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Monday, Thursday,  Friday

9.30am - 12.30pm & 1pm - 4pm

Wednesday  9.30am-12.30pm

Every 2nd Thursday  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 4 week blocks.

4 week block:




One Sunday A Month

3.30 - 6.30pm

Next Session  

Sunday 25th August 2024

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.

4 week block:


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Wednesday 10th July


Learn how to use charcoal and a variety of tools to create a beautiful atmospheric portrait. 

During the session you will use a grid to proportionally sketch your drawing, with guidance on composition, to create a bold & dramatic portrait. Understand the various charcoals available and when to use them, how to blend to ensure smooth skin tones and how to use dark and light tonal values to capture your subject. You will experiment with different techniques and shading, introduce highlights and shadows on the face and leave with a stunning portrait that will have depth, atmosphere and mood.

All materials and a choice of reference photo will be provided. You will then have the skills to apply this to your own portraits at home.

3 hour class:




Summer, October &

Easter Holidays

D2 runs holiday art weeks during the Easter, Summer and October holidays. 


Classes run Monday - Friday & include drawing, painting, textiles, sculpture & printmaking activities. On the final day all work created during the week will be displayed in a mini exhibition.

All materials are provided, all children need to bring is a packed lunch if attending full day sessions. Wearing old clothes is advised as sometimes we may be using messy materials.

7-12 yrs: 10am - 3pm

15th -19th July / 29th July - 2nd August

5-9 yrs: 10am-12.30pm 22nd -26th July

11-17 yrs: 1pm - 4pm  (£24 each)

22nd July - Paint & Embellish Tote Bag

24th July - Charcoal Portrait Class

Full Week:




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



D2 The Creative Centre

Lochlands Business Park



01324 555500

General Enquiries:

Young Artists/Childrens Class Enquiries:

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