Les Darlow- Watercolours – September 23rd

Les Darlow

This course is now only

?€ per person

(Single Room)

All Levels

Course start date Monday

23rd September

Accommodation is available for six nights from Sunday

29th Septenber



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.


Les Darlow Course Prices Options
Single Room Shared with a painter Shared with a non painter
Les Darlow

(23rd September)

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Igor Sava- Watercolours – September 23rd

About the Course


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

Sunday 23rd September

Transfers from Alicante airport. We offer two pick up times.

On arrival at Las Orquideas you will be shown to your room to get settled in. After which there will be a tour of the grounds and a “get to know where things are” guide.

For the morning arrivals/later arrivals this will be followed by aperitifs and lunch/evening meal.

Pick up times.

First pick up; Between 10:30 and 11:30. We leave the airport according to the later arrival between these times. The driver will not wait after 11:30, arrival time to Las Orquideas approx 12:45. Second pick up: Between 21:30 and 22:30. We leave the airport according to the later arrival between these times. Arrival time to Las Orquideas approx 23:45.

Pick ups outside of these times are charged at 70 Euros per person up to a maximum of 140 Euros for 2+ people. The same charges apply to pick ups from Valencia airport. Private taxis are available from the airports. Charges will be at the discretion of the individual driver but should be in the region of 110 Euros from Valencia and 130 Euros from Alicante.

Monday 24th September

Breakfast, buffet style at Las Orquideas. From 8:30

10:00 meet in the studio. Get to know your tutor. Who will explain the way they work, the materials going to be used and the expectations for the week ahead. You will be given your paints and paper for the week and after a short break Anne will give a demonstration of her style.

Aperitifs will be followed by lunch at 2:00. After which there will be free time for siesta or relaxing by the pool.

A final plein air painting session from 5:00 to 7:30 will be followed by aperitifs and the evening meal at 8:00.


Tuesday 25th September

Trip to Valencia city

Breakfast, buffet style at Las Orquideas. From 8:00.

9:00 meet ready to leave for a day in Valencia city.

A possible quick visit to the indoor market with its fantastic coloured glass domed roof. Then into the central plaza for some serious cityscape painting.

Lunch at 2:00 in a restaurant.

Then a final painting session from 3:00 before the journey home for aperitifs and the evening meal at 8:00.

Wednesday 26th September

Breakfast, buffet style at Las Orquideas. From 8:30

9:30, meet ready to leave for a trip to Xativa castle for a mornings painting.

Return to Las Orquideas at 1:30 in time to prepare for lunch at 2:00. Free time until 5:00, then into the studio to finalise the mornings work.




Thursday 27th September

Breakfast, buffet style at Las Orquideas. From 8:00

9:00, meet ready to leave for a trip to Bocairent, the town built on the hillside. Firstly a view of the town from the other side of the valley, this is followed by trip around the town,  guided by Viktoria who will point out the best viewpoints for painting later.

Returning to Las Orquideas for lunch.

Free time until 4:30 then into the studio to learn how to turn your photographs into paintings.

Finishing in time for aperitifs before the evening meal.



Friday 14th September

Breakfast, buffet style at Las Orquideas. From 8:30

10:00, meet for a mornings painting in the gardens of Las Orquideas or go to the town.

Lunch at about 2:00,  Free time until 5:00, then painting in the gardens and finalising any works in the studio with an assessment of the week.

Finishing in time for a dip in the pool or aperitifs before the evening meal at Las Orquideas.


Saturday 15th September

Breakfast, at a time suitable for the earliest departure.


What we include for this workshop;

Airport transfers from and to Alicante, choice of two pick up and drop off times.

Six nights stay

Five days tuition, a minimum of thirty hours.

Six breakfasts.

Five lunches.

Six evening meals.

Drinks with all meals taken at “Las Orquideas”

Drinks and snacks throughout the day at “Las Orquideas” 

A paper block of

A selection of six ShinHan paint tubes,

A set of viewfinders.

A palette.

An apron.

A carry bag.

You will also have the use of the large, purpose built, air conditioned studio, lightweight field easels, folding chairs, sunshades, boards and waterpots.

Not included;

Brushes. Most people prefer to bring their own, but they can be purchased from the studio.


Medical insurance.

Staff gratuities.

Additional Information

Arrival Date

23rd September

Day workshop

5 Days

Nights in the house

6 Nights




All Levels

Departure date

29th September

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Dalvaro Art

"Las Orquideas House", Camino Azagador 46830  

Beniganim, Valencia, Spain

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