Lagou Raxi Country Hotel

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Watercolour painting holiday in Greece

COURSE TUTOR Anna Martin Anna Martin is an artist who started her career at the Chelsea School of Art and then later went on to study in New York at the Parsons School of Design. She further developed her training in personal development and performance coaching. She is half Spanish, half English and has worked for many years in Spain. She now lives in Cheltenham UK. Anna has escorted groups on painting holidays along the Mediterranean coast for many years and loves to encourage participants to explore new approaches and develop their personal style. Her current bright and expressive paintings (portraits, landscapes and city-scapes) reflect the heat and colour of the ...Read more >
From €755 excluding flights

Mosaics workshop art holiday

Course Tutor Helen Miles is a mosaic artist with a reputation as a maker of finely executed pieces often inspired by ancient mosaics but with a contemporary feel. Helen became fascinated by mosaics after moving to the UNESCO World Heritage city of Thessaloniki in 2001 where she studied with master crafts people, learning Byzantine techniques of mosaic making and working in stone and marble. After 20 years immersed in the medium, Helen now has a studio in Edinburgh, Scotland, where she teaches, produces mosaics to commission and writes about the history, techniques and theory of mosaics. Helen is an experienced mosaic teacher who brings together students with diverse abilities and inspires ...Read more >
From €830 excluding flights

Botanical painting holiday in Greece

Spring wildflowers and orchids “Colours and Textures of the Mediterranean” Course Tutors Shevaun Doherty Inspired by the flora and light of the Middle East whilst living in Egypt, Shevaun taught herself watercolour painting. She graduated from the SBA DLDC in 2012 with distinction. Shevaun works full time as an artist and tutor, she has exhibited regularly in Ireland and internationally and has won many awards. She travels exten-sively giving workshops and demonstrations, runs her own online course and is a tutor on the SBA DLDC. Shevaun has used her skills as a botanical artist to raise awareness of the environment with a special commis-sion of her bee artwork being featured on Irish ...Read more >
From €1,070 excluding flights

Garden design course in Greece

This one week seminar will take you from the foundations of design to the basic steps of constructing and managing a garden in a Greek/mediterranean landscape. It will be held in our hotel located on the beautiful South Pelion, peninsula in Greece. The course will include morning lectures and practicals, afternoon discussions and visits to nearby gardens and landscapes. Scope of the seminar and targets To give a basic view of what are the requirements for the creation and maintenance of a mediterranean garden. • Aiding participants on the design and construction of a Greek (Hellenic) garden and in general gardens in the Mediterranean climates. • Supporting participants on managing ...Read more >
From €855 excluding flights

Botanical contact printing on fabric holiday in Greece

Botanical contact printing, or eco printing as it is often known, is a technique for transferring prints using leaves and flowers. Plant materials are “bundled” with the fabric and processed using steam and pressure. Each bundle is unique and the “reveal”, or unbundling, is magic every time! This mark making is combined with natural dyes to produce designs for garments, accessories and home décor, as well as works of art. COURSE TUTOR Soo Town Soo Town is a mainly self-taught botanical printer who was born in the UK but has lived most of her life in a mountain village in Greece. Her journey with textiles began as a teenager and throughout her life she has created ... but it is with her ...Read more >
From €805 excluding flights

Greek painting holiday, botanical painting course

Course Tutor: Carol Woodin Carol Woodin has spent thirty years immersed in painting plants in watercolor. She enjoys spending time out in the fields and forests looking at and making studies of plants for future paintings, especially orchids and other rare plants. She began her career painting native orchids that grew near her home in upstate New York. Her work has been exhibited and collected around the world; recent venues include the Shirley Sherwood Gallery, Kew UK, Museo della Grafica, Pisa Italy, Museum de Buitenplaats, Eelde Netherlands, and Newhouse Galleries in New York. Among the awards she’s received are an RHS Gold Medal for the orchid genus Paphiopedilum, the Lankester Award ...Read more >
From €860 excluding flights

Art retreat in Greece, Neo-classical mosaics

Course Tutor Dr. Helen Bodycomb Methodology Helen will begin with introducing a brief history of mosaics. She will then provide a range of design options offering varying tiers of complexity so that students can choose a design approach that matches their skill level in mosaic. Helen's emphasis will lie in the interpretation of classical design and concept development, in order to make works that are distinctly contemporary. Students will use glass smalti and/or marble, hand-worked using both hammer & hardie, side nippers and wheeled nippers. Course Tutor Dr. Helen Bodycomb is well known as one of Australia’s few contemporary artists working primarily in mosaic. She is widely ...Read more >
From €1,085 excluding flights

Concertina sketchbook painting holiday in Greece

On this week you can draw as much or as little as you want. This is not a ‘careful drawing from observation’ course, it is much more about responding to your surroundings with paper collage, gesso, found papers, inks, pens and many more materials to develop your sketchbooks into exciting works of art in their own right. Many participants report feeling liberated and have fun in their sketchbooks for the first time! COURSE TUTOR Suzie Chaney Suzie is an artist living and working in the South of France. Originally from the UK, she graduated from Norwich School of Art in 2004 with BA(Hons) in Fine Art/Sculpture. Immediately afterwards she moved with her family to Carcassonne, France. ...Read more >
From €755 excluding flights

South Pelion Trail walking holiday, Greece

This walking holiday is based in Lafkos at the acclaimed Lagou Raxi Country Hotel (*** plus) in the heart of Pelion walking country. Starting from the beach of Kato Gatzea beside the Pagasitic Gulf, the South Pelion Trail goes through the villages of Agios Georgios, Pinakates, Vizitsa, Milies, Neochori, Siki, Xinovrisi, Argalasti and Lafkos, ending at the seaside village of Platania at the Aegean Sea. Through the routes of the kalderimi visitors can discover all the hidden beauties of Pelion nature: flowers and trees are to be found in bloom all year round. The Trail can be walked comfortably in 5 days. Each morning and evening walkers will be taken and returned to Lagou Raxi Country ...Read more >
From €295 excluding flights

Painting holiday in Greece

Botanical Painting and Illustration Course 11 - 18 September 2022 [FULL] 20 - 27 May 2023 [More info to be announced soon] Cours de Peinture et Illustration Botanique 11 - 18 Septembre 2022 [COMPLET] 20 - 27 Mai 2023 [Plus d'informations seront annoncées prochainement] Tutor Vincent Jeannerot For more than 30 years the botanical watercolours of Vincent Jeannerot have passed on the emotion that he feels when he paints from nature in the most intricate detail. Vincent paints the pure and natural beauty of life with all its tones and nuanced equilibrium, awakening in this way our own personal emotions. He participates in national and international exhibitions and teaches as well in his own ...Read more >
From €905 excluding flights

Keeping an illustrated nature journal, in Greece

Course Tutor: John (Jack) Muir Laws Jack is a principal leader and innovator of the worldwide nature journaling movement. Jack is a scientist, educator, and author, who helps people forge a deeper and more personal connection with nature through keeping illustrated nature journals and understanding science. His work intersects science, art, and mindfulness. Trained as a wildlife biologist and an associate of the California Academy of Sciences, he observes the world with rigorous attention. He looks for mysteries, plays with ideas, and seeks connections in all he sees. Attention, observation, curiosity, and creative thinking are not gifts, but skills that grow with training and deliberate ...Read more >
From €1,151 excluding flights