Inspired by the beautiful Scottish Highlands

Art Classes

Choose from drawing, watercolours, or create a bespoke class

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We are delighted to offer a range of art classes, taught by our friend Mel Shand on site at Glen Dye.

Take inspiration from the beautiful surroundings and learn to translate what you see onto paper. These classes are designed to be fun and for all abilities.

All classes are designed to be equal parts challenging, engaging, rewarding and fun. Most are suitable for all ages.

Your Instructors

Your teacher will be Mel Shand who has a degree in fine art from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee.

She works from her studio in Finzean, which is about 15 minutes from Glen Dye.

Her inspiration comes from a daily life lived in the beautiful Scottish Highlands, and the instinct to ‘paint what she knows’, through perception and observation.

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Let us know the dates of your stay (or date range if you haven’t booked yet) and which experience you’re interested in and our team will get back to you quickly to arrange the details.

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