Learn speed sketching skills in beautiful surroundings

No prior knowledge is needed for my relaxed and friendly workshops, I provide all the materials and you will create a number of sketches out on location before adding detail and watercolour whilst discussing your pieces over refreshments, before leaving with a unique piece of art you created yourself.


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Full Day Speed Sketching and Montage framing in Edinburgh’s New Town

10am – 5pm  £95 per person including all materials, refreshments and lunch

These workshops are limited to small numbers (6-8) in each class to ensure plenty of one to one time with myself. Sketching with pen and ink on location you will capture the historical architecture, unique heritage features and charming landscape of Edinburgh’s New Town. Includes sketching within the Portrait Gallery before making a montage of sketches within a frame to take home. With New Town creative hub: Arienas Collective.
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Friday 22nd June  .  Friday 28th September


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Speed sketching at the City Art Centre

£22 adult, £16 child (5-15yrs when accompanied by an adult) including all materials, refreshments

Learn speed sketching skills and time saving solutions which will enable you to capture the world around you in ink and watercolour. We will tour and draw our way around Market Street and the Mound area before returning to the 5th floor of City Art Centre for refreshments and to colour our drawings.
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Fri 20th July, 10am – 12.30pm  .  Fri 20th July, 1.30 – 4pm


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Sketching at Lauriston Castle

£22 adult, £16 child (5-15yrs when accompanied by an adult) Includes materials and refreshments

Learn speed sketching skills and time saving solutions which will enable you to capture the world around you in ink and watercolour. From this beautiful location we will capture both the castle and the stunning gardens.
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Wed 13th June, 10am – 12.30pm  .  Wed 13th June, 1.30 – 4pm  .  Fri 17th Aug, 10am – 12.30pm  .  Fri 17th Aug, 1.30 – 4pm


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Sketching from the Queens Gallery in Edinburgh’s Old Town

£25 adult, £22.50 concession. Includes materials and refreshments

Capture the spirit of the city, inspired by the Queen’s Gallery current exhibition: Canaletto and the art of Venice. This workshop takes place in The Queen’s Gallery, the Palace grounds and in Edinburgh’s Old Town. Materials are provided.
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Fri 15th June, 2pm – 5pm  .  Fri 3rd Aug, 2pm – 5pm