Pablo Ruben – Watercolours – June 26th

 Pablo Ruben

This course is now only

?€ per person

(Single Room)

All Levels

Course start date Monday

26th June 2018

Accommodation is available for six nights from Sunday

2nd July 2018


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.


Pablo Ruben Course Prices Options
Single Room Shared with a painter Shared with a non painter
Doranne Alden

2nd July 2018

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Pablo Ruben – Watercolours – June 26th

About the Course


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

Tuesday 26th June

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.


Wednesday 27th June

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 Pablo will give a demonstration, either in the studio or within the gardens. After which you will find your own spot in the garden, with guidance, to paint later.

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



Thursday 28th June

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

9:00, meet ready to leave for a trip to Denia on the coast, for a days painting.

Lunch in a local restaurant. With more painting or a demonstration.  

Returning home in time for a dip in the pool and aperitifs before the evening meal at Las Orquideas. 


Friday 29th June

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

9:00 meet ready for a trip to Valencia city. Starting with a morning session around the “Plaza de la Virgen” with the cafes, bars and umbrellas making for ideal painting scenes.

Lunch in Valencia then a short afternoon session near the park and the “Torres de Serrano” an ancient gateway to the old city.

Returning for the evening meal at Las Orquideas.



Saturday 30th June

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

10:00, meet in the studio or gardens for a chance to catch up with any questions or completion of any unfinished work from the previous days.

Lunch at 2: 00 at Las Orquideas. Followed by siesta or free time to relax by the pool until about 5:00. Then a quick trip to Guardasequies, a nearby town where we actually paint another town, Sempere, which sits on a hill in the distance.

 Returning to Las Orquideas in time for aperitifs before the evening meal.


Sunday 1st July

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

10:00 meet for a morning trip to “La Cova Negra”.  A Municipal Nature Park and a Cultural Heritage Site, in a long valley which follows the course of the river Albaida. Plenty of natural views for the artist.

Returning to Las Orquideas in time for lunch before the final critique or even a demonstration  and assessment of the week.  This will be followed by aperitifs and our final evening meal at 8:00.


Monday 2nd July

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

26th June 2018

Day workshop

5 Days

Nights in the house

6 Nights




All Levels

Departure date

2nd July

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Dalvaro Art

"Las Orquideas House", Camino Azagador 46830  

Beniganim, Valencia, Spain

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