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painting holidays

Barry Coombs brings over twenty years of experience to his plein air workshops and painting holidays. Wonderful memories linger from our visits to Puglia, Sicily, Rhodes, Provence, Tuscany and the Cotswolds. Reliability, excellent organization and a positive learning experience are all features of these enjoyable and rewarding painting holidays.

 • Click here to find out what to expect from a Barry Coombs painting holiday. 

PAINTING HOLIDAYS 2017
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SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE, MEXICO
March 23 - April 2, 2017

PLEIN AIR TORONTO
June 19 - 23, 2017

GRAND MANAN ISLAND, NEW BRUNSWICK
July 30 - August 4, 2017

PORTUGAL

September 16 - October 1, 2017

SKETCHING ON THE DANUBE

October 15 - 23, 2017

FEATURED DEMONSTRATION
Watercolour - Grand Manan Island
Demonstration-Grand_Manan_Island

Click here to view photos of past painting holidays
Please see attached for a resume of Barry's painting holidays

Testimonials

"You are an exceptional teacher-the best I've ever had in any subject bar none. What a gift you have and I'm so appreciative of your tuition."
- San Miguel de Allende, Mexico and Grand Manan Island, Canada

"a wonderful week of painting! Your instruction, demos and critiques were thoughtful and helpful."
- Grand Manan Island, Canada

"...great workshop...add me to the list for next year."
- San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

"Practically perfect!"
- Lucca, Italy

"Thank you for all your positive and constructive comments. Much appreciated."
- Cotswolds, England

"Thanks very much for the absolutely great painting excursion. The location was visually stunning. Culturally, we tasted and drank it as well. There are not enough superlatives to really describe the experience."
- Syracuse, Sicily

"Thank you for a great trip to Sicily. It really went far beyond our expectations. The location, the tours, the guides...everything was great. You even got the weather right."
- Syracuse, Sicily