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Visual Arts & Crafts Courses & Workshops

Weekly Classes / Courses

(to end of December 2020, in day and time order)

Course Creative Embroidery – from Drawing to Stitching

Mondays
10am – 1 pm
Starts:
2 November 2020
Runs over:
5 weeks

This course is open to everybody who would like to learn the techniques of creative hand embroidery. You do not need to be able to draw to enjoy this course.

Techniques of transferring images onto different textiles will be shown and you will learn a variety of styles for hand embroidery. The design element of the course will encourage you to explore images for stitch inspiration from your own photographs, found images or from drawings. You will be able to produce attractive hand embroidered textile images with simple designs that can be framed and presented in decorative ways.

The course fact sheet includes Covid-19 safety measures.

Tutor:
Sophie Long
More info.:
course fact sheet
Cost:
£120 (excluding materials)
To book:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options

Course Mixed Media – Find Your Creative Voice

Mondays
2 – 4.30pm
Starts:
2 November 2020
Runs over:
5 weeks

This course is designed to help beginners listen and trust their own intuition, turn off the noise of social media and self-doubt. Open up and just be creative. On our journey we will design and make lots of exciting images whilst exploring multimedia techniques such as mark making, printing, painting, collage and colour planning to create an A3 artwork.

The course fact sheet includes Covid-19 safety measures.

Tutor:
Nicolene Grigg
More info.:
course fact sheet
Cost:
no places left
To book:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options

Course Life Drawing

Wednesdays
10am – 1pm
Starts:
4 November 2020
Runs over:
5 weeks

This course is open to beginners and those with life drawing experience. It would be helpful, although not essential, if beginners had a little general drawing experience. Course projects give students an opportunity to deepen their understanding of drawing through regular study of a life model. Participants will work from easels with a life model present for all sessions.

A range of creative, academic and innovative exercises will be covered, with the aim of improving skills of objective observation and understanding of the human form. Participants will work from a range of life models with different body types. There will be a balance of long and short poses, enabling exploration of quick gestural drawing and slower studies focusing on nuanced observation and depicting accurate proportions.

The course fact sheet includes Covid-19 safety measures.

Tutor:
Emily Burton
More info.:
course fact sheet
Cost:
no places left
To book:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options

Course Portrait Drawing

Wednesdays
2–4.30pm
Starts:
4 November 2020
Runs over:
5 weeks

A course which focuses on drawing the head – developing a greater understanding of proportions and capturing character. You will learn about the architecture of the head, neck and facial features and how the underlying structure influences the surface form. By the end of the course you should be able to depict the head from different viewpoints using a selection of different materials and approaches.

Due to social distancing restrictions we will not be working from a portrait model for this course. However, the course is aimed at preparing you to draw intelligently from a real person and will be focused on understanding the head as a three-dimensional structure. Source material will include skulls, carefully selected photographs and the work of other artists.

The course fact sheet includes Covid-19 safety measures.

Tutor:
Emily Burton
More info.:
course fact sheet
Cost:
no places left
To book:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options

Course Exploring Painting with Acrylics

Thursdays
10am – 12.30pm
Starts:
5 November 2020
Runs over:
5 weeks

Explore acrylic techniques in their widest form including impasto, texture mediums and glazing.

Designed for all levels, core skills will be covered plus how to develop a painting from first steps through to traditional styles as well as more modern painting styles.

Tutor:
Bob Meecham
More info.:
course fact sheet
Cost:
£100 (excluding materials)
Contact:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options

Course Watercolour in Practice

Thursdays
2 – 4.30pm
Starts:
5 November 2020
Runs over:
6 weeks

The aim of this course is to develop solid watercolour skills whilst looking at the practice and themes of contemporary as well as traditional artists. The course will look in further detail at 2-3 artists during each module and encourage students to adopt a creative thinking practice with their own work. We are looking for this module at the work of Paul Klee and Wassily Kandinsky. The course will allow you to become familiar with their influence and how their methods might inform your own work.

An inherent feature of watercolour is translucency and freshness. You will develop a good understanding of colour theory by applying glazing methods and by overlaying washes. This exciting course provides you with an element of art historical reference whilst learning watercolour skills.

Structured for beginners whilst also open to more experienced students who would like to develop their own work.

The course fact sheet includes Covid-19 safety measures.

Tutor:
Emily Burton
More info.:
course fact sheet
Cost:
no places left
To book:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options

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

Fridays
10am – 12.30pm
Starts:
6 November 2020
Runs over:
5 weeks

The aim of the course is to develop your painting and drawing techniques in Botanical Art with an emphasis on accurate depiction. Flowers, foliage and plants are observed whilst Marcia teaches through step-by-step demonstrations. You will learn through practical exercises and in exchanging ideas with your tutor and other students. Marcia Hughes will also encourage you to work towards taking part in exhibitions.

This course is suitable for people with some experience of botanical art.

The course fact sheet includes Covid-19 safety measures.

Tutor:
Marcia Hughes
More info.:
course fact sheet
Cost:
£100 (excluding materials)
To book:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options

Course Botanical Art for Total Beginners

Fridays
2 – 4pm
Starts:
6 November 2020
Runs over:
5 weeks

This course is an introduction to Botanical Art techniques and materials. Flowers, foliage and plants are observed and step-by-step demonstrations are included with an emphasis on accurate and realistic depiction.

The course is designed for absolute beginners and those that would like a refresher course.

The course fact sheet includes Covid-19 safety measures.

Tutor:
Marcia Hughes
More info.:
course fact sheet
Cost:
£100 (excluding materials)
To book:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options

Festive Workshops

(to end of December 2020, in date and time order)

All the workshops and short courses have now finished.

Contact Us…

Opening Hours

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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Travel Options

  • Train: Waterloo to Teddington (approx. 35 minutes), then just over 10 minutes' signposted walk
  • Bus: R68, 281, 285 all stop outside the Centre (‘Teddington Lock’): Stop M across the road, Stop U on the same side, or Stop Y nearby on Kingston Road. Also, 33 via Waldegrave Road, Stop A or Stop B opposite (both ‘Teddington Library’). Bus spider maps.
  • Tube: District line to Richmond and then bus R68 (above)
  • 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.
  • By phone: Box Office open… Monday – Friday See news 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 50p 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.

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