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Paint the Amazing Light & Colour of the Western Algarve

Paul Weaver

11th - 18th October 2022


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Join Paul Weaver on this exciting

opportunity to paint in an absolutely

delightful place in the 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 Praia da

Luz where you can paint the coastline,

fortaleza, buildings and churches. The

traditional fishing village of Burgau is

within a few minutes drive from Luz

and has some really quaint subjects to

paint including buildings, cobbled

streets, boats and the beautiful


We will also visit the coastal town of

Lagos (15 mins away) where you can

paint anything from fishing harbours

with multi-coloured fishing boats, old

forts, traditional Portuguese tiled

buildings, churches and town squares.

We will also visit Camilo where you can

paint the coastline plus the stacks.

There are plenty of traditional

Portuguese villages nearby as well as

the mountain village of Caldas de


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


Tue 11th October


Tue 18th October


Western Algarve


Hotel Luz Bay





  Single Room


  Single Occ


  Double Occ