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 The Camel's Cap Open Studio 2-3 Days

The Camel's Cap Open Studio

Elly produces textile art and crafts, specialising in freestyle machine embroidery.  She Incorporates new and vintage fabrics, layered with detailed stitching to produce pictures and items inspired by the natural world...

Date: Fri 25, Sat 26 & Sun 27 October

Biggar Botanical Art Group - Open Studio 2-3 Days

Biggar Botanical Art Group - Open Studio

"In the Wild Garden" is the theme the Biggar Botanical Art Group are presenting from their collections of paintings, drawings, and coloured pencil pictures, all for sale, at the Open Studio at Kirk Burn Gallery in Symington. During the extended weekend various local artists will be attending and there will be plenty of opportunities throughout the open period for visitors to enjoy taking part in informal short drawing and painting demos, to learn about various techniques in Botanical Art.Car parking is available and the gallery is two minutes from the bus stop. Open from 11am until 3.30pm...

Date: Fri 25, Sat 26 & Sun 27 October

Biggar Glass Works Open Studio 2-3 Days

Biggar Glass Works Open Studio

I am looking forward to welcoming you into my stained-glass workshop in its prime location just off the High Street. I will have several items to showcase in foil, lead- and metalwork. As always, I am happy to demonstrate and explain different techniques. Along with the beautiful and colourful glass, you will be able to see the other materials, tools and chemicals I work with. This time of year, I change over my stock and will be selling end of line items at significantly reduced prices. Make sure you grab a few bargains while enjoying some non-alcoholic mulled wine. ..

Date: Fri 25, Sat 26 & Sun 27 October

Carol Taylor - Open Studio 2-3 Days

Carol Taylor - Open Studio

A warm welcome awaits you in my studio & gallery situated beside the Scrib Tree Coffee Shop in Douglas. I have many new Oil & Acrylic paintings based on Scottish landscape, seascapes and the seasons: Giclee prints inspired by old dried flower specimens from the Royal Botanic Gardens in Edinburgh; drawings & beach combing assemblages. I have a beautiful colourful collection of jewellery from local jeweller Maggie Lord of Scaramanda. A variety of bargain frames & from my husband's company Caledonia Fine Arts. As well as this special BLF event, I am open throughout the year Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm. Facebook @ Caroltaylorartiststudio Instagram    caroltaylorartist ..

Date: Fri 25, Sat 26 & Sun 27 October

Christine Brown & Veronica Liddell Open Studio 2-3 Days

Christine Brown & Veronica Liddell Open Studio

Christine carves deeply into glass, porcelain and Optical Crystal, using both a sandblaster and a hand engraver. She works mostly to Commission – for celebrations, birthdays, weddings etc. She Creates lamps with her own hand made porcelain bowls, etching deeply to allow the subtle light to come through. Veronica specialises in people/animal portraits and landscapes in oil, pastel and acrylic. Many of her landscapes are of the local area. She often uses her 8 grandchildren as models for her figurative work and her own/friends photos for her lively animal paintings. Her studio is in New Lanark… but on the trail will be sharing Woodend Studio, 61 Waterloo Road, Lanark. ML11 7QW with Christine.  ..

Date: Fri 25, Sat 26 & Sun 27 October

Clyde Valley Picture Framing Open Studio 2-3 Days

Clyde Valley Picture Framing Open Studio

A wide selection of original paintings, drawings, etchings and prints from a variety of local  artists all beautifully and professionally framed. ..

Date: Fri 25, Sat 26 & Sun 27 October

Drakelaw Pottery Open Studio 2-3 Days

Drakelaw Pottery Open Studio

Liz Steele at Drakelaw Pottery welcomes visitors to her pop-up showroom on the outskirts of Crawfordjohn. Liz makes a range of decorative and functional stoneware that is oven, microwave and dishwasher proof and good enough to use every day. Each unique piece is hand thrown and decorated with impressed motifs, which are then coloured with slip to enhance the patterns. The range of pots include many sizes of bowls, mugs, jugs, serving dishes and more. Try making and decorating a small pot for yourself whilst enjoying refreshments and home baking. Everyone welcome. Sorry, no disabled access.Tel:07904438696..

Date: Fri 25, Sat 26 & Sun 27 October

Earthware Pottery Open Studio 2-3 Days

Earthware Pottery Open Studio

Earthware Pottery welcomes you to visit the studio and browse a selection of thrown and hand built earthenware pottery, produced by Viv Newton. The display will include tableware, platters, bowls and cups as well as ornamental and seasonal pieces and all of the pottery will be for sale. Alongside the open studio event, I will be running pottery workshops on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th October where you can learn to make your own clay piece. Enjoy a cuppa and home baking as you browse. ☕ ..

Date: Fri 25, Sat 26 & Sun 27 October

Eileen Hood - Mansefield Arts & Crafts Open Studio 2-3 Days

Eileen Hood - Mansefield Arts & Crafts Open Studio

A warm welcome awaits you at the Mansefield Home Studio of Eileen where you can view original oil, acrylic and pastel paintings. Also on display will be a variety of other crafts including her popular mini albums and painted stones. All art and craft work for sale. Come and browse and chat a while. ..

Date: Fr 25, Sat 26 & Sun 27 October

Ladygill Arts & Crafts Open Studio 2-3 Days

Ladygill Arts & Crafts Open Studio

Moira and Carlo look forward to seeing new and old friends at their studio in their home in Roberton.They will have on display their latest work, most of which will be for sale.Moira's "one-off" pieces of silver jewellery which reflect her love of shape and texture within nature and the environment, along with Carlo's drawings and paintings - both abstract and figurative - in a range of media.They will be happy to chat to you about work in progress which will give an insight into the different techniques and practices used.  For further information please contact: 07926628156..

Date: Fri 25, Sat 26 & Sun 27 October

Owen Butler Open Studio 2-3 Days

Owen Butler Open Studio

My artworks are inspired by the views and nature of everyday life. I'm very influenced by the en plein air experience. Nothing beats painting outdoors in the elements. Currently living in the Scottish Borders; previously lived in the Western Isles and in Greece, which has given me a rich depth of visual templates. I work in various mediums including oils, acrylics, watercolour and pastel. My studio is situated in part of Hillhouse Art Gallery; which is a converted Church, in the beautiful village of Broughton...

Date: Fri 25, Sat 26 & Sun 27 October

Patricia West Textile Artist  & Karen Kelly Rag Rugs Open Studio 2-3 Days

Patricia West Textile Artist & Karen Kelly Rag Rugs Open Studio

Patricia is delighted to welcome Karen Kelly Rag Rug Artist to display with her.  Come and see how two textile artists use fabric in entirely different ways.  Patricia uses free motion machine embroidery to ‘draw’ her pictures.  She sews stories of daily life and architectural gems through fabric, fibres and stitch.  Her commissions celebrate people’s unique life stories and special places. Karen’s bold and colourful rag rugs represent her desire to make pieces that are both beautiful and sustainable.  Her commitment to the recycling of fabrics means that each piece is unique.   Come and discover what we do.  Artwork for sale. 07818055068..

Date: Fri 25 Sat 26 & Sun 27 October

Poppy Browne  Open Studio 2-3 Days

Poppy Browne Open Studio

Felted pictures using wet & dry technique. I love wildlife, in particular puffins which I first saw in Shetland and I love to create the feeling of movement in flight or stillness as I capture the wee beauties.  I have felted for many years and work as a glove puppeteer, so bringing to life, a picture is what I like doing. They have been exhibited in galleries and if you want to just turn up to see them you would be very welcome. Roberton is a bunny wee place with a lovely walk up the back...

Date: Fri 25, Sat 26 & Sun 27 October

Sabhal Mor Arts Open Studio 2-3 Days

Sabhal Mor Arts Open Studio

Kay and Glyn Booton are excited to be opening their studio again this year. Lots has been happening with plenty of fun and experimenting along the way. All of this has resulted in a whole body of new work, to share with you, based on The World That Surrounds Us, as seen by an artist and a photographer.As always, you will have the opportunity to chat to Kay and Glyn about their work as well as receiving a friendly welcome with tea, coffee and home baking. Tel: 07814258495 for more information..

Date: Fri 25, Sat 26 & Sun 27 October

Sarah Dawnay Open Studio 2-3 Days

Sarah Dawnay Open Studio

Our surrounding landscape with far-reaching views and rapidly changing weather and skies make this a visually exciting place in which to live and paint. I work in oil, acrylic and mixed media to find a relationship with colour and form, tending towards the abstract. I have exhibited widely (including the RSA) and studied with Robin Child, and my work is influenced by artists such as Diebenkorn, Kline, De Staal and Joan Eardley...

Date: Fri 25, Sat 26 & Sun 27 October

Waterhead Crafts Open Studio 2-3 Days

Waterhead Crafts Open Studio

Liz and Paul produce a range of individual ceramic wall art pieces, some combined with beautiful polished/waxed wood backgrounds. Liz is working on a variety of pots and garden wall art which again are inspired by the stunning local area. Paul produces a range of bespoke modern and traditional footstools which can be purchased or made to order using customers own fabric. All work on display available to purchase or commission. Tel: 01899 221093

Date: Fri 25, Sat 26 & Sun 27 October

Jacqui Kilburn and Neil Ghani Open Studio 2-3 Days

Jacqui Kilburn and Neil Ghani Open Studio

Jacqui enjoys experimenting with water based media including printmaking. She finds inspiration in natural forms and landscapes locally, the west coast and further afield. She is influenced by Winifred Nicholson, Joan Eardley and Barbara Robertson.   Neil is an anarchist, mathematician, gambler and artist who is interested in how movement, energy, colour and form combine to produce beauty. He likes to produce larger works to enhance their visual impact and passionately believes in affordable art-for-all. Abstract Expressionism in Biggar!  ..

Date: Sat 26 & Sun 27 October

Ken & Moira Russell - Open Studio 2-3 Days

Ken & Moira Russell - Open Studio

We look forward to welcoming you all to our Janefield studios to see a wide range of our new work featuring landscapes, townscapes and our personal quirky insights into the world around us. Paintings, collages and hand made prints will be on show and for sale. We are happy to discuss our practice and you may perhaps have the opportunity to create a little piece of art of your own to take away too. Our speciality dairy- free chocolate fudge will be on offer once again. ..

Date: Saturday 26 & Sunday 27 October

Pamela Dawson Taylor Open Studio 2-3 Days

Pamela Dawson Taylor Open Studio

Come along and view the beautiful collection of Scotland inspired Sea and Landscapes on display at Pamela's home studio.As a professional artist and decorator her portfolios vary from furniture decoration at Kew Palace, to painting curtain backdrop designs at London's Coliseum Opera House.The artist also exhibits her paintings locally and in galleries around the UK, and works in a variety of medium and textures to create atmosphere in her work. Artwork is available to buy, from small block canvases to large framed paintings. Tel: 07932 696601.Come along for a browse over a cuppa! Vegan snacks available...

Date: Sat 26 & Sun 27 October

The Old School Stobo Open Studio 2-3 Days

The Old School Stobo Open Studio

Colin Semple is based at the Old School where he designs and makes unique furniture and smaller gift items using locally sourced hardwoods. Lesley Johnson is a landscape artist working in various mediums. Inspired by the Borders hills and the stunning Scottish coastline, her work often includes white crofts, seed heads, beaches and gorgeous colours. Both will have a range of work on display along with some work in progress and are very happy to discuss commissions...

Date: Sat 26 & Sun 27 October