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Visual Arts & Crafts Courses & Workshops

Weekly Classes / Courses

(to end of April 2020, in day and time order)

Course Creative Embroidery (mixed ability, suitable for beginners)

Mondays
10 am – 12.30 pm
Starts:
20 January 2020 for 8 weeks

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

Tutor:
Sophie Long
More info.:
Course fact sheet
Cost:
£144 (materials excluded)
To book:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options

Course Creative Embroidery (intermediate)

Mondays
1 – 3.30 pm
Starts:
20 January 2020 for 8 weeks

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

Tutor:
Sophie Long
More info.:
Course fact sheet
Cost:
£144 (materials excluded)
To book:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options

Coursenew Introduction to Mosaics and Recycling Materials

Mondays
7 – 9pm
Dates:
20, 27 January; 3, 10, 24 February; 2, 9, 16 March 2020 (8 weeks)

In the first 4 weeks learn the techniques of mosaic whilst exploring different styles and inspiration to design and create two bespoke mosaic 15cm tiles. In the second half of the course you will focus on recycling to recreate a decorative individual 12” square mirror or panel to hang in your home or give as a gift.

Tutor:
Nicolene Grigg
More info.:
Course fact sheet
Cost:
£195 including a full mosaic kit. Students will also forage and find “treasures” to include in their pieces.
Contact:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options

Course Creative Sketchbook – Drawing and Mixed Media

Tuesdays
2 – 4.30pm
Starts:
21 January 2020 for 8 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. Our spring term project will be landscape in its broadest sense.

Tutor:
Emily Burton
More info.:
Course fact sheet
Cost:
fully booked
To book:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options

Course Exploring Acrylics

Tuesdays
7 – 9.30pm
Starts:
21 January 2020 for 8 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.

Tutor:
Bob Meecham
More info.:
Course fact sheet
Cost:
£144 (materials excluded)
Contact:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options

Course Life Drawing and Painting

Wednesdays
10am – 1pm
Starts:
22 January 2020 for 10 weeks

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. Some life drawing experience recommended.

Tutor:
Emily Burton
More info.:
Course fact sheet
Cost:
£288 (clothed model included; materials excluded)
Contact:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options

Course Portrait Drawing

Wednesdays
2 – 4.30pm
Starts:
22 January 2020 for 10 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.

Tutor:
Emily Burton
More info.:
Course fact sheet
Cost:
no places left
Contact:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options

Course Botanical Art – Drawing and Watercolour (all levels)

Wednesdays
7 – 9.30pm
Starts:
22 January 2020 for 8 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.

Tutor:
Marcia Hughes
More info.:
Course fact sheet
Cost:
£144 (materials excluded)
Contact:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options

Course Beginners’ Dressmaking Course

Wednesdays
7.30 – 9.30pm
Starts:
8 January 2020 for 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.

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 Drawing from a Clothed Model Taster

Wednesdays
7.30 – 9.30pm
Dates:
26 February & 4 March 2020

A fun and friendly two-week drawing session. Whether you are interested in Fashion Drawing or just want to brush up on your skills, this is an enjoyable past time. Come and try it out and meet new people on this short taster.

Tutor:
Emma Morrison
Cost:
£75 for 2 weeks
Contact:
07506 246821 or Info at emma...ing.co.uk
Venue:
address, travel options

Course Sew your Own Gifts

Wednesdays
7.30 – 9.30pm
Dates:
11 March, 18 March, 25 March 2020

Embellish a garment, decorate some clothing or redesign a top. There are many possibilities to choose from and create something truly amazing by upcycling pre-existing garment. Have fun and socialise!

  • 11 March – Decorate an item of clothing by adding ribbons, lace, buttons & bows.
  • 18 March – Embellish a top - using hot foil technique.
  • 25 March – Design and upcycle a T-shirt or blouse.
Tutor:
Emma Morrison
Cost:
£45 per session or book all three for £135.
Contact:
07506 246821 or Info at emma...ing.co.uk
Venue:
address, travel options

Course Photography

Thursdays
10am – 12.30pm
Starts:
23 January 2020 for 8 weeks

A dynamic course covering lighting and exposure over a range of conditions. Topics include street photography and how to master the art of photographing action and movement effectively. The course looks at new and different forms of composition and builds up to a project where participants create their own photographic story.

Suitable for beginners and more experienced photographers looking for a refresher course.

Tutor:
Jackie Rado
More info.:
Course fact sheet
Cost:
£144 (materials excluded)
Contact:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options

Course Watercolour in Practice

Thursdays
2 – 4.30pm
Starts:
23 January 2020 for 8 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.

Tutor:
Emily Burton
More info.:
Course fact sheet
Cost:
no places left
Contact:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options

Course Botanical Art – Drawing and Watercolour (all levels + …)

Fridays
10am – 12.30pm
Starts:
24 January 2020 for 8 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. Some watercolour experience recommended.

Tutor:
Marcia Hughes
More info.:
Course fact sheet
Cost:
£144 (materials excluded)
Contact:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options

One Day Workshops

(to April 2020, in date and time order)

All the 2019 workshops have now finished.

Workshop A Fresh Start to Photography – Making the most your Camera

Saturday 8 February 2020

9.30am – 1pm

Did you get a new camera for Christmas or have a camera you’re not making the most of? Come and join our workshop to gain a fresh perspective that will inject life into your photography. This is a highly interactive workshop offering creative techniques and practical exercises on exposure and lighting as well as how to create a striking composition.

Suitable for beginners or those wishing to refresh their skills. All you need to bring is your camera – ideally an SLR or compact with some manual features.

Tutor:
Jackie Rado
More info.:
Poster for workshop
Cost:
£55 (including detailed notes)
Contact:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options

Workshop Modern Calligraphy – Beginner’s Workshop

Saturday 18 April 2020

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

Workshop Art Journaling

Saturday 18 April 2020

1.30pm – 4.30pm

Art Journaling is a fun and simple way to incorporate creativity into everyday life and 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.

Cost:
£60 / £54 concessions. All materials will be provided including an Art Journaling kit.
To book:
Sai Banerjee on 07738 712384 or Sai Banerjee
Venue:
address, travel options

Workshop Brush Pen Calligraphy for Adults and Teens

Saturday 25 April 2020

1.30pm – 4.30pm

Learn the basics of Modern Calligraphy using brush pens. Brush pens are fun, versatile, user-friendly and affordable. Starting with basic drills, you will learn how to create beautiful thin and thick strokes and letterforms, through step-by-step demonstration. We will explore different types of brush pens and learn how to add personal style and flourishes to your letters. At the end of the session you will create a hand-lettered quote of your choice.

This is a fantastic introductory workshop suitable for adults and teens (Ages 13+).

Cost:
£55 / £50 concessions. All materials will be provided including a Brush Calligraphy kit.
To book:
Sai Banerjee on 07738 712384 or Sai Banerjee
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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