Art Tours


Meet Dale & Mel at Dale Elliott Art Gallery in Villiersdorp.
Situated 105kms outside Cape Town.

Dale and Jenny are leaders in the painting holiday concept in South Africa. Dale has completed 15,000 canvasses to date.
We offer art tours out in the most scenic venues – mountain – rivers - sea – forests with artist.

BEGINNERS COURSE - This course is for the absolute beginner – Dale & Mel will take each participant through their paces.

ONE DAY PAINTING COURSE - offered throughout the year. This course is suitable for individuals/families/or team building –
Artists wanting to paint in oils, acrylics, or water colours can join the team for the day.
All tuition demos, notes CD Rom, lunch and basic studio equipment provided.

MULTI - LEVEL COURSES - 3 days Designed for beginner intermediate or advanced artists oils – acrylics or watercolours.

NEXT STEP COURSE - 3 days – for artist who is palette wise and are looking for exposure to additional techniques and an opportunity for artist advanced course 3 days

OUTDOOR COURSES - 4 days - course is designed for artists who have an established knowledge of their medium and are looking for new challenges.



Rita Knoetze
Scarab Art & Crafts in Sedgefield, Garden Route

Abstract Art for forward thinking Individuals.
Rita has a love for abstract art and feels she has arrived at the point of freedom and fulfilment.
Using oil and acrylics – various sizes – vibrant colours - join Rita as you explore your talents.
Families are welcome.

  • Art equipment and refreshments supplied – read more .
  • As per particular demand, courses will be in a studio (Scarab Village Red Venue) or outdoors.
  • Exciting venues will be sourced for the outdoors and transport can be arranged.
  • Each artist should complete one painting during the course of the day and Rita will assist individuals with hands-on approach, where required for problem solving.
  • Students will be working side by side, each with their own goal, but still be able to enjoy the camaradie, stimuli and fulfullment.
  • Guideline for Day course – start 09H00 – brief talk and set up – orientation – tea and coffee
  • Lunch - Discussion session.
  • No experience required
  • All art materials supplied
  • Booking essential


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