Italian Encaustic Retreat 2018 - Encaustic Art For The Soul

13 Jun 2018 9:59 AM | Shelley Jean

Italian Encaustic Retreat 2018 - Encaustic Art For The Soul

Are you ready to embark on a journey to fulfill your creative destiny? Is it time to 

connect with the authentic artist that resides within you and honor your gift?  

Then this retreat is for you.  Come join us on this Italian Encaustic Retreat 

and find your inspiration...

When: October 28-November 4, 2018

Where: At a beautiful Villa in the Tuscan region of Italy in a charming town 


Buonconvento; which literally means “Happy Place”.  

What will the week look like?

-Art journaling/sketching before our daily events.

-Art instruction, photo shoots and exciting field trips to medieval towns and visits 

 with local artisans.

-We will alternate between day tours to San Gimignano, Florence, San  


 and Buonconvento. We will eat some of the best gelato in the region, experience 

 the art mecca of the world as we tour the Accademia Gallery and visit The David. 

-We will explore a world class winery and honey tasting, shop at local markets 

and the world famous Zecchi art store!

What is included?

Stunning Villa with gorgeous views

Private room and bath

Delicious local food/ Italian cuisine

8 Italian style breakfasts

6 lunches

6 dinners (with wine of course)

Escorted group travel for field trips

Private Museum and walking tours

Workshop instruction

Dedicated and Open Studio Time

Most art supplies

Mentoring sessions

Local Hikes and photo shoots

Pre-trip notes and guidelines



4200 Single Occupancy With Private Bath

3800 For Double Occupancy

(Space is Very Limited)

750 non-refundable deposit

Payment plan available

*Not included: airfare, train ride to Buonconvento, travelers insurance, extra 

food/purchases on tours, and missed transport costs or fees

Deposit and Cancellation policy

$750 deposit is non-refundable.  Balances are due by August 15, 2018

Retreat dates October 28-November 4, 2018

If you cancel more than 60 days in advance, ½ payment will be refunded minus deposit

If you cancel more than 30 days in advance, ¼ payment will be refunded minus deposit

If you cancel less than 30 days in advance, there is no refund available.

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