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Paint the Amazing Light & Colour of the Western Algarve

Paul Talbot Greaves

12th - 19th October 2024


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Join Paul Talbot-Greaves 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


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


With Paul you will start by sketching

and taking photographs, where you

can concentrate on composition finding

and absorb subjects, before starting

work on your painting. He will assist

this process with either a

demonstration or quick sketches to

illustrate what can be achieved quickly.

Paul likes to use a loose, rapid

approach to painting, usually

completing a piece in around two


Paul helps painters with their own

work, giving individual tuition,

demonstrations, offering helpful and

technical advice.


Paul Talbot Greaves


Sat 12th October


Sat 19th October


Western Algarve - Caldas De Monchique


Villa Termal





  Single Room


  Single Occ


  Double Occ