Botancial Watercolour Painting Workshop at Figs on the Funcho

Saturday 8 June to Monday 30 September
Monte Ribeira Sant’ Ana S.B. Messines Albufeira
Art Holidays by Figs on the Funcho

3-day Botanical watercolour painting workshops in the Algarve countryside, hosted by Figs on the Funcho. Excellent tuition and fabulous relaxation in a natural setting. Experience the joy of art and nature in a unique setting, and with expert art tuition by Rita Afonso.

Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to improve your artistic skills and benefit from the positive healing effects of nature. Set deep in the Algarve countryside, Figs on the Funcho is a superb location for tranquil retreats, holidays and workshops. Surrounded by nature, the setting lends itself perfectly to art holidays and workshops.

3-day botanical watercolour workshops
8th to 10th June 2024 - this workshop is suitable for all levels. 
28th to 30th Sept. 2024 - this workshop is suitable for all levels.

What's included:

  • Art Materials - All art equipment is supplied so don’t worry if you’re just starting out. However, if you have favourite brushes, paints or materials then feel free to bring them along.
  • Lunch - Saturday, Sunday and Monday
  • Tea break + cake each day
  • Price: €150 per person
  • Book here - for 8th to 10th June workshop
  • Book here - for 28th to 30th Sept. workshop

Contact Cheryl on if you require accommodation details

About your host, Cheryl:
Cheryl, organiser of the art workshops and co-owner of @figsonthefuncho, is passionate about Portugal; holidaying, exploring, experiencing new creative hobbies, good food, joyful living, well-being and mindful connection, especially with regard to a healthy work-life balance.

About Your Art Tutor, Rita Afonso
From Rita’s early years, she has been deeply passionate about the wonders of nature, wildlife depiction, and the enchantment of colours. Born and raised in Silves, Algarve, she pursued a degree in Arts & Multimedia. To quench her thirst for knowledge in the realm of drawing, she embarked on a scientific illustration course, ultimately guiding her towards her true calling: teaching.

Her artistic endeavors are firmly rooted in the representation of nature, an unwavering devotion to detail, a commitment to realism, and an unending curiosity about the myriad forms and beings in the natural world. Over the years, she has cultivated a rich history of conducting illustration workshops and scientific illustration classes in collaboration with wildlife and environmental organizations, as well as art schools and libraries.

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