Monday, Thursday, Friday
9.30am - 12.30pm & 1pm - 4pm
Wednesday 12pm - 3pm
Thursday Evening 6.30pm - 9.30pm
Adult classes at D2 are for ages 16+ and welcome complete beginners to the more experienced. Classes are run in three hour sessions with a tutor offering individual guidance throughout the session.
Classes are conducted on a flexible basis with bookings made online, in advance. Students should bring their own materials.
3 hour session:
Monday - Thursday 4pm - 5.30pm
Monday 6pm - 7.30pm
Saturday & Sunday
10am - 12pm & 1pm - 3pm
Children at D2 experience fun and exciting challenges by experimenting, developing skills, working with different materials and learning about art history. Children are encouraged to explore using their individual imaginations and the development of practical skills.
All materials are provided and classes are booked via an online booking system in 5 week blocks.
5 week block:
One Sunday A Month
3.30 - 6.30pm
Sunday 10th December 2023
This class will appeal to all artists; beginners, students or professionals. Figure drawing is a core part of any art practice and improves observational drawing skills and essential if building a portfolio for art school entry. In addition, this is a relaxing and timeless subject that can be enjoyed by all.
Booking is essential, students should bring their own materials.
3 hour session:
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday
6pm - 8pm
Young artists classes at D2 are for high school students from 1st - 6th year who would like to develop their artistic ambitions.
These classes give young people the opportunity to begin creative discoveries, be adventurous and learn in a unique art environment.
Our young artists will experiment with a variety of different materials, work with many different subject matters and learn about art history with regular presentations about important artists and movements from throughout art history.
Students are asked to bring a selection of materials, these include: A4 or A3 sketchbook, acrylic paint, HB & 2B pencil, fine line black pen, palette and paintbrushes.
5 week block:
Saturday 18th November
10am - 3.30pm
In this one day workshop you will learn how to make a wrap-around journal with a leather cover. This kind of binding opens flat and is perfect for artists, note-taking, scrapbooking or to carry around. They also make an ideal present for the festive season!
You will be introduced to basic concepts of bookbinding before practising sewing & experimenting with ways of making a tie for your book. You will then leave with a finished journal and the skills to do more at home with your own materials and a few simple tools!
Please bring to the class from home, a cutting mat if you have one and a ruler (30 cm long) & your lunch. All materials and specialist tools will be provided, free to use. Tools will be available to purchase if you fancy taking them home to do some more bookbinding!
5.5 hour class:
STONE ARTISTRY WORKSHOP
Saturday 2nd December
10am - 1pm
Make Your Christmas Merry and Bright with Your Own Handcrafted Art!
Are you ready to unlock your inner artist & create something truly enchanting? Welcome to the world of personalised stone artistry!
At The Willow Shack's Christmas Workshop, you will be shown how to turn the beauty of nature into a captivating, one-of-a-kind work of art. With our guidance and a wide array of carefully sourced materials, you'll embark on a creative journey ensuring your creation reflects your unique style and vision.
Join fellow art enthusiasts in a warm and inviting environment, perfect for bonding and spreading holiday cheer. and leave with a heartfelt and memorable gift for your loved ones or a cherished addition to your own decor.
3 hour class:
D2 The Creative Centre is a multi-purpose arts centre located in Larbert which houses a large teaching studio, a fantastic exhibition space and 14 artists studios.
A wide variety of classes run throughout the week offering classes for adults, young artists and children. D2 welcomes and values the individual and encourages the development of ambitions.
Our large exhibition space located on the first floor, offers a remarkable opportunity in Central Scotland for endless arts related purposes, installations, music, dance, drama and events.
Watch our video to find out more.....
What Clients Say
"Gavin Hickford exhibition was fantastic! Progressive, flowing and often personal. Beautiful exhibition space upstairs. First visit to D2, won't be my last. A real treasure in Larbert/Falkirk area. Signing up for an art class this week!"
D2 The Creative Centre hosts 14 resident artist studios, these vary in size from 114 sq ft to 476 sq ft and are available with long or short term leases. The studios are affordable as our range of sizes offer artists the opportunity to find their ideal space within their ideal budget. The cost is inclusive of rates, heating and lighting.
Resident artists enjoy 24 hour access to their studios. The common room acts as a hub where all users of D2 can take a break to meet, eat, drink or just chat.
Parking space exists at the front of the building which is located within a secure industrial estate. In addition D2 The Creative Centre has its own 24 hour alarm system.
Currently we have artists who specialise in painting, jewellery making, botanical illustration, photography, screen printing and crafts. We also house several businesses within D2.
For all studio enquiries please email Adam at