Leith School of Art

Leith School of Art
25 North Junction Street, Edinburgh, EH6 6HW
  • Box office 0131 554 5761
  • Opening times Opening times vary, see individual exhibition listings for details.
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  • Website www.leithschoolofart.co.uk
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Beginners Drawing and Painting Summer School

Learn some fundamental drawing and painting skills on this summer course aimed at those with no experience. Be introduced to ways of drawing using line, tone, proportion, composition and structure and learn about the materials you are working with, as well as how the ordinary can become the extraordinary.

Mon 10 Jul

£350 / 0131 554 5761

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Tue 11 Jul

£350 / 0131 554 5761

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Wed 12 Jul

£350 / 0131 554 5761

  • 09:30 – 16:30
…and 2 more dates until 14 Jul

Colour in Unexpected Places

A summer school in which students explore Leith to find colours and textures, before returning to the studio to see how they can be captured in mixed media paintings.

Mon 14 Aug

Full week £350 / 0131 554 5761

Tue 15 Aug

Full week £350 / 0131 554 5761

Wed 16 Aug

Full week £350 / 0131 554 5761

…and 2 more dates until 18 Aug

Contemporary Painting Summer School

A course where students can look at some new approaches to painting, considering works by contemporary painters such as Peter Doig, Gerhard Richter, Lucy Mackenzie and Luc Tuymans among others.

Mon 7 Aug

£350 / 0131 554 5761

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Tue 8 Aug

£350 / 0131 554 5761

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Wed 9 Aug

£350 / 0131 554 5761

  • 09:30 – 16:30
…and 2 more dates until 11 Aug

Depicting Space: Mixed Media Drawing and Painting Summer School

A course in fundamental observation skills.

Mon 7 Aug

£365 / 0131 554 5761

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Tue 8 Aug

£365 / 0131 554 5761

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Wed 9 Aug

£365 / 0131 554 5761

  • 09:30 – 16:30
…and 2 more dates until 11 Aug

Digital Video: Artists' Moving Image Summer School

A course aimed at students with their own camera or other device which records digital video, looking at video content and approaches to the film-making process. Exploring subject matter that is meaningful to them, each student can develop their own visual language of film-making, discovering ways of articulating ideas…

Mon 17 Jul

£365 / 0131 554 5761

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Tue 18 Jul

£365 / 0131 554 5761

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Wed 19 Jul

£365 / 0131 554 5761

  • 09:30 – 16:30
…and 2 more dates until 21 Jul

Exploring Objects: Texture, Surface and Form Summer School

A course in exploring the forms and textural qualities of everyday objects.

Mon 10 Jul

£350 / 0131 554 5761

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Tue 11 Jul

£350 / 0131 554 5761

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Wed 12 Jul

£350 / 0131 554 5761

  • 09:30 – 16:30
…and 2 more dates until 14 Jul

A Festival of Painting Summer School

Working during the first week of Edinburgh International Festival, students are encouraged to make personal responses to the animated cityscape. Beginning with sketchbook work on location in the heart of the city, students can produce a series of observations, notes and drawings. Returning to the studio, these initial…

Mon 31 Jul

Full week £350 / 0131 554 5761

Tue 1 Aug

Full week £350 / 0131 554 5761

Wed 2 Aug

Full week £350 / 0131 554 5761

…and 2 more dates until 4 Aug

The Figure: A Deeper Engagement Summer School

A week-long workshop focusing on life drawing one figure in one pose, exploring and examining what more we can learn from the model once initial studies are done.

Mon 14 Aug

£365 for full week / 0131 554 5761

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Tue 15 Aug

£365 for full week / 0131 554 5761

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Wed 16 Aug

£365 for full week / 0131 554 5761

  • 09:30 – 16:30
…and 2 more dates until 18 Aug

High Impact Colour Summer School

A course that covers colour theory, as well as examining the work of The Fauves, Matisse, Kandinsky, Rothko, and contemporary painters such as Callum Innes, allowing students to develop a deeper understanding of how colour works and how it can be used in painting, both acrylic and oil.

Mon 24 Jul

Full week £350 / 0131 554 5761

Tue 25 Jul

Full week £350 / 0131 554 5761

Wed 26 Jul

Full week £350 / 0131 554 5761

…and 2 more dates until 28 Jul

Introduction to Digital Video Summer School

An introduction to digital video for students with DSLR cameras with video function.

Mon 10 Jul

£365 / 0131 554 5761

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Tue 11 Jul

£365 / 0131 554 5761

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Wed 12 Jul

£365 / 0131 554 5761

  • 09:30 – 16:30
…and 2 more dates until 14 Jul

Jewellery: Surface Patterns and Textured Details Summer School

A course for people with no previous experience or advanced students that focuses on texturing metal in different ways to create interesting surface patterns and details for jewellery, with the chance to learn basic metalworking techniques.

Mon 17 Jul

£365 / 0131 554 5761

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Tue 18 Jul

£365 / 0131 554 5761

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Wed 19 Jul

£365 / 0131 554 5761

  • 09:30 – 16:30
…and 2 more dates until 21 Jul

Land Marks Summer School

Learn about colour-mixing and documenting colour in the landscape.

Mon 31 Jul

Full week £350 / 0131 554 5761

Tue 1 Aug

Full week £350 / 0131 554 5761

Wed 2 Aug

Full week £350 / 0131 554 5761

…and 2 more dates until 4 Aug

Portfolio Preparation Summer School

A week-long course where students are introduced to a range of activities, guiding them towards a project that could be used as part of a portfolio for application to art college. Ideal for anyone interested in studying art and design who would like to experience a range of exciting activities based on the Leith School of…

Mon 24 Jul

£325 for entire week / 0131 554 5761

Tue 25 Jul

£325 for entire week / 0131 554 5761

Wed 26 Jul

£325 for entire week / 0131 554 5761

…and 2 more dates until 28 Jul

Printed Landscapes Summer School

A week-long course in mixed-media drawing and printmaking.

Mon 14 Aug

Five days £350 / 0131 554 5761

Tue 15 Aug

Five days £350 / 0131 554 5761

Wed 16 Aug

Five days £350 / 0131 554 5761

…and 2 more dates until 18 Aug

Re-Imagined Landscapes Summer School

A week exploring memory, sense of place and atmosphere through the motif of landscape. Using painting, drawing, photographs, sketches and the written word, students can work from their own subject matter and learn how to use their relationship with the landscape to make a piece of work in painting or other media that is…

Mon 17 Jul

£350 / 0131 554 5761

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Tue 18 Jul

£350 / 0131 554 5761

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Wed 19 Jul

£350 / 0131 554 5761

  • 09:30 – 16:30
…and 2 more dates until 21 Jul

Young Artists Summer School

A week of sensory exploration for 11-15 year olds using all five senses. The course invites young artists to explore their creativity through drawing, painting, listening, thinking, writing and sculpting.

Mon 24 Jul

£325 for entire week / 0131 554 5761

Tue 25 Jul

£325 for entire week / 0131 554 5761

Wed 26 Jul

£325 for entire week / 0131 554 5761

…and 2 more dates until 28 Jul

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