Light and Balance: Pastels Painting Vacation

Company : UpTrek
Location : Benigánim, Valencia, Spain
Duration: 1 week to 1 week
Approx Costs: 1750 to 2000 $ Dollars (US)

Travel to Spain and learn to paint in pastels and pan pastels under a well-established artist's tutelage. Paint en plein air in stunning locations in and around Valencia, stay in a beautiful Colonial-style villa, and indulge in home-cooked Spanish delicacies.

What's included

  1. 6 nights of accommodation
  2. All meals (including for days spent on location): breakfasts, lunches, and dinners with soft and alcoholic drinks (wine and beer)
  3. Daily painting classes, workshops, and demonstrations with artist Les Darlow
  4. Daily bottled water supplies
  5. Coffee, tea, assorted beverages freely available throughout the day
  6. Aperitifs each evening with local specialties
  7. Painting on location trips
  8. Private, air-conditioned transport to painting locations
  9. Access to a fully equipped studio
  10. Use of easels, art boards, sketching stools, water containers, water sprays, basic palettes, aprons, and bulldog clips
  11. Transfers from/to Valencia Airport in Manises or Alicante–Elche Airport (ALC)


Not included

  • Airfare
  • Travel insurance
  • Painting and sketching materials (a list of necessary art materials will be provided when you book)
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, mobile data, laundry, extra meals and drinks, souvenirs)
  • Staff gratuities




Start Dates

October 5 - 12, 2019
September 6 - 12, 2020


From absolute beginner who has never touched a painting brush before to experienced painters, all levels are more than welcome. Working in small groups, the tutor gives each participant individual attention.

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