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Visual Arts & Crafts Courses & Workshops

Weekly Classes / Courses

(May – July 2019, in day and time order)

Course Creative Embroidery (beginner)

Mondays
10 am – 12.30 pm
Starts:
29 April 2019 for 8 weeks (no classes 6 or 27 May or 17, 24 June)

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

new Course fact sheet

Tutor:
Becky Quine
Cost:
no places left
To book:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options, …

Course Creative Embroidery (intermediate)

Mondays
1 – 3.30 pm
Starts:
29 April 2019 for 8 weeks (no classes 6 or 27 May or 17, 24 June)

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

new Course fact sheet

Tutor:
Becky Quine
Cost:
£144 (materials excluded)
To book:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options, …

Course Creative Sketchbook - Drawing, Colour and Mixed Media

Tuesdays
2 – 4.30pm
Starts:
23 April 2019 for 6 weeks (no class 28 May)
 
11 June 2019 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 session (April) will focus on experimental colour and texture; the second (June) on travel sketchbooks.

Course fact sheets: April start June start

Tutor:
Emily Burton
Cost:
£108 per course (materials excluded)
To book:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options, …

Course Exploring Watercolours

Tuesdays
7 – 9.30pm
Starts:
23 April 2019 for 5 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:
£90 (materials excluded)
Contact:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options, …

Course Exploring Sketching

Tuesdays
7 – 9.30pm
Starts:
4 June 2019 for 3 weeks

Explore sketching techniques in its widest form including pen and wash.

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

Course fact sheet

Tutor:
Bob Meecham
Cost:
£54 (materials excluded)
Contact:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options, …

Course Life Drawing and Painting (intermediate / advanced level)

Wednesdays
10am – 1pm
Starts:
24 April 2019 for 12 weeks (no class 29 May)

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.

The project for this course is Motion and Multiples and will include drawing the moving figure and depicting sequences and groups of figures.

Life drawing experience is required. Not suitable for beginners.

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:
24 April 2019 for 12 weeks (no class 29 May)

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 – Watercolour and Drawing (all levels)

Wednesdays
7 – 9.30pm
Starts:
24 April 2019 for 6 weeks (no class 29 May) – no more places
 
12 June 2019 for 6 weeks

For Intermediates / Advanced: 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 fact sheets: April start June start

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

Course Dressmaking for Beginners

Wednesdays
7.30 – 9.30pm
Starts:
24 April 2019 for 5 weeks
 
new 5 June 2019 (then 26 June and 3, 10 & 17 July)

This gentle-paced, relaxed and friendly beginners dressmaking course is open to everyone who would like to learn to make beautiful clothing for themselves, or others, and perhaps has never used a sewing machine before or needs a refresher course.

Course fact sheet

Tutor:
Emma Morrison
Cost:
£175 per course (equipment included; haberdashery materials excluded)
Contact:
07506 246821 or Info at emma...ing.co.uk
Venue:
address, travel options, …

Course Photography

Thursdays
10am – 12.30pm
Starts:
2 May 2019 for 8 weeks (no class 30 May)

A creative photography course designed to develop your skills of observation and curiosity, using colour and the nuance of light, as well as exploring shapes, textures, people and creative composition. Explore camera controls and discover how subtle functions and settings can affect the mood and impact of an image.

Suitable for all levels, digital and film cameras appropriate, ideal if your camera has some manual functions for greater creative control.

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:
25 April 2019 for 6 weeks (no class 30 May)
 
13 June 2019 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, 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 fact sheets: April start June start

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

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

Fridays
10am – 12.30pm
Starts:
26 April 2019 for 6 weeks (no class 31 May)
 
14 June 2019 for 6 weeks

For All Levels: Wednesday evening

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 fact sheets: April start June start

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

One Day Workshops

(to July 2019, in date and time order)

Workshop Modern Calligraphy (beginners)

Saturday 27 April 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 your own unique style.

All materials provided, including a Beginners’ Calligraphy Kit and refreshments.

Workshop fact sheet

Cost:
£60 (inc. materials & calligraphy kit, and refreshments)
To book:
Sai Banerjee on 07738 712384 or Sai Banerjee
Venue:
address, travel options, …

Workshop Art Journaling (beginners)

Saturday 27 April 2019

1.30 – 4pm

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 elaborate zentangle-inspired doodles, you will learn various new techniques using different media and gain confidence in your drawing and painting skills.

If you are looking to learn a skill that will help to de-stress and reconnect with yourself, this workshop is for you.

All materials will be provided including an Art Journaling kit.

Workshop fact sheet

Cost:
£60 (inc. materials & journaling kit)
To book:
Sai Banerjee on 07738 712384 or Sai Banerjee
Venue:
address, travel options, …

Workshop An Introduction to Exposed Spine Bookbinding

Saturday 8 June 2019

10am – 5pm

Learn how to create two exposed spine books by folding and manipulating paper using specialist bookbinding tools. You will learn two versatile bookbinding structures – the French link stitch and Link stitch bindings. These books do not require glue and lie completely flat when opened so are ideal for presenting work, sketchbooks, gifts, or as the basis for artists’ books. On completion of the workshop you will leave with a set of books and the skills to make more at home using minimal equipment. Tools provided.

Suitable for complete beginners.

Workshop fact sheet

Tutor:
A tutor from the London Centre for Book Arts
Cost:
£75 (including materials)
Contact:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options, …

Workshop Creative Landscape and Holiday Photography

Saturday 22 June 2019

9.30am – 1pm

How do you make the most of beautiful scenes and situations when you are on holiday? Come and learn how to capture beautiful landscape and travel photographs and create striking compositions in the most compelling light. A practical and interactive workshop on making the most of your camera. All you need to bring along is your camera. Suitable for all levels and ideal if you have a camera with some manual controls.

Poster for workshop

Tutor:
Jackie Rado
Cost:
£55 (including detailed notes)
Contact:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options, …

Workshop Art Journaling

Saturday 22 June 2019

1.30 – 4pm

Art Journaling is a fun and simple way to incorporate creativity into everyday life. An Art Journal is a great place to experiment without the pressure of creating a masterpiece. From simple markmaking to elaborate zentangle-inspired doodles, you will learn various new techniques using different media and gain confidence in your artistic skills.

If you are looking to learn a skill that will help to de-stress and reconnect with yourself, this workshop is for you.

Workshop fact sheet (to come)

Cost:
£60 / concessions £54. Includes materials, art journaling kit and refreshments
To book:
Sai Banerjee on 07738 712384 or Sai Banerjee
Venue:
address, travel options, …

Workshop Modern Calligraphy (beginners)

Saturday 29 June 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. All materials provided, including a Beginners’ Calligraphy kit.

Workshop fact sheet (to come)

Cost:
£60 / concessions £54. Includes materials, Beginners' Calligraphy kit and refreshments
To book:
Sai Banerjee on 07738 712384 or Sai Banerjee
Venue:
address, travel options, …

Workshop Modern Calligraphy (intermediate)

Saturday 29 June 2019

1.30 – 4.30pm

Take your calligraphy practice to the next level! We will focus on flourishing, improving your overall technique and expanding your calligraphy skills using watercolours and finetec metallics.

This is an intermediate level workshop suitable for anyone who has done the beginner's level or is self-taught and familiar with pointed pen Calligraphy.

Workshop fact sheet (to come)

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

Workshop Creative Paper Cutting

Sunday 21 July 2019

10am – 4pm

The ancient art of paper cutting brought bang up to date! Be inspired by a wide range of cut our artefacts including Polish paper cuts 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 papercut.

Highly rewarding and great fun you’ll never need to buy a greeting card again!

Workshop fact sheet

Tutor:
Christine Green
Cost:
£60 including materials
Contact:
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 & Shop updated: open to general visitors… MondayFriday, 9.30am12.30pm.
  • 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).

Locate on Google Maps or on Bing Maps.

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.

TfL's Journey Planner

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.
  • Gallery Magazine offer: discounted subscription for artists.