Inverallan Church Hall
A chance to take silk
Our silk painting workshop next month is proving popular but there are a few spaces left.
As we’ve mentioned before, our enthusiastic SAG member Rona Smith will be your tutor and will demonstrate the key techniques of silk painting.
Then you will get the chance to create your own beautiful artworks.
To find out more, please visit Cairngorms Learning Partnership’s website – they are organising the day.
At this last stage, you should phone the CLP to book your place.
New Year, new skills to learn
Happy New Year to all SAG members and associates. We hope you had a wonderful time over the festive season. Perhaps you received some art goodies that you’re eager to master?
Classes start back on Wednesday January 11, so look out on our Spring Term page for news of upcoming Wednesday night workshops led by Angus. Don’t forget that we’re gearing up for our summer exhibition, which has the theme, Cairngorms.
But the first big news of the year is that our member Rona Smith will be leading a day of silk painting in February. This class, in association with the Cairngorms Learning Partnership, will cover a range of techniques for painting on silk, including using gutta salt.
You will go home with a beautiful piece of work that can be framed or turned into a suncatcher, scarf or cards.
All you need to take is an apron and a packed lunch – all materials and equipment will be provided. The cost is £45 for SAG members and £55 for non-members. The venue is Inverallan Church Hall in Grantown on February 4, 10am-3pm.
Click here to go to the CLP’s page to find out more. Please note though: the CLP is shut until January 9.
Just a reminder that some of our members will be selling their wares at the Grantown Museum’s Christmas sale on Saturday.
The Spey Art Group will have a table at the event, which includes a coffee morning, with a range of products made by our talented members.
But if you’d rather get your hands dirty, there’s still time to sign up for Angus’s jewellery workshop, which is on the same day at Inverallan Parish Church Hall.
Contact the Cairngorms Learning Partnership on 01540 662 420 or find more information at the CLP website.
There are plenty of chances to learn something new this autumn.
As part of our new association with the Cairngorms Learning Partnership, our tutor Angus Grant is hosting a jewellery workshop.
It’s a chance to get started on making some Christmas presents – you’ll end the day with three pairs of earrings and a bracelet.
The workshop is on Saturday November 12 and will be at Inverallan Church Hall in Grantown, from 10am-2pm. Just £45 for Spey Art Group Members. For non-members, it’s £55 but for that extra tenner you get to be a SAG associate member for a year.
All you need to take is your lunch and some enthusiasm! Book your place here!
And the week before, Rona Smith will be taking a silk painting workshop at Grantown Museum. This is one of a series of craft workshops at the museum over the winter.
This is an introduction to the art and participants will get the chance to create a small mounted picture. All materials will be provided.
The class runs on Thursday November 3 from 7pm-9pm, at a cost of £10, including refreshments. Booking is essential – phone 01479 821762.
A chance to make your Christmas presents!
The trees are starting to turn yellow so it must be time to start thinking about Christmas, right?
And that means presents, so this new workshop could be very timely for some members.
Our lovely tutor, Angus Grant, will be leading a day of jewellery-making in the Inverallan Chuch Hall in Grantown next month.
He will take you through a range of basic techniques and you will use semi-precious stones to make three pairs of earrings and a bracelet.
This is our first workshop in association with the Cairngorms Learning Partnership so it would be great if we can get a good turnout. Please pass this information to anyone you think would be interested.
The price for SAG members and associates is £45, while for non-members, it is £55. Materials and tools are included – all you need to bring (according to Angus) is your lunch and plenty of enthusiasm.
You can see the course description and book your place here.