The Arienas Collective

The Arienas Collective

About The Arienas Collective

The Arienas Collective Dublin Meuse, Edinburgh New Town EH3 6NW
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The Arienas Collective is a group of local artists and designer-makers who are passionate about what they do, and who believe there is a creative soul within everyone waiting to be released.

We run creative workshop experiences from a relaxing home environment where you are encouraged to lose yourself in the moment, and to switch off from the everyday through focusing on the act of creating. We offer workshops in screen-printing, soap-making, silver clay jewellery, calligraphy, speed-sketching, art & wine evenings, lino-printing, portrait photography, macramé, knicker sewing, and more. In addition to our open workshops, we offer private workshop experiences for wedding and hen parties, special birthday celebrations, and corporate workshops either in our workshop space or at a venue of your choice.

Our open group experiences invite you to join - and make new friends with - other, like-minded people. On our private group experiences you invite your own group of friends and family to share an experience together.

The class size is kept small so that our artists and designer-makers can give you the help and advice you need to get the most out of your experience. You have access to all the equipment and materials you need, and will take home all the pieces you create.

Socially-minded refreshment breaks are an important part of every Arienas Collective experience, and whenever possible we source our food and drinks from the fantastic range of independent, local providers and producers we are fortunate to have on our doorstep.

We look forward to welcoming you to The Arienas Collective.

"When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be." (Lao Tzu/Laozi)

Go with the flow and let your inner creative loose.

All information (whether in text or photographs) is supplied in good faith but should not be relied upon as being a statement of representation or fact. We take every opportunity to ensure the details for The Arienas Collective are accurate, please contact us at hello[@]whatsonnetwork.co.uk if any of the above information is incorrect.

Upcoming Events at The Arienas Collective

Screen Printing onto Fabric - POSTPONED

Screen Printing onto Fabric - POSTPONED

8th April 2020
On this 3-hour beginner's screen printing taster workshop with Edinburgh-based artist and printer Lou Davis, you will learn how to screen print onto fabric using the hand cut stencil method.
Introduction to Soap-making - POSTPONED

Introduction to Soap-making - POSTPONED

18th April 2020
Learn how to make traditional cold-pressed soap as well as melt and pour glycerine soap with local designer-maker Jenny Smith of The Scottish Soapworks at The Arienas Collective.
Introduction to shampoo and skincare making - POSTPONED

Introduction to shampoo and skincare making - POSTPONED

19th April 2020
Learn about the properties of The Scottish Soapworks shampoo bars, lip balms and creams in this workshop with Jenny from The Scottish Soapworks!
Advanced Sketching - People and Crowds - POSTPONED

Advanced Sketching - People and Crowds - POSTPONED

20th April 2020
Using ink and watercolour, capture crowds on the streets and also close up portraits from within the Scottish Portrait Gallery in this workshop with Mark Kirkham, the Edinburgh Sketcher!
Silver Jewellery Taster Workshop - POSTPONED

Silver Jewellery Taster Workshop - POSTPONED

22nd April 2020
Try out this silver jewellery taster workshop run by The Arienas Collective with jeweller Anna Campbell-Hall.
Introduction to Silver Clay Jewellery-Making - POSTPONED

Introduction to Silver Clay Jewellery-Making - POSTPONED

25th April 2020
Using silver clay, learn how to make three different pieces of silver jewellery at this one-day workshop with The Arienas Collective.
Art and Wine Evening ‘Figurative’ - POSTPONED

Art and Wine Evening ‘Figurative’ - POSTPONED

30th April 2020
The Arienas Collective's April Art and Wine themed evening is 'Figurative' and will feature images by the Scottish Colourists and Picasso.
Introduction to Sketching with Watercolour - POSTPONED

Introduction to Sketching with Watercolour - POSTPONED

9th May 2020
Take a walk around the stunning local Georgian architecture of Edinburgh's New Town with the Edinburgh Sketcher, Mark Kirkham, whilst creating ink and watercolour drawings in this workshop.
Repeat Pattern Screen Printing onto Fabric - POSTPONED

Repeat Pattern Screen Printing onto Fabric - POSTPONED

10th May 2020
Learn how to create a repeat pattern suitable for printing onto fabric and then print your final design onto a cushion cover, apron or tea towel ready to take home.
Introduction to Foundational Calligraphy - POSTPONED

Introduction to Foundational Calligraphy - POSTPONED

16th May 2020
Learn and practicing letter forms in the basic 'foundational' hand, in this workshop with Artist Panna Chauhan at The Arienas Collective!
Introduction to Soap-making - POSTPONED

Introduction to Soap-making - POSTPONED

23rd May 2020
Learn how to make traditional cold-pressed soap as well as melt and pour glycerine soap with local designer-maker Jenny Smith of The Scottish Soapworks at The Arienas Collective.
Introduction to Soap and Skincare Making - POSTPONED

Introduction to Soap and Skincare Making - POSTPONED

24th May 2020
Learn about the properties of our organic glycerine soap, lip balms and creams to create your own soap and skincare pack in this workshop with Jenny from The Scottish Soapworks!
Silver Jewellery Taster Workshop - POSTPONED

Silver Jewellery Taster Workshop - POSTPONED

25th May 2020
Try out this silver jewellery taster workshop run by The Arienas Collective with jeweller Anna Campbell-Hall.
Soldering Silver Clay Jewellery Class - POSTPONED

Soldering Silver Clay Jewellery Class - POSTPONED

27th May 2020
Learn the traditional skill of soldering to advance your jewellery making skills in this full-day intermediate workshop, suitable for anyone with experience of working with metal clay.
Introduction to Silver Clay Jewellery-Making - POSTPONED

Introduction to Silver Clay Jewellery-Making - POSTPONED

28th May 2020
Using silver clay, learn how to make three different pieces of silver jewellery at this one-day workshop with The Arienas Collective.
Collaborative Bookbinding and Sketching Workshop - POSTPONED

Collaborative Bookbinding and Sketching Workshop - POSTPONED

30th May 2020
Local artists Cass Barron and Mark Kirkham share some of their favourite bookbinding and sketching techniques in this collaborative workshop run by The Arienas Collective.
Lino-printing onto Paper - POSTPONED

Lino-printing onto Paper - POSTPONED

6th June 2020
Local artist Suzanne Kemplay will help you explore ways of creating simple images and striking patterns from which you will print your own unique tote bag and tea towel design.
Letterpress Printing Workshop - POSTPONED

Letterpress Printing Workshop - POSTPONED

10th June 2020
Revive a traditional skill by learning how to set metal or wooden type and make personalised, spiral bound notebooks at this workshop run by The Arienas Collective
Advanced Sketching - Georgian Landscapes - POSTPONED

Advanced Sketching - Georgian Landscapes - POSTPONED

12th June 2020
Using ink and watercolour, and under the close guidance of Mark Kirkham, the Edinburgh Sketcher, you will learn how to use composition and perspective to draw the eye into your painting.
Introduction to Silver Clay Jewellery-Making - POSTPONED

Introduction to Silver Clay Jewellery-Making - POSTPONED

13th June 2020
Using silver clay, learn how to make three different pieces of silver jewellery at this one-day workshop with The Arienas Collective.
Collaborative Bookbinding and Sketching Workshop - POSTPONED

Collaborative Bookbinding and Sketching Workshop - POSTPONED

19th June 2020
Local artists Cass Barron and Mark Kirkham share some of their favourite bookbinding and sketching techniques in this collaborative workshop run by The Arienas Collective.
Introduction to Soap-making - POSTPONED

Introduction to Soap-making - POSTPONED

20th June 2020
Learn how to make traditional cold-pressed soap as well as melt and pour glycerine soap with local designer-maker Jenny Smith of The Scottish Soapworks at The Arienas Collective.
Introduction to Soap and Skincare Making - POSTPONED

Introduction to Soap and Skincare Making - POSTPONED

21st June 2020
Learn about the properties of our organic glycerine soap, lip balms and creams to create your own soap and skincare pack in this workshop with Jenny from The Scottish Soapworks!
Introduction to Silver Clay Jewellery-Making - POSTPONED

Introduction to Silver Clay Jewellery-Making - POSTPONED

23rd June 2020
Using silver clay, learn how to make three different pieces of silver jewellery at this one-day workshop with The Arienas Collective.
Silver Jewellery Taster Workshop - POSTPONED

Silver Jewellery Taster Workshop - POSTPONED

24th June 2020
Try out this silver jewellery taster workshop run by The Arienas Collective with jeweller Anna Campbell-Hall.
Art and Wine Evening ‘Flowers’ - POSTPONED

Art and Wine Evening ‘Flowers’ - POSTPONED

25th June 2020
With hands-on help from local artist Suzanne Kemplay, you will learn how to create your very own still life or landscape painting using acrylic paints, while enjoying a glass of wine and nibbles.
Introduction to Italic Calligraphy - POSTPONED

Introduction to Italic Calligraphy - POSTPONED

26th June 2020
Often referred to as the most elegant of the popular calligraphic scripts, The Arienas Collective is holding an Introduction to Italic Calligraphy class with calligraphy artist Panna Chauhan.
Silver Clay Ring Making Workshop - POSTPONED

Silver Clay Ring Making Workshop - POSTPONED

27th June 2020
Learn how to make two different types of fine silver ring in this intermediate one-day workshop with The Arienas Collective.
Silver Clay Boxes and Beads - POSTPONED

Silver Clay Boxes and Beads - POSTPONED

28th June 2020
Based on feedback from beginners classes, this bespoke intermediate level full-day workshop with Anna Campbell, covers what people wanted to learn next: how to make silver clay boxes and beads.
Introduction to Soap-making - POSTPONED

Introduction to Soap-making - POSTPONED

15th August 2020
Learn how to make traditional cold-pressed soap as well as melt and pour glycerine soap with local designer-maker Jenny Smith of The Scottish Soapworks at The Arienas Collective.
Introduction to Soap and Skincare Making - POSTPONED

Introduction to Soap and Skincare Making - POSTPONED

16th August 2020
Learn about the properties of our organic glycerine soap, lip balms and creams to create your own soap and skincare pack in this workshop with Jenny from The Scottish Soapworks!
Advanced Sketching - People and Crowds - POSTPONED

Advanced Sketching - People and Crowds - POSTPONED

24th August 2020
Using ink and watercolour, capture crowds on the streets and also close up portraits from within the Scottish Portrait Gallery in this workshop with Mark Kirkham, the Edinburgh Sketcher!
Silver Jewellery Taster Workshop - POSTPONED

Silver Jewellery Taster Workshop - POSTPONED

25th August 2020
Try out this silver jewellery taster workshop run by The Arienas Collective with jeweller Anna Campbell-Hall.
Introduction to Silver Clay Jewellery-Making - POSTPONED

Introduction to Silver Clay Jewellery-Making - POSTPONED

26th August 2020
Using silver clay, learn how to make three different pieces of silver jewellery at this one-day workshop with The Arienas Collective.
Anna Mazon Silver Twig Ring Masterclass

Anna Mazon Silver Twig Ring Masterclass

18th September 2020
Make your own twig ring from Art Clay Silver at this masterclass with world-renowned metal clay jewellery artist Anna Mazon on 18th September at The Arienas Collective!
Anna Mazon Heart Deco Pendant Weekend Masterclass

Anna Mazon Heart Deco Pendant Weekend Masterclass

19th September 2020 - 20th September 2020
Make a unique Art Deco style silver pendant from Art Clay Silver on this masterclass with world-renowned metal clay jewellery artist Anna Mazon on 19th & 20th September at The Arienas Collective!
Anna Mazon Sculpting Metal Clay Masterclass

Anna Mazon Sculpting Metal Clay Masterclass

21st September 2020
In the third and last masterclass with world-renowned metal clay jewellery artist Anna Mazon you will learn how to design and sculpt your own teddy bear pendant!
Silver Jewellery Taster Workshop - POSTPONED

Silver Jewellery Taster Workshop - POSTPONED

23rd September 2020
Try out this silver jewellery taster workshop run by The Arienas Collective with jeweller Anna Campbell-Hall.
Silver Jewellery Taster Workshop - POSTPONED

Silver Jewellery Taster Workshop - POSTPONED

17th October 2020
Try out this silver jewellery taster workshop run by The Arienas Collective with jeweller Anna Campbell-Hall.

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