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

One-day Cyanotype workshop – developing ideas

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

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 of the sun! Before attending the workshop, you will reflect on any Cyanotype work you have done think about what designs you would like to &hellip read more

Pulp to Print

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

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 base for further application of cut and inked relief printed blocks, which will be developed through the second day. During the course, participants will make &hellip read more

Drypoint printing- a one day workshop

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

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 squeezes out the remaining ink and the image is transferred onto damp paper. For this workshop we will use Perspex as our plate which is &hellip read more

Making Portraits in Mixed Media

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

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 inspired by it. This is a one day workshop for anyone wishing an introduction to portraiture or those with some experience who would like to &hellip read more