Art holidays for 2021

All art holidays now 20% off and 50% off non painting guest price. 

I'm delighted to be offering art holidays again this year. This is a 5-night stay with four full days of tutoring and evening activities. The dates are:

  • Sunday evening August 15th to Friday morning August 20th.

  • Thursday evening September 2nd to Tuesday morning September 7th. 

Full details to follow but the full-board cost will be £1295 Now £1,036 and the cost for a non-painting guest will be £695 now £350. To attend the art holiday without any accommodation will cost £600 now £480.

Accommodation will be guesthouse style, as guests will be hosted in my house or the houses of other local artists and hosts. There will also be an option to attend the art holiday at a reduced rate whilst finding your own accommodation. 

The holidays will cost only £1295 Now £1,036 for all the tuition over four days including a one-to-one critique, full board and evening activities. The cost for a non-painting guest will be £695 now £350. To attend the art holiday without any accommodation will cost £600 now £480.

Payment is made by a £250 non-refundable deposit through this website and then a balance by bank transfer before the start date. All money (minus a small fee charged by the website to take your initial payment) will be refunded if Government guidelines mean the holidays cannot proceed. If the holiday goes ahead as planned no refunds can be made after a month before the start date. 

All activities will be in line with Government COVID guidelines and fully refundable if we go into a lockdown. Please sign up to my newsletter to keep up to date with what's happening. 

 

WHAT PEOPLE SAY

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Jill and Stephen

Thank you Debs for the huge effort you put into the holiday. We really appreciate all your hard work and lovely having Pete as our driver down all these exciting Devon lanes! I'm left feeling inspired to continue my efforts -thank you!

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Paula

"I can certainly recommend Art Holidays Devon run by Debs Last. I felt it was good value for money and felt that Debs makes every effort to make it so and works really hard. She is a very experienced art tutor. 

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Jill

"Art Holidays Devon offers a relaxed, fun and therapeutic approach to pursuing your interest in art regardless of your level of experience. Don’t miss out, book now!

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Pip 

"An enjoyable week of painting and drawing in both studio and en-plein-air, with guidance from a supportive and talented artist.

Some of  the accommodation

 
 
Programme:

Day One:

  • Arrive on the first evening after 4pm and before 6pm, settle into your room and then meet for a drink in Debs' studio where we'll have a light buffet style dinner, open some bottles of wine and make some paint to use in the week. 

Day Two:

  • breakfast between 8.30 and 9am. 

  • En plein air painting 10am-4pm. Westward Ho! pebble ridge including packed lunch and drinks through out the day.

  • Afternoon tea

  • Dinner @ 7.30

  • 8.30 evening activity: artist talk and discussion.

Day Three:

  • breakfast between 8.30 and 9am. 

  • En plein air painting 10am-4pm. Exmoor, including packed lunch and drinks throughout the day.

  • Afternoon tea

  • Dinner canapes and finger food @ Broomhill Art Hotel, Barnstaple

  • Evening activity: Broomhill Sculpture Park

Day Four:

  • breakfast between 8.30 and 9am. 

  • En plein air painting 10am-4pm. Hartland Quay and the coastal path including packed lunch and drinks throughout the day.

  • Afternoon tea

  • Dinner and evening activity @ 7.30pm: Pizza on the Pebble ridge watching the setting sun.

Day five:

  • breakfast between 8.30 and 9am. 

  • En plein air painting 10am-1pm. Instow beach including packed lunch and drinks.

  • 2-4pm Taking your en plein air paintings to the next level... studio session and chance for a one to one critique

  • Afternoon tea

  • Critique sessions can be booked here. 

  • Dinner @ 7.30 Last night BBQ 

  • 8.30p, evening activity: artist talk and discussion, with Debs.

Day six:

  • Breakfast between 8.30 and 9am. 

  • check out by 10am

(Please note that this programme is a sample one and is subject to change, due to the vagaries of the British weather!)