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Visual Arts & Crafts Courses & Workshops

Weekly Classes / Courses

(January – March 2022, in day and time order)

new Class Creative Embroidery – from drawing to stitching

Mondays
10am – 1pm
Starts:
17 January 2022
Duration:
8 weeks. No class on 14 February (half-term)
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 (includes Covid-19 safety guidance)
Cost:
£220 (excluding materials)
To book:
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:
17 January 2022
Duration:
8 weeks. No class on 14 February (half-term)
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 (includes Covid-19 safety guidance)
Cost:
£184 (inc. materials)
To book:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options, note essential information for visitors

Class Design Pattern Print

Tuesdays
10.30am – 1pm
Starts:
18 January 2022
Duration:
10 weeks. No class on 15 February (half-term)
Location:
The Bell Room

Learn how to create beautiful designs and repeat patterns.

The course covers finding your design inspiration, mixed-media techniques, block printing, traditional methods for pattern repeats and how to harmonise your print colour palette. This will result in creating your own fabulous A2 design.

Tutor:
Nicolene Grigg
More info.:
fact sheet (includes Covid-19 safety guidance)
Cost:
£230 (inc. materials)
To book:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options, note essential information for visitors

Class Creative Sketchbook

Tuesdays
2 – 4.30pm
Starts:
18 January 2022
Duration:
8 weeks. No class on 15 February (half-term)
Location:
The Studio

Creative Sketchbook is a drawing course with an experimental mixed media approach. This term focusing on landscapes.

Sketchbooks are used widely as a reference tool by art students and artists alike and are essential to develop creativity and improve drawing skills. Learn how to use a sketchbook using a variety of creative techniques to effectively and develop approaches to record your own art activities.

Tutor:
Emily Burton
More info.:
fact sheet (includes Covid-19 safety guidance)
Cost:
£168 (excl. materials)
To book:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options, note essential information for visitors

Class Life Drawing

Wednesdays
10am – 1pm
Starts:
19 January 2022
Duration:
10 weeks. No class on 16 February (half-term)
Location:
The Studio

This course is open to those who have had a little general drawing experience. Course projects give students an opportunity to deepen their understanding of drawing through regular study of the life model.

Using a range of creative, academic and innovative exercises, the aim of the course is to improve skills of objective observation and understanding of the human form through accurate proportions.

Tutor:
Emily Burton
More info.:
fact sheet (includes Covid-19 safety guidance)

Class Portrait Drawing

Wednesdays
2 – 4.30pm
Starts:
19 January 2022
Duration:
10 weeks. No class on 16 February (half-term)
Location:
The Studio

The course 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.

Suitable for beginners and those with some experience.

Tutor:
Emily Burton
More info.:
fact sheet (includes Covid-19 safety guidance)

Class Developing your Photographic Story – an Online Course

Thursdays
10am – 12.30pm
Starts:
20 January 2022
Duration:
8 weeks. No class on 17 February (half-term)
Location:
online

This is a dynamic online photography course, looks at lighting and exposures over a range of conditions. It explores capturing life on the move and mastering the art of freezing and blurring motion. The course looks at composition and builds up to a project where participants create their own photographic story.

Tutor:
Jackie Rado
More info.:
fact sheet (includes Covid-19 safety guidance)
Cost:
£144 (excl. materials)
To book:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options, note essential information for visitors

Class Exploring Watercolour – Pen, Pastel & Gouache

Thursdays
10.30am – 1pm
Starts:
20 January 2022
Duration:
4 weeks (last class on 10 February)
Location:
The Studio
Thursdays
10.30am – 1pm
Starts:
24 February 2022
Duration:
4 weeks
Location:
The Studio

Explore watercolour techniques in their widest form including pen and wash and gouache. Designed for all levels.

Core skills will be covered, plus how to develop a painting from first steps through to completion. A look at traditional and modern styles from Turner and Constable to John Piper, John Crawhall and the St Ives school.

Tutor:
Bob Meecham
More info.:
fact sheet (Jan. start) (includes Covid-19 safety guidance)
fact sheet (Feb. start) (includes Covid-19 safety guidance)
Cost:
£84 (excl. materials) per course
To book:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options, note essential information for visitors

Class Watercolour in Practice and Mixed-Media

Thursdays
2 – 4.30pm
Starts:
20 January 2022
Duration:
8 weeks. No class on 17 February (half-term)
Location:
The Studio

The aim of this course is to develop solid watercolour skills whilst looking at the work of artists; including 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. You will develop a good understanding of colour theory by applying glazing methods and by overlaying washes.

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

Tutor:
Emily Burton
More info.:
fact sheet (includes Covid-19 safety guidance)

Class Botanical Art – Watercolour and Drawing

Fridays
10am – 12.30pm
Starts:
14 January 2022 - fully booked
Duration:
5 weeks
Location:
The Studio
Fridays
10am – 12.30pm
Starts:
25 February 2022 - fully booked
Duration:
5 weeks
Location:
The Studio

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 through step-by-step demonstrations. You will learn through practical exercises and in exchanging ideas with your tutor and other students.

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

Tutor:
Marcia Hughes
More info.:
fact sheet (Jan. start) (includes Covid-19 safety guidance)
fact sheet (Feb. start) (includes Covid-19 safety guidance)

Workshops

(September – December 2021, in date and time order)

Any new workshops will be publicised on the front page in a news item.

Workshops in 2022

(January – March 2022, in date and time order)

Workshop Modern Calligraphy – Beginner’s Workshop

Saturday 22 January 2022

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 lettering style.

No previous experience required.

Cost:
£60. 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

Workshop Art Journaling Workshop – All Levels (Jan.)

Saturday 22 January 2022

1.30 – 4.30pm

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.

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

Workshop Modern Calligraphy – Intermediate Workshop

Saturday 12 March 2022

10am – 1pm

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:
£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

Workshop Art Journaling Workshop – All Levels (Mar.)

Saturday 12 March 2022

1.30 – 4.30pm

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.

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

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 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 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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