Afternoon events, Visual art, Workshops

20 events

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Analogue Social provide a location and opportunity for local makers and designers to have a public spot in Gallery 4 of the Lighthouse. All items are for sale at this ‘Ulterior’ design show that aims to engage audiences with design and designers in a way which differs from more traditional design markets or showrooms.

The Lighthouse, Glasgow

Sun 7 Dec

Free / 0141 276 5365

Adult Art Afternoons

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

Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 0141 287 3050

Sun 7 Dec

Free / 0141 287 3050

Watercolour Art Classes

Informal class in watercolour techniques for beginners to advanced students.

Eric Liddell Centre, Edinburgh

Mon 1 Dec

£5.50 / 0131 447 4520

Mon 8 Dec

£5.50 / 0131 447 4520

Mon 15 Dec

£5.50 / 0131 447 4520

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 29 Nov

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

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 11 Dec

Free / 0131 624 6200

Fri 12 Dec

Free / 0131 624 6200

Thu 15 Jan 2015

Free / 0131 624 6200

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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 Dec

Clore Education Centre

£15 (£12) / 0131 624 6560

Sat 17 Jan 2015

Clore Education Centre

£15 (£12) / 0131 624 6560

Sat 14 Feb 2015

Clore Education Centre

£15 (£12) / 0131 624 6560

Art Maker

Art Cart has had a makeover and is now Art Maker! Drop in to the gallery and make your own masterpiece using materials provided. Go four times and you can earn a badge. Ages 4–12.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Sun 7 Dec

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:00 Art Maker Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Sun 4 Jan 2015

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:00 Art Maker Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Sun 1 Feb 2015

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:00 Art Maker Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

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

Bags of Art

Collect a bag of art activities from the art station, and you and your family can explore the gallery with its help and make your own art. Ages 4–12.

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One, Edinburgh

Sun 21 Dec

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:00 Bags of Art Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One, Edinburgh

Sun 18 Jan 2015

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:00 Bags of Art Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One, Edinburgh

Sun 15 Feb 2015

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:00 Bags of Art Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One, Edinburgh

Christmas Littlesparks

Art activities with outdoor play sessions for ages 2.5–5.

Jupiter Artland, Wilkieston

Fri 12 Dec

£10 for one session, £30 for all-day 10am–3pm with supervised lunch break / 01506 889900

Sat 13 Dec

£10 for one session, £30 for all-day 10am–3pm with supervised lunch break / 01506 889900

Sun 14 Dec

£10 for one session, £30 for all-day 10am–3pm with supervised lunch break / 01506 889900

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Contemporary Embellishment for Fashion

Explore embellishment techniques for fashion.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Wed 26 Nov

Clore Education Centre

£90 Booking essential (£85) / 0131 624 6200

COSY | GYRO Workshop

A workshop which forms part of a research study investigating experiences of comfort and movement.

Edinburgh College of Art

Sat 29 Nov

Sculpture Court

Free / 0131 221 6000

Sun 30 Nov

Sculpture Court

Free / 0131 221 6000

Dr Sketchy's Anti-Art School

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

Stereo, Glasgow

Sun 14 Dec

£7 (£5) / 0141 222 2254

Drop-in Life Drawing in Dulwich

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

The Old Scout Hut, London SE22

Wed 26 Nov

£12 / 0770 4450 169

Fri 28 Nov

£12 / 0770 4450 169

Wed 3 Dec

£12 / 0770 4450 169

…and 214 more dates until 21 Dec 2016

Generation by Night

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

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One, Edinburgh

Thu 11 Dec

Free / 0131 624 6200

Julie Roberts talks about how institutional constraints on the female body affect her work. Part of Generation.

Thu 8 Jan 2015

Free / 0131 624 6200

Ciara Phillips, Claire Barclay and Kate Davis discuss their work. Part of Generation.

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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 29 Nov

£35 / 07738 511490

Sun 30 Nov

£35 / 07738 511490

Make Your Mark Drawing & Painting Classes

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

Rosemount Community Education Centre, Aberdeen

Mon 12 Jan 2015

£80–£110 / 01224 647594

Please note: this course runs from 12 Jan–16 Mar 2015.

Sat 17 Jan 2015

£80–£110 / 01224 647594

Please note: this course runs from 17 Jan–21 Mar 2015.

Mon 19 Jan 2015

£80–£110 / 01224 647594

Please note: this course runs from 12 Jan–16 Mar 2015.

…and 17 more dates until 21 Mar 2015

Make Your Mark Visual Arts & Film Class

Classes exploring the work of a range of artists, directors and approaches to film and the visual arts. No previous experience or knowledge is necessary. All materials provided.

The Belmont, Aberdeen

Sun 18 Jan 2015

£70–£85 / 01224 343500

Sun 25 Jan 2015

£70–£85 / 01224 343500

Sun 1 Feb 2015

£70–£85 / 01224 343500

…and 5 more dates until 8 Mar 2015

Patchwork Zippy Bag Workshop

You who have no previous experience of creating a zipped bag and think it can't be done, think again, at this craft workshop.

Remade in Edinburgh

Sun 7 Dec

£22 (£18) / 0131 261 5904

Woodland Artsparks

Outdoor art activities including a mix of forest school, woodland games, den building and green outdoor art. Ages 5–8.

Jupiter Artland, Wilkieston

Fri 16 Jan 2015

£100 / 01506 889900

Please note: the spring term lasts from 16 Jan–27 Mar 2015.

Fri 23 Jan 2015

£100 / 01506 889900

Please note: the spring term lasts from 16 Jan–27 Mar 2015.

Fri 30 Jan 2015

£100 / 01506 889900

Please note: the spring term lasts from 16 Jan–27 Mar 2015.

…and 7 more dates until 27 Mar 2015