Thursday, May 2nd, 2013
En plein air painting on Norfolk Island is a match made in heaven. Renowned for being extremely picturesque Norfolk Island offers artists a ‘subject’ around every corner and painting in the Norfolk open air is painting in the world’s cleanest air second only to Antarctica 

Connect this destination with renowned Australian artist Susan Farrell who will lead five en plein air sessions during the week of 14-21 October and it’s a holiday sure to appear on many a budding artist’s wish list.

An engaging and enthusiastic tutor, Sydney born Susan Farrell combines her love of travel with her delight in assisting people to find inspiration and improvement in their work in a relaxed and informal atmosphere.

With a wide experience in teaching in all mediums related to Painting and Drawing, Susan recently travelled to Tuscany and Greece to paint. Susan tutored in the Greek Dodecanese Islands in 2012 and has been invited to do same in 2015.

Susan is an exhibiting member of the Royal Art Society of N.S.W. and the

Ku-ring-Gai Art Society. She has works in the council collections and has held two solo shows and many group shows. Hundreds of her paintings grace the walls of Sydneysiders and overseas destinations.

Susan will share her wealth of artistic experience using practical demonstrations, positive and constructive critiques and group discussions. Participant numbers are capped to twelve allowing Susan to also provide individual tuition to all levels of artists.

The program also includes visitors experiencing the arty side of Norfolk Island and meals at some of Norfolk’s best paddock to plate restaurants.

The Norfolk Island holiday package price is $1669 per person twin share ex Sydney for the seven night stay. Price includes return ‘seat & bag’ airfare to Norfolk Island ex Sydney, airline taxes, meet and greet at Norfolk Island airport, return airport transfers on Norfolk Island, 7 nights twin share accommodation (Heritage Hill Oceanview room), 7 days hire car (hire car surcharge of $20 per day and petrol extra), 5 half day painting tuition at various beautiful locations on Norfolk Island, 2 course welcome dinner at Hilli Lounge restaurant, exclusive use and entry to Fletcher Christian’s Mutiny Cyclorama, half day island tour, Art trail tour, Art exhibition, Farewell dinner at Bounty Lodge Restaurant, bonus discount shopping card, complimentary Miniature Golf and complimentary afternoon tea at Norfolk Island’s “A Walk in the Wild” tour attraction. Prices subject to availability, conditions apply.

Non-painting participants including partners, family & friends are welcome to travel and enjoy Norfolk’s many activities and tours during lesson times and meet up with the group for social functions during the week.

For more information contact The Travel Centre, Norfolk Island toll free phone 1800 1400 66 email [email protected] fax 0011 6723 23205 or visit

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Norfolk Island Travel Centre

Norfolk Island Travel Centre is an award winning travel agency that specialises in quality, personalised travel. Norfolk has a unique beauty of its own, with its renowned tall majestic pines, sheer cliff faces, coral reefs and beautiful beaches. Almost one third of the island is devoted to National Parks and Reserves. But Norfolk Island is far more than a picturesque island in the South Pacific, it is paradise with a past. What was once a convicts’ nightmare is now the tranquil home of the descendants from the Mutiny on the Bounty, who have their own unique culture and their own language. There is much to see and do on Norfolk Island: fascinating historic tours, see Kingston which is a World Heritage Listed area,outdoor re-enactments of the Bounty Mutiny (with parts played by actual descendants of Fletcher Christian), ‘Light and Sound’ shows, eco-tours, glass bottom boat coral reef trips, swimming, snorkeling, fishing, dining out in the numerous fine restaurants, bush walking, scenic horse riding, golf on what has been called the world’s most beautiful golf course, bowls, tennis, and squash. Take advantage of Norfolk's tax-free shopping or perhaps simply take some time out to relax and enjoy Norfolk's peaceful existence.

Maria Massey
P: AU1800 1400 66 or NZ 0800 0088 10
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