HAAS GALLERY | The Art of Gordon Haas

PLEIN AIR IN ITALY
Tuscany Art Workshop

with Gordon Haas

NOTE: For info on current workshops,
visit our workshops page!

For reservations or info, call Gordon at (609) 273-5783

Montalcino, "The Heart of Tuscany"
and the Home of Brunello Di Montalcino Wine

Offering a one week workshop
OCTOBER 2-9, 2010
7 nights in Montalcino

Space limited
to reserve your spot, a $900 NON-REFUNDABLE deposit is required.
Non-refundable balance due 30 days prior to the start of the workshop.

Sat check in time 2 - 6 PM
Sat check out time 11:00 AM

Saturday Check in
Sunday Settle in & get to explore Montalcino
Plein air: 2 PM - 5 PM
Monday Plein air: 9 AM - 12 Noon
Plein air: 2 PM - 5 PM
Tuesday Plein air: 9 AM - 12 Noon
Plein air: 2 PM - 5 PM
Wednesday Free day to explore
Thursday Plein air: 9 AM - 12 Noon
Plein air: 2 PM - 5 PM
Evening critique session (don't worry!)
Friday Plein air: 9 AM - 12 Noon
Free afternoon
Saturday Check out
NOTE: Gordon reserves the right to alter the itinerary
due to weather, group's interest, etc.

All photos and videos taken by Gordon Haas on previous painting trip.

Biondi Santi Vineyards

Brunello Vineyards

Cypress Trees at Montalcino

Fields from the Hotel

Gordon Painting the Olive Groves

Hills Around Montalcino

Hillsides of Montalcino

Homes in Montalcino

Just Outside Montalcino

Just Outside Town

Main Plazza in Montalcino

Poppies at Montalcino

Sunrise at the Hotel

The Hills Around Montalcino

The Road into Montalcino

The Town of Montalcino

Upper Plazza, Montalcino

View from the Hotel

Workshop includes:

Plein air painting instruction by Gordon Haas
7 days/nights accommodations, breakfast each morning (Italian style, very simple),
travel guidance, pre/post tour information

Not included:

Airfare, hotel transfers, lunches, dinners, wine and other beverages,
personal purchases such as laundry, phone calls, fridge & bar items etc.,
and anything not specifically included above

PRICE
Per student: $1,800 Plein air with Gordon
hotel - 7 days/nights in Montalcino
includes breakfast, taxes & service

Additional partner or private room,
$900 extra

All skill levels and mediums are welcome!

View photos and videos from the Fall 2009 Positano Art Workshop
View photos from the Fall 2008 Positano Art Workshop

PERTINENT INFORMATION
FOR TUSCANY ART WORKSHOP

GORDON’S CONTACT INFO

HOTEL INFORMATION

  • HOTEL DEI CAPITANI, VIA LAPINI 6, 53024, MONTALCINO (SI) ITALY
  • TEL: 00390577 847227
  • WEB: www.deicapitani.it
  • IF YOU ARE DRIVING INTO MONTALCINO, LET ME KNOW FOR PARKING ARRANGEMENTS.

SUGGESTED ART SUPPLIES & MATERIALS TO BRING

MISCELLANEOUS

  • GORDON WILL HAVE TOURIST INFO PACKAGES WITH MAPS, THINGS TO DO, ETC.
  • AVERAGE DAYTIME TEMP IS 75 DEGREES – INTENSE SUN FEELS HOTTER (We arrived last year April 14 and it was 82 every day)
  • AVERAGE LOW TEMP IS ABOUT 62 DEGREES
  • CARRY ALL PAINTS IN CHECKED IN BAGGAGE, NOT CARRY-ON
  • OIL PAINTERS – DO NOT BRING TURPENTINE, LINSEED OIL OR DAMAR VARNISH. GORDON WILL HAVE SUPPLIES FOR YOU
  • CHECK WITH AIRLINE FOR BAGGAGE WEIGHT LIMITATIONS. TYPICALLY 50 LBS PER BAG – 2 ALLOWED, PLUS 1 CARRY ON
  • HALF BOX JULIAN EASEL WORKS WELL AS A CARRY ON
  • GORDON WILL HAVE EXTRA HARDWARE FOR JULIAN EASELS
  • WE HAVE MADE ARRANGEMENTS TO HAVE ANY PAINTINGS WITH WET PAINT AT THE END OF YOUR TRIP, TO BE SHIPPED HOME 30 DAYS LATER, AT NO ADDITIONAL COST

DRY RUN MOCK PAINTING CLASS PRIOR TO TRIP

  • GORDON WILL BE LEADING A MOCK PLEIN AIR PAINTING CLASS, ON A DATE TO BE DETERMINED, AT THE WASHINGTON CROSSING PARK ON THE NJ SIDE , ENTRANCE BY THE BRIDGE. BRING EASEL AND EQUIPMENT FOR PAINTING AND GORDON WILL BE THERE FOR SUGGESTIONS AND ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE

For reservations or info, call Gordon at (609) 273-5783

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