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Reclining Nude with Red 59 x 84 cm
29 Jan
NEW TERM OF EDINBURGH ART CLASSES

SPRING Term of Edinburgh art classes will commence the week beginning 8th APRIL 2019. Ten week courses in: Drawing and Painting General Studies Life Drawing All levels are welcome whether you’re just beginning or would like to resume your practice. Get in touch!...

Laura 84 x 60 cm
03 Dec
FIGURE DRAWING WORKSHOP

2nd March 10 am – 3 pm £70 As humans it is only natural that depicting our form should play and important role as subject matter. Built into this is the instinctive emotional response we experience when studying another person and many artists use this response in a dramatic, personal way to develop their...

02 Dec
MIXED MEDIA WORKSHOP INSPIRED BY THE WORK OF JOAN EARDLEY

16th February 10 am – 3 pm  £65 per day. Using the theme of the landscape as a starting point and taking inspiration from the work of Joan Eardley, in this workshop we are going to explore the possibilities of mixed medium. Working on paper with...

30 Nov
EXHIBITION AT THE OPEN EYE GALLERY

Thank you to everyone who visited my exhibition at the Open Eye Gallery I was delighted with the whole show and all the wonderful feedback!...

01 Oct
25 YEARS OF ART CLASSES

Well there's something to celebrate. This year is the 25th year of my art classes. I can't believe it!! I've met so many lovely people along the way so thank you everyone who has supported the classes. Hopefully there are still many more years still to...

Sunset by Anne Stewart
25 Jul
SUMMER WORKSHOPS 2018

Thank you to everyone who took part in the summer workshops, they were a great success!! Keep in touch if you would like to hear news of dates for summer 2019 Six week Figure Drawing course for summer Painting in the style of...

Pamela Kennedy Watercolour
14 Jul
SKETCHING AMONG THE HERBS AND FLOWERS IN THE SECRET HERB GARDEN

NEW DATE for Spring 2019 to be announced  10 am – 3 pm £60 The Secret Herb Garden is a wonderful herb nursery in Damhead on the outskirts of Edinburgh, with beautiful greenhouses filled with herbs and flowers, a cafe, shop, vintage furniture and some very busy...

04 Mar
A RESIDENTIAL PAINTING WEEKEND IN A UNIQUE SETTING

Duns Castle, Residential Art Weekend New dates to be announced   A residential drawing and painting course in the beautiful setting of Duns Castle. For more information on the residential course click here artamatoria.co.uk Testimonial from previous weekend at Duns: “Your help, for the novice I was, was truly encouraging. When I consider...

Pirita 84 x 60 cm Pastel on Paper
16 Apr
EXHIBITION OF PORTRAITS JUNE 2017

  Thank you everyone who came along to my exhibition of Portraits and Figure Drawing. Delighted with the response from everyone and all the kind words of support....

Eastwood House Dunkeld 2016
19 Mar
ART & YOGA RETREAT SEPTEMBER

RESIDENTIAL PAINTING AND YOGA RETREAT IN THE BEAUTIFUL SETTING OF EASTWOOD HOUSE, DUNKELD SEPTEMBER 2016 We had another wonderful weekend at the Art and Yoga retreat at Dunkeld this year and the weather couldn't have been better!! "That was another weekend to remember to cheer the darker evenings...