Elena Korakianitou will teach painting classes working with texture and layers. Her own work reflects the sentiment of old Grecian walls and resemble layers of memories from ancient times.You will learn how to use mixed media and acrylic paints to create works of art that can evoke a timeless, spiritual experience. This workshop is not just about painting, it is about allowing the creative force within to express itself through layers and layers of color and texture. Guests will learn to take the ego out of the process and allowing the creative spirit to come through. We will look at the ancient walls of Corfu and let them tell us their stories, then we will learn how to create our own histories with paint and mixed media. Mediums will be provided by O-Eleonas Art retreats and the classes will be either in the large indoor studio or weather permitting under the olive trees in the garden. Elena will also be teaching ceramic classes in the ceramic studio. The basics of clay and hand building sculptures with Greek clays. Decorating clay surface skills will be introduced to the students and freedom to take their work wherever it takes them.
Elena the founder of O-Eleonas is a multimedia artist who has shown her own work in galleries and museums around US and Europe. Her own experience and success as an artist and a teacher brings together all the elements that it takes to provide the most inspiring environment for a successful learning experience for other artists. Elena's Mission is to promote the visual, performing, literary arts and education in the arts through cultural exchanges. Guided by the Hellenic history and culture, O- Eleonas Art Retreats will promote artistic dialogue between the Greek, and International guests. O- Eleonas Retreat is located in Corfu one of the most beautiful islands in Greece. It is housed in a historic building which was build in 1740 as an olive mill and it has been restored faithfully to its history and beauty into a villa and art studios
Paints, brushes, paper or canvas, clay and glazes will be provided by O-Eleonas Art Retreats
O- Eleonas Art Retreats is located on the island of Corfu, one of the most beautiful islands in Greece. It is housed in a historic building erected in 1740 as an olive mill, which has been lovingly restored into a villa and art studios to reflect its history and beauty. Villa Inspirante is surrounded by ancient olive trees and its central location in Kompitsi is a short ride (5 kilometers) from the beautiful old town of Corfu.
最多10人參加，年齡須滿18歲。 We accommodate all levels of experience. Elena is an expert teacher and she can ajust her teaching methods according to the student's experience.
The workshops are taking place in Spring and Fall. The villa is available for rent during the summer months on airbnb under the name Villa Inspirante, Kompitsi, Corfu
Painting and Pottery classes in Corfu