Painting Holidays in the Algarve

Art In The Algarve specialise in art holidays that provide a unique surrounding for artists of every background to learn or develop new or existing skills. If you love art and are looking to combine your passion with an art and a painting holiday in the sun, then Art In The Algarve is a perfect choice.

Upcoming Art Courses

Investigations in Acrylic with Peter Griffen

Working en plein air in an expressionist manner, abstract and not-so-abstract, participants will be encouraged to work with the feeling of unlimited freedom

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Fantastic Felt Forms & Jewellery with Denise Lithgow

a progressive range of skills will be developed, so that the participants feel confident designing their own range of felt vessels and jewellery.

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Watercolour with Bettina Schroeder

From absolute beginners to accomplished painters, to make the most of their abilities and to find a more personal approach

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The Art School

Our custom built Art School is set in the beautiful rustic town of Olhão in the Algarve. With vaulted ceilings, Roman brick work, three courtyards and an olive tree (believed to be over 150 years old), the school has been restored offering an exceptional space for artistic creativity.

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Art Courses

We offer a wide range of art courses to suit all abilities and delight in welcoming individuals or groups of artists. We have worked with a number of clubs and societies across the world providing facilities for their annual excursions. Have a look at our current schedule or contact us for more information.

Mixed Medium

Our mixed media courses cover acrylics, oil sticks, wax, watercolour, chalk pastels, oil pastels, collage and more.

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Oil & Acrylic

We guide you through the use of materials & techniques, helping you to manage composition, tone, colour, line and perspective.

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Specialist

We also offer specialist programmes including tile painting, portraits, botanical art, pebble mosaic, photography and more

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Watercolour

Ideal for beginners and more advanced painters, watercolour is perfect for quick-capture sketching and for fine detail.

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