The Wonders of Watercolour with Terry Jarvis

Join us from 28th June – 5th July 2024 on a week-long Painting Holiday in Central Italy – 1 room remaining


We will paint the mood and atmosphere of one of the most beautiful areas of Italy in the wonderful medium of Watercolour.

From the Medieval villages to the sweeping landscapes, to the intimate corners and places that reflect this beautiful part of the world!

We will capture it all in fantastic days , creating memories, and developing your craft of watercolour painting along the way.

The course will include:

  • Marks we make, how we make those marks, and where they fit within painting
  • Drawing, Perspective, Composition, Temperature, Edges, and Tonal Values are just some of the skills that will be developed
  • Painting En Plein Air with all of it’s challenges and Joys will be explained and experienced

Terry can’t wait to share this wonderful Italian experience with you!

Included in the price is:


  • All tuition fees
  • 7 nights accommodation in air-conditioned, en-suite rooms in a luxurious palazzo with commanding views across the rolling hills of the Le Marche countryside to the coast – see our rooms here
  • All meals including breakfast, buffet lunch and a choice of up to 4 courses from our daily changing gourmet evening menu
  • A ‘pizza-giro’ evening at a local trattoria within a few minutes walk of the hotel
  • Delicious local wine with lunch and evening meal
  • Private group transfers to and from either Ancona airport or Pedaso (station or bus stop)
  • 5 days painting tuition including demonstrations and one-to-one advice and guidance
  • 3 days’ excursions to specially selected stunning locations
  • Private transfers to and from  painting locations
  • Guided orientation walking tour of the medieval hill-top town of Montelparo on day of arrival 
  • 1 free day (lunch not included) with the option to take an excursion to the beautiful town of Ascoli Piceno, a Renaissance town full of history as well as fabulous boutique shops, charming cafes and one of Italy’s most beautiful piazzas
  • Unlimited use of air-conditioned studio
  • Easels, boards and portable stools and chairs


Prices start from €2699 per person based on two people sharing a room.  To find out more about the different room types, pricing, how to get here and more fill out the form at the bottom of the page.



Bring a Partner or Friend


If you’d like to bring along a non-participating partner to this Terry Jarvis painting holiday they too can experience our hospitality enjoying all the meals and excursions.  If you’re wondering what else there is for them to do then find out just some of the options here.


About Terry Jarvis


Terry Jarvis is one of Australia’s exceptional Watercolour Artists.  His passion for his craft and his love for the wonderful medium of Watercolours revealed through his varied subject matter ranging from magnificent Australian scenes to paintings of his travels including The Greek Islands, Tuscany,Italy, France, Finland, Northern Ireland, Sweden, etc.

He is constantly in demand as Tutor across the Globe in the field of Watercolour and travels extensively as a result.

He is major award winner in his chosen field and his work hangs in collections in Australia, New Zealand,Sweden, Finland, UK, USA, Northern Ireland and many other countries around the World.

He has written feature articles for Australian Artist Magazine,The Artist Magazine UK, and is featured in two books, “The New Encyclopaedia of Watercolour Techniques” , and “Watercolour Secrets”, both published by London Publications.

He has conducted Watercolour Workshops in Tuscany for many years.

His love for painting the Italian countryside and its wonderful villages and landscape makes this watercolour workshop with Terry Jarvis one not to be missed.

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