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Lochcarron artists Aileen Grant and Cindie Reiter have collaborated with Attadale Gardens to produce a programme of art exhibitions and workshops in 2020.
Art at Attadale
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.
- Tuesday 17th March – ‘Reawakening’ – Introductory event
We will look for signs of new life in the Gardens, drawing different plant forms, using charcoal, ink, chalk and gouache.
- Wed 10th June – ‘Early summer flowers’ – botanical art day.
This workshop will give you an introduction to botanical illustration, focusing on shapes and colour in the Gardens
3. Fri 31st July – ‘Figures in the Garden’
We will look for outdoor spaces created by light and shade in the Gardens and how figures occupy these. A mixed media workshop .
Thurs 8th October – ‘Momijigari’ (Japanese – admiring Autumn leaves) – drawing and printmaking
‘Momijigari’ or ‘red-leaf hunting’ is a popular Japanese pastime in Autumn. We will 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.
The Attadale events 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 these workshops is only £60
For more information or to book a place please click below
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.
Places are strictly limited for our art events, please contact us below to book a place on the Attadale workshops
Art at Torridon
Space will be limited to 12 people for each event. The individual fee will be £60 all inclusive. These workshops are designed to immerse the participant in the beauty and majesty of the Torridon landscape and will be led by two experienced and knowledgeable artists.
Wednesday 6th May – In A Coastal Place – mixed media workshop – Torridon Community Centre
This workshop will allow you to linger on the shores of Upper Loch Torridon, observing and gathering sketches and other material to make art.
Saturday 3rd October – Autumnal – mixed media workshop – Torridon Community Centre
We will look for interesting views, think about different elements within the landscape and how to render these with colour and marks. Mixed media.
Each workshop is limited to 12 people. Cost £60 all inclusive. Coffee/tea and light lunch included. Materials provided but you may wish to bring your own. Booking in advance is essential.
Please note that we aim to spend time out and about on the shore and in the hills, 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.
Places are strictly limited for these art events, please contact us below to book a place on the Torridon workshops
Aileen and Cindie will also be exhibiting jointly and seperately elsewhere this year. to find out more, please do check out Aileen and Cindie’s websites below or please check back here as we’ll be adding more information very soon.
Aileen Grant Artist
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More about Lochcarron Arts
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Cindie Reiter Artist
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