PAINTING RETREAT AMSTERDAM

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Next RETREAT dates: 

19 May – 24 May, 2014 (Week Retreat) in Amsterdam

16 June – 21 June, 2014 (Week Retreat) in Amsterdam

7 July – 12 July,2014  (Week Retreat) in Amsterdam

Explore through PAINTING in this magical, fun, historical city of Amsterdam. We will spend each morning by getting our hands dirty by CREATING with a guided ADVENTURE at Atelier Molenpad – our historic studio located in the heart of Amsterdam. Then, in the afternoon – create your own adventure, and explore culture and life in Amsterdam! There are endless possibilities as our studio is situated with lots of cafes, museums, clubs and parks in every direction!

Join us for an unforgettable week, and increase confidence through the drawing and painting. Strengthen your contact with your creative MUSE! Transform while having fun! Quench your THIRSTY HANDS !

Monday- Saturday Morning Schedule: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

There will be a total of 7 guided courses throughout the week. Topics include:

  • Rituals that awaken the creative energy
  • Expressive painting adventures in color
  • Making your own paints (tempera- using egg yolk, water soluble oil, and acrylics)
  • Intuitive Visualisation in color
  • Layering, photo collage & medium techniques
  • Expressive Inspiration from the figure (with live model)

Thursday evening session: 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Monday-Friday Afternoon Schedule:

1:00 pm to 6:00 pm Create your own adventure in our studio and/or around Amsterdam. Ideas include:

  • Continue to draw/paint in studio
  • Reflect,meditate and sketch on the lawn at nearby Vondelpark
  • Gaining inspiration from historical museums (a museum card can be purchased) Art Galleries Pampering body treatments (massage, acupuncture, sensory deprivation tanks- all by personal appointment) Leisurely strolls around the boutiques in the Jordaan area around the studio
    • Van Gogh Museum
    • The newly opened Rijksmusum (Rembrant, Vermeer)
    • Stedelijk Museum (Modern Art)
    • Anne Frank House
  • Food and sweets around town
  • Boat excursions on the canals
  • Bicycle tours of town
  • Visiting sites outside of Amsterdam

Course Info and Materials: The EARLYBIRD fee for the full week is Euro 320 (US$434).This includes local 21% tax. (enrollment limited to 10 participants). All art materials for the first day is included. Afterwards, materials may be purchased at art supply stores nearby. Fees for external activities, such as museums, excursions etc. . . are not included in course fee. Individual classes will be given by guest docents and Daniella Rubinovitz.

Accommodations:  Self-arranged.  However, if you’re visiting from out of town, and/or looking for a roommate, we can help to match up participants for housing. Contact us for more information.  The studio is centrally located, at Molenpad 17D, 1016GL Amsterdam (corner of Prinsengracht and Molenpad). Here is a list of recommended places to look:

This will be a week to awaken your senses and focus on yourself. These experiences are put together so that we can connect deeply to ourselves. And listen confidently to what are guides have to tell us.

Individual classes will be given by Daniella Rubinovitz and possible guest docents. There will be lots of time for you to nurture and connect deeply to your self. The studio setting is all wooden, carrying with it a superb energy for balance within your soul. Gain insights by allowing your subconscious to visually emerge out of your consciousness.

Sign Up Here (Early BIRD): 

€ 320.00 (EURO converts to +/- 434 DOLLARS) 

Payment preference is direct transfer to Atelier Molenpad bank account: NL36 INGB 0006 2832 26 Atelier Molenpad, Amsterdam. BIC code: INGBNL2A. Address: Molenpad 17d, 1016GL Amsterdam. Please note name and retreat date as payment reference.

or if you prefer paypal or iDEAL, select week below.

19 May – 24 May, 2014

€450 Add to cart

16 June – 21 June, 2014

€450 Add to cart

7 July – 12 July, 2014

€450 Add to cart

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