Painting Holiday in Seville
Join us for an amazing painting experience in the capital of Andalusia, Seville. Where better to find artistic inspiration than at the Real Alcazar with its Moorish splendour or at the steps of the colossal Gothic cathedral. Our luxury 19th century oil mill in the grounds of a natural park provides the best combination of tranquillity and space to develop your painting skills.
A beautiful family retreat nestled in a 1000-acre of farm estate surrounded by rolling hills of the Jabugo region, southwest of Andalucía. Completely restored and decorated with antiques and works of art adorning the walls. The Hacienda is air-conditioned throughout and includes a gym and Spa.
Your holiday price includes:
- Stay in our typical Andalusian villa enjoying daily painting lesson
- Visit Seville with time for sketching as well as sight-seeing
- Enjoy delicious Spanish food and wine
- Explore the famous white villages, an artist dream
- No single supplement
Dates for 2024
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|11 May - 18 May
|28 Sep - 5 Oct
|12 Oct - 19 Oct
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Painting in Seville - Itinerary
Day 1 - Bienvenido! Welcome to Sevilla! Group transfer to the villa.
Bienvenido! Welcome to Sevilla! On arrival you will be taken by private minibus in our group transfer to the villa where you can settle in, meet your teacher and chef and enjoy welcome drinks. The afternoon is yours to relax by the pool or explore the grounds around the villa. Dinner this evening is at the villa, prepared by your chef.
Day 2 - An introduction to all the materials.
This morning you have a sketching and painting session with your teacher at the villa. To begin, there will be an introduction to all the materials for the first timers or a quick refresher for those already familiar. With your tutor, you will explore the villa and its grounds with your sketchbook. After lunch, we’ll explore how to develop the sketches into more finished pieces, with a focus on composition and drawing. The rest of the afternoon is free to enjoy at the villa or the pool area before dinner.
Day 3 - Enjoy a trip to Seville with lunch at a local taberna and an afternoon exploring.
Today, you will head to Seville to visit the famous Plaza de Espana and the Santa Cruz quarter of the city. We’ll stop for lunch at our favourite local taberna, with more time in the afternoon to explore this historic city. Return to the villa late afternoon for dinner, prepared by your chef.
Day 4 - Spend the morning with the painting tutor, focusing on drawing buildings
Following breakfast this morning, we will have time to draw and work on technique. Your tutor will also give a lesson focusing on drawing buildings with a guide to simplifying perspective. Guests will spend the rest of the day at the villa with time to continue their work, or relax. Lunch and dinner will be at the villa.
Day 5 - A visit to the famous Mines of Rio Tinto and a train ride to enjoy this amazing site.
After breakfast, we will visit the famous mines of Rio Tinto and enjoy a train ride around this amazing area enabling you to sketch along the way or take photos to work from later at the villa. Followed by lunch at a local tapas restaurant. Back at the villa in the afternoon you can relax or continue your painting from your sketches and photos. Dinner will be at the villa.
Day 6 - Visit to local town for sketching and develop your painting skills
After breakfast, we will visit Almonaster La Real a charming little town with amazing views and gothic architecture and we will have an aperitif together before returning to the villa for lunch. The rest of the day will be spent continuing your sketching and painting. Your tutor will move around the group offering help and advice. Dinner is at the villa tonight, prepared by your chef.
Day 7 - Final Painting lesson and preparation for exhibition and farewell dinner at the villa in the evening.
After breakfast, today`s lesson will be focused on developing your art from the week in preparation for the exhibition. Lunch will be at the villa and the rest of the day will be spent continuing your sketching and painting. Later this evening, we’ll have an exhibition of your artwork to the group, followed by a special farewell dinner prepared by your chef.
Day 8 - Adios! Group transfer to the Airport.
After breakfast, some time to pack before the group transfer will collect you and take you back to Seville airport for your flight home. Adios.
No Single Supplement
A room to yourself. We never charge a single room supplement.
Solo Traveller Friendly
Over 70% of our guests travel solo taking advantage of our no single supplement policy.
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