About the guide
Hey guys, my name is David Arranhado a Lisbon-born artist and world traveller with a smile (your host),
For the past 15 years, I’ve left the calm organized atmosphere of Europe to live in Brazil, one of the most vibrant cultures the planet has to offer.
From a successful career gaining commissions painting the side of 20-story buildings with eye-catching murals, I’ve now been able to refine my works to a canvas – albeit very large ones.
What we will do
Last year I joined an art collective in an abandoned shipping warehouse on the Tagus river looking across at our beautiful city of Lisbon.
This, ladies and gentlemen, will be the location of our painting class.
My family comes from a proud old rural Portuguese farming tradition and we still produce an assortment of incredible food.
Depending on the season of our gathering it will be my honor to provide cheeses and wines fresh from our farm.
Where we will be?
During the 1980’s one of the largest shipping ports in the world was built and developed directly facing Lisbon. Today much of its infrastructure has disappeared, however, three large jetties that stretch far into the river still remain. With a backdrop of the 25th of April bridge and the jaw-dropping sunset that will leave your eyes singing, we have set the scene for an incredible day of painting and discussions.
What will I provide?
An assortment of local Portuguese snacks, hopefully from my family’s farm (depending on the season)
Painting Easle, paints, pencils and paper. (feel free to bring your own also)
What to bring?
An intrigued soul and an open mind.