with artist and tutor Graeme Swanson

Saturday 24th April from 11am - 3pm



Create your own still life in your own unique style.

This one day workshop includes pre-course tuition including learning how to prepare, select and arrange objects, sketch preparatory studies and select appropriate medium to draw and/or paint your still life.

On the day you will be guided by individual and group tutorials to help gain understanding of proportion and placing, engaging focal points and practising observation techniques, applying tone and lighting, colour and composition.

We will be drawing using sketchbooks, pencils, pens colour crayons or pastels and painting with acrylics on either paper or canvas.



  • Acrylic paints

  • A selection of brushes

  • Plastic cards or palette knives 

  • Canvas or cartridge paper

  • A sketchbook

  • Drawing materials such as pencils or charcoal.

In order to fulfil our obligations to tutors and models, as well as sustaining cash flow to the school, please note that we are only able to offer 50% of each class capacity to those booking with credit. If you are not able to redeem your course credit this term, we will endeavour to honour your credit in the following term. Please read our Refund Policy closely.

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The Edinburgh Drawing School,

13a Great King Street, Edinburgh, EH3 6QW

0131 556 0971

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