Water-Based Media Painting Holiday


 14 – 21 June 2024

at the

Boutique Hotel Leone, Montelparo,

Le Marche, Italy.   

Mob: 07593618644


We are returning in 2024 to this fabulous location staying at the wonderful Hotel Leone. If you want luxury then this is the painting holiday for you.

Water-Based Media Painting holiday in a beautiful part of Italy with Artist Anthony Barrow BA (Hons) Fine Art staying full board at the Hotel Leone. The Hotel Leone is in a unique setting in the historic centre of Montelparo in Central Italy perched above the rolling hills with breath-taking views of the mountains, countryside and coast and offering painting holidays where you can experience authentic Italian life in a medieval village.

This 7 day water-based media painting tour using watercolours, gouache and acrylics is located at the Boutique Hotel Leone and Retreat Centre, Montelparo, Italy in a beautiful quiet part of the country.

Price includes 7 nights full board accommodation, swimming pool, transfer to and from the airport, tuition fee, house wine with all meals, 3 days on location with lunch in local restaurants, studio available with easels, boards and chairs provided. All en-plein air painting at specific locations around the area, all transfers to these historic locations are included in the price. Prices start at £1796 to £2498 depending on occupancy and luxury room type.

Non-painting partner/spouse are welcome.

(please see website for details and to book)

Reserve your spot: 25%deposit

Flights are extra.

To book and reserve your luxury room contact Madeline :-

The Nightingale Centre, Peak District

31 May – 2 June 2024…CANCELLED 

 2 – 4 August 2024………….Available


Very comfortable venue with ample parking.

Weekend Water-based Media Courses  

  • 31st May- 2nd June 2024……Available
  • 2nd-4th August 2024………….Available

Painting in the studio and around the grounds of the centre for people who have had some experience with watercolours and are looking to adapt a more spontaneous technique. Artists must provide their own materials.

Places limited I need 15 people to secure the dates a deposit of £25 secures your place.

Weekend rate Friday to Sunday £102 per person per night full board
£60 tuition fees payed on arrival.

Limited places available, get in touch for further information.

Single occupancy of twin room

– £5 per person per night

En suite room supplement

– £7.50 per person per night

*Unfortunately, there are no single en suite rooms available.


Water-based Media Painting

Holiday in Tuscany

1-8 October 2024



Anthony Barrow BA Hons Fine Art will be delivering this watercolour painting holiday in beautiful Tuscany during a lovely time of the year at

Ancora del Chianti, Via Collegalle,

12-50022 Greve in Chianti,

Firenze, Italy

Located just 45 minutes drive from Florence this fabulous part of Italy is just crying out to be painted, beginners and none painting partners also welcome. Double bedroom with private en suit bathroom 2 persons sharing 795 euros (690 GBP) single occupancy of a double room 1050 euros (913 GBP). My painting tuition fee for the week is £250 per painter paid on location or by cheque, bank transfer PayPal or cash. All 8 rooms are double en-suit and it includes 7 nights accommodation with breakfast, 5 course dinner and exclusive use of the studio.

Transfer from and return to Florence Airport or Pisa Airports are organised on location when numbers are confirmed.

 A £250 refundable deposit secures your place.

Places are limited

This tour includes 2 painting excursions one to Florence (midweek) and one to Greve market on a Saturday the transport is organised on location with local taxi firms. Wine and drinks can be purchased and paid for on day of departure.

Flights are extra to Florence or Pisa Airport.

Please advise on booking of any diet restrictions.

Watercolour/gouache paints, paper and brushes are not provided.

Tel:- +39055854044

Email :-

Mob:- +393391587642


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16th – 18th August 2024

New Weekend Watercolour Courses

Painting in the studio and around the grounds of this beautiful location for people who have had some experience with watercolours and are looking to adapt a more spontaneous technique. Artists must provide their own materials. Places limited to 15 painters to secure the dates a deposit of £20 secures your place. Weekend rate Friday to Sunday £190 per person;  full board plus a £60 tuition fees payed on arrival.

Limited places available, get in touch for further information and to book.

Mobile 07593618644



April 20 – 27 2024

Join Anthony and Lynn Barrow at Atelier Clos Mirabel in South West France for a week of watercolour painting in this beautiful location very close to the Pyrénées

Clos Mirabel
276, avenue des Frères Barthélémy
64110 Jurançon
Pau, Pyrénées-Atlantiques
S.W. France

Classes will take place in the grounds of Clos Mirabel, in the studio and on location.

Please contact Anthony for further details:-

  • Dates: 20 April 2024 – 27 April 2024
  • 25 hours of tuition per week
  • Level: Beginner/Intermediate
  • Language: English
  • Full Board Accommodation: 1295€ to 2495€ per week based on room choice & single or shared occupancy + tuition fee
  • Tutor’s Fee: £200
  • None refundable deposit of 250€ secures your place.
  • Places are Limited
  • Flights are extra
  • Book today :-