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Paint the Amazing Light & Colour of the Western Algarve

  Tutor

Michal Jasiewicz

  Arrival

Tue 4th October

  Departure

Tue 11th October

  Destination

Western Algarve

  Hotel

Hotel Luz Bay

  Days

7

  Type

Location

  Media

Watercolour

  Single Room

N/a

  Single Occ

£1,375

  Double Occ

£1,275

  NPP

£895

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Summary

Join Michal Jasiewicz on this exciting opportunity to paint in an absolutely

delightful place in the Algarve.


Details

The Algarve is well known for it's amazing light conditions and vibrant

colours from the vivid blue skies and turquoise waters to it's lush green

and colourful vegetation as well as the rustic tiled and coloured

traditional buildings.


The Western Algarve is more rural, rustic and peaceful than the hustle

and bustle of the Central Algarve with it's sleepy harbours, quiet

mountain villages and un-spoilt coastline.


The holiday will be based in Praia da Luz where you can paint the

coastline, fortaleza, buildings and churches. The traditional fishing village

of Burgau is within a few minutes drive from Luz and has some really

quaint subjects to paint including buildings, cobbled streets, boats and

the beautiful coastline.


We will also visit the coastal town of Lagos (15 mins away) where you

can paint anything from fishing harbours with multi-coloured fishing

boats, old forts, traditional Portuguese tiled buildings, churches and town

squares. We will also visit Camilo where you can paint the coastline plus

the stacks.


There are plenty of traditional Portuguese villages nearby as well as the

mountain village of Caldas de Monchique.



Michal loves the spontaneity and freshness that comes with watercolours

and he will inspire you to paint exciting watercolours where he places

great emphasis of light on a subject. As an architect he loves

architectural subjects and how the light falls on a building and he is the

ideal tutor to help you paint historical Wells. He loves combining the

formal shapes of architectural subjects with the freedom of much looser

expressionistic methods that demonstrate the amazing light bouncing off

buildings.


He will adapt his teaching style to the requirements of each individual

from beginners to the advanced painters and will give plenty of one-to-

one tuition. He will do a demonstration at each location to help you

understand his interpretation of the scene and then will help guide you

through the painting process including composition, how to depict light,

colour and tone to dramatic effect.