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Scottish Art Classes - Easel Adventures


Create your own unique memory of an unforgettable landscape on canvas. 

If you love Scotland or you are a first time visitor you will soon understand the draw of the Scottish landscape. With one-to-one tuition or group outings designed for all abilities including absolute beginners.

Truly powerful, euphoric and rich in history. The Artists Sir Edwin Landseer, Sir David Wilkie and William Turner all drew their inspiration from this wild landscape. In the 19th century a radical group of artists, so called 'The Glasgow Boys' were the pioneers of an art movement that challenged academic painting and started the trend to Modernism in Scottish Painting. Nowadays Artist from all over the world are inspired by the diversity and awe inspiring beauty of our magnificent country.

Sandgrouse Travel & Expeditions now offer bespoke art tuition and classes with one of Scotland's talented young artests. Tailor-made to your specifications and often set in the piece and harmony of the Scottish Great Outdoors, you will be able to take in the landscape with every flick of the brush! 

Speak to your Sandgrouse Travel & Expeditions Scottish expert to discuss your ideal painting locations. Below are a list of some outstanding locations ideas chosen for you

Castles, Glens, Beaches:

Edinburgh Castle

Ellen Donna Castle 

Ben Nevis & Glen Nevis

St Mary’s loch 

Arisaig - white sandy beaches with crystal clear turquioise waters and the distant islands of Eigg and Rum and Muck. 

The Isle of Harris and Isle of Lewis

Scottish Borders Abbeys

Your expert tutor Selina Wilson has been a practising artist and tutor for 10-years in London and Scotland. She studied for 3 years at the Charles H Cecil Studios in Florence and has made her name through her commissioned work and exhibitions. She is totally passionate about the Scottish landscape and passing on her skills and has a broad knowledge of the best locations to do so.

How might my day look when I sign up for an Art Adventure?

You will arrive at one of Scotland's most beautiful locations where you will be introduced to your tutor and provided with refreshments.

Everything will be set up in advance for you.

Selina will guide you through the basics of how to start your landscape with her carefully developer lesson plan to simplify and take you through step by step with demonstrations.

Selina will prepare your artwork to be taken home or sent to you when dry.

Can anyone be taught?

Absolutely! Selina is a highly experienced tutor who is extremely flexible to each persons needs. She will guide you through each step of the way. 

Which mediums will or can be taught?

Acrylics, Oils, or drawing (pastel, pencil, charcoal) It's your prefence.

Do you have a wet weather plan?

We will have an appealing alternative for painting indoors where possible.

I am an experienced painter how might Selina help me advance?

She has a diverse style. If you have a specific style you would learn more about Selina will tailor her tuition to your needs. She has picked up various methods including Sight size and Encajar, as well as being taught by other well known artists.

'What could be more exciting that visiting this awe inspiring, romantic country, with castles, meandering rivers, diverse wildlife and beautiful light and capturing that inspiration in your own art work with the experience and tuition of a highly capable tutor.'

Join us for a powerful, unforgettable experience. Take home a lasting memory that will bring the landscape and your Scottish experience flooding back.

Scotland is your black canvas!

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