Art Classes and Art Supplies

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Among the courses, classes and workshops currently featuring in Artmag:

Ceramicist Fran Marquis of Springfield Creative Arts in Arbroath offers once-weekly and four-weekend courses, and for those who want to learn to ‘throw’, five-day throwdowns are available in April, July or October.

Leith School of Art in Edinburgh offers a year-round programme of year-long and short courses in drawing, painting, jewellery, mixed media and printmaking in their unique studio, and they are inviting applications for year-long courses beginning in September 2020.

The wonderful range of drawing, painting and design courses at the Edinburgh Drawing School just gets better, and this year’s spring term is open for bookings, with professionally-tutored ten-week courses and weekend workshops, most of them suitable for absolute beginners, plus classes for adults and children.


Edinburgh Art Shop
Image: Edinburgh Art Shop


Anyone learning art and craft will be needing art and craft supplies:

Edinburgh Art Shopcelebrating its seventh birthday, has supplies for all needs. Gift vouchers and a mail order service are available. With friendly and knowledgeable staff, it’s open seven days, offering great deals year-round.

Greyfriars Art Shop is Scotland’s largest and oldest independent chain of art material retailers, carrying a huge variety of stock lines with outstanding deals on a range of products. Many of the knowledgeable staff are artists.

Recently amalgamated with Greyfriars Art Shop, Glasgow’s Miller’s Art Shop has been supplying artists of all abilities since 1834, and continually adds new products from around the world, offering the broadest range of art and craft materials under one roof in central Glasgow.

You will find the inspiration of the light and colours of the Highlands, in Strathcarron, Ross-shire, where North West Highlands Art offers painters of all abilities residential courses in a variety of styles and themes, taught by renowned artists. Group numbers are limited to maximise individual tuition.

Main image: Leith School of Art

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