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Flowers in Watercolour at Auchencairn

with artist & tutor Jenny Matthews RSW Sunday 8th to Thursday 12th September Auchencairn House

  • Starts 8 Sept
  • 950 British pounds
  • Great King Street

Available spots

Service Description

This course will be centred around the beautiful walled garden of Auchencairn House. It will be a chance for you to devote extended time to practising your watercolour techniques with guidance from Jenny, who will demonstrate various techniques throughout the 3 days, whilst immersing yourself in the calm and tranquility of a country garden. Jenny’s painterly style encompasses the unique and unpredictable qualities of watercolour and over the 3 days Jenny will encourage you to paint both individual flowers and garden scenes whilst getting to grips with working ‘en plein air’, yielding paintings with an enhanced sense of life and vibrancy. Should the weather be unfavourable for painting outdoors, there is the option of working indoors at Auchencairn with fresh flowers in a dedicated painting room. This 3-day course will be a time of relaxed learning in the serenity of this peaceful garden by the sea. Arrival from 4pm on Sunday 8th Daily Painting Program Monday 9th to Wednesday 11th: Breakfast from 8am Painting in the walled garden 9am - 12pm Lunch 12.30pm - 1.30pm Painting in the walled garden 1.30pm - 4.30pm 4.30 - 6.30 pm relax or go for a walk in the stunning surroundings 6.30pm dinner Departure after breakfast on Thursday morning 9am - 11am All incredible cuisine, supremely comfortable rooms and art tuition is included in the course price. Prices vary depending on which room you would like to book and are +VAT. For all enquiries and to be sent a materials list please contact: 0131 556 0971 Tower Lodge single occupancy £1530 pp Tower Lodge for a couple £1800 King size four poster bed room with ensuite bathroom £1250 pp King size room with ensuite bathroom £1250 pp King size bedroom with bath in room /shared WC £1200 pp Double room with shared WC/Shower £1200 pp Single room with shared WC/Shower £950 pp Twin room with shared WC & shower £1200 pp Non painting partners: £200 pp pn Painting only students advertised from August: £550pp

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 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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