Sopra Pruneta property offers to the guests the opportunity to join painting classes directly in the gardens, thanks to Richard Clare, an english landscape painter who moved to Italy some years ago; now, he lives in the town of Barga, an inexhaustible source for his artistic inspiration. His favorite subjects are the views of Barga and the Garfagnana. He also likes to represent the landscapes of the Ligurian coast and of southern France with the watercolor and oil painting techniques. During his career, Richard has received several awards and the attention of many art magazines, his works are included in many private collections in Italy, United Kingdom, Spain, Denmark, China and in the United States. Every day, he paints and publishes on his blog some sketches (he call them “the daily sketches”) representing his new adopted hometown: Barga.
Features and prices of Richard painting classes :
Part one: technical informations about the landscape painting with the watercolor method.
Richard provides all participants with tools and materials for painting (sheets, roller pens / pencils, color palettes, several size brushes etc. ..)
Second part: the participants start the practice with the received informations and techniques and, under Richard supervision, they begin to paint the landscape of their own choice.
The duration is approximately 3 hours .
The price is euro 50 per person (minimum group size: 3 participants). The painting materials/tools are included in the price.