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Watercolour Painting Holiday

Samos, Greece

June 2024

( dates to be confirmed, but it will be within the first two weeks of June) 



Beginner to advanced welcome.

Max 10 people


£799 for single occupancy in Studio Suite with private bathroom and kitchenette.


£650 for shared occupancy in twin room with private bathroom and kitchenette. ( shared with other painter)

£250 for non painting partner, sharing with painter.


Included: 6 days teaching with optional excursions.

Tutor: Trine Pettigrew 




Not included: Travel/Flights, lunch & dinner.


Flights from Gatwick can be booked direct with Tui. Or via Athens going from various cities with flight operators such as Easy Jet and Olympic Air.



About your trip: 

Narrow streets, a small square, old houses and the blue sea! These are some of the things that characterise Greece, and Samos is no exception.


These, beautiful landscapes and small town scenes, are what we will capture during our daily sketches, and later put down on paper using watercolour.

We will be staying in atmospheric, Studio Diamonds, a family run guest house. Every day we gather in the courtyard, where Trine will host a practical demonstration, and give us insight into some of the many techniques she uses in her own work. Then we will depart for our daily excursion, where we will sketch and draw our chosen motifs.


We will paint and sketch until around 2pm. Then its time to hit the beach an have a refreshing swim. 

Lunch and dinner can be enjoyed at one of the many local restaurants/cafes, at your own expense, along the waterfront.


Theory lessons will include perspective drawing, color theory, the the use of a view-finder as well as techniques, such as washes, lifting and painting wet in wet.


The week culminates in a small private viewing, and a glass of bubbly under the summer sky.







A selection of black pens






Watercolour paints




Watercolour paper


Water container


Painters tape

Masking fluid ( optional) 

email or call (0044) 7887642447 to book your spot. 

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Studio Dimonds Guest House 

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