Inspirational Painting/Etching Holidays/Retreats in the Sintra Natural Park, Portugal

Escape the cold and dreary weather of northern climates and come to Portugal and be creative while you are there!!

Colina Flora, a comfortable “green” guesthouse in the wonderfully beautiful Sintra Natural Park is offering Painting/Etching/Collage Holidays.  Mary St. George a multitalented artist, architect and experinced arts teacher  hosts the painting and etching classes in her ancient, converted stone barn.  View outsidecl...jpg in slide show  Check out Mary St. George´s artist statement at www.zhibit.org/marystgeorge.  And experiment with various collages ideas on two mornings with textile artist Aasta s. Torsen

This creative week includes ample free time to explore the many wondrous museums and historical sights, walk and enjoy the unspoilt nature, meet  wonderful new people, have a relxing tuina massage and experience the magic of the Serra da Sintra on a guided night walk.

Dates are:6 November – 13 November, 2011
4 December – 11 December, 2011
22 January – 29 January, 2012
12 February – 19 February, 2012

Mary will teach participants two mornings of painting and one full day of etching. 

The painting/etching holiday incudes

7 B&B

airport transport and specific shuttle service

6 lunches (3 at local restaurants)

3 dinners (farewell dinner with Fado music)

2 three hour painting classes

2 three hour collage sessions

1 full day etching class

day of sight seeing in Sintra

1 Tuina massage

1 guided night walk with introduction to the lore of the magical Serra da Sintra

all art materials

Price per person is €725.-  shared double room.  Minimum 4 people maximum 10 people.

Perfect for special destination trips/celebrations.  contact www.colinaflora.com for more details or to make a reservation.  Inquire about group discounts.

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