• 2-Day Acrylic Painting Workshop Inspired by Blackadder
    Elizabeth Blackadder, Image: Rob McDougall
    Flowers and Black Cat

Enjoy a 2-day acrylic painting workshop inspired by Elizabeth Blackadder

In this two-day workshop, in collaboration with Paintbox School of Art, we will explore the work of RA Elizabeth Blackadder.  Using 'objects' as a starting point for our exploration, we will explore the power of these pieces we collect to evoke memory of travel, people, time and place.

The first day will focus on ‘getting to know’ the objects, before going to on to explore composition and context. Using a variety of drawing materials we will play with scale, placement and form.  As the day progresses, with will delve into the importance of colour in Blackadder’s work and consider its own power in evoking memory.

You will also enjoy a tour of our Scottish Women Artists exhibition by a member of the Dovecot Team. 

The second day will allow participants to create a finished acrylic mixed painting on board in response to their chosen objects, and a narrative discovered on day one.

All materials provided 

Day 1 Friday 22nd of September 10 am - 4 pm

Day 2 Saturday 23rd of September 10 am - 4 pm

Tickets £199 - Includes 2-day entry to Scottish Women Artists: 250 Years of Challenging Perception and a guided tour. 

Every ticket sold supports the work of The Dovecot Foundation to advance visual art, craft and design in all its forms.

Please note that Tickets are non-refundable, non-transferable and may not be exchanged unless due to extenuating circumstances. 

If you are unable to attend an event please contact Dovecot on 0131 550 3660 or info@dovecotstudios.com to inform the Front of House Team.

Price includes equipment and all materials


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