About the city workshop

Tamar Whitson, art tutor working in her Edinburgh art studio.

Highly Skilled Educator

Highly Skilled Educator

Highly Skilled Educator

 Hello and welcome.  My name is Tamar and I have been teaching art and design for 15 years! I have a BA(Hons) degree in Textile Design and a post graduate teaching qualification.  I am an experienced and knowledgeable educator; creating a fun, engaging and enjoyable learning experience. I always keep my class numbers small to ensure that the teaching is tailored to meet your needs. 



An art class, painting class. Granddad and daughter learn to paint in family art class in Edinburgh.

A Class for Everyone

Highly Skilled Educator

Highly Skilled Educator

There are classes covering a range of art and craft processes, whatever your interest. So, whether you are looking for a fun way to spend time with friends or you want to learn a new technique, there is the perfect option for you. Situated just minutes from Princes Street and with classes to suit all ages and abilities, including children’s classes, you're sure to find the class you want.

Lady painting in a creative art class, traditional art techniques, switching off, try something new.

The Mission

Highly Skilled Educator

The Mission

I believe that everyone can create art and the classes give you the confidence to make your own individual art and craft pieces. There are so many reasons to learn an artistic skill; whether you want to study traditional techniques or switch off from the pressures of life, I offer the perfect environment to try something new. There is nothing better than creating your own piece of art or craft, whether for your own home or a gift for a loved one, you can proudly say 'I made that'!

Classes

Leather Accessories

Drawing for Beginners

Drawing for Beginners

Cutting leather and leatherwork tools, in leatherwork class, leather class in Edinburgh

Learn how to work with leather to create beautiful, personalised items in leatherwork classes.

Drawing for Beginners

Drawing for Beginners

Drawing for Beginners

Drawing in charcoal in a drawing class in Edinburgh. Drawing for beginners class in Edinburgh.

Have you always wanted to learn how to draw?  This eight week course is ideal for complete beginners.  

Colour for Beginners

Drawing for Beginners

Children's Classes (age 10-18)

Watercolour paints, drawing and painting class in Edinburgh

 If you’d like to learn more about drawing and painting materials but you’re not sure how to begin, this course provides an excellent starting point. 

Children's Classes (age 10-18)

Children's Classes (age 10-18)

Children's Classes (age 10-18)

Child painting at an easel in children's art class in Edinburgh, after school art class in Edinburgh

I offer children's after school art tuition for age 10-18, aimed at developing technical skills and encouraging creativity.

Saturday Night Art

Children's Classes (age 10-18)

Saturday Night Art

Abstract painting and paint brushes for fun art class in Edinburgh, Saturday night art in Edinburgh.

Looking for something different to do this weekend? In this relaxed art class for adults you can spend an evening being creative and having fun. 

Silver Jewellery

Children's Classes (age 10-18)

Saturday Night Art

Making silver jewellery in jewellery class in Edinburgh, silver jewellery lessons in Edinburgh.

I offer full day  jewellery classes where you can make unique, personal pieces from silver.

Contact me

Are you ready to get started?

If you have any questions at all, feel free to contact me. You can send a message using the contact form below or phone me on the number below.  I will get back to you as soon as possible.

The City Workshop Edinburgh

1 St Colme Street, Edinburgh, EH3 6AA, United Kingdom

0131 516 8249

Hours

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You can contact me on the number above 10am-5pm and leave a message if I'm not available.

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