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.