Learn speed sketching skills in beautiful surroundings on my Sketching Days in 2017.

No prior knowledge is needed for my relaxed and friendly workshops, and I provide all the tools and equipment you will need. You will create a number of sketches out on location before adding watercolour or charcoal in a relaxed atmosphere, adding detail and discussing your pieces over a cup of tea or coffee.


 

Capture the George Street Assembly Rooms in watercolour

Saturday 22nd April 2017 at either 9am or 1.30pm
Learn sketching tips using ink and watercolour to create your personal souvenir.
Capture the beauty and detail of this unique and iconic venue in the heart of Edinburgh’s New Town in it’s 250th year with this one day only experience. A relaxed and friendly workshop in beautiful surroundings.

3 hour sketch tour, 9am – 12pm, or 1.30pm to 4.30pm.  £27.50 per person,  All materials provided, No prior knowledge needed. 

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Speed Sketching in Stirling with The Curious Thing

Saturday 29th April 2017 at 10am
Focusing on pen and ink sketches with watercolour to capture the beauty of Stirling
Create personal artwork in Stirling’s stunning medieval old town, as we walk and sketch the streets before finding a cosy room to have a cuppa and add watercolour to our art.

3 hour sketch tour, 10am – 1pm,  £24 per person,  All materials provided, No prior knowledge needed. 

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Sketching the grounds of Lauriston Castle

Fridays 16th June, 21st July and 11th August 2017 at either 10am or 1.30pm
Sketching with watercolour to capture this 16th century tower house with views over the Forth.
Learn speed sketching skills and time saving solutions which will enable you to capture the world around you in ink and watercolour, all in the beautiful gardens of Lauriston Castle. This was a very popular class so book early to avoid disappointment.

2.5 hour sketch tour, 10am – 12.30pm,  1.30pm – 4pm on Friday 16th June, Friday 21st July and Friday 11th August. £20 per person,  All materials provided, No prior knowledge needed. 

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Previous Sketching Tours

Drawing Little Houses – Friday 14th October 2016
‘Discover the long history of building restoration in the burgh of Culross’
Explore historic Culross with the Edinburgh Sketcher, Mark Kirkham, and learn about its architecture and heritage conserved and cared for by the National Trust for Scotland.
4 hours. 1 -5pm, £6.50 adult, £5.50 concession and children under 16 are free. Sketching workshop from 1-4pm and a Hard Hat tour (over 8yrs only) of Bennet House 4-5pm.

Friday 14th September  Click for more information and to book

Sketching the West End – Throughout August 2016
‘Draw your way through Edinburgh’s West End’
Explore Edinburgh’s West End with a sketch book in hand, using ink and watercolour to bring your visit to life, under the guidance of Edinburgh Sketcher, Mark Kirkham.
3 hours. 1 -4pm, £28 adult, £16 child (5-15 yrs)

Wednesday 24th August  Click for more information and to book

Friday 26th August  Click for more information and to book

Friday 31st August  Click for more information and to book

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Monday 19 September 2016 – Surgeons Hall Museums
‘Drawing the collection with Edinburgh Sketcher’
Sketch the fantastic collections of Surgeons’ Hall Museums at The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
2.5 hours. £6 adult, £3.50 concession

Monday 19th September  Click for more information and to book

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‘Architectural Drawing with the Edinburgh Sketcher’
Sketch the fantastic collections of Surgeons’ Hall Museums at The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
£6 adult, £3.50 concession
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Sunday 22 May – Scottish Seabird Centre
‘Speed Sketching by the Coast’
Take away a mounted piece of work, following a sketching tour around the harbour at North Berwick.
11am-12.30pm and 2-3.30pm, £5
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Saturday 9th July – with Mercat Tours on the Royal Mile
‘Sketching the Mile’
A combined history and sketching tour of Edinburgh’s famous and historic High Street. Learn sketching skills and fascinating history in Edinburgh’s Old Town.
12-3pm, £25
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Sunday 10th July – with Inner Forth Landscape Initiative
‘Sketching the Kennetpans Distillery’
This sketch tour is part of the Kennetpans Weekend, a range of activities designed to learn about and look more closely at this site of Industrial heritage on the shore of the Forth.
10-3pm,
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Sketching the West End – Throughout August 2016
‘Draw your way through Edinburgh’s West End’
Explore Edinburgh’s West End with a sketch book in hand, using ink and watercolour to bring your visit to life, under the guidance of Edinburgh Sketcher, Mark Kirkham.
3 hours. 1 -4pm, £28 adult, £16 child (5-15 yrs)

Wednesday 10th August  Click for more information and to book

Friday 12th August  Click for more information and to book

Wednesday 17th August  Click for more information and to book

Friday 19th August  Click for more information and to book  SOLD OUT