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Edinburgh 2012

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Edinburgh, Scotland Through the Eyes of the Artist
an art history/sketching workshop with Robert Liberace
April 1 – 9, 2012


Scotland Bureau of Tourism

Internationally recognized artist and Art League instructor, Robert Liberace, will lead a very special art history/sketching workshop in one of the great capitals of Europe, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Drawing and painting students who have experienced Rob's extremely successful workshops in London, Rome, Venice and Florence, Italy relate the wonder of experiencing the masterpieces from a new perspective: through the eyes of a master draftsman, painter and sculptor, as opposed to that of the art historian alone. Edinburgh and its environs is an alluring blend of incredibly wild and rugged landscapes, majestic castles, royal palaces and stately museums. Join Rob as he leads participants through a multitude of fascinating and historical locations including: The Queen’s Gallery at the Palace of Holyroodhouse, the National Gallery, the National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh Castle, and more.

The year 2012 marks the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II, and as a result there will be special exhibits and festivities throughout the UK commemorating her monarchy. "Treasures from the Queen's Palaces" at the Queen's Gallery is one such exhibit. Explore The Palace of Holyroodhouse, originally founded in 1128 as a monastery. Located at the east end of the Royal Mile it is the Queen's official residence when in Scotland and boasts an impressive collection of fine art masterpieces. Also included is an excursion to to one of Scotland's most iconic and famous castles, Eilean Donan (6th c.) Situated on the point of three sea lochs, it is one of Scotland's most beautiful castles and an artist's delight. The group will be located on the Royal Mile, near the Old Town area near Edinburgh Castle. This edifice dates from the Bronze age and has hosted royal courts since the 11th century. Sketching and exploration opportunities abound as you are located near the medieval part of the city, now protected as a UNESCO World Heritage site.


Click here to read an interview with Rob about the trip, and download the brochure for this trip by clicking here.

Workshop Cost: $2,395 per person, double occupancy. Extremely limited single rooms available for an additional charge of $575.

ited, single rooms (in lodge), available at an additional $325. (Airfare and meals not included)

Click here to read our Travel Workshop FAQ.

Contact Margaret Cerutti, Travel Workshop Coordinator for more information or to register: margaretc@theartleague.org, 703-683-1780 x13 


past travel workshops

ethiopia - march 2014

bahamas 2014

pennsylvania 2013

solomons island 2013

lavender festival 2013

provence 2013

ireland 2013

paris 2013

bahamas 2013

hickory bridge farm 2012

provence 2012

lavender festival 2012

edinburgh 2012

bahamas 2012

barcelona 2011

plein air painting 2011

virginia day trip 2011

london 2011

provence 2011

bahamas 2011

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