Keiko Tanabe

Watercolor painting workshop Valencia April/May 2021

Keiko Tanabe, watercolor painting in Valencia, Spain. April/May 2021


Let Spectacular Spain entice and amaze you!

Valencia and the Orange Blossom coast, where history joins the present and meets the future with the architecture of the City of Arts and Sciences. This is the setting for this most exciting painting tour of the Communidad de Valencia.

Paint in, enjoy and fully experience the bustle of the historic city, coastal marinas, medieval villages, ancient castles, rice fields (the place where paella was invented), the rural fields and the olive and orange groves, throughout this ten day painting holiday stay.

You will not want to miss this unique plein-air painting workshop in Spectacular Spain.


Xativa Castle watercolor workshop location

Arrival day in Valencia Monday, April 26th, 2021

Departure day Monday, May 3rd, 2021

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Cityscape painting Valencia Dalvaro art Art retreat Spain

Arrival day Saturday May 16th

Saturday May 16th 2020: We will meet you at the airport from 13:00.
Take you directly to the art venue of Las Orquideas, show you to your room and meet up for a get to know each other drink, then prepare for our evening meal.

watercolor painting workshop Spain
Port Saplaya, Valencia, little Venice

Keiko’s workshop at Dalvaro Art is the ideal art class for students who desire to gain a better understanding of the methods and techniques that go to create a watercolor painting that is full of atmosphere.

This painting course will include an emphasis on perspective, design, values, atmosphere, and color choices.
Subjects will be: Landscape, Waterscape, Cityscape, including painting out on location en Plein-air.


Gardens of Dalvaro Art Retreat Spain the gardens of Xativa castle Valencia

Keiko Tanabe will begin with the basics and discuss: the importance of perspective, understanding the importance of tonal values. Keiko will also show a variety of techniques in both paint application and brush handling, as well as how to simplify a complex scene.

The workshop is suitable for all levels, but a basic knowledge is strongly recommended.


You will paint a variety of subjects during the painting workshop, both in the large open studio and on location in Plein-air. While trying different approaches to discover what is most effective in creating the kind of atmosphere you most wish to achieve.

Keiko will complete at least one demonstration a day. Due to small artist numbers there will be ample opportunity for you to have private one-on-one guidance throughout the week.


painting location for Dalvaro Art retreat
watercolor painting location Bocairent Spain

This will certainly be a watercolor painting course to be remembered.

One that you will regret not booking sooner if you miss out on this because you thought about it too long.



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Keiko Tanabe April 2021

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The villa Las Orquideas Art retreat venue

Keiko Tanabe Valencia art class April 2021

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