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The Artist & Leisure Painter Abroad

Exclusive painting holidays with expert tutors in 2019


Paint The Holy Land with Lucy Willis

25th February - 6th March, 2019

Max students 8 – 12 students

Lucy Willis is a professional artist renowned for her ability to capture light and atmosphere as illustrated in her books; ‘Light in Watercolour’ and ‘Travels in Watercolour’.  Every day will be spent painting alongside Lucy Willis or working independently. Most days will be spent painting the fabulous architecture and people in the Old City and capturing the light as it moves across the city.

For more details click here or contact Spencer Scott Travel on 01825 714310 or email art@spencerscott.co.uk


Rose Red Petra & Historical Sites, Jordan with Lachlan Goudie ROI

8 – 16 April, 2019

Gouache and watercolour sketching & painting. 8 - 12 intermediate & experienced students.

Lachlan Goudie’s work has evolved from a figurative tradition of Scottish painting and incorporates portraiture, still life and landscape painting, with drama and colour underpinning his paintings. He has won numerous accolades including the R.S.P prize at the Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts, the Norman MacFarlane prize at the Royal Scottish Academy and the ROI Oil Painters award for young artists. He regularly exhibits at major exhibitions in London, Scotland and New York. Lachlan is a captivating TV presenter and one of the most positive and encouraging artists to paint with.

For more details click here or contact Spencer Scott Travel on 01825 714310 or email art@spencerscott.co.uk


Paint in Istanbul with Peter Brown

26th April - 6th May, 2019

An oil painting holiday for 8 – 12 intermediate and experienced students.

Peter Brown Hon PNEAC, ROI, RBA, PS, RP,  is the newly elected Hon President of the NEAC and is fast becoming recognised as one of the UK’s leading figurative painters. Popularly known as “Pete the Street” from his practice of working on location in all weathers, he has developed a vigorous en plein air style, and happily interacts with passers-by and fellow students while at work.

For more details click here or contact Spencer Scott Travel on 01825 714310 or email art@spencerscott.co.uk


Paint Venice with Hazel Soan

2 – 11 May, 2019

Tutorial watercolour painting holiday. Beginner & intermediate students.

Hazel Soan is a talented and versatile artist. Her holidays are hugely popular because of her enthusiasm and relentless energy, which she devotes to helping you improve your techniques and overcome challenges. All students will find her group demonstrations inspiring and invaluable. She will be working alongside you every day and will help you select suitable painting subjects and provide guidance on how best to capture the glory of Venice.

For more details click here or contact Spencer Scott Travel on 01825 714310 or email art@spencerscott.co.uk


Icelandic Landscapes with Richard Pikesley NEAC, RWS

11 – 22 May, 2019

Oil, watercolour & mixed media for intermediate & experienced students.

Iceland is somewhere all painters should visit. The landscapes, seascapes and skies are dramatic and on a scale that takes your breath away, and will challenge artists of all levels. Richard Pikesley is a very experienced artist and on this painting holiday he will help you capture the immensity, intensity and atmosphere of Iceland’s natural phenomena.

For more details click here or contact Spencer Scott Travel on 01825 714310 or email art@spencerscott.co.uk


The Greek Island of Symi with Haidee-Jo Summers ROI, ARSMA

2 – 10 June, 2019

Oil painting for intermediate & experienced students.

Symi is a painters dream. It is probably the most quintessential sun-drenched island in Greece. It can only be reached by boat and has very few hotels so greatly appeals to artists and writers.

Haidee-Jo Summers ROI, ARSMA is an accomplished en plein air figurative artist. She is a very approachable host artist who makes every student feel very welcome and comfortable.

For more details click here or contact Spencer Scott Travel on 01825 714310 or email art@spencerscott.co.uk


African Wildlife Painting, The Serengeti with Hazel Soan

1 – 12 September, 2019

Tutorial watercolour painting holiday. Beginner & intermediate students.

Join Hazel Soan, renowned wildlife artist, on a 9 night safari in a remote area of the northern Serengeti. The small private camp is located overlooking the famous Mara River that thousands of wildebeest cross on their annual migration in pursuit of better grass. At this time of year there should be large herds of wildebeest and zebra amassed on the plains waiting to cross the Mara River, along with plenty of lions, hyenas, cheetahs, leopards, elephants, giraffe and jackals. This is a fantastic opportunity to be in one of the best wildlife places on earth with a professional and experienced wildlife artist who will help capture the action as it unfolds before you.

For more details click here or contact Spencer Scott Travel on 01825 714310 or email art@spencerscott.co.uk