Painting Holidays

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07 - 14 June: Botanical Painting

Pencil and watercolour studies of Mediterranean flora of the area.

28 June – 5 July: Nature’s summer bounties

Pencil and watercolour paintings of natural objects collected on the beaches and the surrounding countryside.

5 July – 12 July: Pelion Mansions and Corners

Pencil studies of architectural details of the traditional houses in the village of Lafkos.

30 August – 6 September: Botanical Painting

Creating studies in pencil and watercolour of autumnal seeds, pods and fruit of the Greek flora of the area.

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Lessons take place at the picturesque Lagou Raxi Country hotel, where the owner Sue Wake will make you feel at home with her warm-hearted hospitality.

The wooded hills of southern Pelion are lush with Mediterranean plants making it an inspirational experience for anyone interested in botanical painting.

Tuition is in small groups of between six and eight so that each participant gets the utmost attention and guidance.

All relevant details about fees and information can be found here



" Maggie, I have had a wonderful week painting.You have helped me produce a piece of work I feel quite proud of " Sadie, N.Yorkshire, UK. September 2018
" I have realized that this is the kind of work I really enjoy and will continue " Julie, Pelion, Magnesia ,Greece. September 2018
" I am astounded at the studies we have completed, learning from our mentor and teacher,Maggie. Thank you for your encouragement and inspiration " Beverley, N.Yorkshire ,UK. September 2018
" You were encouraging and realistic and inspired me to continue " Heidi, Volos Greece. September 2016