The workshop is taught by Antonin Passemard and Anastasia Dukhanina around Saint-Gervais-Les-Bains in France.


In a charming town in the Alps called Saint-Gervais-Les-Bains. We will be there during the springtime with flowers in the valley and snow in the mountains. The village is easily accessible by train from Geneva Airport - Switzerland.


April 9-18 2024 Springtime. Flowers in the valley, snow in the mountains.

What will you learn?

The goal of our workshop is to develop your own style and your own language. We will work together to see how you can improve your ideas and impressions in your paintings. We will focus on drawing, value and composition, this key elements will help you to make stronger paintings in your own style.

How much does it cost?

The workshop tuition costs 1100 euros.

Where to stay?

Saint-Gervais Hotel and Spa

Hotel Val d'Este

Hotel de tRois

A few nice cheaper option and Airbnb too.

Where to eat?

Chez Steph

Le Carré Rouge

Restaurant Pizzeria L'éterle

And many many more for all budget with very good reviews!


When should I arrive and leave? You should arrive April 9th and leave the 18th.

How much is the deposit? The deposit is 500€. It is 100% refundable (minus 50€ process fee) until 1/1/24, 50% refundable (minus 50€ process fee) after 2/1/24 until 1/2/24, 0% refundable after 1/2/24.

How do I get there? Ravières is a very accessible village by train and also from Charles de Gaule airport. Not to worry I give very detailed and personnal instruction on how to travel to all students.

Do I need to bring my paint supplies? I recomend that you bring your esel. As for paints you could order them through me at least before 1/2/21. Turpentine is provided.

Can I come with my non-painter spouse? Yes! Of course. Every year we have spouses coming and having a good time here. The cost for a non-painter spouse or friend is 1350€ (includes lodging and food).

I never painted plein air, is it a problem? No problem! We get a lot of people with different skill levels from absolute beggingers to professional painters. As our teaching is very individual it is not a problem.

When do I need to make the full payment? Typicaly before 1/3/24.

Do you propose a payment plan? Yes! We propose a monthly payment plan to fit your budget.

MORE QUESTIONS? contact me

Video presentation


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List of Supplies

Oil Paints

Titanium White—large tube

French Ultramarine

Alizarin Crimson

Cad Red Lt

Cad Yell Lt

Cad lemon Yell

Cad orange

Raw Sienna

Yellow Ochre

Raw Umber

Thalo Blue


Brushes, palette knives, palette, trash bags

Canvases and wet canvas carrier

small boards for quick studies

Rags or paper towels

Plein Air Easel

Warm Clothing as needed

Portable stool

Sketch Book and pencils

Camera, water bottle, comfortable shoes