to define the Light
with the guest artist as instructor of the day
Presentation, Introduction & primal demo by the guest teacher
Trip to the hills, studies of green fields, blue sky & clouds, and ending with the sunset
Learnings: Capturing the Light & Constrasts of the nature and wide views
Exhibition: Public show of participant’s selected works in
Transfer from Volterra to Pisa-Airport (between 9-10 am)
Visiting a local artist’s studio and and some surprises are about to plan!
With reservation for small changes regarding the weather condition!