Residential painting holidays worldwide


Art Retreat

 Est. 2003


Brambles cottage

All levels

Art Academy

Luxury foreign courses Master classes


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Peter Davies and Janet Brady are expert art tutors based in Devon, UK.


Courses In Devon

Sept 2021

I really enjoyed my five-day course last week. Thank you both for being so welcoming and positive. I learned a great deal from your tuition and the whole experience was a great confidence booster. I won’t forget your lovely cottage, dog, relaxing walks and company and one last mention, the wonderful food.

Courses Abroad

June 2019

There were inspirational views of Naples’ Bay to sketch and paint, from the hotel. Painting trips, provided diversity in the ruins of Pompeii, the gardens of Ravello, the churches and ancient streets of Positano and Amalfi. Expert tuition was provided by our hosts Janet and Peter. A delightful trip.

Online Courses

Feb 2021

The course was very well organised. The quality of the presentation and demonstration videos was exceptional, very professional and easy to follow. The timing of the course was perfect in that it gave me a focus in these difficult times. I was running out of ideas of what to paint. As the course progressed I found that my artistic juices were flowing again!

Brambles Art Retreat

“Art Academy”

luxury painting holidays

holiday in Tuscany

Ancora del Chianti

July 2022 TBC

A beautiful location tucked away in the Tuscan hills, the Chianti region near Greive.

holiday in Scotland

Aberdeen - Scotland

Date 6th – 15th August 2022 – TBC

 Scotland with the most stunning locations on offer. Excellent cuisine – a top London  Chef creating mouth-watering dishes every day. 

Featured holiday in Venice

The historic city of Venice

 May 7th -15th May

An amazing location, a world heritage site, a painters paradise full of architectural challenges. incredible refections and wonderful light.

holiday in Sicily

Beautiful Sicily

Date 6th – 15th August 2022 – TBC

 A two centre painting holiday in Palermo and Cefalu, stunning architecture, near the sea, and plenty to paint.


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Brambles, Sprytown, Lifton, Devon, England, UK. PL16 0AY


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