Artist Workshops
Alan Flattmann August 2019

Alan Flattmann is a PSA Master Pastelist, renowned painter, teacher and author. Alan was inducted into the Patel Society of America Hall of Fame and is a recipient of the American Artist Art Masters Award for Pastel Teacher. He has taught art workshops since 1968 and has led many painting tours to Europe. We consider Alan an old friend and look forward to his sixth visit to Domaine du Haut Baran ! Join Alan for seven days of plein air painting and sketching ( August 25-31, leave September 1st ) in the medieval villages and countryside along the Lot and Dordogne river valleys. Alan loves the regional cuisine and wine of the area which is just the icing on the cake for painters perfecting their craft in our beautiful region ! Please contact us :  for Alan's workshop information file with price, what is included and sample itinerary. Contact Alan :  or visit his website : .

David R. Smith October 2019

David Smith is a member of the AWS and NWS. David came to visit us at Haut Baran in August and right away we connected as kindred spirit as we noticed that sparkle in his eye talking about our local region and all that it has to offer artists. The mere mention of Saint Cirq LaPopie sent us off into a lengthy discussion about how absolutely beautiful that village and the region is ,,,,, not to mention the local French cuisine and wine ! Knowing the area, David and the Haut Baran has come up with a wonderful itinerary that will tantalize both artist and non-artist alike : Sarlat, Puy l'Eveque, Monpazier and Saint Cirq LaPopie to name a few ! David plans to " pull out all the stops " and share his most valuable watercolor concepts and techniques, addressing your artist goals at a pace that's comfortable for you. With a small group ( 12 on average ) there will be plenty of time for individual attention regardless of your level of experience. David's October dates ( Oct 9-15, leave 16th ) coincides with the grape harvest and making the wine for 2019 ! Email us at for David's workshop information file with price, what is included and brief sample itinerary. We hope to see you this autumn at Haut Baran ! 

This region of France we call the Perigord, Dordogne, Quercy is truely a place of wonder. Man has lived here for millennia in villages and small cities along the banks of the Dordogne and Lot rivers. This area has been able to preserve its genuine quality and leisurely way of life. Within the charming Domaine du Haut Baran, your hosts Rosalie and William will welcome you to the area's many pleasures. Learn more....
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