Sunday, 12 October 2008

The Black Forest

Due to building work outside our Owl & Lion, we had to postpone The Black Forest until the 16th of this month. Fortunately every Artist has been able to accommodate with the date change to which we are very grateful. This is going to be a fantastic show.

Monday, 6 October 2008


At the OWL & LION FOR OCTOBER we are joining in The Big Draw with a series of Events and Workshops on the 26th of October. We have a whole range of drop in activities starting at 12 pm to 4pm.

Come and draw your own pet rock, badge making for children and several different drawing workshops.

All workshops shall be held in Grassmarket Square in Front of The Lot Cafe, unless raining. All ages with adults welcome.

Event One:
Description:Drawing with Artist Maki Hamada
- Maki practices intricate line drawings on canvas, using a selection of fine pens and small collage materials, work with Maki to create your own canvas of a forest scene.

Event Two:
Description: Edinburgh City Forest
- Darts shall be thrown at a giant map of Edinburgh City centre. We shall draw line connecting the dots. You will then be lead by an artists to ‘travel the lines’ and draw what you find at the dots. A very exciting way of discovering Edinburgh.
12pm - 1.30pm
2.30pm - 4pm
Children must be accompanied by an adult.
bring your own sketchbook and drawing materials

Event Three:
Description: Come and make BIG BIG drawings of the best view in Edinburgh, looking out from the Gallery's big glass window. Using artist Isabelle's favourite materials of wash, charcoal, oil sticks and inks, be prepared to create something BIG! If the weather is good, we shall draw in Grassmarket Square.

Friday, 12 September 2008


We are really excited about our new show. Lots of local Edinburgh Artists taking part exhibiting a range of traditional print making methods.
Details below.

Saturday, 23 August 2008

Bookbinding Workshop

Pictures of our Bookbinding Workshop held over two nights. Incredibly busy, we didnt realise there were so many people interested in binding! Look out for future workshops this year.