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Art & Craft Courses & Workshops

Weekly Classes / Courses

(January – April 2019, in day and time order)

Course Creative Embroidery (beginner)

Mondays
10am – 12.30pm
Starts:
21 January 2019 for 8 weeks

Learn creative hand embroidery techniques to produce your own attractive hand embroidered textile designs.

Course fact sheet

Tutor:
Kate Barlow
Cost:
£142 (materials excluded)
To book:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options, …

Course Creative Embroidery (intermediate)

Mondays
1 – 3.30pm
Starts:
21 January 2019 for 8 weeks

Learn creative hand embroidery techniques to produce your own attractive hand embroidered textile designs.

Course fact sheet

Tutor:
Kate Barlow
Cost:
£142 (materials excluded)
To book:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options, …

Course Creative Sketchbook - Drawing, Colour and Mixed Media

Tuesdays
2 – 4.30pm
Starts:
22 January 2019 for 8 weeks

Learn how to keep a visual diary and discover how a sketchbook will improve your art. Explore drawing and colour skills and how to record and develop your ideas.

Our spring term project will be landscape in its broadest sense.

Course fact sheet

Tutor:
Emily Burton
Cost:
£142 (materials excluded)
To book:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options, …

Course Acrylics – Exploring the Old Masters

Tuesdays
7 – 9.30pm
Starts:
22 January 2019 for 8 weeks

We will be exploring the Old Masters including Rembrandt, Leonardo Da Vinci and John Constable looking at their techniques and bringing them up to date using acrylic paints and mediums, including gesso, glazing fluid and texture mediums. Discover more about the artists’ lives and methods through hands-on practice and how their ideas can be brought up to date using modern materials.

Course fact sheet (to come)

Tutor:
Bob Meecham
Cost:
£142 (materials excluded)
Contact:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options, …

Course Life Drawing and Painting

Wednesdays
10am – 1pm
Starts:
23 January 2019 for 10 weeks

A project-led course exploring different ways of understanding and depicting the human form with a range of long and short poses. A life model is present for all sessions. This course will focus on painting the figure with watercolour.

Some life drawing experience recommended.

Course fact sheet

Tutor:
Emily Burton
Cost:
£240 (all model fees included; materials excluded)
Contact:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options, …

Course Portrait Drawing

Wednesdays
2 – 4.30pm
Starts:
23 January 2019 for 10 weeks

Develop an understanding of the proportions and structure of the skull and facial features, drawing the head from different angles to capture likeness and character using a variety of approaches.

Suitable for all levels.

Course fact sheet

Tutor:
Emily Burton
Cost:
£195 (fee includes a clothed model; materials excluded)
Contact:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options, …

Course Botanical Art – Drawing and Watercolour (all levels)

Wednesdays
7 – 9.30pm
Starts:
23 January 2019 for 8 weeks

For intermediates / advanced, see Friday morning.

Learn the art of botanical painting and drawing using watercolour and pencil. Topics covered include colour matching and mixing; drawing and painting techniques; glazing; perspective and composition.

All levels welcome.

Course fact sheet

Tutor:
Marcia Hughes
Cost:
£142 (materials excluded)
Contact:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options, …

Course Photography - Developing a Photographic Story

Thursdays
10am – 12.30pm
Starts:
24 January 2019 for 8 weeks

A dynamic course covering lighting and exposure over a range of conditions. Each week a different topic will be explored including street photography, mastering the art of photographing action and movement and new and different forms of composition. You will build up to creating your own photographic story.

Suitable for beginners and more experienced photographers looking for a refresher course. A digital or film SLR or compact camera with manual features is required.

Course fact sheet

Tutor:
Jackie Rado

Course Watercolour in Practice

Thursdays
2 – 4.30pm
Starts:
24 January 2019 for 8 weeks

Develop solid watercolour skills whilst looking at the practice and themes of contemporary & traditional artists. Referencing 2 - 3 artists during each module, you will be encouraged to develop your creative thinking and learn colour theory, glazing & wash methods.

Structured for beginners, but also open to intermediate students.

Course fact sheet

Tutor:
Emily Burton
Cost:
No places left
Contact:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options, …

Course Botanical Art – Drawing and Watercolour (intermediate / advanced)

Fridays
10am – 1pm
Starts:
25 January 2019 for 8 weeks

A course for all levels runs on Wednesday evening (half an hour shorter than this one)

Learn the art of botanical painting and drawing using watercolour and pencil. Topics covered include colour matching and mixing; drawing and painting techniques; glazing; perspective and composition.

Course fact sheet

Tutor:
Marcia Hughes
Cost:
£170 (materials excluded)
Contact:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options, …

Workshops

(to April 2019, in date and time order)

Workshop Modern Calligraphy – Beginners’ Workshop

Saturday 24 November 2018

10am – 1pm

Learn the basics of Modern Calligraphy and hand lettering using a traditional dip pen and ink.

This is an introductory workshop suitable for complete beginners.

Starting with basic drills, letter formation and faux calligraphy, you will learn how to create your own unique style.

Cost:
£60 (all materials provided, including a Beginners’ Calligraphy Kit.)
To book:
Sai Banerjee on 07738 712384 or Sai Banerjee
Venue:
address, travel options, …

Workshop Christmas Card Making and Brush Pen Calligraphy Workshop

Saturday 24 November 2018

1.30 – 4pm

A handmade card is special, personalised and unique.

In this fun, hands-on workshop you will learn the basics of Brush pen calligraphy along with different card making techniques (such as decoupage and iris folding). You will create your own stunning hand-lettered cards just in time for the festive season.

No previous experience needed.

Cost:
£45 (materials included)
To book:
Sai Banerjee on 07738 712384 or Sai Banerjee
Venue:
address, travel options, …

Workshop Festive Creative Paper Cutting

Sunday 25 November 2018

10am – 4pm

The ancient art of paper cutting brought bang up to date!

Be inspired by a wide range of cut out artefacts including Polish paper cuts, Haitian metal work and wooden fret work as well as numerous art works, photos and resource sheets.

You’ll master cutting safely using a scalpel and get to grips with creative free hand lettering to design your own unique paper cut. Highly rewarding and great fun, you will never need to buy a greetings card again!

Workshop fact sheet

Tutor:
Christine Green
Cost:
£60 (including materials)
To book:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options, …

Workshop A Fresh Start to Photography – Getting to Grips with your Camera

Saturday 9 February 2019

9.30am – 1pm

Did you get a new camera for Christmas or have a camera you’re not making the most of?

Come and join our workshop to gain a fresh perspective that will inject life in to your photography. This is a highly interactive workshop offering creative techniques and practical exercises on exposure and lighting as well as how to create a striking composition for dramatic effect.

Suitable for beginners or those wishing to refresh their skills. A digital or film SLR or compact camera with manual features is required.

Tutor:
Jackie Rado
Cost:
£55 (including detailed notes)
Contact:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options, …

Workshop An Introduction to Bookbinding with the London Centre for Book Arts

Saturday 9 March 2019

10am – 5pm

Create handcrafted books, learning how to how to fold and manipulate paper using specialist bookbinding tools. Participants will learn three versatile book structures – the pamphlet, the concertina, and Japanese stab binding. These books are ideal for presenting work, sketchbooks, gifts, or as the basis for artists’ books. On completion of the workshop participants will leave with a set of their own books and the skills to make more at home using minimal equipment. Tools will be provided during the workshop.

Suitable for complete beginners.

Tutor:
A tutor from the London Centre for Book Arts
Cost:
£75 including materials
Contact:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options, …

Contact Us…

Opening Hours

  • An event or class / workshop: see its listing in Events or Classes & workshops.
  • The Centre & Shop new: open to general visitors… MondayFriday, 9.30am12.30pm.
  • Box Office: see under How to Book.

Wheelchair Users

  • Accessible events & classes: marked with the wheelchair symbol.
  • For advice on parking: please telephone LAC Office in advance

Hearing Assistance

  • Main hall: an induction loop is installed.

Food and Drink

  • Café / bar: open for most events; check event listing. For our fairs caterer Enjoy! operates the café, serving tasty home-made food as Enjoy!@The Landmark. What's available at the bar / café.
  • Pre-show supper: available for events marked supper. See event listing for menu and booking deadline. Catering by Enjoy!.

Our Address

Landmark Arts Centre Ferry Road Teddington TW11 9NN United Kingdom

(in South West London, between Twickenham, Richmond, and Kingston-upon-Thames).

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What the building looks like

Travel Options

  • Train: Waterloo to Teddington (33 minutes), then just over 10 minutes' signposted walk
  • Bus: R68, 281, 285 all stop outside the Centre; 33 via Waldegrave Road
  • Tube: District line to Richmond and then bus R68
  • Cycle: on-site parking for up to 12 bicycles
  • Car: no parking on site but free parking in surrounding streets.

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How to Book…

  • Online: where indicated.
  • In person or by phone: Box Office open… Monday – Friday, 9.30am – 5pm …and from 1pm on the day of weekend performances. Telephone bookings (card only): 020 8977 7558.
  • By post: state the event and number of tickets required and enclose an SAE and cheque payable to ‘Landmark Arts Centre’ to our address.

Please note…

  • Booking fees: if you wish to have your tickets posted and haven’t supplied an SAE, a 60p postage fee applies.
  • Refund & Exchange Policy: no refund of tickets or class bookings will be made unless the event or class is full and we are able to re-sell your ticket/class place, in which case an admin fee of £1 will be deducted from the amount refunded.

Concessions, Offers…

  • Concessions: available to LAC members and others as noted for the event, workshop or class.
  • Gift vouchers Looking for a gift? Why not buy them Landmark Gift Vouchers! £5, £10 and £20 vouchers are available and can be used for concert tickets, workshops and courses.
  • Gallery Magazine offer: discounted subscription for artists.