Workshop by Alexei Antonov France 2017
The Art of Living
You are invited to enjoy an experience of a lifetime.
Come join us for a magical week in te south of France
with celebrated Russian painter, Alexei Antonov.
For one week in autumn, come and immerse yourself in a dream. Spend every day exploring this rich and magnificent land through the eyes of a great artist
Paint paint paint.
Eat the best food the world has to offer.
Food bought in glorious French village markets,
(complete with accordion players.)
Drink excellent wine made from grapes picked just
down the road, yet celebrated throughout the world
Shop in the most amazing antique shops that offer
incredibly inexpensive treasures.
Live in a village home built in the early 1300’s
Get inspired to live your life like a work of art.
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SEPTEMBER 10-16, 2017
Who Should Come?
Anyone interested in discovering living as art, someone who enjoys great food, great wine, good company, and learning to paint from the best in the world, in one of the most beautiful places on earth.
LIMITED TO 10 ARTISTS
Sunday: 5-8 pm. Welcome Reception
8:00-9:30. Breakfast Location: Our village
10:00-11:30. Instruction and painting
11:30-1:30. Lunch at home
7:00: dinner at home
8:00-9:30. Breakfast Location: Canal de Midi
11:30-1:30. Picnic on canal du midi
1:30-3:30. Painting on the Canal
7:00 Dinner at Pourquoi Pas (optional)
8:00-9:00. Breakfast Location: Carcassonne castle
12-2:00. Lunch at crêperie in Carcassonne Open free time, great junk stores in Carcassonne, shopping
3:00-6:00. Painting in Sommeil
8:00. Dinner at home
9:30-12:30. St Chinion market, picnic
12:30-4:00. Painting in local vineyard
7:00 Dinner at Auberge de Croisade
9:30-1:30 Beziers flower market, painting, lunch in local café (optional)
2:00-6:00 Painting on the Mediterranean
8:00 Formal farewell celebration dinner
Our village of Quarante is between Narbonne and Beziers in the southwest corner of France. We are 30 minutes from the Mediterranean, 3 hours from Barcelona and 1 1/2 hours from Marseille.
We are ex pats from Anderson Island who have had the pleasure of knowing Alexei for many years and consider him and his pretty wife, Tatiana, some of dearest friends.
About hosts workshop
Bob and Karen Wilson
6 rue des bichettes
Cost for retreat is $3800.00
6 nights in a Private suite, with double occupancy.
3 lunches Welcome Reception,
3 dinners, a wine tasting at a local wine cooperative (*2 lunches and 2 dinners will be at special restaurants and are not covered under fees.)
5 days of direct instruction by Alexei.
Deposit of $500 due by August 1, 2017, Total cost due by September 1, 2017
Enroll in workshop
Choose your option
Total amount $3800.00
A deposit of $500.00 will secure a spot (non-refundable amount)
Complete your payment $3300.00 (This is the case if you paid a deposit)