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UK Holidays

Arrival time is from 2pm and the course introduction is at 6pm on the arrival date. The course finishes at 4pm on the departure date.


The deposit is £175 per person (or £100 for non-residential guests).


Holidays Abroad (Inc Jersey)

The arrival date is the start date of the holiday and airport transfers will be available from the specified airport for the holiday. The departure date is the end date of the holiday and airport transfers will be available on that date to the specified airport. Guests need to book their own flights.


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(**) Dates/Prices for Holidays in 2023 are not yet fully verified. All these holidays are going ahead but more content and images are required on them plus a proof check needs to be done on some dates/prices. As a result at the moment online booking for 2023 is not possible but if you are interested in booking something then please email us and we can confirm details of that holiday with you. We do apologise but we have been inundated with calls/emails and wanted to get something live this weekend (2/6/22) and hope to check/confirm the dates/prices in the next few days (by 10/06/22) and also finalise whatever content/images when we can...hopefully by 17/06/22!


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July 2022

Paint the Beautiful Wye Valley

Peter Woolley

Paint the Beautiful Wye Valley

Double Occupancy £795

Single Occupancy £850

Non-Painter £545

Dates : 30th - 5th July 2022

Media : Watercolour

Type : Location

Paint the beautiful Wye Valley with Peter Woolley in Watercolour.

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Paint Historic Wells & Beautiful Somerset Villages

Shelagh Ashley

Paint Historic Wells & Beautiful Somerset Villages

Double Occupancy £795

Single Occupancy £895

Non-Painter £575

Dates : 3rd - 7th July 2022

Media : Watercolour

Type : Location

Paint in the historic City of Wells and surrounding Somerset countryside

with Shelagh Ashley where you will paint subjects such as Vicar's Close

with its stone buildings, Bishop's Palace with its moat and the medieval

market.

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Paint Vibrant Pastel Landscapes

Steve Hall

Paint Vibrant Pastel Landscapes

Double Occupancy £570

Single Occupancy £595

Non-Painter £370

Dates : 8th - 11th July 2022

Media : Pastels

Type : Studio

Paint Vibrant Pastel Landscapes with Steve Hall.


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Paint the Beautiful Wye Valley

Paul Talbot Greaves

Paint the Beautiful Wye Valley

Double Occupancy £795

Single Occupancy £850

Non-Painter £545

Dates : 14th - 19th July 2022

Media : Watercolour, Acrylic, Oils

Type : Location

Paint the beautiful Wye Valley with Paul Tablot-Greaves in Watercolour,

Acrylic or Oils.

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August 2022

Simply Sketch & Paint in Exmoor

Simply Sketch & Paint in Exmoor

Double Occupancy £695

Single Occupancy £750

Non-Painter £625

Dates : 15th - 20th August 2022

Media : Any

Type : Simply Sketch & Paint

Ever wanted to Simply Sketch & Paint with more emphasis on simply

painting than on tuition...well now is your chance!

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September 2022

Paint Historic Wells & Beautiful Somerset Villages

Carole Massey

Paint Historic Wells & Beautiful Somerset Villages

Double Occupancy £795

Single Occupancy £895

Non-Painter £575

Dates : 4th - 8th September 2022

Media : Watercolour

Type : Location

Paint in the historic City of Wells with Carole Massey where you will paint

subjects such as Vicar's Close with its stone buildings, Bishop's Palace with

its moat and the medieval market and we will get into the Somerset

countryside and paint places such as Priddy and Nunney.


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Paint the Stunning Lizard Peninsula

David Bellamy

Paint the Stunning Lizard Peninsula

Double Occupancy £925

Single Occupancy £995

Non-Painter £625

Dates : 4th - 8th September 2022

Media : Watercolour

Type : Sketching & Painting

Join David Bellamy on this exciting opportunity to paint some stunning

coastal scenes in the Lizard Peninsula.


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Portraits in Oils

Mike Skidmore

Portraits in Oils

Double Occupancy £595

Single Occupancy £620

Non-Painter £370

Dates : 9th - 12th September 2022

Media : Oils

Type : Studio

Learn to Paint Portraits in Oils with Mike Skidmore.


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The Travelling Sketchbook in Exmoor National Park

David Webb

The Travelling Sketchbook in Exmoor National Park

Double Occupancy £725

Single Occupancy £775

Non-Painter £495

Dates : 12th - 16th September 2022

Media : Watercolour

Type : Sketching & Walking

Join David Webb on "The Travelling Sketchbook" where we will be

sketching and walking, enabling us to reach parts of Exmoor National Park

that other painting holidays cannot reach probably!

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October 2022

Paint Sea & Sky in Acrylics

Dave White

Paint Sea & Sky in Acrylics

Double Occupancy £595

Single Occupancy £620

Non-Painter £370

Dates : 29th - 2nd October 2022

Media : Acrylic

Type : Studio

Dave White will show you how to paint the Sea & Sky in acrylics and how to

get the best of this versatile medium as he will teach you the techniques

unique to acrylics.


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Sketch & Paint in Dramatic Dartmoor

Rob Dudley

Sketch & Paint in Dramatic Dartmoor

Double Occupancy £695

Single Occupancy £750

Non-Painter £475

Dates : 3rd - 7th October 2022

Media : Watercolour, Acrylic, Oils

Type : Sketching & Painting

Join Rob Dudley on this exciting opportunity to sketch and paint in Dramatic

Dartmoor, including cascading rivers with rocks, panoramic moorland

views, beautiful moorland villages and estuaries.


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Paint the Amazing Light & Colour of the Western Algarve

Michal Jasiewicz

Paint the Amazing Light & Colour of the Western Algarve

Double Occupancy £1,275

Single Occupancy £1,375

Non-Painter £895

Dates : 4th - 11th October 2022

Media : Watercolour

Type : Location

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

delightful place in the Algarve.


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Paint Striking Pictures of Animals in Pastels

Carol Kibble

Paint Striking Pictures of Animals in Pastels

Double Occupancy £570

Single Occupancy £595

Non-Painter £370

Dates : 6th - 9th October 2022

Media : Pastels

Type : Studio

Carol Kibble will show you how to paint animals using wet and dry pastel

techniques.


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Paint the Amazing Light & Colour of the Western Algarve

Paul Weaver

Paint the Amazing Light & Colour of the Western Algarve

Double Occupancy £1,275

Single Occupancy £1,375

Non-Painter £895

Dates : 11th - 18th October 2022

Media : Watercolour

Type : Location

Join Paul Weaver on this exciting opportunity to paint in an absolutely

delightful place in the Algarve.


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Going wild in Watercolour!

Jake Winkle

Going wild in Watercolour!

Double Occupancy £615

Single Occupancy £640

Non-Painter £370

Dates : 13th - 16th October 2022

Media : Watercolour

Type : Studio

Join Jake Winkle on this opportunity to 'Go Wild in Watercolour!' You will

learn how to paint in his colourful and spontaneous style.

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Paint the Amazing Light & Colour of the Western Algarve

Grahame Booth

Paint the Amazing Light & Colour of the Western Algarve

Double Occupancy £1,275

Single Occupancy £1,375

Non-Painter £895

Dates : 18th - 25th October 2022

Media : Watercolour

Type : Location

Join Grahame Booth on this exciting opportunity to paint in an absolutely

delightful place in the Algarve.


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November 2022

Paint Beautiful Villages & Stunning Countryside of Cordoba

Grahame Booth

Paint Beautiful Villages & Stunning Countryside of Cordoba

Double Occupancy £1,295

Single Occupancy £1,395

Non-Painter £895

Dates : 5th - 12th November 2022

Media : Watercolour

Type : Location

Join Grahame Booth on this exciting opportunity to paint in stunning

Southern Spain.


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Learn to Paint Moorland Scenes, Valleys & Rivers in Exmoor

Peter Woolley

Learn to Paint Moorland Scenes, Valleys & Rivers in Exmoor

Double Occupancy £725

Single Occupancy £775

Non-Painter £495

Dates : 13th - 17th November 2022

Media : Watercolour

Type : Sketching & Painting

Learn to paint moorland scenes including rivers, valleys and waterfalls with

Peter Woolley in Exmoor National Park.


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May 2023

Paint Beautiful Coastal Scenes of Jersey in Watercolour

Peter Cronin

Paint Beautiful Coastal Scenes of Jersey in Watercolour

Double Occupancy £1,525

Single Occupancy £1,695

Non-Painter £1,125

Dates : 29th - 6th May 2023

Media : Watercolour

Type : Location

Join Peter Cronin on this exciting opportunity to paint in Jersey where we

will paint some beautiful coastal scenes and harbours.


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Exmoor Valleys, Quaint Villages & Harbour Scenes

Chris Forsey

Exmoor Valleys, Quaint Villages & Harbour Scenes

Double Occupancy £750

Single Occupancy £795

Non-Painter £525

Dates : 5th - 9th May 2023

Media : Watercolour, Acrylic, Oils

Type : Sketching & Painting

Paint with Chris Forsey in any water based media in Exmoor and the

stunning North Devon Coast, where you will paint cascading rivers,

moorland valleys, harbours and coastal scenes.


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Paint Beautiful Coastal Scenes of Jersey in Watercolour

Shelagh Ashley

Paint Beautiful Coastal Scenes of Jersey in Watercolour

Double Occupancy £1,525

Single Occupancy £1,695

Non-Painter £1,125

Dates : 6th - 13th May 2023

Media : Watercolour

Type : Location

Join Shelagh Ashley on this exciting opportunity to paint in Jersey where

we will paint some beautiful coastal scenes and harbours.


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Capturing the Beauty of Flowers & Gardens in watercolour

Sian Dudley

Capturing the Beauty of Flowers & Gardens in watercolour

Double Occupancy £795

Single Occupancy £895

Non-Painter £595

Dates : 7th - 11th May 2023

Media : Watercolour

Type : Sketching & Painting

Capture the beauty of flowers, plants, trees and shrubs in the beautiful

Somerset gardens of Bishop's Palace and Kilver Court Gardens including

the well pools, moat, streams and lakes, all with beautiful reflections with

buildings playing a supporting role.


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Exmoor Valleys, Quaint Cottages & Harbour Scenes

Sarah Wimperis

Exmoor Valleys, Quaint Cottages & Harbour Scenes

Double Occupancy £750

Single Occupancy £795

Non-Painter £525

Dates : 10th - 14th May 2023

Media : Any

Type : Location

Paint with Sarah Wimperis in Any Media in Exmoor and the stunning North

Devon Coast, where you will paint cascading rivers, moorland valleys,

harbours and coastal scenes.


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Paint Beautiful Cotswolds Villages

Jeremy Ford

Paint Beautiful Cotswolds Villages

Double Occupancy £795

Single Occupancy £875

Non-Painter £575

Dates : 15th - 19th May 2023

Media : Watercolour, Acrylic

Type : Location

Join Jeremy Ford on this opportunity to paint the beautiful villages of the

Cotswolds.


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Paint Dramatic Dartmoor, rivers and moorland villages

Jantien Powell

Paint Dramatic Dartmoor, rivers and moorland villages

Double Occupancy £750

Single Occupancy £825

Non-Painter £525

Dates : 15th - 19th May 2023

Media : Acrylic, Pastels

Type : Sketching & Painting

Paint with Jantien Powell in and around Dartmoor National Park, where

you will paint cascading rivers with rocks, panoramic moorland views and

beautiful moorland villages.


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Paint Landscapes, Castles & Canals in the Vale of Usk

Grahame Booth

Paint Landscapes, Castles & Canals in the Vale of Usk

Double Occupancy £825

Single Occupancy £895

Non-Painter £595

Dates : 21st - 25th May 2023

Media : Watercolour

Type : Location

Join Grahame Booth on this unique opportunity to paint Castles and Canals

of the Usk Valley plus landscapes of Monmouthshire and Abergavenny.


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Paint Dramatic Dartmoor, rivers and moorland villages

Paul Talbot Greaves

Paint Dramatic Dartmoor, rivers and moorland villages

Double Occupancy £750

Single Occupancy £825

Non-Painter £525

Dates : 21st - 25th May 2023

Media : Watercolour, Acrylic, Oils

Type : Sketching & Painting

Paint with Paul Talbot-Greaves in and around Dartmoor National Park,

where you will paint cascading rivers with rocks, panoramic moorland

views and beautiful moorland villages.


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June 2023

Paint Beautiful Cotswolds Villages

Steve Hall

Paint Beautiful Cotswolds Villages

Double Occupancy £795

Single Occupancy £875

Non-Painter £575

Dates : 5th - 9th June 2023

Media : Watercolour

Type : Location

Join Steve Hall on this opportunity to paint the beautiful villages of the

Cotswolds.


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Water, Light & Reflections in Watercolour

Joe Francis Dowden

Water, Light & Reflections in Watercolour

Double Occupancy £750

Single Occupancy £795

Non-Painter £525

Dates : 12th - 16th June 2023

Media : Watercolour

Type : Sketching & Painting

Learn to paint water, light and reflections in watercolour with Joe Francis

Dowden in Exmoor National Park and the stunning North Devon Coast.


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Learn to Paint using Water Mixable Oils

Murray Ince

Learn to Paint using Water Mixable Oils

Double Occupancy £575

Single Occupancy £595

Non-Painter £395

Dates : 16th - 19th June 2023

Media : Oils

Type : Studio

This studio course is designed to suit all abilities whether you have never

tried water-mixable oils before or simply wish to improve by adding new

techniques. There are many misconceptions regarding water-mixable oils.

Anything you can do with traditional oils can be done with water-mixable

oils and they are simple to use and easy to clean.


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Paint Wild Moorland Scenes on Dartmoor

David Bellamy

Paint Wild Moorland Scenes on Dartmoor

Double Occupancy £850

Single Occupancy £925

Non-Painter £525

Dates : 19th - 23rd June 2023

Media : Watercolour

Type : Sketching & Painting

Join David Bellamy on this exciting opportunity to paint wild moorland

scenes in Dartmoor National Park, where you will paint cascading rivers

with rocks, panoramic moorland views, beautiful moorland villages and

estuaries.


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Paint Beautiful Cotswolds Villages

Ian McManus

Paint Beautiful Cotswolds Villages

Double Occupancy £795

Single Occupancy £875

Non-Painter £575

Dates : 19th - 23rd June 2023

Media : Watercolour

Type : Location

Join Ian McManus on this opportunity to paint the beautiful villages of the

Cotswolds in Watercolour.


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Paint the Beautiful Wye Valley

Andrew Hucklesby

Paint the Beautiful Wye Valley

Double Occupancy £875

Single Occupancy £895

Non-Painter £625

Dates : 25th - 30th June 2023

Media : Watercolour

Type : Sketching & Painting

Paint the beautiful Wye Valley with Andrew Hucklesby in Watercolour. We

will paint on location and complete some sketches and then we will return

to the studio to produce full blown paintings from the reference material

gained on location.


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Paint Rivers, Streams and Canals in Watercolour

Rob & Sian Dudley

Paint Rivers, Streams and Canals in Watercolour

Double Occupancy £825

Single Occupancy £895

Non-Painter £595

Dates : 25th - 29th June 2023

Media : Watercolour

Type : Sketching & Painting

Join Rob & Sian Dudley on this unique opportunity to receive tuition from

either one of them or to draw on the wealth of knowledge from both of

them.


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July 2023

Paint Landscapes, Castles & Canals in the Vale of Usk

Paul Weaver

Paint Landscapes, Castles & Canals in the Vale of Usk

Double Occupancy £825

Single Occupancy £895

Non-Painter £595

Dates : 2nd - 6th July 2023

Media : Watercolour

Type : Location

Join Paul Weaver on this unique opportunity to paint Castles and Canals of

the Usk Valley plus landscapes of Monmouthshire and Abergavenny.


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Exploring Water Soluble Pencils/Pens & Watercolours

Carole Massey

Exploring Water Soluble Pencils/Pens & Watercolours

Double Occupancy £575

Single Occupancy £595

Non-Painter £395

Dates : 7th - 10th July 2023

Media : Watercolour, Acrylic, Pastels

Type : Studio

We will explore different approaches to using water-soluble pencils,

watercolours and water soluble pens with some step-by-step paintings

and the opportunity to produce your own paintings.


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Paint Water, Reflections and Skies in Acrylics

Dave White

Paint Water, Reflections and Skies in Acrylics

Double Occupancy £760

Single Occupancy £795

Non-Painter £535

Dates : 10th - 14th July 2023

Media : Acrylic

Type : Sketching & Painting

Join Dave White on this opportunity to paint water, trees and reflections

plus panoramic views and skies in Acrylics in the Forest of Dean.

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Exmoor Valleys, Quaint Cottages & Harbour Scenes

Keith Hornblower

Exmoor Valleys, Quaint Cottages & Harbour Scenes

Double Occupancy £750

Single Occupancy £795

Non-Painter £525

Dates : 10th - 14th July 2023

Media : Watercolour

Type : Location

Paint with Keith Hornblower in Watercolour in Exmoor and the stunning

North Devon Coast, where you will paint cascading rivers, moorland

valleys, harbours and coastal scenes.


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August 2023

Painting Pastels In Beautiful Exmoor

Carol Kibble

Painting Pastels In Beautiful Exmoor

Double Occupancy £750

Single Occupancy £795

Non-Painter £525

Dates : 14th - 18th August 2023

Media : Pastels

Type : Studio

Join Carol on this exciting opportunity to paint in pastels in the Barle Vally in

the heart of Exmoor National Park


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September 2023

Going Wild in Watercolour!

Jake Winkle

Going Wild in Watercolour!

Double Occupancy £615

Single Occupancy £640

Non-Painter £395

Dates : 4th - 7th September 2023

Media : Watercolour

Type : Studio

Join Jake Winkle on this opportunity to 'Go Wild in Watercolour!' You will

learn how to paint in his colourful and spontaneous style.


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The Travelling Sketchbook in Exmoor National Park

Peter Woolley

The Travelling Sketchbook in Exmoor National Park

Double Occupancy £750

Single Occupancy £795

Non-Painter £525

Dates : 11th - 15th September 2023

Media : Watercolour

Type : Sketching & Walking

Join Peter Woolley on "The Travelling Sketchbook" where we will be

sketching and walking, enabling us to reach parts of Exmoor National Park

that other painting holidays cannot reach probably!


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Create an Interesting Painting from Drawings & Photos

Lynda Appleby

Create an Interesting Painting from Drawings & Photos

Double Occupancy £575

Single Occupancy £595

Non-Painter £395

Dates : 12th - 15th September 2023

Media : Any

Type : Studio

Join Lynda Appleby on this opportunity to produce compositionally strong

paintings using drawings, sketches and photos to their very best so that

your paintings have real impact.


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Beautiful French Villages & Stunning Provence

Carole Massey

Beautiful French Villages & Stunning Provence

Double Occupancy £1,525

Single Occupancy £1,795

Non-Painter £1,075

Dates : 23rd - 30th September 2023

Media : Watercolour

Type : Location

Join Carole Massey on this exciting opportunity to paint beautiful French

villages and the stunning landscapes in the Luberon region of Provence.

Carole has painted many times in Provence and loves the area and will be

sure to inspire you.


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Paint Historic Wells & Somerset

Paul Weaver

Paint Historic Wells & Somerset

Double Occupancy £795

Single Occupancy £895

Non-Painter £595

Dates : 24th - 28th September 2023

Media : Watercolour

Type : Location

Paint in the historic City of Wells and surrounding Somerset countryside

with Paul Weaver where you will paint subjects such as Vicar's Close with

its stone buildings, Bishop's Palace with its moat and the medieval market.


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October 2023

Beautiful French Villages & Stunning Provence

Michal Jasiewicz

Beautiful French Villages & Stunning Provence

Double Occupancy £1,525

Single Occupancy £1,795

Non-Painter £1,075

Dates : 30th - 7th October 2023

Media : Watercolour

Type : Location

Join Michal Jasiewicz on this exciting opportunity to paint beautiful French

villages and the stunning landscapes in the Luberon region of Provence.


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Paint Striking Pictures of Animals in Pastels

Carol Kibble

Paint Striking Pictures of Animals in Pastels

Double Occupancy £575

Single Occupancy £595

Non-Painter £395

Dates : 6th - 9th October 2023

Media : Pastels

Type : Studio

Carol Kibble will show you how to paint animals and birds using various

techniques with pastels.


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Paint the Amazing Light & Colour of the Western Algarve

Jantien Powell

Paint the Amazing Light & Colour of the Western Algarve

Double Occupancy £1,360

Single Occupancy £1,560

Non-Painter £1,075

Dates : 10th - 17th October 2023

Media : Acrylic, Pastels

Type : Location

Join Jantien Powell on this exciting opportunity to paint in an absolutely

delightful place in the Western Algarve where you will learn how to use

acrylics and pastels to illustrate the amazing light and colour of the

Western Algarve.


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Paint Horses, Dogs and other Animal Portraits in Oils

Mike Skidmore

Paint Horses, Dogs and other Animal Portraits in Oils

Double Occupancy £575

Single Occupancy £595

Non-Painter £395

Dates : 12th - 15th October 2023

Media : Oils

Type : Studio

Learn to Paint Horses, Dogs and other Animal Portraits in Oils. The course

will predominantly be about horses but Mike will also cover painting dogs

and other animal portraits of your choice.


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Paint the Amazing Light & Colour of the Western Algarve

Grahame Booth

Paint the Amazing Light & Colour of the Western Algarve

Double Occupancy £1,360

Single Occupancy £1,560

Non-Painter £1,075

Dates : 17th - 24th October 2023

Media : Watercolour

Type : Location

Join Grahame Booth on this exciting opportunity to paint in an absolutely

delightful place in the Western Algarve.


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Paint the Amazing Light & Colour of the Western Algarve

Murray Ince

Paint the Amazing Light & Colour of the Western Algarve

Double Occupancy £1,360

Single Occupancy £1,560

Non-Painter £1,075

Dates : 24th - 31st October 2023

Media : Any

Type : Location

Join Murray Ince on this exciting opportunity to paint in an absolutely

delightful place in the Western Algarve in Any Media.


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November 2023

Paint Beautiful Villages & Countryside of Cordoba

Paul Talbot Greaves

Paint Beautiful Villages & Countryside of Cordoba

Double Occupancy £1,295

Single Occupancy £1,395

Non-Painter £895

Dates : 4th - 11th November 2023

Media : Watercolour, Acrylic, Oils

Type : Location

Join Paul Talbot-Greaves on this exciting opportunity to paint in stunning

Southern Spain in the region of Cordoba.


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Paint Beautiful Villages & Countryside of Cordoba

Andy Walker

Paint Beautiful Villages & Countryside of Cordoba

Double Occupancy £1,295

Single Occupancy £1,395

Non-Painter £895

Dates : 11th - 18th November 2023

Media : Watercolour, Acrylic, Oils

Type : Location

Join Andy Walker on this exciting opportunity to paint in stunning Southern

Spain in the region of Cordoba.


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Learn to paint rivers, valleys and waterfalls with Rob Dudley in Exmoor National

Rob Dudley

Learn to paint rivers, valleys and waterfalls with Rob Dudley in Exmoor National

Double Occupancy £750

Single Occupancy £795

Non-Painter £525

Dates : 13th - 17th November 2023

Media : Watercolour

Type : Studio

Learn to paint rivers, valleys and waterfalls with Rob Dudley in Exmoor

National Park.


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