PAINT OILS BLOOMS FRANCE

August 30 - Sept 9, 2019

(8 full days plus travel days either side included. Optional bonus time in Paris)

Start and finish in Paris

Paint and be mentored in France

Exclusive small group Art Immersion with Jacqueline Coates

Jacqueline Coates Hydrangeas Painting sample oxenwood whole painting 130 x 89cm

Learn to paint Blooms with oils and learn blooms monoprinting with oils

(Open to MMFA Students only or Blooms France students and Paint Blooms USA students by invitation- up to 8 places maximum students only on this offer and it’s a goer with 4 students)

Meet in Paris with the option to meet up the day before and have some time exploring;

The best art supply stores in Paris, the boutiques of Saint Honore and my fave florists. We will bring some of the flowers back with us for a floriography session and the hydrangeas in La Foret will be going nuts at that time of year

Train from Gare D’Austerlitz Paris to Chateauroux, pickup by chauffeur to La Foret du Temple.

Painting immersion daily in the ballroom studio where we will all work on creating beautiful outcomes with the oils including the use of Charvin French oil paints. I will be working on two large diptyches for Chelsea flower Show next year in collaboration with an outdoor furniture brand.  Most likely achieving one of the pieces during this time.

You will be working on;

  • blooms style method paintings of your choice with guidance as you need it, with spectacular higher level photo references supplied by me or BYO original material and work on your own direction
  • instruction and tips on applying oils for the Blooms Painting Method
  • how to use the Charvin range of paints for incredible colour outcomes
  • how to get your paintings to pop and have convincing depth
  • how to capture those details that give your work the x factor. We will be doing lots of work on detail at the finessing stage for next level finish
  • handling complex colour mixing and improving your eye
  • mastering more complex colour blending
  • includes a group exercise to paint a hydrangeas painting to learn the above
  • monoprinting session with oils
  • and of course you have me for any mentoring you want. I will be providing an in the garden over a coffee mentoring session with each person one on one
  • Social media session
  • The art of persuasion session (how to sell without selling)
  • Writing about yourself and finding your artist voice session

Size of canvas is midsize, paint as many canvases as you want during this time. All packing materials supplied to create a comfortable to carry pack with shoulder straps that you can put on the plane with your luggage. 

( proven method!)

The last two days we rest the canvases so they dry.

Size of canvas is midsize, paint as many canvases as you want during this time. All packing materials supplied to create a comfortable to carry pack with shoulder straps that you can put on the plane with your luggage. 

( proven method!)

The last two days we rest the canvases so they dry.

I showed this to Hayley Kruger in Perth and she went ballistic with it and sold many of  her series making $300 from her first examples!

What’s Included?

  • train transfers to and from Paris and chauffeur connections to and from the station.

Includes chauffeur driven tours for;

  • Chateau de Boussac
  • La Chatre markets where you will visit two brocantes and at the markets they sell loads of linen clothing
  • All meals supplied at La Foret and wine and aperitifs, breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Beautiful local walks
  • Flowers supplied for photography to increase your painting reference library
  • It’s hydrangeas season and they come in every colour imaginable here
  • Welcome dinner and Meals throughout prepared by my local cook and by our French chef
  • Accommodation at L’Hirondelle, home to French Art School or La Tonnellerie as you like, which has an orchard and large garden. We have more rooms than guests so you can choose
  • Art supplies included
  • Entry to chateau included
  • 6.5 days of painting studio time, two half day tours  and a half day for oil monoprinting, and mentoring sessions to expand your professional presentation  total 8 days then travel either side of those 8 days.

What is this small group creative opportunity going to cost?

Usually I do Blooms France for $7697 however as I also wish to paint this time at a relaxed pace with a group of more experienced students at a stunning time of year in the Limousin*, and also hang out and paint with like-minded others with our needs met by our cook and chef, this land package art immersion is open to the MMFA group past and present students and Blooms France peeps, and a few others by invitation who are at the level,  at $5976 pp

This is a one time offer and a saving of  $1721

It includes mentoring with me in person and bonus MMFA sessions for higher learning

$5,976 pp land package only

August 30 - Sept 9, 2019

Deposit of $2,000 required at time of booking to reserve your place. 

As you can see you are getting a massive reward via the discount for being a more experienced painter and a great client.
Enjoy a higher level of developing your art practice, a higher level of learning, a higher level of engagement with like-minded others.
THIS IS A PROFESSIONAL LEVEL WORKSHOP in a stunning inspirational setting.

Add to your skills and learn how rich the effect is when you paint in oils and how easy it is to blend

The minimum for this to go is 4 students. The maximum is 8 students. I am coming over anyway and intend to PAINT BLOOMS IN OILS!

TEACHING STRUCTURE;

The teaching for the group will involve a morning demonstration session and any exercises re painting , blending or colour mixing, followed by more independent painting style studio time for us all with regular checks for progress on your work. Ie ; paint for 90 minutes in a focused way then break for 30 mins with some demos and a cuppa then back to painting etc, and so on.

I will also be working on a project piece so you will learn from about painting large scale. I’ll also share how I got the project to have two huge paintings shown at Chelsea Flower Show, a massive international event at no cost to me apart from supplying the paintings and getting them there. As you can imagine this is global exposure!

To enroll you need $2000 deposit to reserve your place, with the balance due 1 month before the tour date ie July 24, 2019

$5,976 pp land package only

August 30 - Sept 9, 2019

Deposit of $2,000 required at time of booking to reserve your place. 

Meeting up and departure notes;

  • For the meet in Paris component there is no additional cost apart from paying your own room and doing your meals in Paris.
  • I have some rooms reserved at Hotel France D’Antin Opera at 22 Rue D’Antin, in the Opera district, a super charming hotel at a fair price close to everything including the spectacular Galleries Lafayette, the Louvre, the Tuileries, Rue de Rivoli, Saint Honore and a 15-20 minute walk to the Musee D’Orsay. This makes it easy to find each other in Paris before we set off for my place. And we can enjoy our extra time in Paris. You can come in any tome before that you want. I will be there one day before the tour starts.
  • Breakfast is included in their rate. Past guests have loved it and even booked in a few days before to enjoy time in Paris and afterwards too.
  • IF CHOOSING THE BONUS AFTERNOON AND MORNING WITH JAC IN PARIS the get together arrive the day before and meet at 1pm at the Paris hotel Aug 23 as detailed above in the foyer.
  • For the meet up on day of tour, meet me at Gare D’Austerlitz in the billeterie ( tickets) hall at 12.30 for a 1.30pm train Aug 24, 2019
  • Return journey; Chauffeur pick up from La Foret at 6.45am Sept 4 for train 8.14am arrive to Paris approx. 10.29am at Gare D’Austerlitz, a train station centrally located in Paris. Allow an hour to get to the airport. Ten minutes to get to a Paris hotel in a taxi.
  • You will be supplied with a baguette and drink and piece of fruit for your two hour return journey to Paris in case you miss breakfast.

Reserve your place;

To reserve your place, you’ll need to book via the booking button. Any questions please email me at Jacquelinecoates1@gmail.com

$5,976 pp land package only

August 30 - Sept 9, 2019

Deposit of $2,000 required at time of booking to reserve your place.