Afternoon events, Visual art, Workshops

28 events

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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 5 Apr

Free / 0131 624 6200

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

Sun 3 May

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 9 Mar

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

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

Mon 16 Mar

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

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

Mon 23 Mar

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

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

Mon 30 Mar

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

Please note: this course runs 2–30 March 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 15 Mar

Free / 0131 624 6200

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

Sun 19 Apr

Free / 0131 624 6200

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

Sun 17 May

Free / 0131 624 6200

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

Bookbinding Class – Japanese Stab Binding

Learn about this simple but pretty bookbinding technique at a taster class suitable for beginners. Booking is essential.

Remade in Edinburgh

Sun 12 Jul

£20 (£15) / 0131 261 5904

Jake Olson Class

Learn more about photograph and editing from someone who knows what they're talking about.

Birmingham Botanical Gardens And Glasshouses

Tue 26 May

£395 / 01214 541860

Wed 27 May

Sold out / 01214 541860

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Patchwork Tote Bag Workshop

Make a simple patchwork tote bag from waste fabric and never pay 5p for a plastic bag again.

Remade in Edinburgh

Sun 26 Apr

£20 (£15) / 0131 261 5904

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 14 Mar

Clore Education Centre

£15 (£12) / 0131 624 6560

Sat 11 Apr

Clore Education Centre

£15 (£12) / 0131 624 6560

Sat 16 May

Clore Education Centre

£15 (£12) / 0131 624 6560

Art for Not Quite Beginners: Making

Practical course in art-making for those who've completed the Art for Absolute Beginners workshops, guided by artist Ann McCluskey. Booking is essential.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Thu 16 Apr

Clore Education Centre

£15 per session (£12) / 0131 624 6560

Please note: this course runs from Thu 16 Apr to Thu 4 Jun 2015.

Thu 23 Apr

Clore Education Centre

£15 per session (£12) / 0131 624 6560

Please note: this course runs from Thu 16 Apr to Thu 4 Jun 2015.

Thu 30 Apr

Clore Education Centre

£15 per session (£12) / 0131 624 6560

Please note: this course runs from Thu 16 Apr to Thu 4 Jun 2015.

…and 4 more dates until 4 Jun

Chicken Licken Puppet Making Workshop

Make your favourite character from the puppet show in this workshop. Materials are supplied.

Lanark Memorial Hall

Tue 14 Apr

£5 / 01555 667999

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 7 Mar

£30 for a six week session; £25 / 0300 300 1210

Sat 14 Mar

£30 for a six week session; £25 / 0300 300 1210

Sat 21 Mar

£30 for a six week session; £25 / 0300 300 1210

…and 7 more dates until 13 Jun back to top

Drawing & Painting Studio (PM)

Spend nine Thursday afternoons in the painting studio building your skills. Booking is essential.

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

DRAWINGroom

A course focusing on the development of your observational drawing skills. Booking is essential.

House for an Art Lover, Glasgow

Sun 8 Mar

£120 / 0141 353 4770

Please note: This course runs 11 Jan–29 Mar 2015.

Sun 15 Mar

£120 / 0141 353 4770

Please note: This course runs 11 Jan–29 Mar 2015.

Sun 22 Mar

£120 / 0141 353 4770

Please note: This course runs 11 Jan–29 Mar 2015.

…and 10 more dates until 21 Jun

Drop-in Life Drawing in Dulwich

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

The Old Scout Hut, London SE22

Wed 4 Mar

£12 / 0770 4450 169

Fri 6 Mar

£12 / 0770 4450 169

Wed 11 Mar

£12 / 0770 4450 169

…and 186 more dates until 21 Dec 2016

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 12 Mar

Free / 0131 624 6200

Fri 13 Mar

Free / 0131 624 6200

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh

Thu 23 Apr

0131 624 6200

Fri 24 Apr

0131 624 6200

Thu 21 May

0131 624 6200

Fri 22 May

0131 624 6200

Family Art Workshop

Make some art inspired by the current exhibition in this free drop-in workshop. These sessions are artist led and suitable for ages 3+.

Fleming Collection, London W1J

Sat 14 Mar

Free / 020 7042 5730

Sat 11 Apr

Free / 020 7042 5730

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Intermediate Drawing & Painting

A course designed to help you build on your existing skills in drawing and painting. Booking is essential.

House for an Art Lover, Glasgow

Sun 8 Mar

£125 including all materials/equipment / 0141 353 4770

Please note: This course runs 11 Jan–29 Mar 2015.

Sun 15 Mar

£125 including all materials/equipment / 0141 353 4770

Please note: This course runs 11 Jan–29 Mar 2015.

Sun 22 Mar

£125 including all materials/equipment / 0141 353 4770

Please note: This course runs 11 Jan–29 Mar 2015.

…and 9 more dates until 21 Jun

Introduction to Drawing and Painting

A twelve-week introduction to painting and drawing, with an experienced tutor. Ages 16+. Booking is essential.

House for an Art Lover, Glasgow

Sun 26 Apr

£90 / 0141 427 9557

Includes all materials & equipment.

Sun 3 May

£90 / 0141 427 9557

Includes all materials & equipment.

Sun 10 May

£90 / 0141 427 9557

Includes all materials & equipment.

…and 6 more dates until 21 Jun

Leatherwork – The Basics

Bring all your broken belts, bags and boots to class and fix 'em up real nice after learning how to wield tools, rivets and eyelets.

Remade in Edinburgh

Sun 19 Apr

£20 (£15) / 0131 261 5904

Life Drawing 2

A six-week course in life drawing, designed to encourage to explore different approaches and develop your understanding of anatomy. Booking is essential.

House for an Art Lover, Glasgow

Wed 4 Mar

£80 includes all materials/equipment and life model / 0141 353 4770

Wed 11 Mar

£80 includes all materials/equipment and life model / 0141 353 4770

Wed 18 Mar

£80 includes all materials/equipment and life model / 0141 353 4770

Wed 25 Mar

£80 includes all materials/equipment and life model / 0141 353 4770

Life Drawing Extended

Tessa Asquith-Lamb shows you how to use previously made life studies as a basis for a new object.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 14 Mar

Clore Education Centre

£15 (£12) / 0131 624 6200

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Make Your Mark Drawing & Painting Classes

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

Rosemount Community Education Centre, Aberdeen

Sat 7 Mar

£80–£110 / 01224 647594

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

Mon 9 Mar

£80–£110 / 01224 647594

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

Sat 14 Mar

£80–£110 / 01224 647594

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

…and 2 more dates until 21 Mar

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 8 Mar

£70–£85 / 01224 343500

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 21 Jun

£20 (£15) / 0131 261 5904

Photography Workshop

Be dazzled by Ken Crossan's own photography before putting his tricks of the trade into action during an outdoor practical session in the Coronation Meadow at Dunnet Links where we hope to see Primula scotica alongside other fascinating plants. Please bring suitable outdoor gear and packed lunch.

Seadrift Visitor Centre, Thurso

Sun 14 Jun

£8 (£4; Familiy £20) / 01847 821531

Picturesque Panoramas

An art workshop for older people, including those with dementia. You can create your own painted panorama with the help of artists Katharine Aarrestad and Tessa Asquith Lamb.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Mon 25 May

Free / 0131 624 6200

Tue 26 May

Free / 0131 624 6200

Wed 27 May

Free / 0131 624 6200

…and 2 more dates until 29 May