Introduction to Paper Folding Workshop- Kate Colin

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

We are delighted to welcome back Kate Colin for a fun and colourful workshop where you will be introduced to the wonderful art of paper folding. This structured course is for designers, artists and anyone wishing to learn how to transform a sheet of paper into three dimensional forms. Participants will be introduced to the basic principles of paper folding and will learn various techniques and designs including linear divisions, zigzag and knife pleats. During the course we will work &hellip read more

Critique Day with Fraser Taylor

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

We are hosting our first special ‘Critique day’ at Off the Rails Arthouse. It is open to anyone who has participated on a Fraser Taylor workshop (not necessarily at Off the Rails Arthouse – anywhere as long as Fraser was teaching the course) This one day vibrant critique will allow you to share your work with a supportive enthusiastic group of fellow artists/designers. You will receive constructive criticism, which will help you to identify strengths and establish methods and approaches &hellip read more

The Joy of Pastels

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

We are delighted to welcome back Lyn Evans to Off the Rails Arthouse. Lyn is a well-known artist, formerly living in Fife but now based in the Lake District. She is particularly noted for her landscape and natural form work and is inspired mostly by the more unusual colours of nature. Take a look on her website and you will be inspired too! She has exhibited widely both in the UK and internationally and is a highly experienced teacher. Lyn &hellip read more

Textile Wearables- Syrah Jay

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

Textile wearables Tutor - Syrah Jay 23rd April 2022 Workshop Postponed 10-4pm Learn and create your own textile jewellery, using a variety of techniques and materials. Design your bespoke pieces by exploring colour, shape, patterns and textures. Suitable for beginners to intermediate folk who want to brush up their craft skills. Techniques will include embroidery stitching and embellishments, small scale printing where you can create your own texture stamps to add pattern and shapes and jewellery assembly, so every item &hellip read more

Cyanotype – a day of experimentation

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

Tutor- Kit Martin Thursday 12th May 9.30-4pm Course fee £55 including materials Following a successful weekend of workshops in 2021, we are delighted to welcome back Kit Martin for another day of cyanotype. This is a full day workshop suitable for beginners and those who have worked with cyanotype before. It will introduce you to the cyanotype process and provide an opportunity to experiment with printing onto paper and fabric. For the more experienced, you will be able to experiment &hellip read more

Between the sheets- an exhibition

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

Between the sheets Thursday 19th-Tuesday 24th May 2022 Open weekdays 10.30am-4.30pm, weekend 11am-5pm An exhibition by cross-disciplinary artist’s Zoë Darbyshire and Ian Cameron who met 20 years ago while working in physical theatre. Their friendship and creative relationship blossomed culminating in this collaborative show of drawings, objects, unexpected words, and good conversation. The show is curated by Fraser Haxton-Taylor. Edinburgh artist Ian Cameron studied at Central School of Art and Design, London during the 1970’s. Exhibiting widely, his work was acquired &hellip read more

Learn to teach meditation to kids and teens.

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

Saturday 18th June 2022 9.30-5.30pm Tutor- Alice Chin Learn to teach meditation to kids and teens with Connected Kids Trainer Alice Chinn Are you a parent, carer, teacher or educator with an interest in learning how to better support the emotional needs of the young people in your life? Unlock your ability to guide magical meditations for kids and teens. Meditations that they will love and that help them grow resilient and thrive. With the Connected Kids Foundation training course &hellip read more

Making a Map, with Dominique Cameron

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

We are very happy to welcome back our friend Dominique Cameron for a one day workshop. Many of you will have experienced her excellent teaching and guiding and may well want to reconnect with such an inspiring artist. If you haven't attended any of her workshops before, this is an opportunity to expand your thinking and explore new ideas. Take a look at her website and look at her own visual and written work. Dominique explains the workshop in her &hellip read more

Fife Contemporary conversation days with the Fife artists network

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

Join the conversation with Fife Contemporary- small meetings to find out the needs of the artistic community in Fife. Wednesday 20th July  and Tuesday 2nd August Three meetings per day. 12.30-2.30pm   3-5pm   5.30-7.30pm Free event Fife Contemporary are currently embarking on an ambitious project to reconnect and grow our understanding of the art community in Fife, and wish to speak to as many artists, designers, and makers as possible over the coming months. Fife has a vast number of &hellip read more

Making it work with Fraser Taylor

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

4 day Summer School Monday 25th- Thursday 28th July 2022 10-4pm Course fee £155 After two years of inconceivable challenges this workshop will prioritise the importance of building a supportive community invested in making and discussing ideas. Over four days each participant will develop tactics on how to advance their art practice. You are invited to bring images that you would like to develop. The first day will involve setting up a workspace and sharing thoughts with the group. Fraser &hellip read more