Art Retreat - Typical Schedule

(subject to change)
Friday

17.30

Arrive from

19.30

Dinner

Saturday

08.00 to 9.00  

Breakfast

09.30 to 12.00

Art class: sketchbook studies made from observation from exploring the immediate grounds of the farm or from natural objects inside
Coffee break at 11.30

12.00 to 13.00

Private Art or guided country walk

13.00 to 13.45

Lunch

14.00 to 15.45

Art Class: large study adding colour

15.45

Tea break

16:00 to 18.00

Personal art or treatments, use of hot tub & sauna

19:45

Supper

Sunday

08.00 to 09:00

Breakfast

09.00 to 10.30

Private Art

10.30 to 12.45

Art Class: an introduction to using acrylic paint. Experiments and small studies
Coffee break at 11.30

13.00 to 13.45

Lunch

14.00 to 16.00

Art class: working on a large painting

16.00

Tea, walk the farm & depart

What to Bring

 

  • We will supply all the art materials that you need, but you are welcome to bring your own if you like:

    • A sketchbook to use as a journal (plain pages)

    • A3 cartridge paper – minimum 4 sheets

    • Please bring coloured pencils.  You may also bring pastels if you wish to use them.

    • We provide newsprint and general pencils, felt tips, crayons

  • Board to lean on

  • Comfortable clothes. Bring layers as we are often outside, under cover if necessary

  • Additional clothes to relax in 

  • Swimwear if you plan on using the Hot-Tub or Sauna 

  • Yoga wear if you plan to take the optional yoga class. We provide Yoga mats and all props, but you are of course welcome to bring your own if you wish.

  • Wellies, walking boots or trainers (though we do have wellies to loan)

  • Warm & waterproof clothing for walks in the woods (we advise long trousers as there are insects in the woods) 

  • Indoor shoes or slippers 

  • Informal dress for dinner 

  • Sun Screen if you are coming in the Summer months as some classes take place outside. 

  • The weekend is about getting back to nature so we spend a lot of time outside when we can  Please be sure to bring enough layers appropriate for the time of year. 

  • Luxury white robes, towels & linens are provided.

     

Green Farm, Duck Lane
Shadoxhurst, Kent TN26 1LT
 
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Access to Green Farm is in Duck Lane:
Green Farm Spa & Retreats | Green Farm Barn | Green Farm - Farm Gate
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