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Nature Vision:

Painting Plein Air- 3 day workshop

in Armonk, NY with Linda Richichi

July 11,12 & 13    $597 includes: *Daily group in depth lessons on Value, Composition, Color Theory, Atmospheric Perspective (and more). *One on one lessons & daily group critiques *2 backyard outdoor dinners, two bagged lunches and two pancake breakfasts. *Room included for former students only at our home- a limited number are available. (Perk for repeat participants) ( La Quinta hotel is 5 minutes away – not included). *Transportation to and from the train at north White Plains is available.

Paint (and swim) around the lake near property.


Travel one day to a scenic spot to paint from life and use the tips you will have learned.



Register today- Send a $50 non- refundable deposit to hold your space. Balance is due by June 11th. Or pay in full today for Early Bird price of $557. Save $40. Send to Linda Richichi, PO Box 892, Armonk, NY 10504 or you may use pay pal.

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Nature Vision

Villa on a HIll  Acrylic, Oil on panel 2.5" x 3.5" (plus painted frame)

Villa on a HIll
Acrylic, Oil on panel
2.5″ x 3.5″ (plus painted frame)

Artist/ Writer Residency

&/or plein air workshop with Linda Richichi

in Umbria, Italy

July 18- 25, 2015

(with additonal optional days in Tuscany before official event)

Isn’t it time to treat yourself to a week of fun, adventure and inspiration in breathtaking Italy? If you are an artist or writer, join Painter Linda Richichi  on a trip to Italy to work in an environment that will surely inspire you.

You may opt to raise your painting skill and take Linda’s workshop at the same time or simply work on your own.

Either way you will enjoy the time to create while staying in a luxury villa in the Umbrian countryside, sightseeing/painting at nearby hilltop towns, dining on scrumptious Italian food and drinking local wine just 8 km from Todi (close to Assisi).

The workshop is open to both advanced, intermediate and beginning painters.  A friend or partner is welcome to stay with you in your room and join the group.
We will take our time, slow down and savor life as the Italians do.
Add more depth, more joy to your work. Join us for a wonderful week in Italy.
Artists and writers…. find a quiet place to take in the vistas to write or paint while the workshop classes are underway.
Join the group for the excursions and meals. A limited number of optional classes will be offered as well.
There are opportunities to teach your expertise.
*Already we  have a culinary expert to teach cooking lessons. More classes tba based on enrollment.
*Discuss with Linda your expertise and opt for teaching a 2 hour class for a reduced fee. ( 2 more openings available).
*Participants opting to teach will be accepted based on the participant’s  interest in the topic and must be accepted.
The price is based on double occupancy and is all-inclusive* (except airfare) 
and it covers transportation to and from Todi train station to villa. All excursions, lodging, meals, admission fees are included.
Lessons included are depending on fee amount paid. See below.
(Guests may opt to pool together to hire a car from airport to and from villa in place of train).
Limited to 12 guests.

Workshop attendees-

$2570 also includes daily painting lessons from Linda Richichi & one on one assistance with two group critiques. Begin with composition, value, Notan concept, color studies and theory, and more.

Plus, all lessons  including those from other participants are included in your package.
Perfect for beginners to intermediate painters or advanced wishing to review.

Artist/Writer Residency participants-

$2370  also includes critiques  & 3 lessons of choice from any class offered.
 Reduced fee if accepted to teach one two hour class as arranged prior to departure.
(Excludes one on one lessons by Linda Richichi).
Designed for professional and advanced artists.
Non- participating partners-
$2170 for participants who are spouses, partners or roommate of a participant.  (Includes meals and group excursions, transportation to excursions, wine with dinners.)
(Lessons are not included).
 All fees include transportation from villa during 7 day stay, lodging, meals, admission fees.
(To and from villa to airport not included.)
For those wishing to teach, register early as only a limited number of instructors will be accepted.
A non- refundable $250 deposit will hold your place until Nov. 2014. Payments may be then made on a regular basis and full payment is due 90 days prior. See contract for full details and cancelation policy. (Receive a gift for referring a friend.)
For more info contact
Send a check for $250 made out to Lincoln and Varnell Fine Art addressed to:
Linda Richichi, PO Box 892, Armonk, NY 10504
Painting the fog at villa
 Participants painting the early morning fog.
Umbria's sunflowers

Umbria, Italy with workshop participants

todi sunset web

Fabulous views from the villa!


Cooking lessons



ONLINE Painting lessons also available. (a lesson is free when you take a class in person!)

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SOUL VISION Intuitive Art Workshop

Join Linda at the Wainwright House in Rye, NY to enhance your intuition in a very creative way.

Learn to DRAW OUT GREATNESS-  and learn more tools to see from a higher perspective so you can let go of the drama in your life in an simple way or break through barriers you don’t even know exist. This is a course designed for non-artists (artists are welcome) to reach your potential in business and life. Begin by understanding the language of art first through the use of doodles, then creating collages (cutting and pasting images from magazines). When you build your confidence, we will move toward drawing in an expressive way to show you how to move past fears and problem solve using art. Plus, you will leran to create inspirational images and the last day you’ll create a painting you will love.

Click here for more info or to register.

Next one to  be announced.  More info at ASK for one to take place in your area or healing art center.  ______________________________________________________________________

 * Register online for Drawing 1 with Linda Richichi in summer session 2 (July 7- August 14rth, 2014) at SUNY Orange. 2 credit class teaching the basics of drawing. No experience necessary.


  *Register for a Fall 14 or Spring 15 Introduction to Art 15 week course at SUNY Orange in Newburgh, NY. Since 2002 Linda has been teaching drawing, painting and an Introduction to Art class. Now she teaches three classes of Introduction to Art along with the online drawing course. She will teach you to go from a simple doodle (understand the meaning of lines) to developing form from shapes and then learn the basics of creating a landscape painting and more!  This class is offered each summer on campus or online as well.

No refunds 48 hours prior to the Soul Vision workshop in Linda’s studio due to limited seating.  You may give your seat to a friend or find someone to take your place for a full refund. 

Ask about how to receive Member Benefits.

No refunds on commissioned works of art because they are a custom work of art created for you.  Satisfaction is always guaranteed.

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