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Painting at Almuña

This area is made for the artist’s paintbrush. Landscapes in perfect soft light, dazzling white villages with terracotta roofs, tumbled down farmhouses caught in dappled shade, gnarled ancient cork oaks and precarious castles perched on craggy hill tops.

Our painting Holidays based at Almuña with very talented, sympathetic and encouraging art teachers who teach in all mediums to the complete beginner as well as the more experienced painter. The size of the party allows the teacher to give a lot of individual attention so each “student”.

The teaching is in the morning. There are early evening sessions set aside for further help, demos and critique. There will be painting excursions to scenic locations included in a daily programme of activities such as walking and golf for the non-painter who is equally welcome.

Our art teachers are:

Amanda (Mandy) Cooper began here painting career at a classical drawing school in Florence and for over 30 years has tutored art groups from her home in the Cotswolds. She is the author of “Sienna or Madder” a practical light-hearted guide to overcoming everyday problems encountered by artists. Mandy specialises in water colour but is happy to instruct in oils or acrylics. At the centre of the teaching is a love of art and nature and students will find Almuña the perfect place to meet like-minded people and take joy in exploring the magnificent landscape though drawing and painting.

Claire Warner comes from an artist family from which derives her passion for painting from an early age. She is a professional artist and has huge experience in running courses and workshops working freely in watercolour. She has exhibited throughout the UK and is one of Marlborough College Summer School most popular tutors. She is a national award winner for her “Art for Therapy through the Society for All Artists.”

Eleanor White began her teaching practice at the Edinburgh Academy and is a visiting tutor at The Leith School of Art. Community Art is important to her and she exhibits in the UK.Eleanor teaches by demonstration and by slide talks suggesting themes for the day and exploring all aspects of mixed media. The slide talks are short and informal, introducing students to new artists and methods that will help their working practice.

€2,620 per person sharing a double room

€3,270 per person individual room

The prices are quoted in Euros per person and include 7 nights full board, cooked breakfast, before and after meal drinks, quality wine with lunch and dinner. Also included are the services a professional art teacher and local guides, airport transfers, transport throughout the week and entrance fees as specified. Flights not included.

Accommodation: 7 nights at Almuña

Airport of arrival & departure: Málaga