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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

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


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