Meiling

I just returned from a week of watercolor painting with Tess and it was a wonderful experience. This was my third class with her in Provence. The house she rented for us was great, with a swimming pool, and plenty of room for the 4 of us. The Roussillon area is...

Chris Feast

Tess’s love of Provence shows through her paintings and her joy in sharing with us as a small group. Provence is a beautiful area of France and through her artistic skills and energy conveyed this into our painting work. We learnt so much from essential colour mixing...

Victoria

I’ve been to Tess’ painting trips twice the last two years, and I am am beyond the moon happy that we found her! I’ve always had a love for painting, but I’ve never had the time or courage to purse it. Until I met Tess. The trips are only a week long, and the amount I...

Myra

Tess is the most organized, enthusiastic and charming watercolor teacher I have ever had! She organized a beautiful house for us in Antigua, fabulous private chef for the week, and even had chairs, portfolios, extra supplies and water jars for everyone! She planned...

Trilby

I can’t recommend Tess Baker’s painting holiday more. Although more than 3 months have passed, I think about the class almost daily – our week with Tess was so special in every way! I dream of the colors, I frequently use Tessa’s palette now (so different from the...