Art at Attadale

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“New feet within my garden go”

emily dickenson

Lochcarron artists Aileen Grant and Cindie Reiter have collaborated with Attadale Gardens to produce a programme of art exhibitions and workshops in 2020.

Space will be limited to 12 people for each event. The individual fee will be £60 all inclusive. Materials will be provided but you may also bring your own if you wish.
Workshops will run from 11am to 5.30 pm – timed to allow participants to travel by train from Inverness, alighting at the Attadale Halt. The October workshop may start/finish earlier to make the most of daylight hours.

Reawakening

Reawakening

  1. Tuesday 17th March – ‘Reawakening’ – Introductory event

The aim of this workshop is to facilitate development of your drawing skills. At this early time of the year we will be looking for signs of new life in the Gardens and focusing on drawing garden forms. We will have a monochrome theme, using charcoal, pencil, ink, chalk and gouache. In the afternoon session we can introduce a limited amount of colour.

The Reawakening event will include the materials needed for the workshop and will include lunch and a tour of Attadale House, which is not normally open to the public.

The all-inclusive price for this workshop is only £60

For more information or to book a place please click below, specifying your interest in workshop one: Reawakening

Please note that we aim to spend time out and about in the gardens, so please wear comfortable shoes and bring a waterproof jacket. More information about the course, materials etc will be sent out before the course takes place.

Please read our Terms and Conditions page before booking on this course. Thank you

We apologise but this course is cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Early Summer flowers

Early Summer Flowers

  1. Wed 10th June – ‘Early summer flowers’ – botanical art day.

The aim of this workshop is to provide an introduction to botanical illustration. We will be looking for early summer colour in the Gardens as well as thinking about the spaces created by the trees and shrubs. We plan to use pencil, watercolour and white gouache.

The Early Summer Flowers event will include the materials needed for the workshop and will include lunch and a tour of Attadale House, which is not normally open to the public.

The all-inclusive price for this workshop is only £60

We are currently still planning to run this workshop, but we are monitoring the situation and will make a final decision 2 weeks before the workshop is due to take place. For more information or to book a place please click below, specifying your interest in workshop two: Early Summer flowers

Please note that we aim to spend time out and about in the gardens, so please wear comfortable shoes and bring a waterproof jacket. More information about the course, materials etc will be sent out before the course takes place.

Please read our Terms and Conditions page before booking on this course. Thank you

We apologise but this course is cancelled due to continuing issues with the COVID-19 outbreak

Figures in the garden

Figures in the Garden

3. Fri 31st July – ‘Figures in the Garden’

This workshop aims to stimulate your thinking about outdoor spaces created by light and shade in the Gardens and how figures occupy these spaces. The main theme will be composition, colour shifts and how the figure occupies space, but you may also choose to focus on plant forms rather than figures. This will be a mixed media workshop using various materials and collage.

The Figures in the garden event will include the materials needed for the workshop and will include lunch and a tour of Attadale House, which is not normally open to the public.

The all-inclusive price for this workshop is only £60

For more information or to book a place please click below, specifying your interest in workshop three: Figures in the Garden

Please note that we aim to spend time out and about in the gardens, so please wear comfortable shoes and bring a waterproof jacket. More information about the course, materials etc will be sent out before the course takes place.

Please read our Terms and Conditions page before booking on this course. Thank you

Figures in the garden

one day workshop

£60.00

Momigigari

Momijigari

Thurs 8th October – ‘Momijigari’ (Japanese – admiring Autumn leaves) – drawing and printmaking

Momijigari’ or ‘red-leaf hunting’ is a popular Japanese pastime in autumn and the aim of this workshop is to encourage you to go looking for the shapes and patterns of autumn colours and to think about colour compositions. The Japanese Garden at Attadale provides a good starting point, and we will be looking for a variety of colour variations, patterns and shapes as well as different leaf forms. We will use mixed media and printmaking techniques and think about how to bring different elements together into a cohesive composition.

The Momijigari event will include the materials needed for the workshop and will include lunch and a tour of Attadale House, which is not normally open to the public.

The all-inclusive price for this workshop is only £60

For more information or to book a place please click below, specifying your interest in workshop four: Momijigari

Please note that we aim to spend time out and about in the gardens, so please wear comfortable shoes and bring a waterproof jacket. More information about the course, materials etc will be sent out before the course takes place.

Please read our Terms and Conditions page before booking on this course. Thank you

Momijigari

one day workshop

£60.00

For more information about Attadale Gardens please click below.

Aileen Grant Artist
Strome Narrows by Aileen Grant

To find out more about Aileen click below

More about Lochcarron Arts

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Cindie Reiter Artist
Fuar Tholl by Cindie Reiter

To find out more about Cindie click below

For more information about our Torridon workshops or to book a place please click below.

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