Edinburgh site trip
Our counterparts in the Society of Badneoch and Strathspey Artists are holding a week of free art classes in the Iona Gallery in Kingussie.
Subjects on offer include acrylic and watercolour painting, felting and weaving. And there’s even a class teaching how to make “fauxidermy” – needle felting to make a fake animal head trophy.
Organisers are trying to get an idea of numbers interested so they can ensure that there is enough material and equipment to go round and spaces in some classes may be limited.
Best of all, it’s in the school holidays so if you’re babysitting or have some children to entertain, this could be a welcome addition to the schedule. But children must be accompanied by an adult.
The climax of the event is a big exhibition of all the work created during the week
Anyone looking for more information should contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
April 5: Pie and chips!
A reminder that it’s the end of term so we’re celebrating with a visit to The Craig Bar for pie and chips. Please note: The classroom at Grantown Grammar is not available.
Art group is off for a couple of weeks. Check the Summer Term page for details of what we might be up to when we get back.
But keep going with the wonderful work you started this term – lots of exhibitions coming up next term…
We’re off to the Garth Hotel for Christmas lunch at the weekend. Looking forward to seeing lots of pictures of people in Christmas hats! Remember to take your cameras!
March 23: Pie and chips
It’s all change on our spring timetable.
Because of the committee meeting, Wednesday night’s group painting activity became ‘try pottery’ night. And this week, on March 23, we’re off to the Craig Bar for pie and chips at 7pm to celebrate the end of term. Members should tell Spencer if they wish to attend. The room hire at Grantown Grammar will be cancelled.
But do not despair, group painting will return…
Directions for sketching trip on Saturday
Take the A95 from Cromdale towards Advie for 3 miles.
There’s a lay-by on right hand side – drive past this for around 250 yards (cottages on right) – turn left down track – Tulchan A Beat.
If you reach traffic lights at Dalvey Farm you have gone too far!
Could you let Rona and Viv know if you are or are not going.
Such a wonderful place to visit and sketch. For those who couldn’t make Rona’s trip, I’ve taken some pictures. We’ve got stacks more in the art room for you to look through for inspiration.
Painting outdoors 25 june
Meeting at school for 7pm then departing for Old Spey Bridge (Classic spey art group subject).
Group will be encouraged to sketch unusual viewpoints of this often painted landmark. Bring your favorate sketching media. watercolour and water soluable pencils encouraged but not essential.
I will provide some foldy chairs and a choice of “smidge” or “skin so soft”.