Portraits, Landscapes, Figures in a Landscape
in Oils and Acrylics
Wednesday 24th August - Wednesday 31st August 2022
This August we are delighted to welcome back Antony Williams RP to lead his second painting course at Maison du Guit. Antony is one of the UK’s best-known portrait artists and has painted members of the royal family, politicians, international sportsmen and actors.
In 2021 Antony exhibited two of his portraits at The Royal Society of Portrait Painters Exhibition at The Mall Galleries, London, from 6th – 15th May 2021.
Antony had a solo exhibition of recent still life paintings with Messums London, 28 Cork Street, from 15th April – 8th May 2021.
to view the works online and for more information.
This exciting course at Maison du Guit offers a rare opportunity to work side by side with one of the country’s leading artists, and it will include painting landscapes, figures in a landscape as well as portraits in the studio using a model. Antony’s laid back, inclusive and informal approach guarantees an insightful and stimulating week discovering new methods of creative expression. Antony, who was elected to the Royal Society of Portrait Painters in 1996, has carefully planned a schedule to suit all standards and tastes. You will be painting in the spacious studio and grounds at Maison du Guit, the local chateau and picturesque village
Continental breakfast with cereals, yogurts, eggs, bread, croissants, chocolatines, fresh orange juice, coffee and black or herbal tea
Studio session/en plein air session at Maison du Guit, or on location in a local village
Tea, coffee, biscuits and fruit
Lunch: salads, omlettes, pizza etc
Finish painting/trip out/play tennis, table tennis or croquet/relax by the pool/siesta!
3 course dinner: plant-based/fish/free range meat
served with local wine
Price of the holiday
7 nights, full board (except for one evening when the group will pay for their own meal at a local restaurant) and 5 days of tuition in a:
Shared room £775 per person (large room with single beds)
Single occupancy £920
Double room £775 per person (double bed)
Single occupancy of double room £920
Double ensuite room £800 per person (double bed/2 single beds)
Single occupancy of double room ensuite
Small Single room ensuite £895
There is a complementary airport pick up and drop off for this course:
Ryanair flight number 522 on Wednesday 24th August, leaving Stansted at 13:30, arriving at Lourdes-Tarbes at 16:20.
Ryanair flight number 523 on Wednesday 31st August, leaving Lourdes-Tarbes at 16:45 arriving at Stansted at 17:35.
We are also able to arrange a pick up/drop off at Mont de Marsan SNCF station.