27th - 29th September 2019


Friday 27 September.

18h00 Restorative Yoga

~ 19h15 Dinner

(Sometime after dinner, around the fire.)

Pre-painting non-painting Painting exercises. (1 hour)

a. Brief outline of the retreat plan for painting.

b. Talk on a blank canvas exercise.

c. Introduction to perspective exercises using 3 artworks.

d. Eliciting a theme assignment.

Saturday Morning 28 September.

6h30 to 7h15 Yoga & Pranayama: Energising for the day ahead

~ 7h30 Breakfast

(Sometime after breakfast. Morning - lunch under the trees hopefully)

Activation Station. Painting time. (3hours)

a. Stretches. Use mechanics of painting to unblock creative impulse. X

b. Ego in the paint exercise.

c. Turning symbols into content.

d. Seeing the whole composition. Too many pies exercise.

e. Sketch theme.

~ 13h00 LUNCH TIME

Saturday Afternoon/Evening.

(Sometime after lunch before dinner)

Content transfer. Painting time. ( 1 hour)

a. Sketch is done by each person based on their own theme. Encouraged to use environment.

b. Transfer of line to canvas.

17h00-18h00 Yoga: a Quiet Cleansing Class

~19h00 Dinner

Sunday Morning 29 September.

6h30 to 7h15 Yoga & Pranayama: Balance and Centering

~ 7h30 Breakfast

8h30 Silent Walking mediation to the Easels….

Filled with colour. Painting time. (3 hours)

a. Colour mixing exercise.

b. Pallet preparation.

c. Putting it all together

d. Feedback: Highlights and creative insights to take home with you.

~ 13h00 LUNCH TIME

~ 14h150 Farewell


Our retreat’s rates for twin shared for the size and type of rooms are as follows:


Main house:

Sunrise (sea view, private bathroom): R 3 160

Duiker (sea view, shared bathroom): R 3 080

Loerie (forest view, ensuite): R 3 280

Hyrax (forest view, shared bathroom): R 2 940



Hornbill (forest view, shared bathroom): R 3 080

Bushbuck (forest view, shared bathroom): R 3 080

Mdoni (forest view, ensuite): R 3 280


Single rooms are available for an extra charge of 40%.


Radmer Magma (Art), Kaz Wilson (Yoga), Moontree Food (Matt Wilson & Kaz)