Art Plateau painting holiday in Istria:
23 April – 27 April 2019

For the first time, we will reveal to you the untold oil painting secrets and techniques!

Some secrets of painting craftsmanship and oil painting techniques are rarely revealed and still, they are basic of all great oil painting styles. If you are an artist, a painter who wants to develop, express and fulfill your unique oil painting style, then this workshop is perfect for you! The workshop provides an artistic experience which will allow you to discover some of the untold oil painting techniques and secrets, all applicable for contemporary and new age painters.


Paint and experience romantic town Vrsar and Istria County

About Istria (Croatia) and Vrsar

Painting holiday will be held in old town Vrsar (it. Orsera) in Istria in Croatia, located on the Mediterranean coast recognized by its mesmerizing sunsets, eye-catching landscapes, and location traditionally connected to art and art creation. All workshop participants will have the opportunity to discover the region and be part of the half-day gastro & wine tour.

Hotel Pineta provides accommodation & workshop facilities 

Spend your painting holiday at hotel Pineta with half board package of 4 nights. Enjoy the breakfast buffet and half board dinner in the hotel restaurant, daily, and experience a half day excursion.

An incentive workshop which reveals the untold oil painting secrets and techniques

What will you learn and how will these techniques develop your painting style


How do true painting masters work? Preparation of the canvas and methods of initial painting phases


How to use colours in layers and accomplish unique effects


The secrets of the masterfully applied finishing layers of the painting

Your tutor is renominated and experienced painter, an artist as You.

From one artist to another, we will try to provide a creative and motivational ambiance and create the real art community with you. Tutor, an artist recognized in Europe as a painter with mesmerizing hyper-realistic artworks, unique in compositions and themes that interpret old masters themes in the modern interpretation. Milakovic as the artist also works in abstract expressionism manner creating paintings with specific process and techniques behind. Beside tutor, the workshop also ensures an art critic opinion for each artist.

Itinerary of our art & painting experience

Day 1.

14:00 – 18:00 Arrival at hotel Pineta in Vrsar.

18:00 – 20:00 Introduction to the workshop, introduction to fellow artists, group talk about art.

20:00 – 22:00 Dinner in the hotel restaurant.

Day 2.

08:00 – 10:00  Breakfast in the hotel restaurant.

10:00 – 12:00  Our workshop starts with a guide for choosing a theme, tools, and materials for creating new oil on canvas painting. This part consists of topics like choosing canvas, ambiance – space, light, and organisation for painting, choosing painting brushes and knives as well as choosing colors.

12:00 – 15:00  Free activities.

15:00 – 19:00  Discovering secrets of painting effects from different old masters. Learning how to use equipment and process of creating multiple layers of paint. You as the artist will work on your own painting, with the help and interaction of the tutor.

19:00 – 21:00  Dinner in the hotel restaurant.

Day 3.

08:00 – 10:00  Breakfast in the hotel restaurant.

10:00 – 12:00  Different layers of painting and further work on your new piece with help of the tutor.

12:00 – 15:00  Free activities.

15:00 – 19:00  Finishing your painting. Questions & Answers section for learned techniques.

19:00 – 21:00  Dinner in the hotel restaurant.

Day 4.

08:00 – 10:00  Breakfast in the hotel restaurant

10:00 – 15:00  Tour of the region with a visit to wineries and olive oil making

15:00 – 17:00  Finishing, varnishing and protecting the painting. Choosing the right frame for different types of painting styles.

17:00 – 19:00  How to sell Your art and live from art: basic tips on how to price Your painting, cooperate with art galleries, fairs & sell online.

19:00 – 21:00  Dinner in the hotel restaurant with discussion and art feedback.

Day 5.

08:00 – 10:00  Breakfast in the hotel restaurant

09:00 – 10:00  Check out

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Within 30 days after the workshop, every participant will get a “Gift Box” with…

Certificate of participation signed by tutor

Your own painting made on the workshop, framed

Video of the workshop with artist (Your) interview

Letter of motivation, and for chosen artists official Call for participation on International Art Salon Vrsar 2019


printed Catalog

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