Colour for the Soul

Colour for the Soul

in the Gers South West France

with artists Virginia Griffith Jones and Wendy Roylance


Resident 9th-14th May 2022

 Non-resident 10th-13th May 2022 (09.15-15.45)

“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.”                                                                                                         Pablo Picasso

This course is designed to give you confidence in mixing and using colour We will

use the colour wheel to understand basic theory and then explore how we can develop it in our own art. There will be workshops in the mornings and personal development of creativity guided by Virginia and Wendy.


You will be joining a small group of people looking to develop and explore their own personal creativity in a relaxed friendly environment. Beginners to experts are welcome. Two qualified teachers and professional artists will provide guidance and support enabling each individual to work at their own level. Places are strictly limited to ensure individual attention and support.

“I loved every minute and have learnt so much. Fabulous environment to work in. Virg and Wendy are inspiring teachers.”

 Cost - Non-resident:                                                                                                €380                                           

Included: all materials, lunch with wine, refreshments, welcome pack

Not Included: Travel, accommodation, insurance.

You will be invited to aperos to meet the group, 16th May and invited to our final dinner in a local restaurant, 20th  May. The dinner is not included.


 Cost - Resident:                                                                                                       £870                                            

Included: all materials, breakfast, lunch and dinner with wine (bar one dinner which will be taken in a local restaurant); transfer from and to Lourdes airport (if required), welcome pack.                          

Not Included: Travel (except transfer to and from Lourdes airport); One dinner taken in a local restaurant, insurance.

Travel: Flights (not included)

 Ryanair flies from Stansted to Lourdes. Their current schedule shows flights on Mondays and Saturdays. (Transfer from Lourdes airport included.)         

Alternatively,  you can fly into Toulouse or Bordeaux (aprox 2 hours transfer) and hire a car.  Or, we can arrange a transfer, which would be an additional cost.


If you prefer to drive, it is 10 hours from the Tunnel, 7 hours from Caen. Should you wish to make more of the journey, chambres d’hotes can be recommended en route.

“Great atmosphere at Les Chênes. Perfect hosts, in a beautiful location. Fab week all round.”

“Food sublime, company fun and relaxed.”

Let's explore creatively together!

Get in Touch

If you have any queries relating to this holiday, please contact Wendy Roylance or Virginia Griffith Jones 

         Wendy +44 7775752481          Virginia +44 7771631913