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Merry Christmas and a sunshine New Year from Atelier 88

2017 has been quite a year, successful beyond our wildest hopes and aspirations. We have met and worked with so many lovely people. A big thank you to all our guests and especially to those who wrote such loving reviews. We are in hibernation at the moment working and preparing our[…]

Amanda Tempest Radford Artist in Residence Portrait Painter Printmaker

Amanda Tempest Radford Artist in Residence Portrait Painter Atelier 88. To say that life has been busy is an understatement. Between Pedro’s Madrid visit to look at exhibitions in the Museum Reina Sophia (a blog post shortly on these exhibitions) as well as see Chelsea beat Atletico Madrid!  After[…]

The Andalusian Jug; Visiting artist Sue Graves

Not long after Susan Cook finished her Art Course here at Atelier88,  I received a call from a man asking if I could offer the same art course for his wife. What was so pleasing about this phone call was that we had been recommended by a guest who[…]

Mick Wootton Master PrintMaker Visiting Artist Atelier 88

Last week we were privileged to have a surprise visit from Master printmaker Mick Wootton Head of Printmaking at Northumbria University Newcastle upon Tyne UK and his wife textile designer Pauline. Although this was a journey to recreate their honeymoon visit to Spain 20 years ago and chilling with old[…]

Atelier 88 Mikel Horl Artist in Residence ‘Horl’s Celestial Bestiary’ July 2017

Atelier 88 Artist in Residence ‘Celestial Bestiary’ July 2017 This year we have been happy to host two residencies for practising artists. In April we had the pleasure of working with Stewart Taylor of East London Print Workshop. Stewart made a series of landscape pieces that were printed using the[…]

Cathedral of Málaga

One Day and a Night in Malaga

It was only for one night but it was wonderful to relax together in often underrated Malaga. What a great city, every time we visit we love it more and more. Cheap hotel five minutes walk from the heart of the city and parking too. Malaga Art Venues Malaga boasts[…]

Five Weeks of intense creativity at Atelier 88

Today’s Atelier 88 post will be as visual as I can make it, after all, it is the visual world we have been so enchanted and inspired by.  

Botanical Sketchbooks and Printmaking by Annie Dougherty Hall

We have a days lull in our Botanical Sketchbook and printmaking courses before our next guests arrive. Not that we are slacking you understand. The studio needed a good hoover and clean, preparation for the next lot of painting drawing and printing. On Tuesday Annie Dougherty Hall returned to the[…]

Botanical Sketchbooks by Susan Cook at Atelier 88

Our second week of art courses and printmaking at Atelier 88 began last Thursday with Susan working on our Botanical Sketchbooks four-day taster programme. From 0 to 60 in four days is all I can say, what brilliant progress and incredible confidence in such a short period of time, well[…]

Mokulito Printmaking and Drawing at Atelier 88 April 2017

Our art courses started last week with our landscape and printmaking course. We had two master printmakers from the UK. Malcolm Brider proved it is never too late to learn. a silkscreen printer (now retired) came to try out his newly acquired drawing skills and a new way of printing.[…]