Antonio Giacomin – Tricks with watercolor painting outdoors – (21-05-2017)


Discover or relive these lovely places like Valencia, Beniganim, Xativa, Bocairent among other places of splendor and only contemplation and full of mysteries. A story to be told and lived with colors and majestic strokes. Become part of this enchanting world, the art of painting in watercolor.

You will leave this workshop with a new vision in watercolor painting, renewed techniques and a new friend.
Believe me, this meeting will bring you a fresh look at the watercolor!





As Wonderful as paint, after 36 years in this journey, is able to transmit some of my knowledge in drawing and watercolor.”

Antonio Giacomin

We will wait for you…


This course is now only

1445€ per person

(Single Room)

All levels

Course start date Monday 22th May 2017

Accommodation is available for six nights from the Sunday  21st of May 2017


Steps and helps to make the reservation and final payment

First payment

Make The first payment of 250 Euros (this payment guarantees reservation in the course chosen

Second payment
With two months in advance you should make the second payment (final payment), the cost depends on the selected option.


Antonio Giacomin Course Prices Options
Single Room Shared with a painter Shared with a non painter
Antonio Giacomin (May 21st to 27th) 1445€ 2765€ 2500€

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Antonio Giacomin – Tricks with watercolor painting outdoors – (21-05-2017)


Giacomin, in love with the light and shadow and driven by a passion to paint with this means, search in nature and unlikely things the sense of humor to turn ordinary items into works of art.



Aimed at all interested in painting watercolor, students will find this course, the techniques and methods required for a complete understanding of this environment, encourage students to create their own works.
Will be covered in this course, the importance of drawing and sketches in watercolor, composition and basic perspective, simplifying what you see, the use of color and how to use a palette of pigments, light and shadow, the importance of white on paper, as capture the essence outdoors, how to overcome anxiety and speed of our goal, working art with passion and have the same part of our daily lives, transforming them into moments of relaxation and pleasure.


The artist will perform two to three paintings a day and some exercises in the morning and afternoon (approx. ¼ and ½ sheet) and will follow up with all participants.
The topics will be from landscapes, the artist takes as a sample, as well as general elements captured on-site course.



Workshop Objetives;

The overall objective of the workshop is to show the variety and flexibility watercolor and put emotion and conviction in painting, exploring, experimenting and developing the creativity of each individual. Giacomin likes to put fun for the painting process together with enthusiasm and new techniques in an atmosphere that makes the artist feel welcome!
The goal for each day is defined as attached spreadsheet, where Giacomin perform a demonstration in the morning and by the afternoon, with detailed explanations, followed by individual attention, thus meeting the needs of each student. Giacomin brings your class the same enthusiasm and energy, and performs his work in the studio.


Cerulean blue, Cobalt Blue, Ultramarine Blue, Prussian Blue (Winsor blue), Payne’s Grey (neutral tint), Hooker’s Green or (sap green, viridian), Cobalt Turquoise, Burnt Umber, Burnt Sienna, Alizarin Crimson, Cadmium Red (scarlet lake), Cadmium orange, Raw Sienna, Raw umber, Yellow Ochre, Cadmium Yellow, pigments and others who want to take.

big round mop and round pointed brushes, squirrel and sable or Synthetic or medium sable rigger.

The artist will perform two to three paintings a day and some exercises in the morning and afternoon (approx. ¼ and ½ sheet)

Additional items:
Sketch pad to small studies, masking tape, polycarbonate or similar to attach the leaf, pencil or pencil with graphite 4B pot for water, rags or paper towels. And Much disposition and passion for art!

Your Free Art Pack;

On the first day of your course at Las Orquideas each artist will be presented with a free art pack.


Dalvaro Art Bag.

Metal palette.

Selection of 12, 5ml, Miele, watercolour paints.

Sufficient paper for the course.


This is a guideline only, as there maybe factors outside our control which can easily force changes to be made.

Sunday 21st May;

Arrival day.



Monday 22th May;

Get to know each other. Morning usually begins in the studio with an introduction to the course, presentation of your free art pack and a discussion about the materials you will be using. Followed by a demonstration showing the process Antonio uses to produce his paintings.



 After lunch each student decides on a location within the gardens to make a sketch ready for a painting of their choice.

Tuesday 23th May;

After breakfast a mornings trip out to Bocairent, lunch at a local restaurant, we will continue our session after lunch before returning to Las Orquideas.


Bocairent Photos Gallery


Wednesday 24th May;


Today we were close to home, to paint in the main square of Beniganim. The afternoon session is spent in the gardens and/or the studio.


Thursday 25th May;

A full day trip, either to Valencia city or Xátiva. Painting in the morning, which is continued after lunch or we spend the afternoon sightseeing.


Valencia Photos Gallery


Xátiva Photos Gallery



Friday 26st May;

Today we were close to home, to paint in Albaida city or the Albufera of Anna (little lake). The afternoon session is spent in the gardens and/or the studio.



The afternoon followed by a presentation of the weeks work and evaluation of the course.

Saturday 27th May;

Departure day




Additional Information

Arrival Date

Sunday 21st May 2017

Start Date

Monday 22th May 2017

Cost in Euros €

1445 €

Day workshop

5 Days

Nights in the house

6 Nights




All levels

Departure date

Saturday 27th May 2017


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