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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Art Party with Sharon Black

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

We welcome back our friend Sharon Black for a sociable, fun painting event. She will guide you, step-by-step to recreate a featured painting (details soon but very likely autumnal). And within 5 hours you’ll have completed your very own masterpiece! Everything needed for the event is provided – easel, apron, brushes, paint and canvas . […]

Monoprint workshop with Hetty Haxworth

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

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 […]

Dynamic Drawing Art Course – Graphite, Ink & Charcoal

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

This course will have six weekly classes ending on 14th February 2023. We are delighted to welcome Hayley Mills MA to the Arthouse. Hayley is a well-established professional Scottish wildlife and landscape artist who lives and has her studio in rural Fife, Scotland. Working with a range of artistic media, she creates a mixture of […]

£120

Poetry Platform 1: Poetry Play Day

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

with Keren Macpherson, Beth McDonough, and Rebecca Sharp For 2023, Platform Poetry is expanding its wings by introducing a new series of workshops – Poetry Platform – which will offer both new and seasoned poets inspiration, help, ideas and feedback with/for their writing. Whether you’re interested in exploring new styles or in simply shaking up your writing, […]

Woven willow platters and garlic baskets

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

Cheer up gloomy January 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 […]

‘Shoreline’ Mixed media workshop with Lara Scouller

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

‘Scotland’s landscapes, coastlines and museums have informed some of Lara’s most recent works, exploring the unique characteristics and natural riches of Fife. Her experience of being ‘in’, as well as looking ‘at’ the landscape can be seen in her drawings of enigmatic tree forms, atmospheric landscapes and wildlife studies, as well as her well observed museum drawings’ We are delighted to welcome the […]

£110