Sue OMara Spanish Residential Course 5
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Residential Beginners Art Course in Spain

Come and paint in the warmth of the sun in southern Spain. Banish the blustery British blues of winter and join us for an all inclusive, exclusive and strictly limited residential art course. Learn how to start or improve your painting and drawing skills whilst enjoying being outside in the delightful Spanish countryside where the orange, lemon and olive groves nestle on the sides of the mountains.

Come and paint in the warmth of the sun in southern Spain. Banish the blustery British blues of winter and join us for an all inclusive, exclusive and strictly limited residential art course. Learn how to start or improve your painting and drawing skills whilst enjoying being outside in the delightful Spanish countryside where the orange, lemon and olive groves nestle on the sides of the mountains.

Dates & Pricing

17th Feb - 21st Feb 2020

(Monday to Friday)

£680 all inclusive

Per painter 4 nights accommodation based on 1 or 2 people sharing a double or twin room  – excluding flights

17th Feb - 21st Feb 2020

(Monday to Friday)

£395 not painting

Non-painting friend or partner who will share your room and spend their time as they choose while we paint and draw

24th Feb - 28th Feb 2020

(Monday to Friday)

£680 all inclusive

Per painter – 4 nights accommodation based on 1 or 2 people sharing a double or twin room  – excluding flights

24th Feb - 28th Feb 2020

(Monday to Friday)

£395 not painting

Non-painting friend or partner who will share your room and spend their time as they choose while we paint and draw

2nd Mar - 6th Mar 2020

(Monday to Friday)

£680 all inclusive

Per painter 4 nights accommodation based on 1 or 2 people sharing a double or twin room  – excluding flights

2nd Mar - 6th Mar 2020

(Monday to Friday)

£395 not painting

Non-painting friend or partner who will share your room and spend their time as they choose while we paint and draw

9th Mar - 13th Mar 2020

(Monday to Friday)

SOLD OUT

Per painter – 4 nights accommodation based on 1 or 2 people sharing a double or twin room  – excluding flights

9th Mar - 13th Mar 2020

(Monday to Friday)

SOLD OUT

Non-painting friend or partner who will share your room and spend their time as they choose while we paint and draw

Book Your Place

25% deposit required at booking
Balance due 8 weeks before departure date

Location Photographs

Destination SPAIN

Our destination is 40 minutes north of Malaga in the beautiful mountain villages of Axarquía in Andalucía. The scenery and climate make this a perfect location for painting, sketching and becoming inspired to paint more.

An ideal trip for those wanting a no stress, all-inclusive, relaxing and creative experience, it is suitable for absolute beginners or for those wanting to re-establish or improve their skills.

Our accommodation is a luxurious modern and well equipped villa with a pool, spacious and scenic terraces and plenty of shared and private space for everyone. There are many interesting and inclusive excursions included in the itinerary so we will not be short of ideas and inspiration.

Places are limited to six students to maintain a quality, enjoyable and fully focused experience.

Included

  • Accommodation
  • Transfers & Travel
  • Tuition
  • Painting Materials
  • Food & drink
  • Excursions

Not Included

  • Flights
  • Travel Insurance
  • Spending Money
  • Any preferred painting materials ie. watercolour paints, coloured pencils. pastels, brushes, paper or canvas boards.

The Accommodation

Itinerary

Day 1 Monday pm
Arrive Malaga airport, private transfer to villa, you can then relax and unpack. We will have welcome drinks and an evening meal with a review of what we will be doing during the week.

Day 2 Tuesday
Morning Breakfast in the villa.
Short drive to the charming and award winning local mountain town of Comares, coffee in a café where we spend time sketching or painting the scenery. I will be on hand at all times to guide and assist you.
Lunchtime Lunch in local restaurant.
Afternoon Return to the villa and work on the mornings’ study pieces.
Evening Dinner at the villa.

Day 3 Wednesday
Morning Breakfast at the villa.
We drive to the Botanical Gardens of Malaga where we will spend approximately five hours enjoying the beauty of the gardens where we can sketch and take photos for reference.
Lunchtime At around 1pm we will have lunch at the Gardens’ restaurant. We spend a few more hours working on our sketches and paintings.
Afternoon Drive back to the villa.
Evening Working on our paintings or sketches from the morning.
Dinner at the villa.

Day 4 Thursday
Morning Breakfast at the villa.
A short and scenic drive to the village of El Borge or Cutar to sketch and paint the beautiful flower strewn buildings of one of these picturesque villages.
Refreshments in a local cafe.
Drive back to the villa.
Lunchtime Lunch at the villa.
Afternoon Continuing our mornings work.
Evening Tonight we eat at the lovely El Molino Los Abuelos in Comares for a celebratory dinner and recap of our inspiring and productive week.

Day 5 Friday
Breakfast at the villa and private transfer to Malaga airport for your return journey home.

Pricing
£680 per person 4 nights accommodation based on 1 or 2 people sharing a double or twin room

  • All breakfasts, dinners and lunches are included with drinks, including local wine for dinner
  • Morning and afternoon painting and sketching sessions
  • Private transfer from and to Malaga airport
  • All transport to the local towns/villages for painting
  • Most painting and sketching materials, please let us know if you intend to bring all your own materials
  • Travel easels
  • Full use of all the facilities at the villa
  • Rooms will be allocated on a first come first served basis
  • A minimum of 15 hours of tuition and guidance from Sue

Please note that holidays do not include flights

You may bring a non-painting friend or partner who will share your room and spend their time as they choose while we paint, draw and enjoy our excursions. Cost for this person is £395

Book your place!

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