Afternoon events, Visual art, Workshops

29 events

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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 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

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 16 May

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 3 May

Free / 0131 624 6200

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

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 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.

Thu 7 May

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 3 more dates until 4 Jun

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

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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 25 Apr

£30 for 6 week session (£25) / 0300 300 1210

Sat 9 May

£30 for 6 week session (£25) / 0300 300 1210

Sat 16 May

£30 for 6 week session (£25) / 0300 300 1210

…and 3 more dates until 13 Jun

Dr Sketchy's Anti-Art School

Where cabaret meets life drawing – the models are burlesque divas, strapping hunks of manhood and circus freaks. Win alcohol and fancy art supply prizes at this antidote to solemn, lifeless classes.

The Bungo Bar & Kitchen, Glasgow

Sun 17 May

Free / 0141 423 0023

Part of Southside Fringe.

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 26 Apr

£85 / 0141 353 4776

  • 14:00 – 16:00 DRAWINGroom House for an Art Lover, Glasgow

Sun 3 May

£85 / 0141 353 4776

  • 14:00 – 16:00 DRAWINGroom House for an Art Lover, Glasgow

Sun 10 May

£85 / 0141 353 4776

  • 14:00 – 16:00 DRAWINGroom House for an Art Lover, Glasgow
…and 6 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 22 Apr

£12 / 0770 4450 169

Fri 24 Apr

£12 / 0770 4450 169

Wed 29 Apr

£12 / 0770 4450 169

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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 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

Fused Glass Workshop

Create a colourful glass panel in this workshop.

Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sun 3 May

£40 / 0191 232 7734

Sun 5 Jul

£40 / 0191 232 7734

Graphic Novel Workshop

hear from two experienced comic artists about how to take a graphic novel from its very beginnings to a fully formed piece of work.

The Horsebridge Arts & Community Centre, Whitstable

Sat 16 May

£4 / 01227 281174

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 26 Apr

ARTPARK Pavilion

£90 including all materials & equipment / 0141 427 9557

Note: this course runs from Sun 26 Apr–Sun 21 Jun 2015.

Sun 3 May

ARTPARK Pavilion

£90 including all materials & equipment / 0141 427 9557

Note: this course runs from Sun 26 Apr–Sun 21 Jun 2015.

Sun 10 May

ARTPARK Pavilion

£90 including all materials & equipment / 0141 427 9557

Note: this course runs from Sun 26 Apr–Sun 21 Jun 2015.

…and 5 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.

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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

Cancelled / 01214 541860

Wed 27 May

Sold out / 01214 541860

Jewellery Making

Learn basic design methods and apply these to the creation of some upcycled jewellery pieces.

Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sun 14 Jun

£30 / 0191 232 7734

Sun 19 Jul

£30 / 0191 232 7734

John Hegley: Creative Writing and Drawing

Comic poet John Hegley leads this three-hour creative arts session where participants are invited to laugh, think, write and draw. All materials are provided for this workshop, which is a collaboration between Free Space Gallery and Mental Spaghetti organisation.

Free Space Gallery, London NW5

Fri 15 May

£10 / 07950 695699

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 24 May

£20 (£15) / 0131 261 5904

Linocut Printmaking Workshop

Janet Dickson leads a workshops in easy techniques of linocut printing.

Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 25 Jul

£32 / 0191 232 7734

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Ode to 1 & under

Workshop with Park McArthur and Christina Zavitsanos, considering care as infrastructure.

Tramway, Glasgow

Sun 19 Apr

Free / 0845 330 3501

Part of ARIKA15.

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

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