Christine Lashley - Fine Artist

Cote d'Azur & French Riviera Oil/Watercolor Workshop... and Paris Too!

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Paint the South of France and Paris with Christine Lashley

Paint Plein Air in France: luxurious gardens, palm trees and boats, quaint village streets, open-air market, and unique chateau. This workshop is a perfect opportunity to immerse yourself in the southern light that has captured the imagination artists such as Sargent, Van Gogh, and Cezanne. Take the TGV to Paris and live every artist's dream. We will paint along the Siene and at the gardens at Giverny.

Christine's workshop in 2013 was featured in Elan Magazine. Student's work and Christine's demos were shown with an article about French life and inspiration during the workshop. This is a popular trip and Christine took students here again in 2015. 

Contact Christine get the brochure for the 2017 trip, with a map of rooms available. All media encouraged. Demos in oil and watercolor. **A FEW SEATS LEFT**

Chateau La Napoule
We had a great trip in 2013 and 2015, looking forward to 2017!

Christine Lashley, "Riviera" watercolor, 9 x 12"

Elan Magazine: Feature Article, December, 2013

Workshop Students Painting

Villa Marguerite

Formal Gardens

French Riviera/Paris - Watercolor or Oil Art Workshop: A wonderful workshop at an artist's retreat on the Mediterranean Sea - then on to Paris to paint more. 

What's Included: Art instruction; daily continental breakfast, nightly chef-prepared dinner (except Sat.), comfortable accommodations, and model fee. Some free time will be built into the itinerary to pursue individual interests and scenic opportunities. Lessons include: Demos in watercolor and oil, critique, one-on-one assistance, group lectures, indoor studio space in case of inclement weather. Lesson plans depend on daily conditions, but may include: sea/harbor vistas, chateau, gardens, courtyard, figure/model, and street/market scene. TGV train ticket to Paris, admission to Giverny gardens. Transport to Giverney gardens from Paris, and hill town while in the south of France. 

Photos this page show work created in 2013 and 2015 workshops.

Christine Lashley's Demo Painting of Chateau and Sea

Student painting the sea

Workshop Student Painting in town

Christine and Students in Chateau Courtyard

Villa Rooms and Dining areas

Chateau Dinning Terrace

Workshop Students Painting Model Pose

Workshop Student Painting

Painting the Chateau Terrace in the morning light