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Stretch your creative muscles with our fun and inspiring workshops. We offer classes and courses for all ages and levels so whether you’re an expert or a beginner there will be something for you.Print Studio courses are aimed at ages 18+. In some circumstances 15-18 year-olds may attend if accompanied by an adult: contact annis.fitzhugh@dca.org.uk for more information.

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05 Oct 2019

Galleries and Create Space

Family Art Lab: Alberta Whittle

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Join our resident artists to explore the exhibition, Alberta Whittle’s ideas and to create your own art together!

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05 Oct 2019

Print Studio

Signwriting

Two-day course

Learn traditional hand-lettering for sign-writing with expert Brian Robertson.

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06 Oct 2019

Meeting Room

Craft Sunday: Hand Stitched Monograms with Lauren Smith

#CraftSunday

Join Edinburgh based artist Lauren Smith and create your own hand-stitched monogramme

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12 Oct 2019

Print Studio

Electro-etching

Weekend Course

Electro-etching is an effective, environmentally-friendly method of intaglio plate-making.

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12 Oct 2019

Print Studio

Design for Print with Adobe Illustrator

Discover the potential of Adobe Illustrator in printmaking

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15 Oct 2019

Galleries and Create Space

Senior Citizen Kane Gallery Tour and Workshop: Alberta Whittle

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Aged 60+? Join Senior Citizen Kane Gallery Tour and Workshop.

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13 Aug 2019 - 15 Oct 2019

Print Studio

Wood Engraving

Four-week course

Join Beth Robertson to create finely detailed designs.

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19 Oct 2019

Print Studio

Introduction To Adobe Photoshop (Weekend course)

Weekend course

Photoshop made easy.

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19 Oct 2019

Print Studio

Advanced Screen Printing

Weekend course

Move on to develop your skills through a project-based weekend.

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26 Oct 2019

Galleries and Create Space

Family Art Lab: Alberta Whittle

#AlbertaWhittle #DCAMakes

Join our resident artists to explore the exhibition, Alberta Whittle’s ideas and to create your own art together!

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26 Oct 2019

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Green 3D Books

Weekend Course

Learn a variety of methods to cut, fold and paste recycled paper to make 3D books.

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24 Aug 2019 - 02 Nov 2019

Print Studio

Japanese Woodblock Printing

Weekend course

Step back in time into the intriguing world of Japan’s Edo Period.

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03 Nov 2019

Create Space

Making and Doing with Alberta Whittle

#DCAmakes

Take time to explore and experiment, inspired by Alberta Whittle's work.

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06 Nov 2019

Print Studio

Waterless Plate Lithography

Four-week course

Learn to use waterless lithography plates to combine photographic, digital and hand-drawn imagery.

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05 Sep 2019 - 07 Nov 2019

Meeting Room

Introduction to Adobe Photoshop (Evening Course)

Four-week course

Start using the wide range of possibilities for creating images, enhancing photos or designing.

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09 Nov 2019

Create Space

Family Art Lab: Alberta Whittle

#AlbertaWhittle #DCAMakes

Join our resident artists to explore the exhibition, Alberta Whittle’s ideas and to create your own art together.

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13 Apr 2019 - 09 Nov 2019

Print Studio

Nature Prints

Weekend course

Create detailed and beautiful prints directly from natural forms that you never thought you could print with!

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13 Nov 2019

Print Studio

Black and White Photography for Beginners

Four-week course

Learn how to process black and white film, make contact sheets and explore black and white printing.

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24 Aug 2019 - 16 Nov 2019

Print Studio

Introduction To Adobe Lightroom

Two-day course

Lightroom is a photo-retouching and organisational software from the makers of Photoshop.

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04 Nov 2018 - 16 Nov 2019

Print Studio

Introduction To Laser-cutting

One day course

Learn how to laser-cut and engrave hand-drawn, computer-generated and photographic images onto different materials such as paper, wood, perspex and fabric.

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17 Nov 2019

Print Studio

Shadowgraphs

One day course

Use objects and light instead of a camera to create a 'photogram' image with rich three-dimensional quality.

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21 Nov 2019

Print Studio

Zine!

Four-week course

Make your own Zine!

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23 Nov 2019

Print Studio

Festive Letterpress

One day course

Get festive and join John Easson of Quarto Press to learn the basics of letterpress.

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24 Nov 2019

Meeting Room

Craft Sunday: Festive Folding with Kate Colin

#CraftSunday

Join Glasgow based designer Kate Colin for some festive paper folding!

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24 Nov 2019

Print Studio

Merry Riso

Two-day course

This eco-friendly, fast-paced method is a hybrid of photocopying and silkscreen using soy-based inks and recycled paper.

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13 Jun 2019 - 30 Nov 2019

Print Studio

Print Studio Tour

Join us for a tour of our Print Studio!

We offer twice weekly tours of our Print Studio.

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29 Jun 2019 - 30 Nov 2019

Meeting Room

Photography Forum

Last Sat of every month

Compare notes, discuss each other’s portfolios and get advice from tutors.

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11 Aug 2019 - 30 Nov 2019

Print Studio

Andy Warhol Class

One day course

Create prints using the simple screen print process that Warhol used to make his famous portraits.

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04 Dec 2019

Print Studio

Collagraphy

Three week course

The original recycling technique that uses card, textures and materials collaged together.

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21 Sep 2019 - 07 Dec 2019

Print Studio

Get Off Auto

Weekend course

Learn your way around your digital camera and gain confidence by shooting out and about.

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07 Dec 2019

Print Studio

Laser-cutting for Printmakers

Two-day course

Learn how to laser-cut and engrave hand-drawn computer-generated and photographic images.

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01 Dec 2019 - 08 Dec 2019

Meeting Room

Eco Christmas Crafternoon

#CraftSunday

Join us for our annual Christmas Crafternoon, this time with a eco-focus!

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20 Aug 2019 - 10 Dec 2019

Create Space

DCA Young Photo Club

Creative Skills for 11-16 year olds

Join our fortnightly skills-building workshop for young photographers.

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29 Jun 2019 - 14 Dec 2019

Print Studio

Linocut Printmaking

Weekend course

Explore a variety of methods to produce colour prints.

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22 Sep 2019 - 22 Dec 2019

Print Studio

Japanese Brush Calligraphy

One day course

Gain an insight into the ancient art form of ‘Shodo’ with artist Campbell Sandilands.

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