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Visual Arts & Crafts Courses & Workshops

Weekly Arts Classes / Courses – from April

(in day and time order)

Class Creative Embroidery – from drawing to stitching

Mondays
10am – 1pm
Starts:
25 April 2022
Duration:
4 weeks (no session 2 May)
Level:
mixed
Location:
The Studio
Mondays
10am – 1pm
Starts:
13 June 2022
Duration:
5 weeks
Level:
mixed
Location:
The Studio

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.

Tutor:
Sophie Long
More info.:
fact sheet (April start) (includes Covid-19 safety guidance)
 
fact sheet (June start) (includes Covid-19 safety guidance)
Cost:
April: no places left
 
June: £145 (excluding materials)
To book:
book online
Queries:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options, note essential information for visitors

Class Find Your Creative Voice – Mixed Media

Mondays
2 – 4.30pm
Starts:
25 April 2022
Duration:
5 weeks (no session 2 or 30 May)
Location:
The Studio
Mondays
2 – 4.30pm
Starts:
13 June 2022
Duration:
5 weeks
Location:
The Studio

This course is designed to help beginners and improvers 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.

Tutor:
Nicolene Grigg
More info.:
fact sheet (April start) (includes Covid-19 safety guidance)
 
fact sheet (June start) (includes Covid-19 safety guidance)
Cost:
April: no places left
 
June: £120 (excluding materials)
To book:
book online
Queries:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options, note essential information for visitors

Class Design Pattern Print

Tuesdays
10am – 12.30pm
Starts:
19 April 2022
Duration:
6 weeks
Location:
The Studio
Tuesdays
10am – 12.30pm
Starts:
7 June 2022
Duration:
6 weeks
Location:
The Studio

Learn how to design and create beautiful repeat patterns.

This course covers: how to research for design inspiration, painting techniques, design, traditional methods for pattern repeats and how to harmonise your palette to create prints used for wallpaper and fabric.

A course that also enhances your technical knowledge, useful in all aspects of art and design. Culminating an A3 full painted design.

Tutor:
Nicolene Grigg
More info.:
fact sheet (April start) (includes Covid-19 safety guidance)
 
fact sheet (June start) (includes Covid-19 safety guidance)
Cost:
April: £138 (inc. most materials)
 
June: £138 (inc. most materials)
To book:
book online
Queries:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options, note essential information for visitors

Class Botanical Art – Watercolour and Drawing

Tuesdays
1.45 – 4.15pm
Starts:
19 April 2022
Duration:
6 weeks
Level:
all levels (some watercolour painting experience needed)
Location:
The Bell Room
Tuesdays
1.45 – 4.15pm
Starts:
7 June 2022
Duration:
6 weeks
Level:
all levels (some watercolour painting experience needed)
Location:
The Bell Room

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.

Tutor:
Marcia Hughes
More info.:
fact sheet (April start) (includes Covid-19 safety guidance)
fact sheet (June start) (includes Covid-19 safety guidance)
Cost:
April: £132 (excluding materials)
 
June: £132 (excluding materials)
To book:
book online
Queries:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options, note essential information for visitors

Class Creative Sketchbook

Tuesdays
2 – 4.30pm
Starts:
19 April 2022
Duration:
6 weeks
Location:
The Studio
Tuesdays
2 – 4.30pm
Starts:
7 June 2022
Duration:
6 weeks
Location:
The Studio

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.

Course projects:

  • April: Experimental Colour and Texture
  • June: Summer Drawing with a Travel Sketchbook
Tutor:
Emily Burton
More info.:
fact sheet (April start) (includes Covid-19 safety guidance)
 
fact sheet (June start) (includes Covid-19 safety guidance)
Cost:
no places left
 
no places left
To book:
book online
Queries:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options, note essential information for visitors

Class Life Drawing

Wednesdays
10am – 1pm
Starts:
20 April 2022
Duration:
12 weeks (no class 1 June)
Location:
The Studio

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.

Course project: Motion and Multiples

Some life drawing experience recommended.

Tutor:
Emily Burton
More info.:
fact sheet (includes Covid-19 safety guidance)
Cost:
no places left
To book:
book online
Queries:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options, note essential information for visitors

Class Portrait Drawing

Wednesdays
2 – 4.30pm
Starts:
20 April 2022
Duration:
12 weeks (no class 1 June)
Location:
The Studio

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.

Tutor:
Emily Burton
More info.:
fact sheet (includes Covid-19 safety guidance)
Cost:
no places left
To book:
book online
Queries:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options, note essential information for visitors

Class Iznik Cini Ceramic Tile Painting

Wednesdays
7 – 9.30pm
Starts:
20 April 2022
Duration:
6 weeks (no class 1 June)
Location:
The Studio

Discover Iznik Ceramic Art and create your own hand-painted tile and plate using traditional Iznik patterns such as roses, tulips and carnations. Students will be introduced to the fundamentals of Iznik Ceramic Art, the materials used in this art form and their function. They will also be shown biomorphic patterns such as floral and rumi motifs, and painting techniques in the Iznik style. A ceramic tile (14x14cm) and a ceramic plate (19cm) will be painted by attendees using traditional underglaze paints.

Tutor:
Nagihan Seymour
More info.:
fact sheet (includes Covid-19 safety guidance)
Cost:
£151 (most materials included & fee includes firing your work)
To book:
book online
Queries:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options, note essential information for visitors

Class Exploring Landscape Drawing and Painting

Thursdays
10am – 12.20pm
Starts:
21 April 2022
Duration:
5 weeks
Location:
The Studio

Explore Landscape sketching and painting techniques including both studio studies and outdoor work, weather permitting.

Designed for all levels, core skills will be covered on how to develop preliminary sketches into paintings.

Tutor:
Bob Meecham
More info.:
fact sheet (includes Covid-19 safety guidance)
Cost:
no places left
To book:
book online
Queries:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options, note essential information for visitors

Class Watercolour in Practice

Thursdays
2 – 4.30pm
Starts:
21 April 2022 – no places left
Duration:
6 weeks
Location:
The Studio
Thursdays
2 – 4.30pm
Starts:
9 June 2022
Duration:
6 weeks
Location:
The Studio

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 projects:

  • April: Creative Concepts in Watercolour
  • June: Creative Concepts in Watercolour
Tutor:
Emily Burton
More info.:
fact sheet (April start) (includes Covid-19 safety guidance)
 
fact sheet (June start) (includes Covid-19 safety guidance)
Cost:
April: no places left
 
June: £132 (excluding materials)
To book:
book online
Queries:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options, note essential information for visitors

Class Botanical Art – Watercolour and Drawing

Fridays
10am – 12.30pm
Starts:
22 April 2022 – no places left
Duration:
6 weeks
Level:
intermediate / advanced
Location:
The Studio
Fridays
10am – 12.30pm
Starts:
10 June 2022
Duration:
6 weeks
Level:
intermediate / advanced
Location:
The Studio

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.

Tutor:
Marcia Hughes
More info.:
fact sheet (April start) (includes Covid-19 safety guidance)
fact sheet (June start) (includes Covid-19 safety guidance)
Cost:
April: no places left
 
June: £132 (excluding materials)
To book:
book online
Queries:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options, note essential information for visitors

Workshops (June – November)

(in date and time order)

Workshop Modern Calligraphy – beginners

Saturday 25 June 2022

10am – 1pm

Location: The Studio

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 lettering style.

No previous experience required.

Cost:
£65 / £60 concessions (includes all materials, a Beginners Calligraphy Kit and refreshments)
To book:
Sai Banerjee on 07738 712384 or Sai Banerjee
Venue:
address, travel options, note essential information for visitors
Note:
in case of any changes due to Covid restrictions, the workshop will still go ahead as a live online session via Zoom.

Workshop Victorian Florals with Watercolour & Calligraphy

Saturday 25 June 2022

1.30 – 4.30pm

Location: The Studio

Bring some Victorian elegance into your creative practice.

In this brand new workshop we will combine the beauty of watercolours with the elegance of Calligraphy to create beautiful and timeless floral works of art, inspired by the Victorian era. You will learn the Victorian etching technique using a pointed pen and explore the endless possibilities of this wonderful meditative technique.

If you are looking to learn a skill that will help you to be creative, de-stress and reconnect with yourself, Art journaling is for you.

Cost:
£60 / £54 concessions (includes all materials, an Art Journaling kit and refreshments)
To book:
Sai Banerjee on 07738 712384 or Sai Banerjee
Venue:
address, travel options, note essential information for visitors
Note:
in case of any changes due to Covid restrictions, the workshop will still go ahead as a live online session via Zoom.

Workshop Brushpen Calligraphy for beginners

Saturday 9 July 2022

10am – 1pm

Location: The Studio

Learn the basics of Modern Calligraphy and hand lettering using a brush pen.

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 lettering style. No previous experience required.

Young adults (13+) welcome.

Cost:
£55 / £50 concessions (includes all materials, a Beginners Brushpen Calligraphy Kit and refreshments)
To book:
Sai Banerjee on 07738 712384 or Sai Banerjee
Venue:
address, travel options, note essential information for visitors
Note:
in case of any changes due to Covid restrictions, the workshop will still go ahead as a live online session via Zoom.

Workshop Art Journaling – Travel Journals

Saturday 9 July 2022

1.30 – 4.30pm

Location: The Studio

In this exciting art journaling workshop we explore unique and simple ways to record your travels and turn your journal into a creative time capsule. Travel Journaling is a fun and simple way to incorporate creativity into your travels. A travel journal is very personal as it’s a compilation of stories, memories and discoveries. Although travelling is not quite the same anymore, you can still document your past and future journeys in an exciting and creative way.

If you are looking to learn a skill that will help you to be creative, de-stress and reconnect with yourself, Art journaling is for you.

Cost:
£60 / £54 concessions (includes all materials, an Art Journaling kit and refreshments)
To book:
Sai Banerjee on 07738 712384 or Sai Banerjee
Venue:
address, travel options, note essential information for visitors
Note:
in case of any changes due to Covid restrictions, the workshop will still go ahead as a live online session via Zoom.

Workshop Copperplate Calligraphy – introductory workshop

Saturday 17 September 2022

10am – 1pm

Location: The Studio

Learn the basics of Copperplate Calligraphy using a dip pen and ink. Copperplate is a traditional script that is quite structured and requires us to follow some simple rules.

This is an introductory workshop suitable for complete beginners, where we will learn the foundations of Copperplate Calligraphy. Starting with basic drills we will become familiar with the pen strokes and basic letter formation. We will also explore how to join letters and write simple words.

No previous experience required.

Cost:
£65 / £60 concessions (includes all materials, a Beginners Copperplate Calligraphy kit and refreshments)
To book:
Sai Banerjee on 07738 712384 or Sai Banerjee
Venue:
address, travel options, note essential information for visitors
Note:
in case of any changes due to Covid restrictions, the workshop will still go ahead as a live online session via Zoom.

Workshop Art Journaling – Abstract Acrylics

Saturday 17 September 2022

1.30 – 4.30pm

Location: The Studio

Art Journaling is a fun and simple way to incorporate creativity into everyday life. An art journal is a great place to experiment and try out different approaches to art without the pressure of creating a masterpiece. From simple mark making to more elaborate mixed media art you will learn various new techniques and gain confidence in your artistic skills. In this workshop we will be working on abstract acrylics.

If you are looking to learn a skill that will help you to be creative, de-stress and reconnect with yourself, Art journaling is for you.

Please note: Each Art journaling workshop will cover a different theme/project.

Cost:
£60 / £54 concessions (includes all materials, an Art Journaling kit and refreshments)
To book:
Sai Banerjee on 07738 712384 or Sai Banerjee
Venue:
address, travel options, note essential information for visitors
Note:
in case of any changes due to Covid restrictions, the workshop will still go ahead as a live online session via Zoom.

Workshop Modern Calligraphy – beginners

Saturday 1 October 2022

10am – 1pm

Location: The Studio

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 lettering style.

No previous experience required.

Cost:
£60 / £54 concessions (includes all materials, a Beginners Calligraphy Kit and refreshments)
To book:
Sai Banerjee on 07738 712384 or Sai Banerjee
Venue:
address, travel options, note essential information for visitors
Note:
in case of any changes due to Covid restrictions, the workshop will still go ahead as a live online session via Zoom.

Workshop Art Journaling – Collage and Mixed Media

Saturday 1 October 2022

1.30 – 4.30pm

Location: The Studio

Art Journaling is a fun and simple way to incorporate creativity into everyday life. An art journal is a great place to experiment and try out different approaches to art without the pressure of creating a masterpiece. From simple mark making to more elaborate mixed media art you will learn various new techniques and gain confidence in your artistic skills. In this workshop we will be working on collage and mixed media.

If you are looking to learn a skill that will help you to be creative, de-stress and reconnect with yourself, Art journaling is for you.

Please note: Each Art journaling workshop will cover a different theme/project.

Cost:
£60 / £54 concessions (includes all materials, an Art Journaling kit and refreshments)
To book:
Sai Banerjee on 07738 712384 or Sai Banerjee
Venue:
address, travel options, note essential information for visitors
Note:
in case of any changes due to Covid restrictions, the workshop will still go ahead as a live online session via Zoom.

Workshop Modern Calligraphy – intermediate

Saturday 5 November 2022

10am – 1pm

Location: The Studio

Take your calligraphy practice to the next level!

In this workshop you will expand your basic calligraphy skills and learn all about the art of flourishing with a dip pen. We will focus on improving your overall technique; developing your signature style and create a finished piece with watercolours.

This is an intermediate level workshop suitable for anyone who is familiar with pointed pen Calligraphy.

Cost:
£65 / £60 concessions (includes all materials, a Calligraphy kit and refreshments)
To book:
Sai Banerjee on 07738 712384 or Sai Banerjee
Venue:
address, travel options, note essential information for visitors
Note:
in case of any changes due to Covid restrictions, the workshop will still go ahead as a live online session via Zoom.

Workshop Festive Flourishing Calligraphy – all levels

Saturday 5 November 2022

1.30 – 4.30pm

Location: The Studio

Learn the incredible art of offhand flourishing using a traditional dip pen & ink. This is an ancient Calligraphy technique that creates beautiful ornamental flourishes, which look complex and intricate. You will learn how to create these intricate designs step by step and produce stunning festive cards & artworks that would make perfect handmade gifts this Christmas.

This workshop is suitable for all levels.

Cost:
£60 / £54 concessions (includes all materials, a Calligraphy kit and refreshments)
To book:
Sai Banerjee on 07738 712384 or Sai Banerjee
Venue:
address, travel options, note essential information for visitors
Note:
in case of any changes due to Covid restrictions, the workshop will still go ahead as a live online session via Zoom.

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.
  • In person: Box Office open… Monday – Friday 9.30am – 5pm …and from 1pm on the day of weekend performances.
  • By post: state the event and number of tickets required, enclose an SAE and cheque payable to ‘Landmark Arts Centre’, and send allcourses or spend them in our shop. to our address.

Please note…

  • 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.
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