Imagine waking up in a serene Sicilian Villa, where your to-do list for the day includes creating watercolor swatches inspired by a breathtaking rustic setting, nibbling on nourishing Italian snacks, visiting ancient castles for inspiration and sharing stories with like minded creative women from around the world. None of the usual distractions, just you, your paints and stunning Sicily. Give your imagination that boost you’ve been longing for and enjoy a magical week of creative awakening you will remember forever.
Day one: Saturday June 9
Arrive at Catania airport, mid-day private transfer to villa, check in, welcome cocktail, walking immersion exercise, villa dinner
Day two: Sunday June 10
Breakfast, location inspired color swatch workshop , lunch, studio period, style icon exercise, aperitivo, villa dinner.
Day three: Monday June 11
Breakfast, excursion to baroque town of Noto, lunch in Noto, visit to 1st century Roman ruins with stunning mosaics, mosaic inspired workshop: transparency and precision, free period, aperitivo, villa dinner
Day four: Tuesday June 12
Breakfast, showing & sharing workshop, villa lunch, free period, studio time, aperitivo, villa dinner
Day five: Wednesday June 13
Breakfast, project sketching workshop, villa lunch, free period or studio time, aperitivo, excursion to baroque town of Ragusa, dinner in town (not included)
Day six: Thursday June 14
Breakfast, project workshop, villa lunch, free period, tea & snacks, excursion to Castello Donnafugata, portrait photoshoot, villa dinner
Day seven: Friday June 15
Breakfast, project workshop, free period one-on-one time with Ana, aperitivo, review & share workshop, closing ceremony, farewell dinner
Departure day: Saturday June 16
Breakfast, 10 am check out, good byes!