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Paint the Amazing Light & Colour of the Western Algarve

Jantien Powell

10th - 17th October 2023


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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.

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


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 the

traditional fishing village of Burgau

where there is an abundance of

painting material within walking

distance of the hotel.

We will also visit the coastal towns of

Lagos (15 mins away) and Praia Da

Luz (5 mins away) where you can

paint anything from fishing harbours,

old forts, traditional Portuguese tiled

buildings, churches and town squares

to multi-coloured fishing boats with

palm trees, beaches and The Algarve


There are plenty of traditional

Portuguese villages nearby as well as

Cape St Vincent and the west coast

within reach.

Through a mixture of full blown

paintings and sketching Jantien will

lead you step-by-step through your

painting with plenty of 1-2-1 tuition.

We will spend some days painting full-

blown paintings on location through

step-by-step guidance.

Other days we will produce plenty of

sketches around a particular location.

These sketches can be in watercolour,

pen, pencil or charcoal and can be

done alongside Jantien or you can

choose other subjects to paint. Either

way she will give you plenty of 1-2-1


Then we will spend some time in the

studio with any/mixed media

producing full blown paintings from the

sketches produced on location earlier.

With the mixture of these 3 distinct

approaches you will learn a lot of

diverse approaches from Jantien and

with her friendly and approachable

style you are sure to learn a lot from

her whilst having a lot of fun too.


Jantien Powell


Tue 10th October


Tue 17th October


Western Algarve


Hotel Burgau





  Single Room


  Single Occ


  Double Occ