Afternoon events, Visual art, Workshops

18 events

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Dr Sketchy's Anti-Art School

Burlesque art class with a relaxed atmosphere, music, drinks and interesting models.

Stereo, Glasgow

Sun 14 Sep

£7 (£5) / 0141 222 2254

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Sun 12 Oct

£7 (£5) / 0141 222 2254

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Sun 9 Nov

£7 (£5) / 0141 222 2254

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Sun 14 Dec

£7 (£5) / 0141 222 2254

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Adult Art Afternoons

Free classes to help you unleash your inner art beast. Booking is essential.

Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow

Sun 24 Aug

Free / 0141 287 3050

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Sun 31 Aug

Free / 0141 287 3050

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Sun 7 Sep

Free / 0141 287 3050

  • 13:00 – 15:00
…and 13 more dates until 7 Dec

St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art, Glasgow

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 0141 276 1625

Get your hands dirty at today's 'Creative Clay' session.

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Creative Art Classes

Workshops for teenagers in all sorts of visual art disciplines, from t-shirt printing to pottery. Materials are included, and participants may use the classes as a space to work on an independent project. Ages 11–16.

Paisley Museum & Art Gallery

Sat 23 Aug

£36 for 6 week session (£30) / 0300 300 1210

  • 14:00

Sat 30 Aug

£36 for 6 week session (£30) / 0300 300 1210

  • 14:00

Sat 13 Sep

£36 for 6 week session (£30) / 0300 300 1210

  • 14:00
…and 9 more dates until 29 Nov

Generation by Night

Early evening talks, demonstrations, hands-on art-making sessions, live music and other creative responses to the Generation art programme.

Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Free / 0131 225 6671

Part of Generation.

  • 17:00 – 19:00

Thu 28 Aug

Free / 0131 225 6671

Part of Generation.

  • 17:00 – 19:00

Thu 4 Sep

Free / 0131 225 6671

Part of Generation.

  • 17:00 – 19:00
…and 18 more dates until 8 Jan 2015

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 23 Aug

Clore Education Centre

£15 (£12) / 0131 624 6560

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Sat 13 Sep

Clore Education Centre

£15 (£12) / 0131 624 6560

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Sat 18 Oct

Clore Education Centre

£15 (£12) / 0131 624 6560

  • 14:00 – 16:00
…and 2 more dates until 13 Dec back to top

SEEP II: Mirrors & Mires

Visual art, poetry, performance and hair-cutting in this multi-disciplinary event.

Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh

Fri 19 Sep

Free

  • 14:00 – 20:00

Sat 20 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 21 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 8 more dates until 29 Sep

Adult Art Classes

Tutored art activities in painting, drawing and design. Booking is essential.

Glasgow Museums Resource Centre

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 0141 276 9300

The Clay Way – A beginners' workshop for those who have never used air-drying clay before.

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Sun 31 Aug

Free / 0141 276 9300

The Clay Way – A beginners' workshop for those who have never used air-drying clay before.

  • 13:00 – 16:00

The Art of Sketching with Leo du Feu

A five-week course in sketching, in the beautiful surroundings of Rosslyn Chapel.

Rosslyn Chapel, Edinburgh

Mon 2 Mar 2015

£30 per session (£5; Students £15) / 0131 440 2159

Please note: this course runs 2–30 March 2015.

Mon 9 Mar 2015

£30 per session (£5; Students £15) / 0131 440 2159

Please note: this course runs 2–30 March 2015.

Mon 16 Mar 2015

£30 per session (£5; Students £15) / 0131 440 2159

Please note: this course runs 2–30 March 2015.

…and 2 more dates until 30 Mar 2015

Curtain Making Workshop

A workshop that teaches you window measuring; how to calculate fabric quantities, attach linings and heading tapes; and how to hem and arrange pleats? This means curtains for you. Booking is essential.

Remade in Edinburgh

Sun 26 Oct

£22 (£18) / 0131 261 5904

10% early bird booking discount until Sun 5 October with booking code EB10.

Easel Sketching in the Gallery

If you feel inspired enough by the masterpieces in the gallery to try your hand at a bit of sketching, come along for a session led by artist Damian Callan. There's a different subject each month, and sometimes a live model.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Thu 28 Aug

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Fri 29 Aug

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Thu 4 Sep

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:00
…and 9 more dates until 12 Dec back to top

Gallery's Workshop: Storybook Creations

Create your own illustrated storybook using different art and craft materials, in this workshop for kids inspired by the screening of A Little Princess. Booking is essential.

Kirkcaldy Galleries

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 01592 583302

Ages 5–10. Under 8s must be accompanied by an adult. Part of Kirkcaldy Film Festival.

  • 13:30 – 15:00

Introduction to Bookbinding

A ten-week introductory course in the basics of bookbinding.

Edinburgh Contemporary Crafts Centre

Sat 6 Sep

£210 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

£210 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

£210 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

Introduction to Printmaking

A ten-week course providing you with a wide range of practice in various forms of contemporary printmaking.

Edinburgh Contemporary Crafts Centre

Sat 6 Sep

£210 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: This course runs 6 Sep–15 Nov 2014.

  • 14:00 – 16:30

Sat 13 Sep

£210 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: This course runs 6 Sep–15 Nov 2014.

  • 14:00 – 16:30

Sat 20 Sep

£210 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: This course runs 6 Sep–15 Nov 2014.

  • 14:00 – 16:30
…and 7 more dates until 15 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

Leather Jewellery Workshop

A three-hour workshop in which you punch, stitch and rivet re-purposed leather into wearable art (otherwise known as jewellery).

Remade in Edinburgh

Sun 28 Sep

£22 (£18) / 0131 261 5904

Peg Loom Weaving

Learn rag rug techniques at this one-day workshop, including fabric preparation, weaving and finishing. There is the option to buy your own loom for £20.

Remade in Edinburgh

Sun 7 Sep

£15–£18 / 0131 261 5904

  • 14:30 – 17:00

POP3D: 3D Printing Workshop

A pop-up interactive workshop teaching participants how to print in 3D.

Edinburgh College of Art

Fri 22 Aug

Free / 0131 221 6000

Part of Edinburgh College of Art Masters Festival.

Watercolour Art Classes

Informal class in watercolour techniques for beginners to advanced students.

Eric Liddell Centre, Edinburgh

Mon 25 Aug

£5.50 / 0131 447 4520

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Mon 1 Sep

£5.50 / 0131 447 4520

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Mon 8 Sep

£5.50 / 0131 447 4520

  • 14:00 – 16:00
…and 14 more dates until 15 Dec