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Wednesday, September 09, 2015

Join Me and Paint in Croatia July 2016!

'Along the Coast'          5x7             pastel              ©Karen Margulis
available $50
Painting My World. It is the name of my blog but it is also a dream come true. I have always wanted to travel. From the time I took a job in high school so I could go to France with my French class I was hooked. The travel bug had bitten and there was no turning back.

Painting and teaching has helped me make my dreams of traveling the world a reality. This year it was France, Sweden and Finland and next year it will be Croatia! I am excited to announce that I will be teaching a 7 day workshop with Aria Workshops in Istria, Croatia. 
Here is an excerpt from the website:

"Join us for a painting and sketching holiday on the greenest part of the Adriatic sea. Enjoy delicious Mediteranean cuisine, delightful wines and the camaraderie of fellow artists. The workshops are based in Poreč, a small picturesque resort town in Istria. You will be staying in the Hotel Villa Gloria, a family owned and operated hotel with exceptional service. There will be painting excursions to the Istrian hill cities, to Pula, the city with the Roman amphitheater, and to the Rovinj where every street and stone calls to be painted.There will also be an optional one day excursion to Venice, Italy"

I've seen the photos and I am excited by the painting possibilities of this beautiful part of the world. This trip is an opportunity to learn and grow as an artist as well as expand your horizons and make new friends.

The dates of the workshop are July 2 - 9, 2016. Details as follows:
If you are interested in this workshop, please register here and we will contact you with more information shortly.

Total Workshop Prices (7 days, per person)

sharedsinglenon-artist (in shared room)
Workshop930 €990 €430 €
Villa-Gloria560 €700 €560 €
Total1,490 € 1,690 € 990 € 

The workshop fee includes:
  • Trips around Istria (meals included).
  • Airport pick-up/drop-off.
  • Ground transport where we go as a group.
  • A dinner in a local restaurant.
  • Teacher tuition.
  • Field easels for your use during workshop.
  • Drawing boards, masking tapes, scissors, knifes, vine charcoal, wet wipes…
Not included in the price:
  • Airfare to Croatia
  • A boat trip to Venice (€75) – whole day. If you are not interested to go to Venice, you can stay at villa and enjoy all meals with no extra charge.
  • Airport pick up if you can’t arrive with others in the group.
  • Drinks in villa Gloria that are not taken with meals.
  • Drinks on excursions.
  • Transportation and meals if you decide to take a day off and explore Istria on your own.

Cancellation policy

€200 deposit is non-refundable.
If you paid the whole amount but canceled 61 or more days prior to the event, the whole amount minus the deposit of €200, will be refunded.
In the case when a teacher cancels the workshop, the whole amount will be returned.
Cancellations received 60 or fewer days before the departure will result in a loss of all monies paid, but a friend of yours can come instead.
No refunds for services not utilized while on the workshop will be provided.
All cancellations must be sent to, and will be effective on the received date.

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