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Paint the Amazing Light & Colour of the Western Algarve

Shelagh Ashley

5th - 12th October 2024


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Join Shelagh Ashley 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


Shelagh has over 20 years experience

in tutoring painting holidays and enjoys

all types of subject matter. She is a

great believer in sketchbook work and

loves using pen & wash when painting


Her approachable style of teaching will

enable you to get the most from your

paintings as she will assist you with

plenty of one-to-one tuition. Also,

through a combination of

demonstrations and tips & techniques

she will show you how to get the

results you want whether a complete

beginner or a more accomplished



Shelagh Ashley


Sat 5th October


Sat 12th October


Western Algarve - Caldas De Monchique


Villa Termal





  Single Room


  Single Occ


  Double Occ