Evening events, Visual art, Painting & drawing

24 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 1 Mar

Free / 020 7739 9970

Mon 2 Mar

Free / 020 7739 9970

Tue 3 Mar

Free / 020 7739 9970

…and 30 more dates until 2 Apr

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 3 Mar

£5 / 0131 247 4704

Tue 10 Mar

£5 / 0131 247 4704

Tue 17 Mar

£5 / 0131 247 4704

…and 40 more dates until 22 Dec

The Flying Duck, Glasgow

Tue 3 Mar

£5 / 0141 564 1450

Tue 10 Mar

£5 / 0141 564 1450

Tue 17 Mar

£5 / 0141 564 1450

…and 40 more dates until 22 Dec

Redd Function Suite, Dundee

Tue 3 Mar

£5

Tue 10 Mar

£5

Tue 17 Mar

£5

…and 41 more dates until 29 Dec

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

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

Advanced Drawing and Painting

A course designed to help those experienced in drawing and painting to reflect on their own methods and direct their own future research. Ages 16+.

House for an Art Lover, Glasgow

Thu 5 Mar

£125 including all materials/equipment / 0141 353 4770

Please note: This course runs 8 Jan–26 Mar 2015.

Thu 12 Mar

£125 including all materials/equipment / 0141 353 4770

Please note: This course runs 8 Jan–26 Mar 2015.

Thu 19 Mar

£125 including all materials/equipment / 0141 353 4770

Please note: This course runs 8 Jan–26 Mar 2015.

Thu 26 Mar

£125 including all materials/equipment / 0141 353 4770

Please note: This course runs 8 Jan–26 Mar 2015.

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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

Art Exhibition Launch and Raffle

Work by local artists including a raffle, in which you can win one of the paintings.

St John's Episcopal Church, Edinburgh

Sat 14 Mar

Free including complimentary glass of wine (over 18s only) / 0131 229 7565

Bob and Roberta Smith: The Arbroath Template

Artist Bob and Roberta Smith presents a psychological system of making and sharing images.

Hospitalfield House, Arbroath

Fri 27 Mar

Free / 01241 656124

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 3 Mar

£150 (£125) / 0131 662 2180

Please note: this course runs from 20 Jan to 24 Mar 2014.

Tue 10 Mar

£150 (£125) / 0131 662 2180

Please note: this course runs from 20 Jan to 24 Mar 2014.

Tue 17 Mar

£150 (£125) / 0131 662 2180

Please note: this course runs from 20 Jan to 24 Mar 2014.

Tue 24 Mar

£150 (£125) / 0131 662 2180

Please note: this course runs from 20 Jan to 24 Mar 2014.

Daps Draws

The up-and-coming illustrator, character designer and visual development artist showcases his artwork, which is as random as the variety of interests that make up the man himself.

Upstairs At The Ritzy, London SW2

Sun 1 Mar

Free / 0871 704 2065

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David Lynch: Naming - Intervention Adventure

Art fans and critics share their passionate responses to the artist's exhibition.

mima – Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art

Thu 5 Mar

Free / 01642 726720

Thu 12 Mar

Free / 01642 726720

Thu 19 Mar

Free / 01642 726720

Discovering Drawing, Painting and Printing

A drawing, painting and printing course optimised for those putting together a portfolio for art college.

WASPS Studios, Edinburgh

Mon 2 Mar

£185 for 10 weeks, including all materials / 07729 283347

Note: this course runs from Mon 12 Jan–Mon 23 Mar 2015.

Mon 9 Mar

£185 for 10 weeks, including all materials / 07729 283347

Note: this course runs from Mon 12 Jan–Mon 23 Mar 2015.

Mon 16 Mar

£185 for 10 weeks, including all materials / 07729 283347

Note: this course runs from Mon 12 Jan–Mon 23 Mar 2015.

Mon 23 Mar

£185 for 10 weeks, including all materials / 07729 283347

Note: this course runs from Mon 12 Jan–Mon 23 Mar 2015.

The Drawing Room

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

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One, Edinburgh

Thu 12 Mar

Free / 0131 624 6410

  • 17:30 – 18:45 The Drawing Room 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

Fathom - Exhibition By Tim Shaw: Opening Night

For our second Craving Coffee Exhibition, we are very pleased to have the talented Tim Shaw presenting his illustrations in "Fathom".

Craving Coffee, London N15

Thu 5 Mar

Free

Generator Projects Members Show

Work by gallery artists.

Generator Projects, Dundee

Sat 28 Feb

Free / 01382 225982

Sun 1 Mar

Free / 01382 225982

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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 4 Mar

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

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

Wed 11 Mar

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

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

Wed 18 Mar

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

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

…and 2 more dates until 1 Apr

Life Drawing

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

The Drawing Room, Chesterfield

Mon 9 Mar

£12 (£10)

Pay at the venue.

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

Mon 23 Mar

£12 (£10)

Pay at the venue.

  • 18:30 – 20:30 Life Drawing 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

Pioneering Women: Glass Painting Workshop

Learn the art of glass painting and contribute to a large-scale piece of work that celebrates pioneering women over the past 200 years.

Kirkton Community Library, Dundee

Mon 9 Mar

Free / 01382 436326

Part of Dundee Women's Festival.

Playground

Playground is a platform which encourages development and presentation of new work while introducing a space for meeting up, networking and collaboration between performing and visual artists in the region.

Old Fire Station, Oxford

Tue 24 Mar

Free / 01865 263980

  • 19:00 – 21:00 Playground Old Fire Station, Oxford

Poetry Meets Art

Event raising awareness of the situation in the Congo featuring art, music, rap, spoken word and more.

Passing Clouds, London E8

Tue 10 Mar

£5–£7 £5 online and otd before 9pm, £7 after / 07596 940536

Tue 14 Apr

£5–£7 £5 online and otd before 9pm, £7 after / 07596 940536

Tue 12 May

£5–£7 £5 online and otd before 9pm, £7 after / 07596 940536

…and 8 more dates until 12 Jan 2016

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

Wot? No Fish

  • Directed by: Nick Philippou

Danny Braverman's solo show tells the funny story of how he discovered the lost art of his great-uncle.

Sherman Cymru, Cardiff

Wed 27 May

£14; £7 under 25s (£12) / 029 2064 6900

Fri 29 May

£14; £7 under 25s (£12) / 029 2064 6900

Sat 30 May

£14; £7 under 25s (£12) / 029 2064 6900