Join us for a painting and sketching holiday on the greenest part of the Adriatic sea. Enjoy delicious Mediterranean cuisine, delightful wines and the camaraderie of fellow artists. The workshops are based in Poreč, a small picturesque resort town in Istria-Croatia. 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, and to the Rovinj where every street and stone calls to be painted.



Porec Croatia

Like a magical oasis of inspirations and rich heritage, Istria catches the fascination of travelers from every corner of the world. The opulent cultural fabric of the Istrian peninsula is woven of buildings from almost every cultural era, while the Roman amphitheater in Pula and the Euphrasius Basilica in Poreč are world-class monuments.


7 day workshop starts from €1490. Check your favorite artist for more information about the pricing.

Workshop Package includes:
Trip around Istria, en plein air painting around area, most of the ground transportation, airport pick-up & drop-off, studio space, teacher tuition, field easels and much more.
Accommodation in a newly renovated rooms, all air-conditioned, private bathrooms, homemade authentic meals daily, free wi-fi.


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Nancie King Mertz, Oct 2017

2017, Oct 1 – 8th. Workshop description: Along with short demos, Nancie’s workshops focus on individual attention for each painter. Her plein air paintings are carried to completion, which she encourages in her... Read More

Eiko Yoshimoto, Sept 2017

2017, Sept 23 – 30th Eiko Yoshimoto was born in Okayama shortly before the Second World War. She studied English literature and drama at the Notre Dame Sacred Heart School and after her... Read More

Colette Odya Smith, Sept 2017

2017, Sept 9th – Sept 16th Workshop Description: Painting primarily from your photos poses unique opportunities and challenges. Join us in beautiful Istria Croatia for a vacation exploration of how to make the most of... Read More

Gail Sibley, Sept 2017

2017, Sept 2nd – 9th This workshop will be about finding a balance between your analytical and precise mind and your intuitive and expressive soul. It will combine working en plein air and... Read More

Alain J. Picard, July 2017

2017, July 1st – 8th Workshop Description: Landscape, Still Life, and Plein Air Figure/Portrait in the Landscape The true subject of this workshop is light. On this beautiful vacation art workshop to Croatia, we’ll... Read More