Spin Painting

A new art pack – TALC’s spin painting machines are solar-powered and are part of a series of environmental art packs, created for TALC’s community project “growth: seed” funded by Creative Communities. The art pack is inspired by the artists Alfons Schilling’s, Annick Gendron’s and Damien Hirst’s take on spin paintings.

Travelling Gallery comes to talc.

The Exhibition Bus is visiting Templar Arts and Leisure Centre on Monday, 5 September, 12-4pm with Alt-w: Blush Response, which is a partnership with New Media Scotland and includes virtual reality, interaction and animation from artists Charles Young, Dennis and Debbie Club, Torsten Lauschmann collaborating with The Bothy Project and ~ in the fields.The Travelling …Read More


LOCHGILPHEAD — Artmap Engage/AYA Monday, 11 July: SNH bog walk & Digital photography (outdoors) Tuesday, 12 July: Kinetic light sculptures
 Wednesday, 13 July: Kinetic light sculptures 10am – 4pm, Ages: 12–25 TARBERT Monday, 25 July:
 Photography & sound recording (outdoors) Tuesday, 26 & Wednesday, 27 July:
 Sound & Sculptures (outdoors; can only be booked as …Read More

Opportunity for a creative young person (ages: 15-25)

talc.’s media arts programme is looking for a creative young person interested in designing an item of clothing (in a wider sense). Depending on your ideas and design, you can learn the following techniques: – creating patterns with Adobe Illustrator – digital textile printing – laser engraving and cutting fabric – sewing and – adding …Read More

Young Start: (de)code landscapes

We are delighted to announce that the Templar Arts and Leisure Centre have been successful in their application for Young Start, Big lottery funding for the project (de)code landscapes. The project series (de)code landscapes is for young people, ages 12-25 and is about interpreting their natural surroundings for themselves, their communities and visitors of Argyll …Read More

TTS Digital 2: Sparks, drifts and rain

We are delighted to announce that the Templar Arts and Leisure Centre have been successful in their application for Creative Scotland’s TTS Digital Phase Two funding for the project sparks, drifts and rain. “I am excited and thrilled that we are going to be able to do more digital art!” (Jacob Adair from Kilmartin, Age …Read More


The documentation about the project Yellow is published! Yellow is part of the Colour project, initiated and funded by Argyll and Bute Council with CAST – Creative Artists in Schools Team. Participants were S3 pupils from Oban High School. They painted and installed their imagined little worlds into the inside of a yellow umbrella, attached a …Read More

Art & Science Project at 8 High Schools in Argyll and Bute

The Kinetic Art Workshops include an introduction into the history of kinetic art and an artist-led hands-on session with building mobiles and a working rotorelief with a motor. The kinetic art workshops in 8 high schools (Tarbert, Lochgilphead, Dunoon, Rothesay, Helensburgh, Oban, Tobermory, Bowmore) were 
organised and funded by Argyll and Bute Council in June …Read More