Evening events, Visual art, Painting & drawing

28 events

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Mehdi Ghadyanloo: Perception

Work by Iranian artist whose colourful and surreal wall murals brightened up many tower blocks in Tehran.

Howard Griffin Gallery, London E1

Sun 29 Mar

Free / 020 7739 9970

Mon 30 Mar

Free / 020 7739 9970

Tue 31 Mar

Free / 020 7739 9970

…and 2 more dates until 2 Apr

Advanced Drawing and Painting

Increase your knowledge of practical skills and visual art theory in this nine-week course with tutor Robert Wilson, who studied at Duncan of Jordanstone and Chelsea School of Art.

House for an Art Lover, Glasgow

Thu 23 Apr

£95 / 0141 353 4776

Thu 30 Apr

£95 / 0141 353 4776

Thu 7 May

£95 / 0141 353 4776

…and 6 more dates until 18 Jun

All the Young Nudes – Life Drawing Club

A relaxed life drawing club with music and a bar to aid the flow of inspiration.

Cabaret Voltaire, Edinburgh

Tue 31 Mar

£5 / 0131 247 4704

Tue 7 Apr

£5 / 0131 247 4704

Tue 14 Apr

£5 / 0131 247 4704

…and 36 more dates until 22 Dec

The Flying Duck, Glasgow

Tue 31 Mar

£5 / 0141 564 1450

Tue 7 Apr

£5 / 0141 564 1450

Tue 14 Apr

£5 / 0141 564 1450

…and 36 more dates until 22 Dec

Redd Function Suite, Dundee

Tue 31 Mar

£5

Tue 7 Apr

£5

Tue 14 Apr

£5

…and 37 more dates until 29 Dec

The Art Elements

A six-week course in understanding the basic elements in drawing and painting.

AWOL Studios, Manchester

Wed 22 Apr

£144.50 / 0161 637 7004

Note: this course runs Wed 22 Apr–Wed 27 May 2015.

Wed 29 Apr

£144.50 / 0161 637 7004

Note: this course runs Wed 22 Apr–Wed 27 May 2015.

Wed 6 May

£144.50 / 0161 637 7004

Note: this course runs Wed 22 Apr–Wed 27 May 2015.

…and 3 more dates until 27 May

Beth Kettel: Post-Point, and/or, The Sequential Tangential Potential

Manchester-based artist with an interest in the infrastructure of showing artwork, mixing meticulously constructed objects with surreal, free-associating texts.

The Telfer, Glasgow

Fri 24 Apr

Free

Preview of exhibition.

WASPS Studios, Glasgow

Fri 24 Apr

Free / 0141 554 8299

Performance event.

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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

Tue 21 Apr

£75 (£60 includes class materials) / 0131 662 2180

Tue 28 Apr

£75 (£60 includes class materials) / 0131 662 2180

Tue 5 May

£75 (£60 includes class materials) / 0131 662 2180

…and 2 more dates until 19 May

Coelacanth - Real And Imagined Creatures

An exhibition of artwork by Lucy Pook and James Ballance, whose work respectively renders zoological creatures and imagined monsters, which when set amongst disparate backgrounds, creates a sense of the uncanny.

Shipton Street Gallery, London E2

Thu 2 Apr

Free / 020 7729 3739

Thu 9 Apr

Free / 020 7729 3739

Thu 16 Apr

Free / 020 7729 3739

…and 2 more dates until 30 Apr

Discover Urban Art: Exhibition and Workshop

Urban art show supporting the Teapot Trust Charity, which helps chronically ill children.

Gayfield Creative Spaces, Edinburgh

Tue 31 Mar

£11 / 07903 606 253

The Drawing Room

Monthly, experimental drawing sessions inspired by the modern collection. Booking is essential.

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One, Edinburgh

Thu 9 Apr

Free / 0131 624 6410

  • 17:30 – 18:45 The Drawing Room Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One, Edinburgh

Thu 14 May

Free / 0131 624 6410

  • 17:30 – 18:45 The Drawing Room Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One, Edinburgh

East End Print Fair 2015

First edition of the East End Print Fair! Featuring some of the best artists, illustrators and designers producing graphic art prints from the EAST END PRINTS collection. Proudly supporting emerging artists and illustrators onto print since 2010

The Proud Archivist, London N1

Thu 9 Apr

Free / 020 7749 6852

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The Hand of Glory and Other Weird Tales

The hand of glory is an exhibition showcasing the work of three illustrators on the theme of British myths. Explore the world of Jack the ripper, Nessie, the green man, Herne the hunter, the screaming skulls and much more…

Studio 73, London SW9

Fri 17 Apr

Free

Handprinted Contemporary Print Fair

Celebrating traditional hand printing processes and showcasing London based printmakers. A new, free event offering visitors a unique opportunity to browse and buy original handprinted artwork direct from the London based printmakers who create them.

Via, London E14

Wed 15 Apr

Free / 020 7515 8549

HOThouse – Botanical Drawing & Painting

A nine-week course focusing on creating botanical drawings and paintings, led by Sheena Russell.

House for an Art Lover, Glasgow

Wed 22 Apr

ARTPARK Pavilion

£95 including all materials & equipment / 0141 353 4776/4770

Note: this course takes place from Wed 22 Apr–Wed 17 Jun 2015.

Wed 29 Apr

ARTPARK Pavilion

£95 including all materials & equipment / 0141 353 4776/4770

Note: this course takes place from Wed 22 Apr–Wed 17 Jun 2015.

Wed 6 May

ARTPARK Pavilion

£95 including all materials & equipment / 0141 353 4776/4770

Note: this course takes place from Wed 22 Apr–Wed 17 Jun 2015.

…and 6 more dates until 17 Jun

HOThouse: Botanical Drawing & Painting – Taster Course

Taster course in botanical illustration.

House for an Art Lover, Glasgow

Wed 1 Apr

£60 including all materials and equipment / 0141 353 4776/4770

Note: this course runs from Wed 4 Mar–Wed 1 Apr 2014.

Less Comfy More Fun II

Art exhibition of work from new artists based all over the country, who are constantly drawn back to Manchester.

Kraak, Manchester

Wed 8 Apr

Free

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Life Drawing

Life drawing sessions with experienced life model Alison Glithero. Artist to supply own paper and art materials.

The Drawing Room, Chesterfield

Mon 13 Apr

£12 (£10)

Pay at the venue.

  • 18:30 – 20:30 Life Drawing The Drawing Room, Chesterfield

Mon 27 Apr

£12 (£10)

Pay at the venue.

  • 18:30 – 20:30 Life Drawing The Drawing Room, Chesterfield

Life Drawing

This is a new style class presenting surreal and contemporary tableaux of the body.

The Bluecoat, Liverpool

Tue 21 Apr

£160 10 classes / 0151 702 5324

Life Drawing Sessions

Develop your drawing skills with this series of life drawing sessions from artist Janet Casey.

Fleming Collection, London W1J

Thu 9 Apr

£15 (£10) / 020 7042 5730

Limitaction Chapter 2: Privacy

Art exploring the prioritisation of business over community needs.

London Metropolitan University, E1

Thu 2 Apr

Free

Thu 7 May

Free

Thu 4 Jun

Free

Nudes In The Hood

A showcase for work by artists who have been attending life drawing classes in Tottenham for the past year.

Craving Coffee, London N15

Thu 2 Apr

Free Entry / Food & Drink available for purchase.

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Pencil expression: fashion drawing & illustration workshop with Holly Sharpe

Workshop in pencil drawing with experienced illustrator Holly Sharpe.

Hayburn Studios, Glasgow

Wed 29 Apr

Poetry Meets Art

Event raising awareness of the situation in the Congo featuring live performance, with open mic and a vegan buffet.

Passing Clouds, London E8

Tue 14 Apr

£5 in advance; £7 on the door / 07596 940536

With Nebula Nebula, JJ Bola, Nairobi Thompson, James Massiah, Kevine Bayana Fuenta, Sid Mercutio, plus a community presentation: The Earth Centre – Traditional Kemetic School.

£5 before 9pm, £7 after / 07596 940536

With Word Play, Isis Amlak, Emma Siane Medeos and Nebula Nebula

Tue 12 May

£5 in advance; £7 on the door / 07596 940536

With Nebula Nebula, JJ Bola, Nairobi Thompson, James Massiah, Kevine Bayana Fuenta, Sid Mercutio, plus a community presentation: The Earth Centre – Traditional Kemetic School.

£5 before 9pm, £7 after / 07596 940536

With Word Play, Isis Amlak, Emma Siane Medeos and Nebula Nebula

Tue 9 Jun

£5 in advance; £7 on the door / 07596 940536

With Nebula Nebula, JJ Bola, Nairobi Thompson, James Massiah, Kevine Bayana Fuenta, Sid Mercutio, plus a community presentation: The Earth Centre – Traditional Kemetic School.

£5 before 9pm, £7 after / 07596 940536

With Word Play, Isis Amlak, Emma Siane Medeos and Nebula Nebula

…and 7 more dates until 12 Jan 2016

Sandra Callanan And Cathy Wilson: Her Life In A Stitch

Textile works by Callanan shown alongside pastel drawings by Wilson.

The Dukes, Lancaster

Sun 3 May

Dukes Gallery

Free / 01524 598 500

Sun 10 May

Dukes Gallery

Free / 01524 598 500

Sun 17 May

Dukes Gallery

Free / 01524 598 500

Secrets of Artistic Expression

A six-day course aiming to help you unlock your inner creativity.

AWOL Studios, Manchester

Mon 20 Apr

£144.50 / 0161 637 7004

Note: this course runs Mon 20 Apr–Mon 25 May 2015.

Mon 27 Apr

£144.50 / 0161 637 7004

Note: this course runs Mon 20 Apr–Mon 25 May 2015.

Mon 4 May

£144.50 / 0161 637 7004

Note: this course runs Mon 20 Apr–Mon 25 May 2015.

…and 3 more dates until 25 May

Simon Callery: Soft Painting

Paintings made by the artist in collaboration with local artists and fine art students.

Bonington Gallery, Nottingham

Wed 29 Apr

Free / 0115 848 8446

Please RSVP to attend: boningtongallery@ntu.ac.uk.