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The Arienas Collective

Contact Name: Lynn Powell

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Address:
Dublin Meuse
Edinburgh
Midlothian
EH3 6NW

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About The Arienas Collective

The Arienas Collective supports local artists and makers to earn a living by sharing their creative skills and passions with others through delivering workshops. The workshops are run from our mews home in the beautiful Georgian New Town of central Edinburgh. We believe in the wellbeing benefits of engaging in creative activity, and our class sizes are kept small so that you get the support you need to make the most of your time with us. We teach you creative skills you can continue at home.

The Arienas Collective's Courses

£45
Lothian
Join us for a fun evening of art and wine with Edinburgh artist Suzanne Kemplay. On this Scottish Colourist themed workshop, you will create your very own still life or landscape painting with hands-on help from Suzanne while enjoying a glass of wine. And we think you'll be amazed at what you can achieve. Suzanne has always loved the Scottish Colourist paintings, "I see them as part of my heritage. They have a freshness and...
Lothian
The Arienas Collective support local artists, designers and makers to earn a living through delivering workshops where they can share their talents, skills and passions with others. We offer a fascinating range of creative courses in a supportive and welcoming venue in the heart of Edinburgh's New Town. We believe in the well-being benefits of engaging in creative activity, and our class sizes are kept small so that our artists and makers can provide hands-on...
£95
Lothian
On this full day combination workshop with two of our local artists - bookbinder Cass Barron and The Edinburgh Sketcher Mark Kirkham - you will create a personalised, hand-bound sketchbook and begin to fill it with your own sketches. You will begin your day with Cass, who will help you to create your own A6 (landscape) leather, or pleather, covered sketchbook, complete with decorative exposed stitching and a nifty fastening to store your pens and...
£55
Lothian
Release your inner creative on our Introduction to calligraphy workshop run by Edinburgh calligraphy artist Panna Chauhan. Calligraphy is an art form lasting over centuries. Even in its simplest form it can look beautiful, and it is an art form that can be learned...with patience. On the Introduction to calligraphy workshop you will begin by learning the basics of calligraphy including the different types of nibs, correct sizing of letters and how to hold the...
£85
Lothian
During this introduction to lino printing workshop with local artist Suzanne Kemplay, you will explore ways of creating simple, striking images from which you will make an original set of greeting cards.   This is a hands-on, practical and fun workshop where you will learn how to create an original design, cut your design on to lino ready for adding paint and printing on to card. You will gain the confidence you need to create beautiful...
£40
Midlothian
On this introductory workshop with local artist Nichole Fernández, you will begin by learning the four basic knots of macramé.   Having mastered those, Nichole will take you through the steps necessary to create your own plant hanger including how to plan a pattern, measure the correct amount of rope, set up and finish off the project.   You will come away with enough knowledge to create your own macramé wallhangings or plant hangers at home, along...
£45
Lothian
We offer a range of lingerie sewing workshops including knicker making, garters and kimonos. We will be adding more in the near future. Details of our knicker making workshop are below. We will be adding dates and details for the others soon so please check our website for more information. Knicker-making workshop During this 3 hour workshop, local lingerie designer Hazel Lethaby of Mischke Lingerie will introduce you to working with stretch material by sewing...
£135
Lothian - Next course on 18th August 2019
On this full-day intermediate workshop - suitable for those that have taken any of our Silver Clay beginners workshops - you will learn how to make two different types of fine silver ring.   Using silver clay, a material made up of recycled silver particles, an organic binder and water that can easily be used at home with little need for equipment, Edinburgh jeweller - and silver clay specialist - Anna Campbell will take you through...
£95
Lothian
Release your inner creative on our Introduction to screen-printing experience run by Edinburgh artists Jodie Powell and Brodie Sim.  On the Introduction to screen-printing experience you will begin by learning how to design and cut your own stencil. Then you will mix your chosen paint colours ready for screen-printing by hand onto high quality paper, and onto fabric products. You will take home a framed print of your original design, plus a printed tote bag...
£95
Lothian
On this full-day introductory workshop - suitable for beginners or those that have taken our Silver Clay Jewellery Taster workshop - you will learn how to design, make, fire and polish three different pieces of jewellery.   Using silver clay, a material made up of recycled silver particles, an organic binder and water that can easily be used at home with little need for equipment, Edinburgh jeweller and silver clay specialist Anna Campbell will take you...
£95
Lothian - Next course on 22nd September 2019
On this Introduction to soap and skincare making with Jenny from The Scottish Soapworks, you will combine learning new skills with creating your own soap and skincare pack.   You will begin by learning about the properties of our organic glycerine soap, lip balms and creams. You will make moisturising, organic glycerine soap choosing from recipes such as calming lavender or invigorating lemon, lime and poppy seed. You will blend and pot a rich, carrot oil...
£95
Lothian
Release your inner creative on our two-in-one Introduction to Soap-Making workshop run by Edinburgh designer-maker Jenny Smith of The Scottish Soapworks.   On this full day workshop you will learn two soap-making processes. In the morning you will learn how to create a log of cold-process soap ready for curing on our soap rack for 21 days, and in the afternoon organic 'melt and pour' glycerine soap. The day begins with a background to the design...
£55
Midlothian
Release your inner creative on our Introduction to speed sketching experience run by Edinburgh artist Mark Kirkham. Capture in detail the historical architecture, unique heritage features and charming landscape of Edinburgh's city centre with Mark Kirkham, a local artist known as the Edinburgh Sketcher. Explore Edinburgh’s New Town and Portrait Gallery with a sketch book in hand, using ink and watercolour to bring your visit to life. You will take home your favourite drawing in...
£45
Lothian - Next course on 20th August 2019
In this taster workshop, you will create a pendant or pair of earrings from hallmark-quality silver with jeweller Anna Campbell.  You will learn how to make jewellery out of a material called silver clay, which is made up of recycled silver particles, an organic binder and water. Silver clay requires with very little equipment so it's perfect for those wanting to learn a new skill they can easily do at home. You will be taken...
£110
Lothian - Next course on 3rd September 2019
This full-day intermediate workshop is suitable for anyone who has attended the beginners Silver Clay Taster or Introduction to Silver Clay Jewellery workshops, or has experience of working with metal clay.   On this workshop, taught by Edinburgh jeweller Anna Campbell, you will learn the traditional skill of soldering to advance your jewellery making skills in order to make different types of jewellery including stud earrings and cufflinks.   This is the perfect follow-on to the beginners...