Drawing the City with the Edinburgh Sketcher

Join Mark Kirkham, the Edinburgh Sketcher, for a sketching workshop inspired by Canaletto at The Palace of Holyrood!

Drawing the City with the Edinburgh Sketcher

About Drawing the City with the Edinburgh Sketcher

Join Mark Kirkham, the Edinburgh Sketcher, for a sketching workshop inspired by Canaletto. View Canaletto's work in The Queen's Gallery to discover how he captured the spirit of a city. Be inspired to capture the spirt of Edinburgh with your own sketches of the Palace of Holyroodhouse grounds and Edinburgh's Old Town.

Materials are included.

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