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2 Day Watercolour I Edinburgh Castle

with artist & tutor James Potter Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd June 10am - 4pm

  • Starts 22 Jun
  • 270 British pounds
  • Great King Street

Available spots


Service Description

Join our wonderful tutor James Potter, painting the beautiful city of Edinburgh, en plein air. There is really no need to explain why we have chosen Edinburgh Castle as our second location to paint this weekend. With the drama and contrast of scenery the castle provides, in variation with it's surroundings from Princes Street gardens and the (blue) sky above, makes for any wonderful landscape composition. Many paintings have been made of Edinburgh Castle throughout history and up to the present day, The day will be as follows: 10am meet at meeting point (EDS precise location of via email) 10.10am walk to painting location 10.15am watch a demonstration by James 10.30am - 12.30pm set up and paint your own painting, with a critique from james once you have got going 12.30 - 1.30pm lunch 1.30 - 4pm Continue on your morning painting or make a second one of a different view. Materials List coming soon James is a self taught artist living in Edinburgh. James paints Scottish land and seascapes. In his current professional life, James loves to travel around Scotland with his wife to capture the wonderful land and seascape for his paintings. He particularly enjoys the West coast, Iona, with its emerald seas and white sands and the landscapes of Caithness. James is a lovely person to paint alongside with as he imparts his experiences and knowledge on painting technique. Image 1) Edinburgh Castle by John D Benson Image 2) Edinburgh Castle by Paul Gurney Image 3) Edinburgh Castle, Ross Fountain by Liam Dobson Image 4) Edinburgh Castle at Dusk by Alice Newman Image 5) Edinburgh Castle from the Foot of the Vennel, 1845 Horatio McCulloch Image 6) Edinburgh Castle from Princes Street by Samuel Bough 7) From the Castle to Calton Hill James Paterson 8) Edinburgh Castle by John Guthrie 9) James painring watercolour en plein air


Upcoming Sessions


Cancellation Policy

We will provide a 50% refund if you give written advance notice up to 30 days before the course start date. 0% refund 30 days before a course starts. Please note there is an administration fee of £5 payable in respect of such refunds to cover payment processing fees. You will need to inform a member of administration staff in writing by emailing EDS at info@edinburghdrawingschool.co.uk. Additionally, if you withdraw for any reason after the course has started you will not be entitled to a refund. We are a small business and we depend on every booking to ensure that classes can go ahead. If a student is unable to attend a class due to illness, then EDS must be informed immediately so that the tutor can be notified. If you are missing a class because you suspect that you have developed Covid-19, please let us know immediately so that we can alert fellow student and tutors. Non-attendance of classes/workshops does not automatically mean a refund, however EDS will assess the circumstance


Contact Details

  • 13A Great King Street, Edinburgh, UK


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