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Unspoken - visual narratives

‘Unspoken’ is a first year Illustration project inspired by the Impressionist Room at the Scottish National Gallery. Students were each assigned a painting from the room and asked to create a three piece sequential, wordless narrative based on their research; this included a detailed study of the artwork on location as well as more background research into the artist and his times. 184 more words

A Visit to the National Gallery of Scotland

A Visit to the National Gallery of Scotland

by Elfreda Crehan

For a small country, Scotland has a fantastic national art collection. I’ve visited the National Gallery of Scotland on the Mound many times over the years, especially when I was studying art at university, but I decided to spend the afternoon there recently and really take time to look at everything as if from the point of view of a visitor to the city. 591 more words

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Wandering in Edinburgh in less than a day (part 2)

Continuing the journey in Edinburg, just outside the Castle you will find the Old Town, an area that is included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site due to the many Reformation-era buildings and the medieval street plan. 367 more words

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Nicholson painting kept a closely-guarded family secret

A painting by a Scottish artist described as a “pivotal” work of modern British art was passed off as a child’s artwork for decades in order to deter thieves. 326 more words

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Inspiring Impressionism – Exhibition Review

BY BEN REISS

Many people will know the Impressionists.  Works by artists such as Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro and Paul Cézanne can be found in museums and galleries across the world.  1,000 more words

Ministerial Loch

This beautiful loch is a short walk out of Edinburgh city centre, lying beneath Arthur’s Seat and with several achievements to its name.

For starters, it is the only natural freshwater loch in Edinburgh. 112 more words

Black And White Challenges

Winter days in Edinburgh

There are still no trains north of Carlisle due to the Lamington Viaduct repairs and the replacement buses increase the journey times. I managed to slip away from work and catch an earlier train out of Lime Street Station than I had originally planned. 612 more words

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