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Urban Sketchers Languedoc

USk Sketchcrawl™ Rivesaltes

25 January @ 10:00:17:00

Urban Sketchers meet-ups are a great chance for sketchers and painters to draw together (you will need your own sketch kit). No tuition, just sketching for the fun of it!

Croquis Café: Doorways and Windows

28 January @ 10:00:12:00

Croquis Café workshops are relaxed 2 hour gatherings in Carcassonne to explore new techniques and subjects in an indoor setting. A great way to spend time with friends and learn new skills. No previous art experience is necessary, just a willingness to have a go!

Croquis Café: Watercolour without brushes!

29 January @ 10:00:12:00

(Béziers) Alternative ways to use watercolour that create some interesting effects - great fun, and ideal if you'd like to loosen up your painting style!

Croquée sur la vie et le vif!

1 February @ 18:00:24 April @ 18:00

An exhibition at Inspiré Gallery Azille - works by local artists Denis Carrière & Annette Morris

Croquis Café: Food glorious food!

4 February @ 10:00:12:00

(Narbonne) Sketch out your favourite foods or a recipe with interesting page layouts, bold colours and interesting text. Great practice for travel journaling!

Urban Sketchers Languedoc

USk Languedoc – Rieux-Minervois

5 February @ 10:00:15:00

Urban Sketchers meet-ups are a great chance for sketchers and painters to draw together (you will need your own sketch kit). No tuition, just sketching for the fun of it!

Croquis Café: Say it with flowers

11 February @ 10:00:12:00

In this workshop in Carcassonne, explore some essential brush techniques to create beautiful loose floral designs – perfect for cards and gift tags!

Croquis Café: Drawings Hands!

12 February @ 08:00:17:00

(Capestang) Of all parts of the body, the hand is often considered the hardest to draw. With these handy workshop tips it's easier than you think!

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Medieval Carcassonne

15 February @ 10:00:16 February @ 16:00

This incredible city and UNESCO heritage site is the location for our weekend sketching break in February. Ideal for beginners, solo travellers, photographers and foodies

Croquis Café: The eyes have it

18 February @ 10:00:12:00

(Narbonne) Learn about the structure of the eyes and how emotions and age can be conveyed through drawing them in different ways – there’ll be plenty of laughs as we create pages of expressions in our sketchbooks!

Croquis Café: Sketching with a limited palette

19 February @ 08:00:17:00

(Béziers) Working with just one or two colours we'll look at values, lights and darks and why sometimes - less is more!

USk Languedoc – Montblanc

22 February @ 10:00:15:00

Croquis Café: Birds of a Feather

25 February @ 10:00:12:00

(Carcassonne) Using reference photos of traditional birds found in Languedoc we’ll study their shapes and bring a touch of extra colour to the feathered friends in our drawings!

Croquis Café: Paws to Sketch!

26 February @ 10:00:12:00

(Capestang) It's all about cats and dogs!  Tips and tricks to draw them quickly so you can add them to your sketches.

Sketching in Montpellier

29 February @ 10:00:16:00

A workshop to learn some of the basic skills of sketching, in one of France's most vibrant cities!   Materials can be provided if required.

Croquis Café: Doorways and Windows

3 March @ 10:00:12:00

Croquis Café workshops are relaxed 2 hour gatherings in Narbonne to explore new techniques and subjects in an indoor setting. A great way to spend time with friends and learn new skills. No previous art experience is necessary, just a willingness to have a go!

Urban Sketchers Languedoc

USk Languedoc – Ginestas

4 March @ 10:00:15:00

Urban Sketchers meet-ups are a great chance for sketchers and painters to draw together (you will need your own sketch kit). No tuition, just sketching for the fun of it!

Beautiful Béziers

7 March @ 10:00:8 March @ 17:00

Sketch Béziers - one of the oldest cities in France! Discover the incredible architecture, the Canal du Midi, café culture and beautiful markets. You'll explore the city like a local!

Colourful Crowds

13 March @ 10:00:13:00

In this 3 hour workshop in Béziers learn how to use ink and watercolour to capture a vibrant city scene - quickly -whatever the weather!

Workshops in the Snow!

16 March @ 10:00:18 March @ 15:00

3 days of sketching in a glorious setting in the French Alps! We'll be working indoors and out, enjoying the fresh air and capturing the very essence of mountain living. Suitable for beginners or more experienced artists - you'll be amazed at the sketches you'll create in just a few days!

cherry blossom

Spring sketching holiday in the Minervois: Cherry Blossoms and Cocktails!

25 March @ 16:00:29 March @ 10:00

A 4-night sketching break in the beautiful riverside village of Bize-Minervois. From this gorgeous B&B we'll explore the local surroundings, capturing moments and memories of southern France in springtime.

Travel Sketching Essentials

31 March @ 10:00:13:00

A relaxed and informal introduction in Carcassonne to help you get started with travel sketching.  This workshop is ideal for anyone that would like to try sketching but thinks they cannot draw!

USk Languedoc Siran

1 April @ 10:00:15:00

Urban Sketchers meet-ups are a great chance for sketchers and painters to draw together (you will need your own sketch kit). No tuition, just sketching for the fun of it!

Sketching with Wine and Watercolour

2 April @ 16:00:6 April @ 10:00

A short 4-night break in luxury apartments ideal for a weekend away with the girls - enjoy 3 days of sketching, relaxation, wine-tasting and plenty of laughs with Honor at the lovely Maison de la Roche.

Painting Holidays Paris France

Springtime in Paris

17 April @ 18:00:20 April @ 18:00

A wonderful 3 night sketchbook adventure capturing the vibrant colours and atmosphere of one of the most beautiful cities in the world!

French Village Watercolour Sketch

French Village Sketchbook

22 April @ 16:00:27 April @ 10:00

A fun and fabulous sketching holiday to live life like a local based at La Maison de Quarante in the heart of Languedoc.

Travel Sketching Essentials

29 April @ 10:00:13:00

A relaxed and informal introduction in Béziers to help you get started with travel sketching.  This workshop is ideal for anyone that would like to try sketching but thinks they cannot draw!

Sketching Workshops at Cass Art Bristol

2 May @ 11:00:16:00

Booking details coming soon!

Sunday workshop at Cass Art Bristol

3 May @ 11:30:16:30

Fun workshops in the great Cass Art Studio space for anyone who would like to get started with urban sketching.  A day full of tips and tricks about drawing and painting on location and the materials you can use.

French Chateau Art Holiday

Château Life Sketchbook

11 May @ 16:00:16 May @ 10:00

This 5 night luxury holiday is the ultimate retreat to recharge your creative batteries in a beautifully renovated chateau in Chalabre, south of France.

La Vie en Rose

19 May @ 10:00:15:00

A workshop full of colour in the beautiful wine-making village of Assignan! For more details email annette@sketchlanguedoc.com

Sketch at Chateau Canet

Sketch & Picnic at Château Canet

20 May @ 10:00:15:00

A relaxing creative day out at Château Canet near Carcassonne! This beautiful family-run wine and olive domaine is a perfect location to relax and sketch. Ideal for beginners and wine-lovers - price includes cellar tour, 3 course lunch and wine.

French vineyard views sketch holiday in Montouliers

French Vineyard Views

22 May @ 16:00:25 May @ 10:00

A weekend break based at La Calade in the historic village of Montouliers – located in the heart of Languedoc's Minervois wine-growing region.

Travel Sketching Essentials

27 May @ 08:00:17:00

A relaxed and informal introduction to help you get started with travel sketching.  This workshop in Béziers is ideal for anyone that would like to try sketching but thinks they cannot draw! 

Urban Sketchers Languedoc

USk Languedoc – Bages

3 June @ 10:00:15:00
Collioure

Colours of the Mediterranean

5 June @ 18:00:8 June @ 10:00

Indulge in a weekend sketching by the sea!  Our sketchbooks will be filled with colour as we study boats, water and the hustle bustle of the busy cafés that surround the port.

Sketching in Bristol

Mariners’ Tales: Sketching Bristol

20 June @ 10:00:21 June @ 16:30

Weekend workshops based in beautiful Clifton village near the Observatory to explore Bristol and its huge maritime significance.

Sketch at Chateau Canet

Sketch & Picnic at Chateau Canet

24 June @ 10:00:15:00

A relaxing creative day out at Château Canet near Carcassonne! This beautiful family-run wine and olive domaine is a perfect location to relax and sketch. Ideal for beginners and wine-lovers - price includes cellar tour, 3 course lunch and wine.

Saumur

The Lovely Loire Valley

28 June @ 18:00:2 July @ 10:00

Overlooking the Loire river, the Château de Saumur is a striking medieval castle with a museum displaying archaeological finds, ceramics and tapestries. A fantastic setting for this short sketching break in the heart of France!

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Notes from the wine harvest

28 August @ 16:00:31 August @ 16:00

A fun weekend sketch break based in the historic village of Montouliers overlooking the Minervois vineyards - just as 'les vendanges' begin!

Sketch at Chateau Canet

Sketch & Picnic at Château Canet

9 September @ 08:00:17:00

A relaxing creative day out at Château Canet near Carcassonne! This beautiful family-run wine and olive domaine is a perfect location to relax and sketch. Ideal for beginners and wine-lovers - price includes cellar tour, 3 course lunch and wine.

Ian Fennelly Quarante

Workshops in France with Ian Fennelly

27 September @ 16:00:2 October @ 17:00

Workshops in Bize-Minervois and the surrounding area with International Urban Sketchers Instructor and British Artist Ian Fennelly 28 September - 2 October 2020.

Fields of Gold, south of France

16 October @ 10:00:19 October @ 16:00

Autumn is a stunning time of year in the south of France. In this short weekend break indulge in a glorious getaway full of colour in the Minervois, staying at the fabulous Maison des Palmiers.

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