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A Trip of a LIFETIME...

I found Painting in France's website a few months back and decided.. what the heck..."just do it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
cindybass1958
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Granbury, Texas
Perfect Mother-Daughter Activity!

My mom and I loved this half day painting workshop followed by a chic picnic where we learnt... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Pintade974
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Vancouver, Canada
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Painting Holidays in the south of France. Also 1 day workshops and 1/2 day classes, en plein air and in our studio. Open to all. Beginners welcome. All materials and equipment supplied.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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13 avenue Paul Doumer, 34480 Pouzolles, France
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+33 7 68 17 34 66
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I found Painting in France's website a few months back and decided.. what the heck..."just do it"! And what a wonderful decision it was. I made the trip on my own, (From Texas) and was joined by another watercolorist from Scotland, we had both booked...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My mom and I loved this half day painting workshop followed by a chic picnic where we learnt watercolor technics with Simon! His wife Monica catered a lovely meal under the trees where we all sat together sharing wine and stories. An international crowd of...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a birthday present for my Mum, the three of us joined a group of 6 others and had a lovely day being encouraged and instructed in watercolour painting, accompanied by a delicious picnic in the shade of the trees and a follow up...More

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Simon R, Owner at Painting in France, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the review Ruth - it was a great day out, and I look forward to seeing you all again soon..

Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

My sister and I spent a very relaxing morning in Simon’s studio as complete novice water colourists and had such fun we returned the next day with our young adult sons. As it was 40 degrees outside it was a lovely way to spend time,...More

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Simon R, Owner at Painting in France, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2018

Thanks for the great review! Hope to see you all on another visit..

Reviewed 31 July 2018

My teenage daughter and I enjoyed a brilliant 2 days painting with Simon. We saw some beautiful places that Simon took us to, we learnt a lot about the local area, ate wonderful food (thank you Monica) and were so pleased with our paintings that...More

Thank Chris J
Simon R, Art Tutor at Painting in France, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2018

HI Chris, Glad you both enjoyed the 2 days painting and pleased to hear that art work produced while you were here will be getting framed. Excellent work! Keep it up.. Cheers, Simon

Reviewed 18 June 2018

The moment I first met Simon at the train station he made me feel welcome and I knew I was to experience something wonderful. What a magical time I had! The experience was a dream come true and exceeded my expectations in every way. Simon...More

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Reviewed 17 June 2018

My mother and I enjoyed this painting holiday so much! I can’t believe our group of four was the first from the US! This is a hidden jewel of a Dream-Come-True vacation. Simon and Monica are amazing hosts and so much fun. If you are...More

2  Thank emandaww
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

I attended the watercolor workshop on a Friday morning, while my husband took the short walk down to the centre ville fir the weekly market. I thoroughly enjoyed the workshop! Simon is an excellent instructor, the other participants had been in his classes for awhile,...More

1  Thank Rieux4us
Simon R, Owner at Painting in France, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Thanks! Glad you enjoyed the morning. I always do my best to make everybody welcome and find a technique that they are particularly interested in improving. Look forward to catching up next time...

Reviewed 17 November 2016

I have been to two other water colour classes but without much success. I am happy to say that after being at Simon's classes, I have reached a very good level of proficiency. Simon allows you to have your own wherewithal and guides you through...More

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Simon R, Owner at Painting in France, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

Thanks Clare - I'm glad you enjoyed the day out. It's always good to se a student finish the day with a painting and a smile!

Reviewed 16 November 2016

What great fun we all had painting for the day on the Canal D'Midi, despite a number of us feeling nervous about the fact that we hadn't painted anything other than a wall in the past 25 years we all enjoyed ourselves and managed to...More

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Simon R, Owner at Painting in France, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

Ah..another satisfied customer. Thanks Erika - a perfect day out. The Canal du Midi has become a regular place to paint - and enjoy lunch.

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