Tetracolours

Discover a world of new shapes, blend them together to stretch your imagination and create anything you can think of!

Tetracolours

About Tetracolours

Colourful creatures wanted for this fun creative shapes activity. Discover a world of new shapes, blend them together to stretch your imagination and create anything you can think of. You can even design tessellating patterns which could go on forever!

Age 3+

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

Other Events at City Art Centre or Edinburgh Science Festival

Victoria Crowe: 50 Years of Painting

Victoria Crowe: 50 Years of Painting

18th May 2019 - 13th October 2019
The City Art Centre is proud to present the first major survey devoted to the work of one of the UK’s most distinguished artists, Victoria Crowe.
Plants in Ink

Plants in Ink

22nd June 2019
Join us at City Art Centre on Saturday 22nd June for a special botanical drawing masterclass with artist Jacqui Pestell MBE!
Artefacts and Magical Texts

Artefacts and Magical Texts

29th June 2019
Explore and interpret the mark-making and layering of Victoria Crowe's imaginative works in this workshop with artist Rachael Forbes at City Art Centre on 29th June.
BSL interpreted tour: Victoria Crowe at the City Art Centre

BSL interpreted tour: Victoria Crowe at the City Art Centre

6th July 2019
Join us for a special tour of ‘Victoria Crowe - 50 Years of Painting’ which will have a BSL interpreter present at City Art Centre on 6th July!
Victoria Crowe: Portraits and Plant Memory in The Wider Landscape

Victoria Crowe: Portraits and Plant Memory in The Wider Landscape

6th July 2019
This talk by Professor David Ingram will explore, through discussion of Professor Ingram’s own experiences of Victoria Crowe and her work, a synergy between art and botany, conservation and gardens.
Jazzy Tiles

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6th July 2019
Make your own colourful tile inspired by the vivid colours and textures in Victoria Crowe’s work in this free drop-in family workshop at City Art Centre on 6th July!
Rediscovered Fragments

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13th July 2019
Inspired by ‘Victoria Crowe - 50 Years of Painting’, join artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb at City Art Centre for a detailed still life painting and collage workshop inspired by themes her work.
Floral and Leaf Print Family Workshop

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14th July 2019
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Known and Imagined World

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20th July 2019
Join us at City Art Centre as former Edinburgh Makar, Christine De Luca shares with you some poems she has specially written inspired by paintings in the Victoria Crowe retrospective exhibition.
On the Inside Looking Out

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26th July 2019
Join us at City Art Centre on 26th July for a mixed media painting class exploring the concept of looking out into a landscape with artist Erik Petrie!
Floral and Leaf Print Family Workshop

Floral and Leaf Print Family Workshop

28th July 2019
Come along to City Art Centre for an opportunity to make your own work of art using natural materials such as flowers and leaves in these free drop-in workshops!
Talking Tapestry - Weaving Victoria Crowe Paintings

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31st July 2019
Join Master Weaver Naomi Robertson for a fascinating insight into Dovecot Studios, a world-renowned tapestry studio in the heart of Edinburgh, and her work with artist Victoria Crowe.
Clay Landscape Tiles

Clay Landscape Tiles

8th August 2019
Come along to City Art Centre on Thursday 8th August and make a little clay tile inspired by the beautiful paintings of Victoria Crowe.
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In honour of National Book Lovers Day, make your own hand-bound leather or pleather sketchbook to use and treasure for years to come.
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10th August 2019
Inspired by Victoria Crowe's landscapes and portraits, join poet Katy Hastie to cut and make-up poems and stories about colour in this free family drop-in session.
Victoria Crowe: Descriptive tour for visually impaired visitors

Victoria Crowe: Descriptive tour for visually impaired visitors

10th August 2019
Join artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb for a tour of ‘Victoria Crowe - 50 Years of Painting’, specifically designed for visually impaired visitors!
Exploring Portraiture

Exploring Portraiture

11th August 2019
Make your own self-portrait using symbols, objects and colours to resemble a face or figure with individual expression inspired by looking at the Victoria Crowe exhibition.
Known and Imagined World

Known and Imagined World

15th August 2019
Be inspired by Victoria Crowe’s stunning artworks to create your own masterpiece using a variety of textures in this free drop-in family workshop at City Art Centre!
Fragile Traces

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17th August 2019
Taking inspiration from the paintings and prints of Victoria Crowe, create a prized, nature-inspired piece of art in this masterclass with Jacqui Pestell MBE.
The Language of Flowers

The Language of Flowers

18th August 2019
In this family session at City Art Centre on 18th August you will get the chance to explore Victoria Crowe's use of flowers and animals in her work and make your own paper mosaics.
Victoria Crowe, Painting the Poetry

Victoria Crowe, Painting the Poetry

21st August 2019
A talk, looking at the Exhibition Victoria Crowe: 50 Years of Painting, to see afresh, and interpret the poetic method in the work of Victoria Crowe.
Art Late: ’The Moment’: Music and Words inspired by Victoria Crowe

Art Late: ’The Moment’: Music and Words inspired by Victoria Crowe

23rd August 2019
Join us at City Art Centre on 23rd August for a special evening of poetry, stories and performances inspired by Victoria Crowe and her paintings.
To Write Down all I Contain at this Moment: Poetry Workshop

To Write Down all I Contain at this Moment: Poetry Workshop

24th August 2019
In this workshop with writer Katy Hastie we’ll explore the ways psychoanalyst, surgeon and medical missionary Dr Winifred Rushworth inspired Victoria Crowe.
Seasonal Echoes

Seasonal Echoes

6th September 2019
Come along and create beautiful textural landscapes in this painting and mixed media workshop with artist Erik Petrie, inspired by Victoria Crowe’s paintings.
Beyond likeness: Story-making Workshop

Beyond likeness: Story-making Workshop

14th September 2019
Join writer Katy Hastie at City Art Centre on 14th September to create characters with a real kick of life and a story to tell.
Fabric Fragments

Fabric Fragments

14th September 2019
Take inspiration from different elements of Victoria Crowe’s stunning paintings and make an individual piece of textile art in these free family sessions at City Art Centre.
Paper Mosaics

Paper Mosaics

15th September 2019
Join us at City Art Centre on Sunday 15th September for this family session and make your own paper mosaics inspired by nature and Victoria Crowe's use of flowers and animals in her work.
Art and Poetry to delight the Senses

Art and Poetry to delight the Senses

21st September 2019
Join us for a short promenade event with former Edinburgh Makar, Christine De Luca. She will share with you poems she has specially written inspired by paintings in the Victoria Crowe exhibition.
A Certain Light: Poetry and Spirituality in the work of Victoria Crowe

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5th October 2019
Victoria Crowe’s paintings have been compared to poems. Join Susan Mansfield in this talk at City Art Centre as she explores Crowe's affinity with poets and poetry!
Trees, Treasures and Birds

Trees, Treasures and Birds

5th October 2019
Join us at City Art Centre and create your own beautiful collage full of little birds, spiky trees and golden treasures in this free drop-in workshop with artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb.
Through the Seasons: Fashion Show at the City Art Centre

Through the Seasons: Fashion Show at the City Art Centre

12th October 2019
Come and see a spectacular fashion show by the Fashion and Textile Design students from Edinburgh College in a collaboration with the City Art Centre and the Victoria Crowe exhibition!

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