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Art Retreats; Reconnect with all that is Beautiful

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Have you been longing to plan an international getaway? One that will heighten your creativity while also letting you relax in a gorgeous atmosphere? I’m here to welcome you to one of Lisa Mann Fine Art’s Greek Art Retreats on the island of Naxos, Greece in 2023.

An art retreat can introduce you to a destination you never thought you’d end up in, with a more intimate, local perspective on how to spend your time. Get ready to reconnect with all that is beautiful in this world, learn to paint intuitive abstract landscapes with oil and cold wax, explore and leave relaxed and invigorated. Pack your bags and join me for 5 glorious days on the island of Naxos in Greece. You will learn the fundamentals of abstract painting with oil and cold wax while living in Paradise for a week.

Allow the afternoons and evenings to take you away; explore the village on ancient cobblestone paths, lounge by the pool, hike the local trails, or soak up the sun on deserted beaches. There will be a blend of optional guided activities, and opportunities to relax and recharge. Exquisite accommodation at a local guesthouse provide the perfect balance between quietude and socialization.

Here’s what’s included in the Lisa Mann Fine Art Retreat:

  • 5 days  of glorious abstract art  instruction at Lisa’s studio in Naxos
  • Lots of individual attention as there will  be a maximum of 5 students at this intimate and personal workshop!
  • Daily lessons and demonstrations on the tools and techniques to create art with oil and cold wax for all levels
  • Lunch is provided poolside by local chefs

Techniques include:

  •  Tools, materials, surfaces
  • Understanding stages of dryness and techniques to use
  • Adding layers and texture
  • Brayer techniques and veil of color
  • Mark-making for structure and expression
  • Stencils, creating shapes, and dividing space
  • How to incorporate Lisa’s 6 rhythms of creativity and her creativity blueprint into your work for glorious results

Suggestions for optional excursions  include

  • Sunset sails in the aegean,
  • Morning yoga overlooking the ocean
  • Trips to secluded beaches
  • Ancient cobblestones mountain villages
  • Mountainside walks for inspiration.


To learn more about upcoming retreats and dates click here.



Lisa Mann
Hi, I’m Lisa!

I’m the owner of Lisa Mann Fine Art Studio, bringing people together through art and creative expression. Here, you can shop my paintings, take an art class or workshop, or immerse yourself on a painting retreat. I believe art lives inside every one of us. Let’s explore the possibilities.

Lisa Mann making art

Art lives inside every one of us.
Let’s explore the possibilities.


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