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16 Feb 2015
“First rate art guide for Queenstown, NZ Area”
25 Jul 2013
“More to Queenstown than skiing”
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Tour with Art Adventures and discover the essence of New Zealand art by visiting artist studios', regional dealer galleries, lunching at local vineyards, and taste award wining wines.Discover your creativity in spectacular scenery while our...more
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2 Stewart Street | Frankton, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Reviewed February 16, 2015

Alice Blackley will drive you all over Queenstown, Frankton and Arrowtown, New Zealand to show you the art galleries and take you into artist's homes, garages, studios where the artists will discuss their works. New Zealand has a number of outstanding artists working in all...More

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank cosmo144
Reviewed July 25, 2013

I was part of a group of non-artists who had a 4hour trip with Alice. We saw an amazing variety of artworks, some in downtown galleries, some in the artist's studios with the bonus of some beautiful scenery on the way between venues. At each...More

Date of experience: July 2013
Thank Walkergill
Reviewed July 8, 2013

We had a wonderful time touring Queenstown galleries with Alice. We learned so many new and interesting facts about contemporary art and saw a wide variety of work in different media that was inspiring. We read about this in the Washington Post and were very...More

Date of experience: July 2013
Thank mdmom4
Reviewed April 15, 2013

My friend and I completed a half day sketching excursion with Art Adventures. It was an amazing experience and we couldn't have had a better day out. Megan was so friendly and a great host and tutor - she gave us her undivided attention and...More

Date of experience: April 2013
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Reviewed March 16, 2013

I've never drawn or painted before but it has been the best way to start ! Now I see the landscape with a new eye, and i really want to keep up sketching and to learn more about drawing and painting. Thank you !!

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Reviewed February 26, 2013

I was a little apprehensive about booking a day out sketching as I am very much a beginner (not having done very much art since secondary school), but I was looking to learn some new skills and how to use a view finder so I...More

Date of experience: February 2013
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ArtAdventuresnz, Owner at Art Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded March 1, 2013

Thank you for such a great review! I am thrilled you enjoyed yourself, please keep up the sketching. I would love a photo of some new sketches in the future to see how you are improving ....thanks again and all the best. Alice

Reviewed February 16, 2013

A brilliant and memorable 1/2 day in Queenstown. My husband and I did this together and it was simply a delight to spend quality time focussing on the beauty, colours and forms of the stunning Queenstown landscape. Megan is a fabulous tutor. Her instruction was...More

Date of experience: February 2013
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ArtAdventuresnz, Owner at Art Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2013

Thank you so much for the review we really appreciate it there has been a big gap since the last one so it looks as though we are still in business! speak soon xx

Reviewed December 27, 2012

The thought of 2 days on a painting course( I have trouble with straight lines and stick figures!)wasn't my ideal start to our NZ holidays but my wife was keen so i thought why not give it a try. Alice proved to be a wonderful...More

Date of experience: December 2012
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ArtAdventuresnz, Owner at Art Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded December 29, 2012

Thank you so much for giving me a review it means such a lot to me at this stage. I will be in touch in the New Year re joining you both to draw in the Bungle Bungles, speak soon. Happy New Year! Alice

Reviewed December 24, 2012

My husband and I really enjoyed our two days with Alice. We were both brand new to pastels but ended up creating a few pieces that really surprised us. Alice is a skilled teacher-she guides without being overbearing. She allows a person to experiment without...More

Date of experience: December 2012
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ArtAdventuresnz, Owner at Art Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded December 28, 2012

Nancy Thank you for your review, it is good to get feedback on my teaching. Maurice sent me a picture of stones that you did at Stewart - I was really impressed, well done! I will be in touch re coming out your way soon,...More

Reviewed October 1, 2012

I have tried a lot of different visitor experiences but this was one of the most interesting, inspirational and fun. And I am so keen to take my sketch book (moleskin) with me on my travels from now on. Alice and Megan picked us up...More

Date of experience: September 2012
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ArtAdventuresnz, Owner at Art Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2012

Thank you for your review! I felt humbled that you - being such an accomplished artist yourself, had the ability to open up and take on board others advise. I was really impressed that you came along and gave us 'a go'. Not many artists...More

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