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I am a 50 years old art teacher, have been doing that for the last 5 years. Before i did a lot of things as an artist, worked in decoration for national monuments, cinema and rich people; i worked as well as a restorer of old paintings and for art dealers, national monuments, like castle of Versailles, palace of justice, cathedrales and churches, i worked also as a portraitist. Now i am training to become a tattoo artist.
I have been living here on the west coast for 3 years, i moved from paris for family reason and because i couldn't handle the big city, i lived there for 40 years. I have been travelling a lot bettween 17 and 27, one world tour and about 30 countries. Now, that i am settled with my 16 years old son, i enjoy hosting people. Lots of travellers and volunteers are stopping by, for short and longer terms, from different websites.
I have a hippie life style and always up for something new. I am spontaneous and don't usually like a life all planed. My philosophy :«happiness is only real when shared».
Help in the house
People can learn a lot from me as i have many skills. I have been travelling the world for about 10 years and i did a lot of different jobs always related to art.
I need help to assist me in all my art projects and also in the house with little cleaning. A normal day of help for you would be waking up arround 8:30, join me to my class, help me a bit to carry materials, i will teach you as one of my students old masters technics, you help me cooking for lunch, then you have free time the afternoon, in the evening, once in a while, you could pose for me for portraits, i will do mostly sketches and as well painting if i am inspired but painting takes me much longer time as i do hyperrealistic. When i have other kind of artistic works as wallpainting, restauration or tattoo, your help will be welcome. Otherwise you can help me a little with cleaning at least for your own things. Don't expect to be working like a regular job, it is more about exchange inspiring eachother and having fun.
I live in a 3 room apartment 70 quarter meter. You can stay in my sons room when he is away with his mum. My house is well located close to stoors and beach.
I eat everything and i am willing to share unless you have special diet or orientation, in that case, you will buy your own food and cook for yourself.
Please, no male(because i mainly draw and paint women), no smoker, no radical vegetarian/vegan/religious/feminist/ cleaning freaks, eventually. Sorry if it sound a bit rude.
If you are Humble, Grateful and Kind, be Welcome. And if you have a hippie soul, your are very welcome, no matter what.
Thank you for anderstanding and if you have any questions, please...
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week
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