Speed-sketching Workshop

Join local artist Mark Kirkham for some gentle tuition and tips on how to fill your sketchbook or paper with quick watercolour drawings of flowers and trees in one of the New Town's beautiful parks.

Speed-sketching Workshop

About Speed-sketching Workshop

Join local artist Mark Kirkham - known locally as The Edinburgh Sketcher - for some gentle tuition and tips on how to fill your sketchbook or paper with quick watercolour drawings of flowers and trees in one of the New Town's beautiful parks.

Class sizes are kept small so that Mark can give you any help and support you need to get the most from your workshop. The class is suitable for beginners, returners and those who have attended one of Mark's New Town street-sketching workshops and want to practice sketching flowers and trees.

The price includes access to all the equipment you will need, all materials, and welcome refreshments at The Arienas Collective. Mark will also have kits available to buy if you want to carry on practising your new-found skills at home.

This is the afternoon session of our full day Bookbinding and Speed-Sketching Workshop.

Please note that our workshops are run from the first floor of a Georgian mews house and unfortunately we do not have lift access.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Speed-sketching Workshop are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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