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Paint the Amazing Light & Colour of the Western Algarve

Peter Woolley

13th - 20th April 2024


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Join Peter Woolley 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 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


Peter will show you how to simplify the

scene in front of you in order to get a

pleasing composition. He will guide you

through a scene by painting a step-

by-step demonstration for those who

want it in order to illustrate the key

elements of each part of the picture

and how to build up the picture. For

those who wish to paint their own

scene he will give guidance to each

individual according to what they


His approachable style of teaching will

enable you to get the most out of your

paintings as he will assist you in this

process. He will give you plenty of

one-to-one tuition and will

demonstrate many tips and techniques

including the importance of tone and



Peter Woolley


Sat 13th April


Sat 20th April


Western Algarve - Lagos


Hotel Luz Bay





  Single Room


  Single Occ


  Double Occ