Here you will find details of sketching events, workshops and holidays in 'the real' south of France.

A photo takes less than a second, but a sketch will create a memory that lasts for years.

These events take place in the largest vineyard in the world where life is relaxed, fun and friendly.  All levels of artistic experience are catered for, working through essentials for beginners to more challenging techniques to help you find your unique personal style.

Whatever your level of artistic experience, sketching is for everyone and anyone can sketch!

Workshops & Holidays

Learn and develop your sketching skills in a wide range of events around the region.
No previous art experience required (and you'll be amazed at what you can do!)

Urban Sketchers

Urban Sketchers Languedoc is the official chapter of an international nonprofit dedicated to fostering a global community of artists who practice on-location drawing. Regular free events are organised every month and open to all.

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Sketching for Beginners

24 October @ 09:30:12:30

If you don't think you can sketch - this 3-hour workshop in Capestang is for you!   No previous art or drawing experience necessary, just bring along a sketchbook and an open mind!

Capturing a busy street scene

25 October @ 10:00:13:00

Sketching on location can sometimes be overwhelming, but this relaxed workshop in Béziers will give you some tips and tricks on how to capture the essence of a hectic place - without the stress factor!

People in the city – Montpellier

26 October @ 10:00:17:00

A great workshop in Montpellier with Mat Let from Urban Sketchers Paris. Learn to sketch people and their attitudes in daily life situations!

USk Sketchwalk – Narbonne

27 October @ 10:00:16:00
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Urban Sketching for the Terrified!

29 October @ 10:00:13:00

If you’d love to sketch on location but not sure where to start - this fun workshop in Chalabre is for you!

Autumn landscapes

30 October @ 10:00:13:00

A chance to really explore and make the most of your colour palette with this glorious workshop sketching the area in and around Montouliers. Learn how to use watercolour with more confidence when sketching.

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Café Culture

31 October @ 09:30:12:30

This workshop in Puisserguier is an introduction to sketching with line and watercolour - no previous art experience needed!  

USk Languedoc Nissan-lez-Enserune

6 November @ 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!

Colourful Crowds

8 November @ 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! 

Urban Sketching for Beginners

12 November @ 10:00:15:00

If you’d love to sketch on location but not sure where to start - this fun workshop at Inspiré Azille is for you! Materials provided if you do not have your own.

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Amazing Architecture

22 November @ 10:00:13:00

The medieval city of Carcassonne is a perfect location to study incredible structures and interesting architecture! Suitable for all levels.

Christmas Card workshop

26 November @ 10:00:15:00

In this popular workshop at Inspiré Azille you'll create a number of beautiful cards in your choice of designs. All materials provided.

This workshop in Narbonne looks at how to sketch the human face - from different angles and in different styles - loads of fun!

Drawing Fabulous Faces!

29 November @ 10:00:13:00

This workshop in Narbonne looks at how to sketch the human face - from different angles and in different styles - loads of fun!

USk Languedoc Nîmes

30 November @ 10:30:16:00

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!

USk Languedoc – Azille

4 December @ 10:00:15:00

Christmas Card Workshop

6 December @ 10:00:15:00

In this popular workshop in Quarante, have some fun with plenty of sparkle and the whole toolbox of art and craft materials!

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Cherry Blossoms and Cocktails!

25/03/2020 @ 16:00:29/03/2020 @ 10:00

Join us for a 4-night 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.

French Village Watercolour Sketch

French Village Sketchbook

22/04/2020 @ 16:00:27/04/2020 @ 10:00

A fun and fabulous sketching holiday based at La Maison de Quarante in the heart of Languedoc. For more details email annette@sketchlanguedoc.com

French Chateau Art Holiday

Château Life Sketchbook

11/05/2020 @ 16:00:16/05/2020 @ 16:00

This 5 night luxury holiday is the ultimate retreat to recharge your creative batteries in a chateau in ‘the real’ south of France.

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Contact

Annette Morris
Avenue du Château
34310 QUARANTE
France

Tél. +33 (0) 786141639

Email: annette@sketchlanguedoc.com

SIRET: 52970382900026