Workshop Fee

Workshops in Bellagio in 2018 cost €1250 per person per week. If you take 2 weeks, you get €100 off. Non-painters are welcome to attend the demo for free; however, there is an extra charge of €100/week if they join any of the social functions.

The workshop fee covers tuition with 30 hours of instruction, a welcome reception, 1 dinner at a first-rate restaurant, a farewell aperitivo, all art materials except paintbrushes, transportation to the studio, and 22% VAT/sales tax. It does not include airfare, lodging or ground transportation. Detailed course description can be found here. 

Getting a Confirmed Reservation

Please make your selection from the drop-down lists below and then click the Paypal “Pay Now” button.  Deposits are non-refundable. You may pay by credit card, debit card or echeck. Payment will be made to FRESIA at Please note that if you don’t have a PayPal account, you don’t need to open one.

With Spouse/Friend

FYI, you can change the quantity of workshop participants or change the language to English. Check out the Paypal pages here:

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If your payment went through, you will automatically receive a payment confirmation from Paypal. You will also receive a workshop confirmation from Conchitina within 48 hours. A copy of the Italian invoice (fattura) is available upon request. Otherwise, the original will be given to you at the workshop.

Payment of Balance

The balance is due on June 16 or 23 depending on which week you’re attending. You will receive a Paypal Money Request a week before the due date. If you fail to pay the balance by the due date, your space will no longer be guaranteed and your deposit will be forfeited.

After June 16

Full payment is due if you are registering after June 16.  Please use the drop down list below.


Refunds on balance paid are given only if we’re able to resell your space to our waitlist.

Travel insurance is highly recommended. You may compare travel insurance thru an online broker such as or, and best to go with a well-known provider such as MH Ross, Travelex, Travel Guard, or Travel Insured Intl.

We reserve the right to cancel a workshop for emergency reasons, in which case you will receive a full refund.

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