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Art & Craft Courses & Workshops

Weekly Classes / Courses

(September – December 2018, in day and time order)

Course Creative Embroidery (beginner) updated

Mondays
10am – 12.30pm
Starts:
10 September 2018 for 8 weeks (not 1, 8, 15, 22 Oct.)

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

Course fact sheet

Tutor:
Zinaida Kazban (a specialist in hand embroidery and a tutor at the Royal School of Needlework… see factsheet for more details)
Cost:
£142 (materials excluded)
To book:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
Address, Travel options, …

Course Creative Embroidery (intermediate) updated

Mondays
1 – 3.30pm
Starts:
10 September 2018 for 8 weeks (not 1, 8, 15, 22 Oct.)

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

Course fact sheet

Tutor:
Zinaida Kazban (a specialist in hand embroidery and a tutor at the Royal School of Needlework… see factsheet for more details)
Cost:
£142 (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:
11 September 2018 for 6 weeks
 
30 October 2018 for 6 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. The first course theme (September) is a general one; the second (October) is memories and identity.

Course factsheets:

Tutor:
Emily Burton
Cost:
£106.50 (materials excluded) per course
To book:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
Address, Travel options, …

Course Exploring Drawing

Tuesdays
7 – 9.30pm
Starts:
18 September 2018 for 5 weeks

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

All levels are 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:
£88.75 (materials excluded)
Contact:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
Address, Travel options, …

Course Exploring Acrylics

Tuesdays
7 – 9.30pm
Starts:
30 October 2018 for 6 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.

Course fact sheet

Tutor:
Bob Meecham
Cost:
£106.50 (materials excluded)
Contact:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
Address, Travel options, …

Course Life Drawing

Wednesdays
10am – 1pm
Starts:
12 September 2018 for 12 weeks

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:
fully booked
Contact:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
Address, Travel options, …

Course Portrait Drawing

Wednesdays
2 – 4.30pm
Starts:
12 September 2018 for 12 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:
fully booked
Contact:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
Address, Travel options, …

Course Botanical Art – Drawing and Watercolour (all levels)

Wednesdays
7 – 9.30pm
Starts:
12 September 2018 for 6 weeks
 
31 October 2018 for 6 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 factsheets:

Tutor:
Marcia Hughes
Cost:
£106.50 (materials excluded) per course
Contact:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
Address, Travel options, …

Course Photography

Thursdays
10am – 12.30pm
Starts:
27 September 2018 for 8 weeks

Take great photographs! 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 for more experienced 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:
£142 (materials excluded)
Contact:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
Address, Travel options, …

Course Watercolour in Practice

Thursdays
2 – 4.30pm
Starts:
13 September 2018 for 6 weeks - fully booked
 
1 November 2018 for 6 weeks

Develop solid watercolour skills whilst looking at the practice and themes of contemporary and traditional artists. Referencing 2-3 artists during each module – Paul Klee and Wassily Kandinsky in the September course, Cezanne and Raol 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:
£106.50 (materials excluded) per course
Contact:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
Address, Travel options, …

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

Fridays
10am – 1pm
Starts:
14 September 2018 for 6 weeks – fully booked
 
2 November 2018 for 6 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 factsheets:

Tutor:
Marcia Hughes
Cost:
£127.50 (materials excluded) per course
Contact:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
Address, Travel options, …

Workshops (one and 2 day)

(September – December 2018, in date and time order)

Workshop Patchwork Star

Saturday 27 October 2018

10am – 4pm

Always wanted to try the traditional craft of template patchwork? This one day project is the perfect opportunity. Make a beautiful Christmas star to adorn your tree and once you’ve completed this you’re ready to tackle something larger. Very therapeutic and rewarding.

Workshop fact sheet

Tutor:
Christine Green
Cost:
£60 (including materials)
Contact:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
Address, Travel options, …

Workshop Colour Printmaking (2 day workshop)

Saturday 27 October & Sunday 28 October 2018

10am – 4pm

Learn relief printing techniques without using a press with an emphasis on creating Christmas designs, or another theme of your choice. A fun and experimental course for beginners and intermediate participants.

Workshop factsheet

Tutor:
Jennie Ing
Cost:
£120 (includes basic materials & use of printing tools during the workshop)
Contact:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
Address, Travel options, …

Workshop Handmade Soap Making Workshop

Saturday 10 November 2018

10am – 4pm

Learn the basics of melt and pour soap making. Experiment with colour mixing to create large block soaps with 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 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, …

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, …

Contact Us…

Opening Hours

  • An event or class / workshop: see its listing in Events or Classes & workshops.
  • The Centre: open to general visitors… Monday – Friday, 9.30am – 12.30pm.
  • 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 – 4pm (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.