art4you Scotland

Workshops & Talks

We are offering a variety of talks & workshops all to do with art at various weekends. Visiting artist and specialist introducing new topics and subjects.

See our course calendar for upcoming events. All can be booked through the website, by phone or visit our art studio at Oakwood Garden Centre, Killearn.

Next workshops coming up:

NEW Lino Printing Workshop – Christmas Cards, Sun 24 November 2019, 10-4pm, £95
Lino cutting and printing with artist Jill Dow. A step by step introduction of designing, cutting and printing cards – christmas themed or others. Suitable for beginners as well as for those with some experience of relief printing.

you will learn:
•    how to use the tools and practice different types of mark making
•    how to print by hand and using a printing press
practical tips and advice and high level of personal attention – all levels welcome
ALL MATERIALS, LUNCH AND REFRESHMENTS PROVIDED

Watercolour Workshop – introduction to watercolour, Sat 30 November 2019, 10-4pm, £95 Frances Douglas has broad experience in teaching art. Her passion for water colour is reflected in her translucent and vibrant paintings. In this introduction workshop you will learn how to uses this versatile medium in traditional and contemporary ways .

you will learn:
•    how to use watercolour materials
•    different mark making techniques
•    about composition, tones and highlights in watercolour
practical tips and advice and high level of personal attention – beginners welcome
ALL MATERIALS, LUNCH AND REFRESHMENTS PROVIDED

ceramic handbuid

Ceramic workshop, from conception to completion – hand building, £99
Saturday 14 March 2020, 10-4pm
Handbuilding techniques will be demonstrated and students will be encouraged to explore these techniques. Guided by ceramicist Lorna MacKay you will work on your individual vision for the work you wish to produce. All levels welcome.

you will learn:
•    The properties of clay
•    Preparation of clay
•    Techniques of pinching, coiling & slap building
•    Application of coloured slips The completed work will be fired and glazed ready for collection in two weeks (postal delivery can be arranged)
ALL MATERIALS, LUNCH AND REFRESHMENTS PROVIDED

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