Evening events, Visual art, Painting & drawing

30 events

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The Old Hairdressers, Glasgow

Tue 4 Nov

Free / 0141 222 2254

Wed 5 Nov

Free / 0141 222 2254

Scott Methven: Plagued – A view of Leith

Intricate India ink drawings by Leith-based artist.

Woodland Creatures, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 629 5509

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0131 629 5509

Mon 27 Oct

Free / 0131 629 5509

…and 20 more dates until 16 Nov

Architecture Meets Art Gala Dinner

Gala dinner in aid of the GSA fire fund.

The Arches, Glasgow

Thu 30 Oct

£110 includes welcome reception, three-course dinner, half a bottle of wine, liqueurs and tea/coffee, entertainment / 0141 565 1000

Drop-In Drawing

Take inspiration from pieces in the Gallery.

National Portrait Gallery, London WC2H

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 020 7312 2463

Fri 7 Nov

Free / 020 7312 2463

Fri 21 Nov

Free / 020 7312 2463

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 020 7312 2463

Syrian Child Refugee Art Exhibition

Art by Syrian refugee children.

Nicolson Square Methodist Church, Edinburgh

Tue 28 Oct

£2

Tue 4 Nov

£2

Tue 11 Nov

£2

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Angela Davidson

A chance to see the paintings of Angela Davidson, Aberdeenshire-based animal and bird artist.

George Pirie Modern, Edinburgh

Thu 30 Oct

Free / 0131 454 3648

B Alive Art: Workshop

Have a go at life drawing from a male or female model. Some easels provided.

Rising Sun Arts Centre, Reading

Tue 28 Oct

Lounge

£7 ( £6) / 0118 986 6788

Celebrabis Vitae Skull Art Exhibition

Skull Appreciation Society invite you to pay tribute to and celebrate the lives of past friends and family members at Celebrabis Vitae, their upcoming skull art exhibition.

Herrick Gallery, London E1

Fri 31 Oct

£10 / 020 7739 9723

Chinese Calligraphy & Brush Painting Class

Learn the ancient art of calligraphy and brush painting under course leader Chi Zhang. Suitable for both beginners and improvers. Cost includes all materials.

The Confucius Institute for Scotland, Edinburgh

Tue 28 Oct

£20–£150 (Students £15–£120) / 0131 662 2180

Tue 4 Nov

£20–£150 (Students £15–£120) / 0131 662 2180

Tue 11 Nov

£20–£150 (Students £15–£120) / 0131 662 2180

…and 3 more dates until 2 Dec

Clay Sinclair: Welcome To Utopia

Paintings inspired by the theme of Utopia.

Woolff Gallery, London W1T

Thu 6 Nov

Free / 0207 631 0551

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Cultural Icon – The Art Of Bob Dylan

A curated display of the art of croaky-voiced giant of rock Bob Dylan, presented by leading Dylanologist Chris Hockenhull.

The Chester Grosvenor

Thu 6 Nov

£30 Refreshments will be available

Deal Life Drawing: Workshop

A life drawing sessions specifically for professional artists and students and amateurs with experience in the field.

Astor Community Theatre, Deal

Wed 29 Oct

£6 per session / 01304 370220

Wed 5 Nov

£6 per session / 01304 370220

Wed 12 Nov

£6 per session / 01304 370220

…and 2 more dates until 26 Nov

Digital Drawing and Animation with Tagtool

Have a go at projecting live digital drawing and animation with the Arduino-based Tagtool. This is a fun and interactive tool that anyone can use regardless of artistic ability.

Central Library, Dundee

Wed 5 Nov

Free Booking required / 01382 431538

Part of Dundee Science Festival.

Drawing In Body Worlds VITAL

Life drawing sessions in the Body Worlds VITAL exhibition, led by artist Rachael Allen. Suitable for ages 14 and over.

Centre For Life, Newcastle upon Tyne

Thu 30 Oct

£25 / 0191 243 8210

Drawing In The Gallery: Workshop (Over 18s)

A pop-up drawing class, taking inspiration from some of the collections at the gallery.

Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal

Wed 29 Oct

£10 per session, adv booking essential / 01539 722464

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The Drawing Room

Monthly, experimental drawing sessions inspired by the modern collection.

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One, Edinburgh

Thu 13 Nov

Free / 0131 624 6200

Part of Generation by Night.

  • 17:30 – 18:45 The Drawing Room Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One, Edinburgh

Goddess, Speak – Artist Interview

Caroline Wise interviews NYC artist Liz Insogna about her magical experiences, art as a magical practice, and what it's like to work with the Goddess.

The Cob Gallery, London NW1

Tue 28 Oct

£7 / 020 7209 9110

Heads & Bodies: Drawing Group

Prizes for the best drawn head-body combination where a group of participants will draw a comic head, fold the piece of paper and pass it on.

The Queen Of Hoxton, London EC2A

Wed 29 Oct

Free / 020 7422 0958

Life As A Comic Artist: Behind The Scenes With Sally Jane Thompson

A talk with comic book artist Sally Jane Thompson about her insight into the animation industry in both the UK and abroad.

Gulbenkian, Canterbury

Sat 1 Nov

£5 / 01227 769075

Life Drawing And Painting: Workshop

Develop your painting and drawing skills to produce a life portrait.

MAC (Midlands Arts Centre), Birmingham

Fri 9 Jan 2015

£104 ( £84; £84) / 0121 446 3232

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Life Drawing Class

A mixed-ability life drawing class using a variety of techniques including pencil, paint, charcoal and mixed media.

Ruthrieston Community Centre, Aberdeen

Tue 28 Oct

£55 per block / 01224 611160

Please note: This course runs 23 Sep–25 Nov, 2014.

Tue 4 Nov

£55 per block / 01224 611160

Please note: This course runs 23 Sep–25 Nov, 2014.

Tue 11 Nov

£55 per block / 01224 611160

Please note: This course runs 23 Sep–25 Nov, 2014.

…and 2 more dates until 25 Nov

Life Drawing In The Keeper's House

The sessions will be run by the painter and teacher Michael Kirkbride.

Royal Academy of Arts, London W1J

Thu 30 Oct

Sir Hugh Casson Room, The Keeper's House

£12 booking required / 020 7300 8000

Thu 27 Nov

Sir Hugh Casson Room, The Keeper's House

£12 booking required / 020 7300 8000

Thu 18 Dec

Sir Hugh Casson Room, The Keeper's House

£12 booking required / 020 7300 8000

The Line Of Best Fit

An evening of art, performance, spoken word and music, with Mr Choon, Deejay Yourself, Krishkrush, The Occasional Flickers, Edyta, The Beirdo, Two Wrongs and Urvanovic.

Settlement Projects, Edinburgh

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 07805 274004

Modern Panic

Guerrilla Zoo presents surreal, provocative and just plain wacky art by over 60 contemporary practitioners, in a variety of media. Featured artists include Karina Akopyan, Jean-Luc Almond, Rhine Bernardino, Anne 'Blondie' Bengard, Jules Bloom, James Bloomfield, Jean-Francois Bouron, Paul Micheal Browne, Christophe…

Apiary Studios, London E2

Fri 7 Nov

Prices to be confirmed

Private view with live art performance from Phil Bedwell, Missa Blue, Bang Crosby, William Frampton, Bettina Fung, Amy Kingsmill, Venus Raven, Twice Shy Theatre, Silvia Ziranek.

Poetry Meets Art

Poetry and spoken word event raising awareness of the situation in the Congo but also featuring rap, spoken word, poetry quizzes, hip hop and music.

Passing Clouds, London E8

Tue 11 Nov

£5 before 9pm, £7 after / 07596 940536

Tue 9 Dec

£5 before 9pm, £7 after / 07596 940536

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