Morning events, Visual art, Workshops

33 events

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Saturday Life Drawing Class

Artist Graham Flack leads this drawing workshop; learn how others have portrayed the human figure, and then practise drawing from a life model yourself. Materials are supplied; suitable for all levels of experience. Booking is essential.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 13 Sep

Clore Education Centre

£15 (£12) / 0131 624 6560

  • 10:30 – 12:30

Sat 18 Oct

Clore Education Centre

£15 (£12) / 0131 624 6560

  • 10:30 – 12:30

Sat 15 Nov

Clore Education Centre

£15 (£12) / 0131 624 6560

  • 10:30 – 12:30

Sat 13 Dec

Clore Education Centre

£15 (£12) / 0131 624 6560

  • 10:30 – 12:30

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 23 Oct

Clore Education Centre

£15 (£12) / 0131 624 6560

  • 10:30 – 12:30

Thu 30 Oct

Clore Education Centre

£15 (£12) / 0131 624 6560

  • 10:30 – 12:30

Thu 6 Nov

Clore Education Centre

£15 (£12) / 0131 624 6560

  • 10:30 – 12:30
…and 5 more dates until 11 Dec

Art of Glass

Masterclass with artist Siobhan Healy to get you familiar with the fundamental skills and techniques of stained glass before creating your own panel using lead and a variety of glasses. Suitable for all skill levels.

House for an Art Lover, Glasgow

Sat 23 Aug

£200 for four days / 0141 353 4776

Sun 24 Aug

£200 for four days / 0141 353 4776

Mon 25 Aug

£200 for four days / 0141 353 4776

Art Weekend – Painting & Drawing

Friendly art workshop with tutor Ewen Duncan, teaching drawing, water colour and oil painting. Materials, lunch and refreshments provided.

art4you Scotland Studio, Glasgow

Sat 30 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 01360 449101

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sat 27 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 01360 449101

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Burrell for Blokes

Practical, hands-on art workshops aimed at older men. All tools and materials provided, and no previous experience necessary! Booking is essential.

Burrell Collection, Glasgow

Wed 27 Aug

Free / 0141 287 2550

Today, the ancient art of leather work!

  • 10:00 – 12:00
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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.

  • 10:30 – 16:00

A Day of Life Painting – The Female Nude in Watercolour

A day-long workshop in painting the female nude using watercolour. Booking is essential.

Dorchester Abbey

Sat 13 Sep

Upper Room / Over-16s only

£95 / 01865 340633

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Drawing and Painting with Aynur Erdal

A four-day drawing and painting course for kids.

Lauderdale House, London N6

Sun 24 Aug

£65 for four days (£32) / 020 8348 8716

Ages 7–11. Please note: This course runs from 5–8 Aug 2014.

  • 10:30 – 12:30

Mon 25 Aug

£65 for four days (£32) / 020 8348 8716

Ages 7–11. Please note: This course runs from 5–8 Aug 2014.

  • 10:30 – 12:30

Tue 26 Aug

£65 for four days (£32) / 020 8348 8716

Ages 7–11. Please note: This course runs from 5–8 Aug 2014.

  • 10:30 – 12:30
…and 13 more dates until 8 Sep

Drawing Threads

Masterclass in creating mixed media works with exhibiting artist Penny Sharp.

House for an Art Lover, Glasgow

Sat 30 Aug

£95 for two days / 0141 353 4776

Sun 31 Aug

£95 for two days / 0141 353 4776

Early Photography Morning

The early photographer catches the morning dew, which makes photos instantly more arty than just a normal flower. Booking is essential.

RHS Garden Wisley, Woking

Sat 27 Sep

Included in admission / 0845 260 9000

  • 08:00 – 18:00
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Found Object, Assemblage and Construction: Exploring Simple Structural Techniques

Juliana Capes leads this workshop in which you use found objects to make a unique sculpture. Booking is essential.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Thu 18 Sep

Clore Education Centre

£60 (£55) / 0131 624 6560

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Glass Jewellery Workshop

Learn how to make glass jewellery, from cutting to fusing, with Kimberley Armstrong. Weekday classes are also available, upon request.

Barras Art & Design Centre, Glasgow

Sat 30 Aug

£35 per class; £125 for block of four / 07738 511490

  • 10:00 – 12:30

Sun 31 Aug

£35 per class; £125 for block of four / 07738 511490

  • 10:00 – 12:30

Sat 6 Sep

£35 per class; £125 for block of four / 07738 511490

  • 10:00 – 12:30
…and 7 more dates until 28 Sep

Hats and Fascinators

Bring an old hat back to live or make a brand new fascinator using straw, beads, ribbon and more. Bring along an old hat to work with.

Howden Park Centre, Livingston

Sat 23 Aug

£40 (£37) / 01506 777666

  • 10:00 – 16:00

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 6 Sep

£220 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

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

  • 10:30 – 13:00

Sat 13 Sep

£220 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

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

  • 10:30 – 13:00

Sat 20 Sep

£220 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

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

  • 10:30 – 13:00
…and 7 more dates until 8 Nov

Introduction to Screen Printed Textiles

An introduction to the basics of screenprinting on textiles.

Edinburgh Contemporary Crafts Centre

Sat 6 Sep

£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 13 Sep

£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 20 Sep

£220 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

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

…and 7 more dates until 15 Nov back to top

Introduction to Weaving

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

Edinburgh Contemporary Crafts Centre

Wed 3 Sep

£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 10 Sep

£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 17 Sep

£220 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

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

…and 7 more dates until 12 Nov

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

Ladies of Leisure and Landscapes of Pleasure: American Impressionism

Damian Callan leads this three-day workshop in painting from a live model using pastels and paint. The workshop starts at Modern Two, but participants are then transported to the Scottish National Gallery.

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art Two, Edinburgh

Mon 8 Sep

£90 for three days (£80) / 0131 624 6200

Please note: this course runs 8–10 Sept 2014.

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Tue 9 Sep

£90 for three days (£80) / 0131 624 6200

Please note: this course runs 8–10 Sept 2014.

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Wed 10 Sep

£90 for three days (£80) / 0131 624 6200

Please note: this course runs 8–10 Sept 2014.

  • 10:30 – 16:00

London College of Fashion Maker Library

Learn how to make shoes through this series of workshops and talks with LCF staff, students and alumni. The project is part of the British Council Maker Library Network.

London College of Fashion, EC1Y

Sat 13 Sep

Free / 020 7514 7543

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sun 14 Sep

Free / 020 7514 7543

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Mon 15 Sep

Free / 020 7514 7543

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 6 more dates until 21 Sep

Made by Me

Interactive sessions of making stuff and sharing stories.

Eureka! The National Children's Museum, Halifax

Sat 23 Aug

£11.95 (under 3s £4.25) / 01422 330069

Admission fee is for an annual pass; pay once and return as many times as you want within one year.

Sun 24 Aug

£11.95 (under 3s £4.25) / 01422 330069

Admission fee is for an annual pass; pay once and return as many times as you want within one year.

Mon 25 Aug

£11.95 (under 3s £4.25) / 01422 330069

Admission fee is for an annual pass; pay once and return as many times as you want within one year.

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Moku Hanga Japanese Woodblock Printing Course

Elspeth Lamb leads this class in the intricate craft of moku hanga, Japanese woodblock printing. The price includes materials, equipment, lunch and refreshments. Ages 16+. Booking is essential.

House for an Art Lover, Glasgow

Sat 13 Sep

£95 for two days / 0141 353 4776

Sun 14 Sep

£95 for two days / 0141 353 4776

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 4 Oct

£40–£45

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Overlapping Squares Patchwork Workshop

Kaffe Fassett and Brandon Mably take you through all the important techniques and processes of quilt design. In the workshop you are encouraged to develop a personal colour palette and to create your own patchwork design, ready to be sewn at home. Booking is essential.

Aberdeen Art Gallery

Fri 29 Aug

£100 / 01224 523700

  • 10:30 – 16:30

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 27 Aug

Fushion

Prices to be confirmed / 01952 884391

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Wed 3 Sep

Fushion

Prices to be confirmed / 01952 884391

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Wed 10 Sep

Fushion

Prices to be confirmed / 01952 884391

  • 10:30 – 16:00
…and 31 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 31 Aug

£30 (includes tea and sail) / 07779 787122

  • 10:30 – 13:00

Sun 28 Sep

£30 (includes tea and sail) / 07779 787122

  • 10:30 – 13:00

Sun 26 Oct

£30 (includes tea and sail) / 07779 787122

  • 10:30 – 13:00
…and 2 more dates until 28 Dec back to top