I'd never have thought I could do that"
- Comment from a student
loved teaching the Highland wildlife art course "Wildlife
and Landscape", at the Aigas Field Centre, Beauly, Inverness-Shire,
Scotland IV4 7AD in Sept 2013 and can't wait for the next one: 6th
-13th Sept 2014.
The lovely people at Aigas have also asked me to run one in 2015
which I'm keen to do - dates tbc.
adamant that everyone
can learn to draw and I love to help my students make progress,
whether they're complete beginners, enthusiastic amateurs, or experienced
but struggling in a particular area.
30 years, Aigas has been offering fully inclusive, small-group learning
holidays and study courses exploring the stunning wildlife, habitats
and landscapes of the Scottish Highlands and Islands.
a glorious place and fully deserves its global reputation. It's
perfect for a wildlife art course. Think pine marten, badger and
beaver, black grouse, eagles and red squirrels all set among mountains,
glens, lochs, forest and coast. Tempted...?
Inspiration + Tuition = Result!
included in the course?
and practical day on field sketching of animals
Presentation and workshop on colour and texture
and foliage workshops - getting your backgrounds right
in watercolour demonstration & practical workshop
of painting time indoors and out (weather permitting)
visits to hides for pine marten, beaver, badger and more
to stunning Highland scenery, their loch and estate for inspiration
and support throughout
final show-and-tell exhibition of the work produced during the
scenery, lovely wildlife, lovely food & lovely people. Aigas is
literally another – and better – world! ”
Oddie, BBC TV Wildlife presenter