ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A RELAXING PAINTING HOLIDAY IN THE SUN, WHERE YOU CAN LEARN FROM A PROFESSIONAL ARTIST AND ENJOY GOOD COMPANY AND EXCELLENT FOOD?

ENJOY AN ART HOLIDAY IN FRANCE…

  • Beginners and accomplished painters
  • Watercolour, oil, and mixed-media
  • Friendly individual tuition by Steven Reed
  • Idyllic painting locations
  • 17th century farmhouse studio
  • Excellent food and accommodation
  • Small friendly groups of people
  • Easy to get to and excellent value

Steven invites you to join him on a relaxing residential painting holiday at his farmhouse studio, set in the idyllic French countryside. As part of a small group of guests, (up to 7) you will enjoy some one-to-one tuition and paint beautiful local scenes.

“A Day Either Way” – Residential courses normally run Saturday-Saturday, but we understand that getting the best price on flights sometimes requires slipping arrrival or departure dates a day either way – Just give us a call. Find out more on our services page.


“A great week – an opportunity to really relax in a lovely quiet place and rediscover a skill I’ve not practiced for years. Direction and suggestion from Steven was perfectly judged, and the food and hospitality provides bay Sally and Ainsley was a perfect foil . A very satisfying week – I hope to come back and learn more.” Kate Wooding. “After nearly 20 years break, I’m keen again and determined to continue – thanks Steve, for your help in kindling the creative spark.”Rena Tarwinska
“Steve is an excellent teacher, patient and kind, who gives individual attention to his students. This week I have learned so much about painting.”Kay McCroy
“Felt relaxed and at home as soon as we got here. An idyllic place to rekindle and interest in painting. Steven is an excellent , enthusiastic and patient teacher which made it easy to learn and develop new skills in watercolour and ink. The hospitality of Sally and Ainsley was outstanding and we look forward to returning in the future.”Ron & Jen
“Best painting holiday yet. Wonderful hosts , fantastic food, comfortable accommodation & inspiring tuition, I feel I have turned a corner thanks to Stevens advice & help. Thank you for a wonderful time spent with you all.”Veroica