Package Deals
Workshops and Food as explained below  R 9800.00
Non-Participant – Food only R 3000.00
Please note that the accommodation may have already been reserved and works on a first come first serve basis.  Please enquire.  You need to book for 8 nights.
Accommodation type 1 – Self-catering per person, 8 nights, Mosselbank, 80m from the beach.  All have braais, fully equipped kitchens, living and dining area, select channel DSTV, outside area, linen and towels and 500mb Wi-Fi per day per person or device.  
The Villa – 2 bedrooms, both en suite, shower and/or bath, balcony R 600.00 pppn
The Cottage – 1 bedroom en suite, shower and bath R 1000.00 pppn
The Lodge – 1 bedroom, not en suite, 1 bedroom on suite, separate bathroom with shower, dining and kitchen downstairs, living area and 2 sperate beds upstairs (inside lounge).  Good for a family of 4 or more persons. 1 Bathroom shared between 3 persons. R 600.00 pppn for the en-suite
R 500.00 pppn for the bedroom
R 400.00 pppn for the upstairs
The Inn – 2 bedrooms, one en-suite with a shower, the other with its full bathroom as you exit the room.  Living and kitchen downstairs. R 600.00 pppn
Accommodation type 2 – Guesthouse, 5 en-suite rooms, 3 with showers, 2 with baths, includes breakfast R 600.00 pppn
Price per couple is different. Other accommodation on request.
Transport from CT International Airport to Paternoster, pick-up and transport in Paternoster (No unscheduled trips) and drop-off at Cape Town Airport.  Subject to a specific time frame that cannot be changed.  Pickup at 11 am (CT Airport) the day before the retreat starts and 11 am on the day after the retreat ended. Divided between the number of students, usually between  R 1200 and R 2000. I rent the van at the airport and price includes petrol or diesel
Alternatively, you can rent a car at the airport  


12 Art Sessions and Studio Hire:

Drawing Basics

Oil Painting and Colour Basics

Traditional undercoat techniques

Alla Prima Session

Two Sculpture sessions

Plein Air Outdoors drawing and painting sessions

Mixed Media Techniques, wet on wet and maybe collage

Impasto Techniques

Entrance to Columbine Nature Reserve


Food: *  

Breakfasts – a toastie, spinach and feta pie or similar, excludes coffees and teas  

Beach Picnic Lunch – worth R120

Lunch with Ouma Se Kombuis, Mondvol or similar to the value of R100

Antipasti dinner with Uro including some wine or similar to the value of R350

Dinner Voorstrand to the value of R150

Beach Seafood braai with Ursula to the value of R250

Lunch at Gaatjie to the value of R150

Dinner at Leeto to the value of R150

Dinner at Noisy Oyster to the value of R150

Dinner or Lunch with chef Suzi or Adel to the value of R450

*No moneys will be refunded, even if you eat for less or skip the meal. The remainder – drinks and gratuity that you incurred personally, will be levied up for you and be payable on the last day.

Materials supplied by me: 

Oils (Dala and Georgian)


Canvas panels

Stretched canvas


Bottles, rags, palettes, pastels and a view finder


Hungry Monk

Lunch Day 4

All meals exclude drinks and gratuity

Accommodation and transport

Materials you need to bring: 

B Pencil x 2

Sharpener and Eraser

Sketchbook (A4 or A5)

Bull Clips or tape to tie things down

Brushes – Good Quality Flat or Filbert Hog no 2 4 6 8 and a Point Brush no 1.  I use Daler Rowney Georgian or Renaissance, or Bristlewhite.  Please – no Soft or Cheap Brushes.

Palette Knife – diamond shape #5 or 6

If you are a Professional Artist – Bring your kit I can supply all the materials if you need any – all materials are couriered 2 weeks before the commencement date, so please order before.

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