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© 2020 by Kate Kilbourne

Drawing Holiday in Trôo, France

  • Stay in a beautiful chateau with swimming pool, sauna, steam bath and space for drawing indoors, as well as on the magnificent grounds
  • Draw in the magical village of Trôo with its charming cave houses, winding paths and stairways that criss-cross the hillside and provide stunning views over the river and valley
  • Van excursions to draw at nearby castles and magnificent gardens, with opportunities to visit farmers markets, wineries & historic sites
  • Enjoy farm-to-table home cooked regional fare at the chateau as well as a welcome wine & cheese soirée, farewell dinner at a renowned local restaurant, and two bistro lunches in nearby villages


June 8 - 15, 2020

Pastel and sketchbook drawing workshop

with Diane Olivier

At A Glance


  • small group allowing for personalized instruction at all levels

  • 7 nights lodging in an extraordinary chateau

  • Breakfasts, lunches and 3 home-cooked gourmet dinners included

  • Welcome wine & cheese soirée

  • Group exhibition open to public (participation optional)

  • Farewell haute cuisine dinner

  • Van excursions to the best  destinations: local chateaux, markets, wineries & landmarks



Le Château de la Voûte

All inclusive cost (see above):

  • 2500 euros for the week per person, based on double occupancy

  • Single room option: add 350 euros

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: Sign up by Jan. 15 and receive a 20% discount! 


​20% discount for non-painters

Registration closes March 8, 2020

" I am dedicated to drawing - it is what I do and what I love. It inspires, teaches, surprises and frustrates me at various times. The only constant is continuing." -- Diane Olivier

"It is only by drawing often, drawing everything, drawing incessantly, that one fine day you discover to your surprise that you have rendered something in its true character." -- Camille Pissarro