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Visual Arts & Crafts Courses & Workshops

Weekly Classes / Courses

(September – December 2019, in day and time order)

Course Creative Embroidery (beginner)

Mondays
10 am – 12.30 pm
Starts:
9 September 2019 for 7 weeks
 
4 November 2019 for 5 weeks

Learn creative hand embroidery techniques to produce attractive hand embroidered textile images that can be framed or presented in decorative ways.

Course fact sheets:

Tutor:
Becky Quine
Cost:
Sep.: £126 (materials excluded)
 
Nov.: £90 (materials excluded)
To book:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options

Course Creative Embroidery (intermediate)

Mondays
1 – 3.30 pm
Starts:
9 September 2019 for 7 weeks
 
4 November 2019 for 5 weeks

Learn creative hand embroidery techniques to produce attractive hand embroidered textile images that can be framed or presented in decorative ways.

Course factsheets:

Tutor:
Becky Quine
Cost:
Sep.: £126 (materials excluded)
 
Nov.: £90 (materials excluded)
To book:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options

Course Creative Sketchbook - Drawing and Mixed Media

Tuesdays
2 – 4.30pm
Starts:
17 September 2019 for 6 weeks – no places left
 
5 November 2019 for 6 weeks – no places left

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.

The first course theme (Sep.) is a general one; the second (Nov.) is memories and identity.

Course factsheets:

Tutor:
Emily Burton
Cost:
no places left
To book:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options

Course Exploring Drawing

Tuesdays
7 – 9.30pm
Starts:
17 September 2019 for 6 weeks

An introduction to the techniques of drawing in its widest form from pencils, graphite, pastel and pen.

All levels welcome. Beginners and returners from previous classes will benefit from developing their skills.

The course is structured using projects that are designed to develop visual awareness as well as techniques that can help link eye and hand coordination.

Course fact sheet

Tutor:
Bob Meecham
Cost:
no more places
Contact:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options

Course Exploring Watercolours

Tuesdays
7 – 9.30pm
Starts:
5 November 2019 for 6 weeks

Explore watercolour techniques in their widest form including pen and wash.

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

Course fact sheet

Tutor:
Bob Meecham
Cost:
no places left
Contact:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options

Course Life Drawing

Wednesdays
10am – 1pm
Starts:
18 September 2019 for 12 weeks (no class 30 Oct)

A project-led course exploring different ways of understanding and depicting the human form with a range of long and short poses. Students will work from easels with a life model present for all sessions. Some drawing experience recommended.

Course fact sheet

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

Course Portrait Drawing

Wednesdays
2 – 4.30pm
Starts:
18 September 2019 for 12 weeks (no class 30 Oct.)

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:
no places left
Contact:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options

Course Botanical Art – Drawing and Watercolour (wed)

Wednesdays
7 – 9.30pm
Starts:
18 September 2019 for 6 weeks
 
6 November 2019 for 6 weeks

Friday morning course

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 sheets:

Tutor:
Marcia Hughes
Cost:
£108 per course (materials excluded)
Contact:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options

Course Dressmaking for Improvers

Wednesdays
7.30 – 9.30pm
Starts:
18 September 2019 for 5 weeks
 
30 October 2019 four 5 weeks

Love making or upcycling your own clothes, but need help to improve your sewing skills? Then this course is for you! Learn construction sewing techniques to make a garment from a paper pattern. Contact Emma to find out more and to book a place.

10% discount for returners!

Course fact sheet (to come)

Tutor:
Emma Morrison
Cost:
£195 per course (equipment and pattern included; notions excluded)
Contact:
07506 246821 or Info at emma...ing.co.uk
Venue:
address, travel options

Course Photography – Take great photographs!

Thursdays
10am – 12.30pm
Starts:
26 September 2019 for 8 weeks (no class 24 or 31 Oct.)

This introduction to photography course helps you to make the most of your camera, move beyond the auto settings, and explore new creative possibilities. We cover key principles in photography, including camera exposure, composition, landscape photography, camera lenses and portrait photography.

Suitable for beginners and photographers looking for a refresher course. All you need to bring is a SLR camera or compact camera with manual features (digital and film cameras are welcome).

Course fact sheet

Tutor:
Jackie Rado
Cost:
£144 (materials excluded)
Contact:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options

Course Watercolour in Practice

Thursdays
2 – 4.30pm
Starts:
19 September 2019 for 6 weeks
 
7 November 2019 for 6 weeks

Develop solid watercolour skills whilst looking at the practice and themes of contemporary & traditional artists. Referencing 2 - 3 artists during each module (Paul Klee and Wassily Kandinsky in the September course; Cezanne and Raoul Dufy in the November course), you will be encouraged to develop your creative thinking and learn colour theory, glazing and wash methods.

Structured for beginners, but also open to intermediate students.

Course factsheets:

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

Course Botanical Art – Drawing and Watercolour (fri)

Fridays
10am – 12.30pm
Starts:
20 September 2019 for 6 weeks – no places left
 
8 November 2019 for 6 weeks

Wednesday evening course

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 factsheets:

Tutor:
Marcia Hughes
Cost:
£108 per course (materials excluded)
Contact:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options

Coursenew Introduction to Mosaic Technique

Sundays
10am – 1pm
Dates:
6, 13 and 27 October 2019

Learn the techniques whilst exploring different styles and inspiration to design and create two bespoke mosaic 15cm tiles. These will make stunning handcrafted presents.

Course fact sheet

Tutor:
Nicolene Grigg
Cost:
£135 for three sessions, including a full mosaic kit
Contact:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options

One Day Workshops

(to December 2019, in date and time order)

Workshop Bookbinding – Cloth Covered Journal

Saturday 2 November 2019

11am – 5pm

Learn how to create by hand a single section, cloth covered case binding (hardback) book. These books are ideal for presenting work, sketchbooks or gifts. On completion of the workshop students will leave with their own handmade book and the skills to make more at home using minimal equipment.

Suitable for total beginners or for those that have attended one or both of our previous workshops.

Workshop fact sheet

Tutor:
Kate Rochester (London Centre for Book Arts)
Cost:
no places left
Contact:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options

Workshop Modern Calligraphy - Beginners (nov)

Saturday 9 November 2019

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 beautiful thin and thick strokes and develop your own unique style.

Cost:
£60 / concessions £54. All materials provided, including a Beginners’ Calligraphy kit.
To book:
Sai Banerjee on 07738 712384 or Sai Banerjee
Venue:
address, travel options

Workshop Christmas Cardmaking and Brush Pen Calligraphy

Saturday 9 November 2019

1.30 – 4.30pm

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 cardmaking 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:
£55 / £50 concessions (includes all materials)
To book:
Sai Banerjee on 07738 712384 or Sai Banerjee
Venue:
address, travel options

new Workshop Needle Felting – In The Dog House

Sunday 17 November 2019

10am – 3.30pm

Have fun learning needle felting techniques as you create a crafty canine that is guaranteed to be best in show!

Beginners welcome.

Workshop fact sheet

Tutors:
Roz and Judy – The Woolly Felters
Cost:
£60 (includes materials and use of tools in the workshop)
Contact:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options

Workshop Handmade Soap Making

Sunday 17 November 2019

10am – 4pm

Learn the basics of melt and pour soap making. Experiment with colour mixing to create large block soaps and embeds that can be sliced and cut in a variety of ways and also try cutting out small coloured and fragranced guest soaps. Watch demonstrations of layering, modelling and scrolling techniques and then express your own individual creativity. All soaps will be gift packaged at the end of the session ready to give as Christmas gifts or to keep!

Workshop fact sheet

Tutor:
Faith McCarthy
Cost:
£60 (including materials)
Contact:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options

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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What the building looks like

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 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 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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