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Paint the Amazing Light & Colour of the Western Algarve


Shelagh Ashley


Sat 5th October


Sat 12th October


Western Algarve - Caldas De Monchique


Villa Termal







  Single Room


  Single Occ


  Double Occ






Join Shelagh Ashley on this exciting opportunity to paint in an absolutely

delightful place in the Western Algarve.


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 Caldas De Monchique where we will paint the

traditional Portuguese architecture, cobbled streets lined with deciduous

trees and dappled sunlight.

We will also visit other inland places such as the National Park of Sitio Das

Fontes with its streams, ponds and quaint buildings plus the historic city

of Silves with its castle.

We will also visit the Algarve coast and paint around places such as Lagos

Marina, Luz and the fishing village of Burgau.

Shelagh has over 20 years experience in tutoring painting holidays and

enjoys all types of subject matter. She is a great believer in sketchbook

work and loves using pen & wash when painting architecture.

Her approachable style of teaching will enable you to get the most from

your paintings as she will assist you with plenty of one-to-one tuition.

Also, through a combination of demonstrations and tips & techniques she

will show you how to get the results you want whether a complete

beginner or a more accomplished artist.