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Learn to Lino Print with Doris Does Doodles

An introductory workshop in lino printing.

Drygate Brewing Co., Glasgow

Sun 5 Oct

£15 includes all materials / 0141 212 8810

  • 12:00 – 14:00

Life Drawing from Alison Glithero

Untutored life drawing sessions with experienced life model Alison Glithero.

The Drawing Room, Chesterfield

Mon 6 Oct

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

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

  • 09:30 – 12:00

Mon 13 Oct

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

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

  • 09:30 – 12:00

Mon 20 Oct

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

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

  • 09:30 – 12:00
…and 7 more dates until 8 Dec

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 18 Oct

Over-16s only

£105 / 0141 353 4776

Includes refreshments and a light lunch in the Art Lovers café on each day

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sun 19 Oct

Over-16s only

£105 / 0141 353 4776

Includes refreshments and a light lunch in the Art Lovers café on each day

  • 10:00 – 16:00

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 2 Oct

Free / 0131 624 6200

This session focuses on books made by small Scottish presses such as Weproductions, the Moschatel Press and Morning Star Press.

  • 11:30 – 12:30

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
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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

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

Sat 4 Oct

£25–£75 (Students £20–£60) / 0131 662 2180

  • 10:00 – 12:30

Drawing Inspiration from Charles Rennie Mackintosh

A guided tour of Mackintosh's work with Pamela Robertson, followed by a practical demonstration of architectural sketching with Steve McQueen. Booking is essential.

Hunterian Museum & Art Gallery, Glasgow

Fri 24 Oct

£35 / 0141 330 1835/1860

  • 10:00 – 15:00

Fri 31 Oct

£35 / 0141 330 1835/1860

  • 10:00 – 15:00

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

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Inspired by Dutch Still Life

An art-making session suited to people living in care homes or suffering from dementia.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Mon 6 Oct

Free but booking required / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 12:00

Tue 7 Oct

Free but booking required / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 12:00

Wed 8 Oct

Free but booking required / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 12:00
…and 2 more dates until 10 Oct back to top

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 4 Oct

£220 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

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

  • 10:30 – 13:00

Sat 11 Oct

£220 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

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

  • 10:30 – 13:00

Sat 18 Oct

£220 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

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

  • 10:30 – 13:00
…and 3 more dates until 8 Nov

Introduction to Screen Printed Textiles

An introduction to the basics of screenprinting on textiles.

Edinburgh Contemporary Crafts Centre

Sat 4 Oct

£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 18 Oct

£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 25 Oct

£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 3 more dates until 15 Nov

Introduction to Weaving

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

Edinburgh Contemporary Crafts Centre

Wed 1 Oct

£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 15 Oct

£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 22 Oct

£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 3 more dates until 12 Nov

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 28 Oct

Clore Education Centre

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

  • 10:15 – 13:15

Tue 4 Nov

Clore Education Centre

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

  • 10:15 – 13:15

Tue 11 Nov

Clore Education Centre

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

  • 10:15 – 13:15
…and 2 more dates until 25 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

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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 2 Oct

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

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

  • 10:00 – 12:00

Thu 9 Oct

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

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

  • 10:00 – 12:00

Thu 16 Oct

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

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

  • 10:00 – 12:00
…and 6 more dates until 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

  • 12:00 – 15:00

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

October Artsparks

Autumn-themed art workshops for kids.

Jupiter Artland, Wilkieston

Wed 15 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 01506 889900

  • 10:00 – 15:30

Wed 22 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 01506 889900

  • 10:00 – 15:30

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 1 Oct

Fushion

Prices to be confirmed / 01952 884391

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Wed 8 Oct

Fushion

Prices to be confirmed / 01952 884391

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Wed 15 Oct

Fushion

Prices to be confirmed / 01952 884391

  • 10:30 – 16:00
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Pastel Drawing Masterclass

June Carey RSW leads this masterclass in pastel drawing, encouraging you to explore the full potential of the medium. Suitable for students new to pastels as well as for more experienced artists. Price includes all materials, refreshments and a light lunch. Ages 16+. Booking is essential.

House for an Art Lover, Glasgow

Sat 18 Oct

£95 / 0141 353 4776

Ticket price includes all materials/equipment, refreshments and a light lunch in the Art Lovers Café each day.

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sun 19 Oct

£95 / 0141 353 4776

Ticket price includes all materials/equipment, refreshments and a light lunch in the Art Lovers Café each day.

  • 10:00 – 16:00

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 26 Oct

£30 (includes tea and sail) / 07779 787122

  • 10:30 – 13:00

Sun 30 Nov

£30 (includes tea and sail) / 07779 787122

  • 10:30 – 13:00

Sun 28 Dec

£30 (includes tea and sail) / 07779 787122

  • 10:30 – 13:00

Portrait Tutored Workshop

Tutored portrait workshop with artist John King and model Alison Glithero.

Wallspace Visual Arts, Chesterfield

Sun 9 Nov

£45 includes materials / 0790 1873636

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Practical Masterclass with Illustrator James Mayhew - A Two-Day Course

James Mayhew, creator of the popular painting-invading moppet Katie, explores the making of picture books.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 22 Nov

Clore Education Centre

£60 Booking essential (£55) / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Sun 23 Nov

Clore Education Centre

£60 Booking essential (£55) / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:30 – 16:00

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 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