Evening events, Visual art, Painting & drawing

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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 28 Apr

£5 / 0131 247 4704

Tue 5 May

£5 / 0131 247 4704

Tue 12 May

£5 / 0131 247 4704

…and 32 more dates until 22 Dec

The Flying Duck, Glasgow

Tue 28 Apr

£5 / 0141 564 1450

Tue 5 May

£5 / 0141 564 1450

Tue 12 May

£5 / 0141 564 1450

…and 32 more dates until 22 Dec

Redd Function Suite, Dundee

Tue 28 Apr

£5

Tue 5 May

£5

Tue 12 May

£5

…and 33 more dates until 29 Dec

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 30 Apr

£95 / 0141 353 4776

Thu 7 May

£95 / 0141 353 4776

Thu 14 May

£95 / 0141 353 4776

…and 5 more dates until 18 Jun

Pencil Expression: Fashion Drawing & Illustration Workshop with Holly Sharpe

Workshop in pencil drawing with experienced illustrator Holly Sharpe.

Hayburn Studios, Glasgow

Wed 29 Apr

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

JD Fergusson’s Modern Scottish Painting with Sandy Moffat and Alan Riach

An evening dedicated to the new edition of JD Fergusson's Modern Scottish Painting, which has been edited, introduced and annotated by Alexander Moffat and Alan Riach.

Word Power Bookshop, Edinburgh

Wed 29 Apr

Free / 0131 662 9112

Part of TradFest.

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NET WT: The Open Studio

Open studio and public space created by NET WT, an all-female art collective from Edinburgh.

Tan Like That, London NW5

Sat 9 May

Free

Launch party.

Above/Below

An eclectic mix of knitting, woodwork, screen printing, sketching, sculpture and installation.

Surface Gallery, Nottingham

Fri 1 May

Free / 0115 947 0793

  • 18:00 – 21:00 Above/Below Surface Gallery, Nottingham

The Art Elements

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

AWOL Studios, Manchester

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.

Wed 13 May

£144.50 / 0161 637 7004

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

…and 2 more dates until 27 May

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 28 Apr

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

Tue 5 May

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

Tue 12 May

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

Tue 19 May

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

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 30 Apr

Free / 020 7729 3739

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Drawing (Foundation/40hr)

Introduction to basic drawing skills.

Gray's School Of Art, Aberdeen

Tue 6 Oct

£305 / 01224 263603

Tue 13 Oct

£305 / 01224 263603

Tue 20 Oct

£305 / 01224 263603

…and 11 more dates until 1 Mar 2016

The Drawing Room

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

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

Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design Degree Show

Showcase for graduates of DJCAD, working in a variety of media; a chance to see the work of future art stars of Dundee.

Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee

Fri 22 May

Free / 01382 345330

Opening night event.

Endangered Species

Images depicting animals which are endangered, from 20 artists.

MYA Gallery, London E1

Tue 28 Apr

Free / 020 7247 2434

Wed 29 Apr

Free / 020 7247 2434

Thu 30 Apr

Free / 020 7247 2434

…and 37 more dates until 12 Jun

Figure Drawing (Foundation/Intermediate/40hr)

A 16-week course in life drawing, with plenty of time to learn basic and intermediate techniques for drawing from a life model.

Gray's School Of Art, Aberdeen

Thu 8 Oct

£330 / 01224 263600

Note: This course runs from Thu 8 Oct 2015–Thu 3 Mar 2016.

Thu 15 Oct

£330 / 01224 263600

Note: This course runs from Thu 8 Oct 2015–Thu 3 Mar 2016.

Thu 22 Oct

£330 / 01224 263600

Note: This course runs from Thu 8 Oct 2015–Thu 3 Mar 2016.

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Flower-Faced Exhibition

Showcasing Marcelina Amelia's limited edition hand pulled screen prints and original paintings, this exhibition utilises nature as a metaphor for every day feelings and headaches.

Of Cabbages And Kings, London N16

Thu 7 May

Free

Georgia Rose Murray: Light and Shadow

Paintings inspired by the artist's month-long trip to a remote village in western Iceland.

Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh

Fri 8 May

Free

Preview event

Gitoon x UCH Spring Exhibition

Collaborative exhibition of international works.

Street Gallery, UCLH, London NW1

Tue 28 Apr

Free / 020 7387 9300

Wed 29 Apr

Free / 020 7387 9300

Thu 30 Apr

Free / 020 7387 9300

…and 34 more dates until 3 Jun

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 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.

Wed 13 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 5 more dates until 17 Jun

Jhinuk Sarkar: The Journey of Josephus Daniels' Soldiers

Art depicting the journey of a coffee bean from plantation to cup.

Craving Coffee, London N15

Thu 7 May

Free

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Keren McGeady and Mandy Meissner

Paintings by local artists

Sofi's, Edinburgh

Fri 1 May

Free / 0131 555 7019

Exhibition launch, with a chance to meet the artists.

Life Drawing Class – Thursday Evenings

Develop your drawing skills in these evening life drawing classes.

WASPS Studios, Edinburgh

Thu 30 Apr

£135 for 9 classes includes materials / 07729 283347

Thu 7 May

£135 for 9 classes includes materials / 07729 283347

Thu 14 May

£135 for 9 classes includes materials / 07729 283347

…and 6 more dates until 25 Jun

Limitaction Chapter 2: Privacy

Art exploring the prioritisation of business over community needs.

London Metropolitan University, E1

Thu 7 May

Free

Thu 4 Jun

Free

Lone Wolf: exiSTENCILism

Works by Scottish stencil artist, featuring collaborations with photographers Jawn McClenaghan and George Hastings.

The Virginia Gallery, Glasgow

Fri 29 May

Free / 0141 552 5699

Opening event.

Painting Advanced Course

Enhance your painting skills with this advanced course.

Gray's School Of Art, Aberdeen

Tue 6 Oct

£305 / 01224 263600

Please note: This course runs from Tue 6 Oct–Tue 24 Nov

Tue 13 Oct

£305 / 01224 263600

Please note: This course runs from Tue 6 Oct–Tue 24 Nov

Tue 20 Oct

£305 / 01224 263600

Please note: This course runs from Tue 6 Oct–Tue 24 Nov

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