Islay Art Workshops And Pottery Painting Experiences

Enjoy exploring your creativity with our Islay Art Workshops at Persabus.

We offer Pottery Painting Workshops and Creative Art Experiences at our Islay Creative Art studio.

Pottery Painting Adventures

Pop along to the Pottery and Art studio at Persabus, we have lots of exciting creative adventures, and workshops awaiting.

Add your own designs and memories onto ceramics and create unique souvenirs of your time on Islay. We will glaze and fire the pieces for you in our kilns at Persabus.

Art Workshops

Through our Art Workshops, Discover, Explore and Connect with nature’s patterns and shapes.

Find your inner creative flow, capturing stories from the shoreline, rich seascapes, and beautiful landscapes through art adventures.
Have fun as we guide you on a journey of self discovery.






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Creative Art Experiences

At Persabus we offer art classes and pottery painting sessions.

Join us at our Islay Art Studio for a relaxing creative workshop incorporating mindful exercises, visualisations, and art, using a variety of mixed media.  

Discover, Explore, and Connect with the colours, and patterns, the shapes, and textures, the draw of Islay’s wild, beautiful seascapes.

Flow with art to the shorelines and rockpools, the craggy outcrops. To the waves, the shimmering seas, the horizon, and beyond. 

Enjoy experimenting with your unique creative process and style. Finding your own inner creative voice.

We run workshops at various times throughout the year. Keep an eye on our social media.

Or get in touch to book a private workshop for your party.

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'How Do You See the Sea?' A Creative Art Course at Persabus

Get into the Creative Flow

Shimmering sea

Enjoy capturing the patterns in those waves. Let pastels and watercolours guide you through shimmering shades of turquoise, blues and greens, as tidal currents ebb and flow. Explore shoreline journeys, the opaque and iridescent colours of shells bleached by the golden sun’s rays, the colours of the tideline across sandy shores. 

Our ‘How Do You See the Sea?’ Course will guide you on an exciting journey of mindfulness, relaxation and discovery, using a variety of mixed media, as you enjoy the creative process. Find your inner voice, discover, explore and connect with the ocean’s colours and patterns, capturing stories of magical Islay beach time and translating it into art.






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'How Do You See the Seasons?' Creative Art Course

Relax, explore and Flow with Creativity

Huge clouds and sky. The sea. A white house on the grass

Did you look up at the sky today? Those colours and shapes? 

A world of billowing candyfloss clouds.

Explore the layers of colour, pattern, shape, and texture, as each season marks the landscape in a series of different lights and shapes. The passing and changing months of the year bringing their own unique energy, colouring the landscape in beautiful ways.

Enjoy exploring nature’s colours, the shades of light and dark, the patterns of growth and decline, through the cycles using a variety of mixed media.

‘How Do You See the Seasons?’ 

A journey of exploration, free those creative blocks and enjoy getting into a creative flow as we guide you gently though some exciting creative adventures.







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Explore our delightful Islay accommodation where we have a fabulous choice of country accommodation on this beautiful island.

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Things to Do

There is so much to see and do on the beautiful island of Islay and we have a section to help you decide what to do when you visit here.

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Comfortable and well-equipped self-catering cottage with great views of the Paps of Jura. 4 of us (two couples) stayed in the Millhouse Cottage for a week in July 2018. Donald was a great host and the cottage provided an excellent base at the north end of Islay, within walking distance of Port Askaig (with its ferries to Colonsay, Oban, Kintyre and Jura) and stunning views (from the front-door) across the Sound of Islay to the impressive Paps of Jura.

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