One-day Cyanotype workshop – developing ideas

Off The Rails Arthouse Upper Flat, Ladybank Station House, Victoria Street, Ladybank, Fife, United Kingdom

We are delighted to welcome back Kit Martin for a one day cyanotype workshop. This workshop is suitable for those who have worked with cyanotype before. It will provide you with an opportunity to experiment with printing onto paper and fabric. The number of prints you will make will depend in part on the strength […]

Pulp to Print

Off The Rails Arthouse Upper Flat, Ladybank Station House, Victoria Street, Ladybank, Fife, United Kingdom

This colourful and creative three-day course presents a unique and exciting opportunity to study with master papermaker, Alison Newman and expert printmaker / artist Elspeth Lamb. On the first day of this weekend workshop, you will make a fusion of stencilled and pulp painted sheets with graffiti -like marks and textures to form the printing […]

Drypoint printing- a one day workshop

Off The Rails Arthouse Upper Flat, Ladybank Station House, Victoria Street, Ladybank, Fife, United Kingdom

Tutor: Hetty Haxworth  3rd September 10-4 Course fee £55 – including materials What is Drypoint? Drypoint is a printmaking technique where an image is drawn on to a plate with a sharp, pointed tool. The plate is then inked up and cleaned, leaving ink only in the crevices. The force of the printing press then […]

Making Portraits in Mixed Media

Off The Rails Arthouse Upper Flat, Ladybank Station House, Victoria Street, Ladybank, Fife, United Kingdom

We are delighted to welcome a local artist with a growing national reputation for her portraiture and other work. Theresa Gourlay uses paint and mixed media to brilliant effect, to capture likeness, personality and mood. You can see a wide range of her beautiful work on her website and we are certain you will be […]

Monoprint workshop with Hetty Haxworth

Off The Rails Arthouse Upper Flat, Ladybank Station House, Victoria Street, Ladybank, Fife, United Kingdom

Monoprint workshop Saturday 29th October, 10-4pm Course fee £55 There are many ways of making a monoprint- a one off print. The method that Hetty teaches is by using an etching press, plastic stencils and a sheet of Perspex. Water based ink is rolled onto the Perspex, cut stencils are then inked up and placed […]

Making light visible – Painting and Place, with Sarah Knox

Off The Rails Arthouse Upper Flat, Ladybank Station House, Victoria Street, Ladybank, Fife, United Kingdom

This watercolour workshop is aimed at people with different levels of experience, and those who would welcome one-to-one support with a personal project. Working in watercolour, the workshop will appeal to artists who want to develop ideas and extend their creative approach. We welcome back artist Sarah Knox who has run popular interactive watercolour workshops […]

£60.00

A Journey into Bookbinding with Cass Barron

Off The Rails Arthouse Upper Flat, Ladybank Station House, Victoria Street, Ladybank, Fife, United Kingdom

Join well-known Edinburgh based bookbinder Cass Barron for a day of creative bookbinding that will equip you with the skills to make two book structures – a great opportunity to try your hand at this wonderfully addictive craft and leave with a set of books that make for great sketchbooks, journals and personalised gifts! Throughout […]

£65

Woven willow platters and cones

Off The Rails Arthouse Upper Flat, Ladybank Station House, Victoria Street, Ladybank, Fife, United Kingdom

Cheer up gloomy February with a one-day introduction to the art of willow weaving. Our friend Jane Wilkinson, nationally known designer in willow, makes a welcome return to the Arthouse. You can see her own wonderful work at Special Branch Baskets. In this workshop, Jane will help you to make an attractive willow platter or […]

£55

Introduction to Portraiture

Off The Rails Arthouse Upper Flat, Ladybank Station House, Victoria Street, Ladybank, Fife, United Kingdom

We are delighted to welcome back local portrait and narrative painter Katy McKidd Stevenson to Off the Rails Arthouse. Katy’s own work is stunning and fascinating and you can see examples here. She has taught in secondary schools for many years, building up a successful programme for beginners and intermediate students. She is now bringing […]

Unblocking your Creativity with Jenny Pope

Off The Rails Arthouse Upper Flat, Ladybank Station House, Victoria Street, Ladybank, Fife, United Kingdom

We are delighted to host a weekend workshop with Jenny Pope. She is a very well known and respected Edinburgh based sculptor, with a BA in Ceramics and an MA in Sculpture from Edinburgh College of Art. She makes sculptures and installations using found and recycled objects exploring uncertainty and change. She is drawn to […]

£125