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 Plein Air Painting in Tuscany with Thorgrimur

Dates: 1-7 October, 2019 (5 days tuition, 6 nights accommodation)         Medium: Oil paint on panel

Location: Vinci, Tuscany                                                                                  Level: Beginner to Advanced      Class size: 6-12 students                                                                                   Language: English

Price: From €1620 per person, all-inclusive.

Includes 22% VAT, 5 days tuition, easels, 6 nights accommodation, all meals & drinks, cooking class, wine tour and tasting at the venue, arrival & departure transfers.

€600 per person non-participating partner

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Open to all levels of artists looking to learn or improve their skills in plein air painting, whilst enjoying Italian life in the beautiful Tuscan countryside.


During this art retreat Thorgrimur will guide you through important topics, such as, color theory, values, edges and composition. He will show you how these tools all come together to create a finished painting. The aim of this workshop is to enhance your ability to see nature with an artist's eye, taking inspiration from what's in front of you.

During this art retreat all meals will be home-cooked and dinners will be accompanied by Tuscan wine grown at the venue. You will also have the opportunity to take part in a complimentary fresh pasta making class and a wine tour and tasting at the venue.

Bring a friend or partner for just €600, all-inclusive of accommodation, meals and extra activities!

The Venue

This workshop will take place at Agriturismo Streda, a converted farmhouse and winery located in Chianti, just a 5 minute drive from Vinci (the birthplace of Leonardo Da Vinci).


The agriturismo is located in the Tuscan hills, surrounded by vineyards and olive groves, you can enjoy the stunning view whilst relaxing by the swimming pool, walking through the vineyards, or sitting on the terrace with a glass of wine.

See photos of  the venue here

  Thorgrimur   Einarsson

Thorgrimur is an Icelandic artist, born in Reykjavík in 1980. He spent his teens composing and performing music before enrolling at the School of Audio Engineering in London at the age of 23. After London, musical aspirations led him to the Royal Conservatory in den Haag, Holland, from where he graduated in 2010.


However, having acquired an interest in oil painting during his stay, he found he was further able to articulate his creative outlet in a visual medium, and has almost exclusively focused his attentions on oil painting since then. 

See more of Thorgrimur's work here:




22% VAT, 5 days tuition, easels, 6 nights accommodation, all meals & drinks, extra activities, arrival & departure transfers.


We will send you an information pack with more details upon booking, if you have any questions let us know.


You are welcome to bring a partner or friend who is not participating in the course. The €600 fee for non-participating partners includes 6 nights accommodation, transfers, a cooking class, wine tasting and all meals. We will happily assist in planning activities during the days for your partner; such as bike tours, trips to local towns and walks around the surrounding countryside.


Dates: 1-7 Oct, 2019

Price: From €1620 (includes 22% VAT, 5 days tuition, 6 nights accommodation, easels, all meals & drinks, transfers & extra activities).


Agriturismo Streda

32, Via di Streda

50059, Vinci

FI, Tuscany

Medium: Oil on panel

Class size: 6-12


Contact us:

IT: +39 347 333 9931


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Pricing & Registration

To book a place on this workshop or to see prices and bedroom options click 'Book Now' below. You will be redirected to a page where you can choose your bedroom and fill out your booking details. To confirm your place you will need to pay a €500 non-refundable deposit or the full amount upon booking. Please note that the full balance must be paid at least 3 months before the start of the workshop. 

Please note:

All prices include 22% VAT.

Credit card or bank transfer fees are not included.

If you have any questions about the art retreat, or about the registration and payment process, please email us at

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