Art workshops with Marion Boddy-Evans

Marion's Art Group on SkyeMarion’s Art Group on Skye

My fortnightly-ish art group at Waternish Hall on Thursdays 12.00 to 3.00. Each session is a standalone, starting with an activity followed by time for help with individual projects. Beginners and visitors welcome. See dates and details here.

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Pencil drawing for absolute beginners
Pencil drawing for absolute beginners

Absolute Beginners Art Workshops at West Highland College in Portree:

Pencil Drawing for Absolute Beginners
Friday 24th April 2020

Expressive Ink Drawing for Absolute Beginners
Friday 31st January 2020
Friday 8th May 2020

Watercolour for Absolute Beginners
Friday 14th February 2020
Friday 15th May 2020

Acrylics for Absolute Beginners
Friday 20th March 2020

Expressive Ink Drawing for Absolute Beginners
Expressive Ink for Absolute Beginners

All materials provided. £30 a workshop. Time 10:30 to 14:30. Group size: 12. Bring lunch or buy something at the college cafe. Tea and coffee provided. Wear an old shirt in case you get ink/paint on it.

Contact the college for details and to book (or go on waiting list), or book online here. New dates will be added, ask the college to go on the waiting list.

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Higham Hall art workshops with Marion Boddy-EvansHIGHAM HALL WORKSHOPS
Capturing Skye: Exploring Expressive Mixed Media,
at Higham Hall in the Lake District.
Group size: 10 maximum.
Learn to work expressively and freely by combining drawing and painting mediums to create vibrant, atmospheric paintings inspired by reference images of the Isle of Skye. For all levels wanting to loosen up, learn more about different mediums, and explore “what if…?” possibilities. Think of mixed media as “acrylics or watercolour plus other things”.

HIGHAM HALL: Sunday 29 March 2020 18:30 to Friday 3 April 2020 09:00  Contact Higham Hall. Residential from £485, non-residential £319.

HIGHAM HALL: Thursday, 12 November 2020 18:30 to Tuesday, 17 November 2020 09:00
Contact Higham Hall to be put on the list to be amongst the first to know when bookings open. Residential: £485 Non-residential: £319.

Sunday, 28 March 2021 18:30 to Friday, 2 April 2021 09:00
Contact Higham Hall to be put on the list to be amongst the first to know when bookings open. Residential: £485 Non-residential: £319

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ISLE OF SKYE WORKSHOPS
From spring 2020: One-to-one (or one-to-two) instruction, two hours long, in my garden studio by arrangement. If the weather turns out mild, we could paint on location.
£50 a person including materials.

Important: My studio is a few miles north of Uig on the Trotternish Peninsula, on the 57A/57C bus route, parking for a car at top of drive. Bring a drink if you want something other than water or black coffee; studio is up a few stairs; there is no access to a toilet (nearest public toilets are at ferry terminal in Uig).

HOW TO BOOK: Email me on art(at)marion(dot)scot and let me know what/when/etc you’re interested in doing.

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Artist Marion Boddy-Evans at Patchings Art Festival 2017DEMOS: PATCHINGS ART FESTIVAL,
9 to 12 July 2020 near Nottingham
I will be demonstrating on my stand during this foour-day event. Info

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COMMENTS FROM ART WORKSHOP PARTICIPANTS:

“Thank you for a wonderful three day workshop. You taught me heaps about composition, technique and media and I enjoyed being challenged in such a supportive environment. Thank you for your generosity with your ideas and knowledge, and for your enthusiasm for sharing your passion. Thanks also for nurturing any glimpse of ability! I loved what I achieved, and am excited about the possibilities and potential which may lie ahead!” — JR

“We really can’t say thank you enough for the time we had together! Both of us are very clear it was the highlight of our time on Skye. We love the beauty and wildness of the island, but the workshop together was special! For me it was a real ‘life experience’ which continues to enrich me and I look at what came of our time together on canvas and in sketch book with a real sense of pride.” J &A.

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