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Project Day: Studio Portrait Photography

This one day photography course introduces you to some of the most enduring photographic portraits and explores lighting and composition techniques for portraiture. There's also guidance on shutter speed, aperture, lenses, and other visual controls.

Stills, Edinburgh

Sat 29 Nov

£65 (£55) / 0131 622 6200

Art Studio Tuition With Iain Connell

One-on-one art lessons with artist and tutor Iain Connell.

42South Art Workshops, Glasgow

Wed 5 Nov

£30–£150 / 07786 330 317

Wed 12 Nov

£30–£150 / 07786 330 317

Wed 19 Nov

£30–£150 / 07786 330 317

…and 31 more dates until 24 Jun 2015

Books in Focus

The Galleries' Books in Focus sessions are in-depth looks at famous artists' books and the people who made them. Booking is essential.

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art Two, Edinburgh

Thu 6 Nov

Free / 0131 624 6200

Books produced by Scottish and international artists during WW I, including Wyndham Lewis, Leger, Marinetti and FCB Cadell.

  • 11:30 – 12:30 Books in Focus Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art Two, Edinburgh

Upholstery – Beginners

Take an beat-up chair from a tired old frame to spiffy new piece de resistance of your dining room. Create a seat pad, add some fluffy stuff and cover it all with a lovely piece of fabric. Of course it's all more involved than that, but that's why pro crafter Eve Hynd is there to show you the ropes.

Edinburgh Contemporary Crafts Centre

Sat 1 Nov

£210 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: this course runs from 14 Sep–15 Nov 2014, with no session on 11 Oct.

Sat 8 Nov

£210 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: this course runs from 14 Sep–15 Nov 2014, with no session on 11 Oct.

Sat 15 Nov

£210 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: this course runs from 14 Sep–15 Nov 2014, with no session on 11 Oct.

Art for Absolute Beginners: Looking at Art

Discussion-based tours on looking at art, led by artist Anne McCluskey. Places are limited. Booking is essential.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Thu 6 Nov

Clore Education Centre

£15 (£12) / 0131 624 6560

Thu 13 Nov

Clore Education Centre

£15 (£12) / 0131 624 6560

Thu 20 Nov

Clore Education Centre

£15 (£12) / 0131 624 6560

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Art Workshop: An Introduction to Painting with Acrylics

Kate Tugwell leads this workshop in painting with acrylics.

Jubilee Hall, Waterlooville

Sat 15 Nov

£75 including all materials, lunch and refreshments / 07920 841015

Chinese Brush Painting

A workshop in Chinese brush painting with Suzanne Chong, contrasting the different approaches of Western and Chinese art. Booking is essential.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 29 Nov

Clore Education Centre

£30 (£25) / 0131 624 6560

This session focuses on winter pine trees.

Crafternoon Cabaret Club: Greenhorn 2014

Create your own film character finger puppet and re-enact scenes from your favourite movies: Lord of the Rings, Pirates of the Caribbean, or if you're a real overachiever, All the President's Men.

The Great Northern Railway Tavern, London N8

Sun 16 Nov

£10 / 0208 127 6632

Part of Greenhorn Short Film Festival.

Drop-in Life Drawing in Dulwich

Drop-in life drawing sessions with one model and one pose.

The Old Scout Hut, London SE22

Sat 1 Nov

£12 / 0770 4450 169

Wed 5 Nov

£12 / 0770 4450 169

Sat 8 Nov

£12 / 0770 4450 169

…and 221 more dates until 21 Dec 2016

Edinburgh Contemporary Crafts Christmas Open Studios

The craft centre offers an open studio on Friday evening and taster workshops throughout Saturday.

Edinburgh Contemporary Crafts Centre

Sat 15 Nov

Free on Friday, £7.50 on Saturday / 0131 225 5248

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Fourth Birthday Celebration

Project Art celebrates four years of being an artists' cooperative offering affordable original art.

Project Art Lockerbie

Sat 15 Nov

Free

Illustrating Books for Children

Tips on children's book illustration from the veteran author Vivian French.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 29 Nov

Clore Education Centre

£30 Booking essential (£25) / 0131 624 6200

Imagined Worlds

A celebration of the power of drawing.

The Artworks, Halifax

Sat 1 Nov

£4 / 01422 346900

Introduction to Pottery

A ten-week course covering all the basics to take you from coiled ashtray to hand-thrown pots. With ECA grad Onya Atteridge.

Edinburgh Contemporary Crafts Centre

Sat 1 Nov

£220 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: This course runs 9 Sep–8 Nov 2014.

Sat 8 Nov

£220 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: This course runs 9 Sep–8 Nov 2014.

Introduction to Screen Printed Textiles

An introduction to the basics of screenprinting on textiles.

Edinburgh Contemporary Crafts Centre

Sat 1 Nov

£220 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: This course runs 6 Sep–15 Nov 2014, with no session on Sat 11 Oct.

Sat 8 Nov

£220 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: This course runs 6 Sep–15 Nov 2014, with no session on Sat 11 Oct.

Sat 15 Nov

£220 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: This course runs 6 Sep–15 Nov 2014, with no session on Sat 11 Oct.

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Introduction to Weaving

An introduction to handweaving on a four-shaft table loom. Booking is essential.

Edinburgh Contemporary Crafts Centre

Wed 5 Nov

£220 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: This course runs 3 Sep–25 Nov, 2014, with no session on Wed 8 Oct.

Wed 12 Nov

£220 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: This course runs 3 Sep–25 Nov, 2014, with no session on Wed 8 Oct.

Japan: An Exotic Influence - Woodblock Printing, Calligraphy & Painting

See how the French Impressionists and Scottish artistd drew on the then-exotic techniques of Japanese art.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Tue 4 Nov

Clore Education Centre

£75 Booking essential (£68) / 0131 624 6200

Tue 11 Nov

Clore Education Centre

£75 Booking essential (£68) / 0131 624 6200

Tue 18 Nov

Clore Education Centre

£75 Booking essential (£68) / 0131 624 6200

Tue 25 Nov

Clore Education Centre

£75 Booking essential (£68) / 0131 624 6200

Japanese New Year Calligraphy Class

Learn Japanese calligraphy as you take part in the Japanese tradition of writing resolutions on a sheet of paper for the New Year.

Chisou Restaurant, London SW3

Sat 15 Nov

£35 / 020 7581 5257

Life Drawing from Alison Glithero

Untutored life drawing sessions with experienced life model Alison Glithero.

The Drawing Room, Chesterfield

Mon 3 Nov

£10 in advance, £12 on door / 0790 187 3636

Only ten places, check availability. Pre-booking recommended.

Mon 10 Nov

£10 in advance, £12 on door / 0790 187 3636

Only ten places, check availability. Pre-booking recommended.

Mon 17 Nov

£10 in advance, £12 on door / 0790 187 3636

Only ten places, check availability. Pre-booking recommended.

…and 3 more dates until 8 Dec

Make a Willow Basket in a Day Workshop

Learn how to make a willow basket in this workshop suitable for all levels of experience. Booking is essential.

Basingstoke Discovery Centre

Sat 17 Jan 2015

£40 / 01256 478670

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Make Your Mark Drawing & Painting Classes

Painting and drawing class for all levels of ability and experience.

Rosemount Community Education Centre, Aberdeen

Thu 6 Nov

£110 for ten weeks (Members £70) / 01224 647594

Please note: this course runs 25 Sep–27 Nov.

Thu 13 Nov

£110 for ten weeks (Members £70) / 01224 647594

Please note: this course runs 25 Sep–27 Nov.

Thu 20 Nov

£110 for ten weeks (Members £70) / 01224 647594

Please note: this course runs 25 Sep–27 Nov.

Thu 27 Nov

£110 for ten weeks (Members £70) / 01224 647594

Please note: this course runs 25 Sep–27 Nov.

Marcia Farquhar: Day of the Dead doll making workshop

A doll-making workshop inspired by the Mexica Dia de Muertos holiday, from the artist whose Larger Than Life exhibition is running concurrently at the gallery.

Grand Union, Birmingham

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0121 643 9079

Mosaic Workshop

Mosaic artist Teena Gould passes on her expert knowledge of mosaic technique at this one-day course covering process, materials and equipment use. Ages 16+.

Rosehill Studio, Kilbarchan

Sat 8 Nov

£40–£45

Painting Day: Landscape & Seascape Workshops

Learn how to paint a landscape or seascape in a day with Angela Edwards-Sowdon, using step by step instructions, with all materials provided. Each participant will have a painting to take home at the end of the day and paintings can be posted out when dry for people visiting the area.

Jackfield Tile Museum, Telford

Wed 5 Nov

Fushion

Prices to be confirmed / 01952 884391

Wed 12 Nov

Fushion

Prices to be confirmed / 01952 884391

Wed 19 Nov

Fushion

Prices to be confirmed / 01952 884391

…and 21 more dates until 15 Apr 2015

Photography Workshops

Hope aboard the boat and take photos on a short canal trip, with feedback on the images you snap.

Peccadillo Barge, Glasgow

Sun 30 Nov

£30 (includes tea and sail) / 07779 787122

Sun 28 Dec

£30 (includes tea and sail) / 07779 787122

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