Upcoming Workshops

LIFE DRAWING WORKSHOP
2 DAYS
Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th May 2018
Basic Mountain, Edinburgh EH2 3JP.
£180
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LIFE DRAWING WITH OILS
2 DAYS
Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th May 2018.
Basic Mountain, Edinburgh EH2 3JP.
£180
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LIFE PAINTING - An Expressive Approach
5 DAYS
Monday 18th - Friday 22nd June 2018
Basic Mountain, Edinburgh EH2 3JP.
£395
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Student Feedback from previous workshops

"Alan is an excellent teacher and very generous with his knowledge." F.N.

"A fascinating subject (anatomy), very complex, taught by a masterly exponent. Should be obligatory for anyone embarking on figure drawing. " B.S

"Fundamental knowledge delivered in a completely absorbing and engaging way. wish I had done this course 20 years ago." J.E.

"I have been involved in education for over 30 years and I can say without hesitation that Alan's 'Colour and the Figure' is a superbly designed workshop. Alan illustrates each stage of the journey with relevant illustrations drawn from Classical, modern and contemporary art, Alan's explanations were always lucid and beautifully illustrated. I believe that my participation in the course has truly deepened my knowledge of colour as it relates to the figure.
This workshop was a revelation, at least to me, and it was a privilege to have taken part in it." D.M.

"What a great week. Very high quality teaching and advice. Lots to think about and act upon to move my work forward." M.C.

" It was inspiring to spend time with an artist who so fully understands figurative painting. Talks & numerous demonstrations condensed decades of studious analysis into simple concepts that we might wish to consider in our artistic development. I very much look forward to attending further workshops." RM

blogs/commentaries:

Learning Anatomy from the Successor to Lucian Freud

Beth Hopkins Art blog

Madcat Arts Studio

Ciaran Taylor blog
Alan McGowan

Alan McGowan

Art demo at Lochgreen House 2015
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