Short Introduction to Bookbinding

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

Join Edinburgh based Bookbinder Cass Barron for an afternoon of creative bookbinding that will equip you with the skills to make a number of book structures – a great opportunity to try your hand at this wonderfully addictive craft and leave with a collection of books that make for great sketchbooks, journals and personalised gifts! A short taster workshop great for anyone new to bookbinding, or wishing to extend their skills Cass is a highly experienced and knowledgeable bookbinder and &hellip read more

Linoprint weekend

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

A weekend of Linocutting!  2oth and 21st November 2021 10-4pm each day Tutor- Theresa Gourlay  Course fee- £105 includes Lino and equipment.     Prepare to be messy! Roll your sleeves up and get your biggest pinny on! Theresa will demonstrate and talk you through the printing process but you will mostly learn by getting stuck in and asking plenty of questions! Starting with a small image and a 10cm square of lino you will spend Saturday morning getting a feel &hellip read more

BRING YOUR OWN BEAR Drawing with Biro @ Golf Inn

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

BRING YOUR OWN BEAR Drawing with Biro Tuesday 23rd November @ Golf Inn Tutor: Theresa Gourlay £5.00 Do you or does someone you know have a battered, overloved soft toy tucked under the duvet? Do you doodle or draw? Or not? Even if you have never drawn before, come along and scribble all the lovely textures you see in your old toy to create a portrait. Why not treat your teddy bear to a night out at the Golf Inn? &hellip read more

Stitched textile wall-hangings – from photo to finished piece.

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

We are delighted to welcome award-winning textile artist Andrea McMillan to Off the Rails Arthouse. Based in Auchtermuchty in Fife, Andrea has exhibited with Open Studios North Fife since 2017, and was a prize winner at the Fife Art Exhibition in 2015, 2018 and Highly Commended in the 2020 online event. She is highly skilled in patchwork and quilting and specialises in free machine embroidery. You can see examples of her lovely work here: asmcm1.wixsite.com/textile-art. During lockdown Andrea concentrated on &hellip read more

Body of Work – online life drawing classes

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We are delighted to work in partnership with artists Jennifer Robson and Kirsty Whiten to offer a weekly online life drawing class, over a ten week period. Called Body of Work, (BOW) this live, online course has been very well received by those who have undertaken it. It is very well designed, makes excellent use of technology and provides individual support. Most importantly, it is a genuinely stimulating, enjoyable experience!  BOW is suitable for anyone who feels a bit rusty &hellip read more

Two-day workshop in basketry for beginners, refreshers and improvers!

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

We are delighted to welcome back Jane Wilkinson for a weekend workshop for people of all abilities who would like to learn this ancient craft or improve existing skills. It is also for people who have taken a basketry course before but would like to go over the basics again. Jane Wilkinson will tailor the course so that you work at your own pace and to the level which suits you. There will be staggered start times for groups of &hellip read more

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