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CAPTURE THE ARCHITECTURE OF UMBRIA IN YOUR ITALIAN LANDSCAPES – with Nancie King Mertz

La Romita School of Art Terni

Pastelists and oil painters will benefit from this workshop with its focus on correct perspective. 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 create successful paintings.  This workshop will cover one-point, two-point and atmospheric perspective […]

$3250

Revisiting the Italian Landscapes – with Nancy Tankersley

Online Workshop

2-Part Workshop: Saturday June 20 and  27,  1 PM EST There are only 8 slots available for this workshop! From Nancy: “I’ve filmed 2 hour-long videos of me painting an Italian landscape. After you register and pay, you'll receive the link to the first video. You'll have at least 5 days to view it and […]

$300

Let’s Paint the Green Heart of Italy…Virtually! – with Nancie King Mertz

Online Workshop

“While we dream of travel, let us use art to keep us together. Just eight months ago I was in Italy with many of you…in the kind of immersive, dedicated workshops that La Romita has been offering for more than fifty years. Central Italy is landscape sculpted by man, the architecture of another age, and […]

$300

Splashing Acrylics – with Ming Franz

La Romita School of Art Terni

Join us for this innovative 4-week zoom online class with the artist, Ming Franz. Join Ming online as she works from her home studio where she will demonstrate and lecture the first hour and look at student's work offering guidance and critique for the second hour. Ming will also be in contact with students via […]

$200

Journey to our Inner Artist – with Claudette Gamache

La Romita School of Art Terni

The three, one hour classes, will be held weekly and will include exercises and tools to help stoke our creative fire. The last class will be a pastel demonstration incorporating all from the first two. Our creative fire is ignited by the use of memory, passion, and imagination that incorporate who we are, our very […]

$90

Painting the Italian Landscapes – with Nancy Tankersley

Online Workshop

2-Part Workshop: Saturday August 22 and 29,  1 PM Eastern There are only 10 slots available for this workshop! From Nancy: “I’ve filmed 2 hour-long videos of me painting an Italian landscape. After you register and pay, you'll receive the link to the first video. You'll have at least 5 days to view it and […]

$300

Retrospective Online – with Ken O’Connell

La Romita School of Art Terni

Drawings, sketchbooks, paintings, prints, photography, animation, and ceramic works, dating from 1963-2020 This summer Ken finally responded to a growing chorus of requests to mount a retrospective of his work. It opened with a quite limited public July 3rd at the Karin Clarke Gallery in Eugene Oregon. In order to make his opening available to […]

$25

Art for a Travel Journal

Online Workshop

Tuesdays, October 27, November 10, and November 17 From 10 am till noon (Pacific time) Penelope Youngfeather is offering an online class Art for a Travel Journal, an opportunity to learn, have fun and enliven any sketchbookor journal, past, present or future. Penelope carries a sketchbook at all times, admitting  “I might not sketch wherever […]

$105

Let’s Paint Venice!

La Romita School of Art Terni

Nov.6-8, 10 am start time, CST “While we dream of travel, let us use art to keep us together. Just a year ago I was in Italy with many of you...in the kind of immersive, dedicated workshops that La Romita has been offering for more than fifty years. Italy is landscape sculpted by man, the […]

$300

Art for a Travel Journal

Online Workshop

Tuesdays, February 9, 16, 23 From 10 am till noon (Pacific time) Penelope Youngfeather is offering an online class Art for a Travel Journal, an opportunity to learn, have fun and enliven any sketchbookor journal, past, present or future. Penelope carries a sketchbook at all times, admitting  “I might not sketch wherever I am but […]

$105

SKETCHBOOKS IN ITALY with Ken O’Connell

La Romita School of Art Terni

Sketching with Ken is an adventure in seeing the world with fresh eyes. You will learn to work portably, quickly, and with an eye towards capturing fragments of wonderful experiences. The sketchbook is your portable studio and your portable history. The spirit of the rough sketch is to see simply and to learn to draw […]

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DRAWING IN THE BEAUTY OF UMBRIA – with Sharon Zeugin

La Romita School of Art Terni

Drawing is about learning to see. Seeing allows one to connect more deeply with their surroundings. As travelers, in our rushed scramble to see everything or to get somewhere else, we can miss the beauty of our surroundings. Sharon Zeugin’s workshop will pursue ‘depth over breadth’; with simplicity and mindful attention; slowing down as you […]

$3300

LA CAMPAGNA BELLA: WATERCOLORS IN ITALY – with Frances Valesco

La Romita School of Art Terni

I only went out for a walk, and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in. John Muir In this workshop, you will explore your relationship to the landscape, using watercolor to express how the ways in which we see can touch our most profound memories. Each […]

$3750

PERSPECTIVE, VALUE, and COLOR: FROM THE SKETCH TO THE WATERCOLOR – with Benno Philippson

La Romita School of Art Terni

Eyes for light, nose for smell, ears for sound, touch for texture – be young again with all senses ready to enjoy and capture the beauty around you. Surrounded by history and Umbria’s beautiful living practices, Benno Philippson will lead a workshop to explore how three crucial elements – Perspective, Value, and Color – are […]

$3600

EXPRESSIVE & EFFECTIVE OBSERVATIONAL SKETCHING – with Tom Pajdlhauser

La Romita School of Art Terni

Join Tom on an immersive field sketching adventure in the towns, villages and country sides of Umbria. You’ll work directly in your sketchbook, documenting 10 days’ worth of travel experiences in Umbria with pencil, pen, and watercolor, filling your sketchbook with everything from the landscapes and townscapes you visit, to the folks you meet and […]

$3650

THE ITALIAN INTENSIVE V – with Katherine Brimberry and Suzi Davidoff

La Romita School of Art Terni

The Singular Image: Drawing and Monotypes Katherine Brimberry and Suzi Davidoff lead their fifth Italian Intensive Workshop at La Romita!  This year, the group will explore new monotype strategies including stencils, trace drawings and layering.   Katherine and Suzi have been collaborating the past year on new prints and want to share these great techniques and […]

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SPLASH INK WITH WATERCOLOR AND ACRYLIC – with Ming Franz

La Romita School of Art Terni

Ming Franz specializes in Splash Ink with Watercolor and Acrylic painting. The foundation of the Splash Ink and Watercolor painting process is based on principles originating in Tang Dynasty China with a technique known as Po Mo. In her workshop, Ming will show how to apply the various steps of the Splash Ink process using […]

$3600

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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