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PAINT ANYTHING WITH CONFIDENCE – with Nancy Tankersley

La Romita School of Art Terni, Italy

In this workshop, Nancy takes you from painting still life to landscape and even figures. While concentrating on understanding basic shapes and light source, you will learn that most representational painting is based on these two concepts and there is no need to limit yourself on subject matter! Drawing is important and Nancy will show […]

$3850

Journaling Across Umbria – with Rita Carpenter

La Romita School of Art Terni, Italy

“Art creation is a way to give myself a voice without speaking.” Rita Carpenter is passionate about art and travel, always taking the opportunity to capture, express - and teach! - the excitement of being abroad through travel journaling. Since 2018 she has been organizing art-travel trips where artists can share the joy of creating. […]

$3600

PAINTING THE GREEN HEART OF ITALY: UMBRIA! with Nancie King Mertz

La Romita School of Art Terni, Italy

Nancie's goal, as an instructor, is to help you create dramatic, expressive paintings. Examine space, perspective, and design through practical hands-on lessons that help you build confidence. While the villages and villas located in one of Italy’s most picturesque regions provide the perfect point of interest in landscape work, the drawing must be right to […]

$3750

WATERCOLOR AND WATER-BASED MEDIA PRINTMAKING – with Frances Valesco

La Romita School of Art Terni, Italy

Join us and explore the beauty of the Italian landscape, using watercolor painting balanced with water-based media for printmaking. We explore how the two techniques can relate to and enrich each other. This workshop is open to seasoned artists and anyone new to painting and printmaking! With fresh eyes, we will center each day on […]

THE ART OF DISCOVERY- SELF-EXPRESSION AT THE CROSSROADS OF POETRY AND ART – with Melissa Grace Young and Emily Ransdell

La Romita School of Art Terni, Italy

Taste the richness of Umbria while opening to the spirit of creative self-expression. Envision a travel and journaling experience where poetry and art merge with ample opportunities for hands-on exploration and experimentation. Imagine La Romita as your home base, on the site of our monastery, and your studio in a church built in the 1500s […]

$3800

WATERMEDIA FOR NEWBIES! with Georgia Mansur

La Romita School of Art Terni, Italy

This water based media Georgia Mansur workshop will give you the tools to take your art to the next level. The most compelling art touches people on an emotional level, and so she will help you to access the power of your creative voice. Georgia - whom students have nicknamed "The Art Whisperer" - feels […]

$3850

INNER AND OUTER VIEWS – with Carol Ivey

La Romita School of Art Terni, Italy

This workshop explores the expressive choices of the artist, focusing on composition, space, and color. The group will take inspiration from artists like Bonnard, Hockney, Van Gogh, Morandi, and Klee. The workshop is designed for artists of all experience levels, combining sketch-book and plein air mixed-media techniques. On-site and studio sessions will focus on composition, expressive color use, and basic drawing techniques. Carol will work with you to refine your personal vision, aiming to develop skills and explore new expressive pathways.

$3750

THE ITALIAN INTENSIVE VI – with Katherine Brimberry and Suzi Davidoff

La Romita School of Art Terni, Italy

Piano Per Favore! Slow Down Please - Mindful Drawing and Printmaking In these times of instant everything, Katherine Brimberry and Suzi Davidoff's sixth Italian Intensive Printmaking and Drawing workshop invites you to slow down and appreciate the world around you.  This session will include direct polymer gravure etching – using the sun to help etch […]

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THE ART OF TAPESTRY AND NATURAL DYEING – with Shelley Socolofsky

La Romita School of Art Terni, Italy

Join tapestry artist Shelley Socolofsky for La Romita’s first workshop in the fiber arts! You will begin your workshop by sourcing local plants and sheep’s wool from the Umbrian landscape, then dye the wool using the very recipes dating back to the 10th century.  The natural dyeing of wool and linen during Medieval Europe regularly […]

$3750

TEXTURES OF UMBRIA IN WATERCOLOR COLLAGE – with Beth Ostapiuk

La Romita School of Art Terni, Italy

Beth Ostapiuk first attended La Romita in 2009, and was invited to return in 2011 to lead her own workshop.  Beth loved every minute of her experience there, and now returns to once again to provide a choice experience to other fellow artists. “Live creatively everyday” is her motto. Beth fell in love with watercolor […]

Early Registration $3487

As La Romita School caters to multiple levels of instruction and various forms of the arts, prices will vary by session, season, instructor, and offerings.

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