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ErinHill Travel sketching holiday with Erin Hill : 5 – 12 September 2015: FULLY BOOKED
ErinHill Travel sketching holiday with Erin Hill : 5 – 12 September  2015: FULLY BOOKED

Sketching is that quick impression, using a black pen, done in a moment with a dash of colour. We teach you to sketch in whatever time you have. This is why we call it Travel Sketching. Five minutes? Thirty minutes? You can always get an impression. After all, it may be the only chance you’ll have.

Botanical Art workshop with Margaret Best : September 19 – 26
Botanical Art workshop with Margaret Best : September 19 – 26

POSTPONED UNTIL 2016. Margaret Best, one of North America’s accomplished botanical artists, brings her inspiring blend of scientific accuracy and artistic sensibility to this week in Fiji. Working with the rich and varied tropical flora that grows in such abundance in this tropical paradise, she will be showing her students how to capture their essence.

Art without Paint: pastels and charcoal with Nola Cameron Nov 7 – 14
Art without Paint: pastels and charcoal with Nola Cameron Nov 7 – 14

COURSE CONFIRMED. Pastel is an exciting medium that is delightful in its physical ease of use and rewarding in its flexibility. Charcoal is an equally fascinating medium. It encourages you to look at line, tone and texture. It’s a free, flexible art form which can be expressive and bold or mysterious and subtle.

Watercolours and Sketching with Malcolm Carver : Nov 21 – 28
Watercolours and Sketching with Malcolm Carver : Nov 21 – 28

COURSE CONFIRMED. Using simple but proven methods of capturing the image, seeing simple shapes, creating depth and appreciating light, Malcolm will build your confidence day by day. By the end of the week you will have produced a sketch book of drawings and paintings that capture the essence of the world around us and that you will be extremely proud of.

Painting paradise: Seascapes and landscapes with Elena Parashko 11 – 18 June 2016
Painting paradise: Seascapes and landscapes with Elena Parashko 11 – 18 June 2016

“Elena, our tutor, while having a very gentle manner, is one of the rare few who are really born to teach. We hung on every word, everything made sense.” Elena Parashko is returning to Fiji for her fifth retreat. She knows and loves the views out over the bay from Daku resort, the tide lapping at the beach under the raintree at the end of the peninsula. It’s a subject matter of endless joy and she will show you how to make the most of it.