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Paint Landscapes, Castles & Canals in the Vale of Usk

Paul Weaver

2nd - 6th July 2023


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Join Paul Weaver on this unique

opportunity to paint Castles and Canals

of the Usk Valley plus landscapes of

Monmouthshire and Abergavenny.

We will paint along the Brecon and

Monmouth Canal at places such as

Goytre Wharf and/or Govilon Wharf,

Castles such as Caldicott and/or

Raglan plus Welsh Heritage Sites such

as Blaenavon Ironworks with it's

traditional cottages and remnants of

an industrial past. The grounds around

the hotel with the lake, reflections,

streams and trees with their dappled

sunlight make for a great subject as

well as painting landscapes, valleys

and lakes in Brecon giving plenty of

variety of painting subjects.

An award winning artist, enthusiastic

and encouraging tutor, Paul will

combine informative lessons with

plenty of on-site sketching and


He will guide you through his

techniques for capturing the mood and

atmosphere of this superb location.

With instructive demonstrations and

personal guidance, he will offer advice

on choosing subjects, composition and

tonal sketches, as well as techniques

for capturing the atmospheric effects

of light and shade, trees, skies, water

and reflections, simplifying architecture

and adding figures to a scene.


Paul Weaver


Sun 2nd July


Thu 6th July


Usk Valley


Cwrt Bleddyn Hotel





  Single Room


  Single Occ


  Double Occ