Art holidays can be both relaxing and inspiring, and there are hundreds of different types of these holidays available all around the world, from gentle watercolor classes for beginners in the Southern England, to fascinating and challenging traditional textiles workshops in China or Japan. There are so many different classes and mediums to choose you are sure to find something to suit your style and level of abilities, and if you want to take along a partner who has other interests, then most art schools also provide other activities for no-participants.
Many art schools are in warmer climates, based in beautiful areas in places like the Mediterranean, Caribbean, Asia and, and take advantage of the excellent weather and exotic scenery to paint, sculpt and take part in all kinds of artistic activities outdoors. To get the best out of these trips it is a good idea to go when the weather is warm, but not too hot or humid (which could make painting outside impossible during the middle of the day), so aim for mid spring or early autumn, when the sun is warm without being oppressive.
Here are some of the excellent art holidays on offer: * Painting and Drawing Course in Provence – there are some excellent art holidays available in France, and this one week course for adults in Provence will help you improve your skill with a number of materials, using the wonderful surrounding landscape as your inspiration. Food, accommodation and evening activities are all inclusive and you can find out more at www.artstartenprovence.com. If you combine with a wine tour in Provence, you are really an bohemian artist. The French Provence is very picturesque and has interesting offers for art lovers
The French Provence is very picturesque and has interesting offers for art lovers