La Creuzette’s Spring Palette

Art and nature is inseparable and it’s from this premise that we offer our guests a unique garland of experiences. You may choose either to paint with Louis Jansen van Vuuren in his wondrous rooftop studio or join the group on visits to the fragrant gardens on our itinerary: the world famous kitchen gardens of Villandry, Notre Dame D’Orsan and Appromont. The journey will take you through charming villages and impressive castles where time stood still.

In the studio the varied creative explorations will focus on various interpretations of spring flowers in aquarelle, acrylic and pastel techniques.

13-18 May 2019

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A Treasury of Antiques, Art and Tapestries

This exciting program is resembles a cultural internship and opens with a visit to the legendary Lady and the Unicorn Tapestry cycle at the Cluny museum and a sojourn at the majestic Vaux le Vicomte outside Paris.

La Creuzette becomes your luxury base from where we visit several antique merchants and brocanteurs. Two enchanting villages crown the French tapestry History: we visit both Aubuson and Felletin for a comprehensive study of the ancient craft. The egg tempera and gauche cartoon that serve as the pattern for the tapestries have become collectables and we spend a day in the art studio restoring your very own authentic 19the Century cartoon.

25-30 August 2019

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