Painting Holidays

I have just returned from a wonderful painting holiday/workshop in Villiersdorp with Dale and Mel Elliott as tutors.

I have done several before and have always enjoyed the easy atmosphere and open studio which is conducive to creative learning.

Dale and Mel Elliott have long been tutors in creative painting courses which include watercolour and oil workshops. In three days the students are taught studio layout, paint techinque and leave with at least two completed paintings.

The students mingle, paint, chat and...did I say paint? The studio is open from 8h00 to 18h00 so that the new artists can test and hone their skills and continue to paint and enjoy the creative processes with Dale and Mel as encouraging mentors.

There are demonstartions by Dale and Mel, musical interludes and wonderful lunches organised by Carinne and Janny. Your paintings can even be framed and ready to hang in your home on your return.

I highly recommend their painting workshops, especially if you have always wanted to paint and never had the courage to try. Go to their website: to look at future workshops. You won't be disappointed.