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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

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

Let’s Paint Venice!

La Romita School of Art Terni, Italy

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

SKETCHBOOKS IN ITALY with Ken O’Connell

La Romita School of Art Terni, Italy

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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LA CAMPAGNA BELLA: WATERCOLORS IN ITALY – with Frances Valesco

La Romita School of Art Terni, Italy

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, Italy

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

SPLASH INK WITH WATERCOLOR AND ACRYLIC – with Ming Franz

La Romita School of Art Terni, Italy

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

CAPTURING THE ESSENCE OF UMBRIAN LANDSCAPE – with Keiko Tanabe

La Romita School of Art Terni, Italy

This 7-day workshop is designed for artists who would like to strengthen their compositional skills and fill their watercolor paintings with light and atmosphere. Keiko will demonstrate how she interprets and simplifies a scene to capture the essence of the subject, conveying a certain mood and a sense of place. Using complete, step-by-step demonstrations, Keiko […]

$2650

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

Have Fun Creating an Art Travel Journal – with Darla Bostick

La Romita School of Art Terni, Italy

Each year a group accompanies Darla Bostick for her Art Adventure Abroad to a new destination – and in 2023 it will be to La Romita! Simply put, Darla’s Art Adventures are just that – a group of artists (and interested non-artists) who wish to experience the culture, sites, foods of another country. Anyone who […]

$3750

FREE YOUR CREATIVE SPIRIT IN MIXED MEDIA ART JOURNALING – with Melissa Grace Young

La Romita School of Art Terni, Italy

Join Melissa Grace Young as she shares her infectious enthusiasm for techniques designed to encourage freedom and spontaneity in your work. The hill-towns of Umbria will be the backdrop – and inspiration - as you explore a variety of techniques to capture your creative spirit in journal. Each day will include a lesson and discussion, […]

$3800

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 […]

PAINT THE SPLENDOR OF UMBRIA WITH WATERCOLOR – with Michael Friedland

La Romita School of Art Terni, Italy

In Michael’s workshop, you will immerse yourself in the splendor of the Umbrian villages and countryside, to drink in and capture the beauty and wonder of it all! You will learn and practice maintaining awareness of the principles of painting and the focus that painting on location takes. You will come away with incredible memories […]

Early Registration $3487

THE CREATIVE JOURNEY: SKETCH YOUR UMBRIAN ADVENTURE! with Leslie Fehling

La Romita School of Art Terni, Italy

This ten-day immersive tour to the heart of Italy promises to be the sketching adventure of a lifetime, and La Romita is thrilled to be partnering with Leslie for her first Umbrian workshop. Leslie’s classes are as unique as her style of journaling. A dazzling array of page layouts, lettering styles, borders, and design ideas […]

$3750

SEMPLIFICARE: SIMPLIFY THE ITALIAN LANDSCAPE IN WATERMEDIA – with Ruth Armitage

La Romita School of Art Terni, Italy

Join abstract artist Ruth Armitage in Umbria and for a hybrid workshop incorporating both plein air and studio work. You’ll emerge with confidence and inspiration. Conquer one of the greatest challenges of plein air painting by learning to simplify.  Plein air sketching combined with studio work in mixed water media will give you the advantage […]

$2650

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

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

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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