One stunning location, many amazing artists.

Artists with students who are interested in coming to Le Vieux Couvent should contact us by E-mail for further information.

  • May 2, 2017
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    May 12, 2017

Make a Statement! Dare to be Different with Rae Andrews


A Painting Workshop with Rae Andrews for the Studio Artist or the Plein Air Artist. This workshop is designed to accommodate all levels of expertise, whether an experienced or novice painter. Please join this fun workshop with Rae. Explore the gorgeous regions in and around Le Vieux Couvent. Flowers, distant fields and trees, or historic mediaeval buildings and street scenes, we will cover it all!

  • May 17, 2017
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    May 27, 2017

Join us at Le Vieux Couvent for an independent and all inclusive holiday


Get to know your fellow artists over tea and lemon cake. Enjoy the unique ancient convent blooming gardens and charming courtyards. Paint independently for ten days.

  • June 1, 2017
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    June 11, 2017

Sketching and Journaling Workshop with Antonija Gros


This Sketching and Journaling workshop is a unique opportunity to learn how to create visual memories that cameras can never record. Draw and paint on location from direct observation and develop our designs further in the art studio.

  • June 16, 2017
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    June 26, 2017

Lynda Chambers


Join the Adventure just exploring the Dordogne, and/or sketching and watercoloring French villages; writing memoir and poetry, discovering spices at the markets and savoring them later, dancing and eating the most amazing meals. Drinking fabulous wines. You can do what YOU want. Enjoy oga, fabulous walks, hikes, etc.

  • July 2, 2017
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    July 12, 2017

Experience art and travel with Sue Primeau


There is no faster way to improve your artistic skills than the practice of en plein air painting, however not everyone is comfortable sketching and/or painting on location. Sue will give us demos and lessons on fun and helpful techniques to make on-location art a joy, including no-fear painting techniques.

  • Aug 2, 2017
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    Aug 12, 2017

Follow your bliss to France with Paula Riely


Join Paula for a French countryside retreat of painting and exploring the nearby villages of the picturesque Dordogne region of France. Paula has been painting for more than 25 years. Her colorful and light filled paintings have attracted collectors throughout the United States..

  • Aug 17, 2017
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    Aug 27, 2017

Margaret Evans


Further information to be announced shortly.

  • Sept 1, 2017
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    Sept 11, 2016

Kathie George in France


This is a Mixed-Media workshop, and I will demo in watercolour and/or acrylic with occasional dabbling into collage and texture. We'll work both on location and in the studio. Advanced painters or the adventurous will be able to wander through the villages to find your own painting location and work at your own pace.

  • Sept 17, 2017
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    Sept 27, 2017

A French Dream Painting Holiday With Nancy Medina


Put a little joy in your brush and enjoy the beauty of the charming villages and winding back roads of the Dordogne region of Southern France. You are invited to join award winning artist Nancy Medina for 10 days of making brilliant colors bloom at Le Vieux Couvent. Open for beginners to advanced students in oils, as well as those who work in water based oils, watercolor, and acrylics, you will learn to loosen your approach to painting in this exciting workshop.

  • Oct 4, 2017
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    Oct 14, 2017

A French Dream Painting Holiday With Nancy Medina


Put a little joy in your brush and enjoy the beauty of the charming villages and winding back roads of the Dordogne region of Southern France. You are invited to join award winning artist Nancy Medina for 10 days of making brilliant colors bloom at Le Vieux Couvent. Open for beginners to advanced students in oils, as well as those who work in water based oils, watercolor, and acrylics, you will learn to loosen your approach to painting in this exciting workshop.

Artists with students who are interested in coming to Le Vieux Couvent should contact us by E-mail for further information.