PAINTING HOLIDAYS ON PAXOS
SPRING PAINTING WEEKS
WHAT PREVIOUS PARTICIPANTS HAVE SAID
Jenny Halstead, who
leads our Spring Painting Weeks, is an elected an
elected member of the prestigious Pastel Society (UK). Jenny currently teaches drawing
and painting in France, Greece and the Berkshire area,
and is tutor to the Medical Artists' Education Trust at
the Royal College of Surgeons, as well as
Artist in Residence to the archaeological excavations of
the Roman town of Silchester. She is at the same time working on the progression of her own work
and frequently holds solo and group exhibitions in the
South East of England.
are just some of the comments we have received from
those who have attended our Spring Painting Weeks:
"The Spring Painting Week spent in Paxos is the best
painting course I have ever been on, and I have been on
many, including California, France, Italy and the UK.
It was very well organised and the tuition was of a very
high standard. The accommodation was good and the food
and wine were excellent." - DM, Larnaca, Cyprus
would thoroughly recommend this holiday to any aspiring
artist at any level. Breathtaking views on an unspoilt
island, expert tuition and good food and wine. Plus the
new friendships to be made. Same place, same time, next
LPHW, St Austell
you Margaret and Chris for a wonderful Painting Holiday
on the Island of Paxos.
were most impressed with all aspects of our week there,
and will return for another adventure as soon as we are
Jenny Halstead is an exceptional Art tutor and I left
wanting to try all her tips, as soon as I got home."
- NM, Melbourne, Australia.
"A delightful holiday in a wonderful setting with excellent company
and expert art tuition. As beginners, we were inspired
by the more able members of the small group and the
stunning scenery surrounding us."
- PH & VH, Stockport
wonderful way to spend a holiday, in an inspirational
location; even for a beginner at art. I just look
forward to the next time."
- PMH, Whitchurch-on-Thames
enjoyable programme, very well organised in a beautiful
setting, with a professional and enthusiastic
- JA & DAB, Eversley
"Jenny couldn't have done more to make our holiday
enjoyable. Lovely locations, excellent accommodation, we
all got on well together and we had a holiday to
remember. We also learnt a lot about drawing and
painting." - JA, Maidenhead
"The Paxos locations are stunningly beautiful and
local people are genuinely kind and good-natured. May is
the ideal time to visit the island: the colours of the
flowers are amazing and the locations we use are quiet
and undisturbed. I found the course really enjoyable." -
PG, London E4
"For a week of pleasure, learning and relaxation, the Paxos Life
Activities art week is a must!" - ST, Brisbane,
Our Spring Painting Weeks are
equally suitable for those with previous experience and
for complete beginners,
aim to provide you with a wonderful painting
holiday where you can enjoy sketching and painting
alongside other painters in an inspirational setting.
are based in the delightful village of Loggos,
the smallest of the three coastal villages on the
beautiful Greek island of Paxos, but time is also spent visiting other parts of the island.
Alternative accommodation and extending your holiday:
If you do not wish to stay with the group, we can help you to find
alternative accommodation. If you would
like to extend your holiday and spend a few
additional days on Paxos or a few days on Corfu,
we can help you to find suitable accommodation.
If you would like any
further information about our 'Spring Painting Weeks' or
any of our other holidays and courses, then please do not hesitate to