Public Courses October 2019-June 2020

This year’s programme is full of courses to get you thinking and making!

From introductory, one day, tasters in different artistic processes to longer evening courses or whole weekends that give you time to experiment with materials, ideas, and the possibilities of sculpture.

For the full programme or to find our more call us on 0131 551 4490 or book online.
10% discount for students and concessions.

Upcoming Autumn Courses:


Smoke Fired Ceramics with Mella Shaw 

Wednesdays, 16 October- 20 November
6.30pm-9pm, £180 (£162)

Make a small group of objects in clay and learn how to smoke fire them using different decorating and smoke firing techniques.

Plants and Pots with Charlotte Barker

Tuesdays, 5 November-10 December
6.30pm-9pm, £200 (£180)

Design the perfect plant pot for a specific plant and make pots to suit your house or garden space, from mini window ledge containers to monster patio pots.


Handbuilding with Clay with Adam Gandy

Saturday 9 November
10am-4pm, £80 (£72)

This taster introduces hand-building techniques for pinch pots, slab building and coil building as a basis for a unique vessel or sculpture.

Printing with Plaster with Eleanor McCullough

Saturday 23 November
10am-4pm, £80 (£72)

Learn to print with plaster using two different techniques; linocutting and digital image transfer on this new taster course.

Introduction to Metalwork with Joe Etchell 

Saturday 23 November
10am-1pm or 1.30pm-4.30pm, £90 (£81)

This fast paced course introduces the techniques needed to make a sculptural object in steel using basic cutting, welding and drilling.


Woodworking with Robin Burns

Saturday & Sunday, 16 & 17 November
10am-4pm, £235 (£212)

Learn how to use wood workshop machinery, manual hand tools and power tools to make small handmade items (jewellery box, small side table or a box shelf).

Clay Portraiture with Duncan Robertson 

Saturday & Sunday, 7 & 8 December
10am-4pm, £210 (£189)

This intensive weekend course allows you to model a clay directly from life and develop observational skills and clay working techniques.


SatARTday: Fashion Sculpture with Juliet Moleta

Ages 11-14 
Saturdays, 26 October-16 November
1.30pm-4pm, £40

Cut it, Stick it, Sew it,  Sculpt it-  
Create a fashion sculpture by exploring how to transform materials from 2D to 3D.