Greece and art have a special relationship that goes ages behind. This relationship appears in historical monuments of unique architecture and several significant archaeological sites. In museums, you can find preserved from the past, beautifully painted pottery and ceramics artworks, stone sculptures of people, carvings, designed coins, mosaics, wall or wood paintings and many more that reflect the ancient Greek culture.
If you are a person with a passion for arts and crafts, you will find in Greece the inspiration you need while sightseeing and enjoying your holidays. According to the region, there are several courses and workshops to attend. Experienced tutors will teach you all about pottery, painting, drawing, mosaics and more. You will meet people of the same passion and you will experience art in Greece!
Pottery lessons you may find at several islands like Crete, Rhodes, Zante, Amorgos, Lesvos, and Santorini. Experienced tutors will teach you all about the history of ceramics in Greece, how they were made and how they were used in ancient Greece. You will experience on your own the forming of the clay. You will learn some basic techniques, the use of clay tools, and you will get back home with a beautiful Greek souvenir made from you.
Painting and drawing lessons are held in Kefalonia, Lefkada, Paros, Corfu, Palairos, Crete, Santorini, and in many other places. The nature of Greece is unique and artists can find inspiration almost everywhere. Art tutors with great experience will teach you watercolors, acrylics, oils, painting techniques, fundamental drawing skills, measurement and movement, tonal drawing, etc. The purpose of these courses is to relax, enjoy nature and do the art you love. Both beginners and advanced artists can participate in the courses. Art classes are held mostly outdoors due to the sunny and warm weather of Greece. Breathtaking views of the Aegean or the Ionian Sea, colorful sunsets and beautiful landscapes bring inner peace and serenity.
Mosaic lessons are held at Sparta, Athens, Karpathos, Crete, and Peloponnese. Students will learn about the history of mosaics in ancient Greece, the basic techniques, the different types of stones and will try to make one on their own, with a pattern inspired by Greek culture.
Iconography workshops in Halkidiki, present the history of the iconography and participants will learn about pigments and materials like gold-foil, which are used for icon-painting. Visiting Orthodox churches and monasteries is within the program of the workshop.
Photography courses in Santorini capture the unbelievable beauty of this island while having a tour on the island. Sculpting workshops with marble in Tinos, writing lessons, Greek dancing lessons, and several other courses or workshops are combined with sightseeing, excursions, a taste of the local cuisine, and fun nights.
Just choose a destination in Greece and tell us what art is your favorite! In a short time, we will send you the available courses and workshops that are held in your destination. Enjoy your holidays in Greece while learning and having fun!