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£198
London - Next course on 1st May 2019
A practical introduction to abstract art, suitable for beginners and more experienced artists. Term 1: Techniques and ideas; Term 2: Abstraction and the human figure; Term 3: |nspired by nature, landscape and language. Who is this course for A practical introduction to abstract art for beginners and more experienced artists, interested in the diverse range of styles and techniques abstract drawing and painting has to offer. This course is structured so that each term delves...
£1975
London
With an emphasis on independent working, the tutor takes a step back to allow experienced students freedom to develop ideas fully. This course is suitable for those who have a Foundation Arts degree or with an established artistic practice, who wish to reinvigorate and develop their creative approaches, skills and ideas within a supportive peer group. This course can be paid in instalments Who is this course for This course is for students who have...
£163
London - Next course on 29th April 2019
Work on your own projects and learn a number of techniques to make your own necklaces, bracelets and earrings out of beads including making your own findings (e.g. necklace clasps). Beginners are welcome to join in any term. Each term has a theme. Term 1: Beading Stringing Essentials Term 2: Stitched Beadwork Term 3: Introduce chain into beaded jewellery designs Who is this course for This course is aimed at people with no previous knowledge...
£198
London - Next course on 29th April 2019
Who is this course for This course is for beginners. No previous experience or skill is required. Each course is one term long but the 3 terms are structured to run over the year. Beginners may also enter in terms 2 or 3, when they can benefit from working alongside those with a little more experience. Each term will have a different focus: in term one drawing, term two painting and term three mixed media...
£107
London - Next course on 3rd May 2019
Beautiful, evocative music and dances from many world cultures. Good for co-ordination, uplifting and fun. Who is this course for This course is for anyone who has a desire to learn simple dances to glorious and often haunting music ranging from stately and meditative to exciting and exuberant. It is suitable for most levels of physical ability although major hip problems could be an obstacle with the twisting steps in some of the dances. While...
£195
London - Next course on 1st May 2019
Learn how to make clothes from commercial patterns. You will construct a toile in calico from a basic skirt/trousers and bodice block to get the perfect fit. You will learn to lay and cut your fabric along with a range of sewing techniques to construct a simple garment of your choice. Term 1 - Ladies skirt/mens trousers. Term 2 - Ladies trousers/mens trousers. Term 3 - Ladies day dress (mens shirt). Who is this course...
£251
London
This course explores the relationship between ceramics and glass. You will learn basic model and mould making for fused glass and explore combinations of ceramic forms and fired glass. Who is this course for Suitable for all levels although a basic knowledge of ceramic processes and/or glass fusion techniques would allow the student to experiment further. What does this course cover Topics will include: 1 Mould making in both plaster and ceramic. 2 Make ceramic...
£198
London - Next course on 1st May 2019
A mixed level class for students interested in learning contemporary methods, including some acrylic. This class is also suitable for students who attend Watercolour 2 and want to develop a contemporary approach. Who is this course for A mixed level class for students interested in learning contemporary methods, including some acrylic. This class is also suitable for those who attend the L2 watercolour and want to develop a contemporary approach. With the emphasis on nature,...
£299
London - Next course on 3rd May 2019
This course is a series of crafts 'tasters' delivered by professional makers, providing you with the opportunity to complete projects using your newly acquired skills. Over the course of the year this course may give you a basic introduction to: Textiles, Silver Clay, Glass Fusion, Mosaic, Papercraft, Wirework, Jewellery Making and other crafts. All abilities welcome. Who is this course for This course is designed for complete beginners to crafts and applied arts, whether you...
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London
Photography – DSLR Introduction A short course to introduce you to the technical and creative use of a DSLR camera. Take the camera off automatic and learn about exposure, depth of field, aperture, shutter control, ISO and white balance. Photography – Digital Saturdays Once you know the basics here is a chance for you to set aside time to learn the practical and creative side of the DSLR camera. Create a portfolio of work as...
£215
London - Next course on 1st May 2019
Project based courses to develop a portfolio of textile designs using Photoshop. Students enrolling onto terms two and three are expected to have some knowledge of Photoshop. Term 1 introduces students to Photoshop and covers themes such as floral, geometric and conversational designs using drawing, printing and collage on screen. Term 2 focuses on developing design collections and professional print techniques for textiles. Term 3 covers homeware designs for mugs, placemats, coasters and fashion samples....
£78
London - Next course on 27th June 2019
Work for several sessions on the same pose, developing your painting in a serious but relaxed atmosphere. This class is not suitable for complete beginners Who is this course for This course is for students interested in the figure and in learning the drawing and painting skills and techniques needed to portray it over a four week long pose. What does this course cover Students work from the model using dry and wet materials (pencil,...
£198
London - Next course on 1st May 2019
Develop and improve skills and techniques in drawing and drawing for painting. Who is this course for This course is for everyone wanting to explore fully the art of drawing in a friendly and accessible ambience, and to study drawing in a variety of contexts and approaches. A perfect next step for those who attended the Absolute Beginners course, although beginners are very welcome as no previous knowledge or experience is necessary. What does this...
£131
London - Next course on 30th April 2019
Draw in the dark in a variety of locations. An exciting course for those wishing to explore new ways of expression as well as learning new drawing skills. First meeting is at 42 Queen Square. Who is this course for The course is for anyone wanting to develop their drawing skills, with an interest in the City, Architecture and the Nocturnal as subjects. Whether you are a complete beginner or established practitioner, everyone with an...
£166
London - Next course on 29th April 2019
Learn the basics of drawing using various media, building your skills and confidence, in a friendly and supportive atmosphere. Who is this course for This course is for anyone wanting to explore the art of drawing in a friendly and accessible atmosphere. Beginners very welcome! No previous knowledge or experience necessary. What does this course cover The course will include mark making and composition. Beginners will learn to draw using basic shapes to create complex...
£104
London - Next course on 14th June 2019
Learn effective intaglio printmaking processes which use ecologically safe methods that you can reproduce at home. Who is this course for Mixed-ability adult learners who have had some previous printmaking experience and want to learn about techniques which use safer and more environmentally sound materials. What does this course cover We will cover salt water etching and other non-toxic Intaglio printmaking techniques. tudents will be inducted in the use of the studio and its print...
£221
London - Next course on 29th April 2019
Explore sustainable and environmentally friendly techniques and concepts for making sculpture through the inherent beauty of natural materials. Who is this course for Not just using junk in interesting ways but looking for sustainable ethical methods of both sourcing materials and producing art works that promote environmental issues and celebrate nature and landscape. A new course exploring ways to make and finish pieces of sculpture using techniques and materials that are sustainable and eco-friendly. This...
£195
London - Next course on 2nd May 2019
Learn a wide range of creative embellishment skills, using both hand and machine embroidery. Each term will begin with learning techniques, which will lead to a personal project. All levels of experience welcome for each term. Term 1. Learn a wide range of hand and machine embroidery techniques. Term 2. Learn appliqué techniques with hand and machine embroidery. Term 3. Learn fabric manipulation with hand and machine embroidery. Who is this course for Learn a...
£102
London - Next course on 22nd June 2019
Explore ways of drawing with thread including hand and machine stitch, Suitable for both beginners and those with some experience. You do not need to be able to draw! Who is this course for The students will not need any previous knowledge, experience or skills. They will just need an interest in expressing themselves through textile and using stitch in a contemporary way. What does this course cover Students will explore various ways of drawing...
£37
London - Next course on 13th July 2019
A one day workshop where beginners can learn a range of techniques and processes for creating enamelled jewellery. More advanced students may develop their own projects Who is this course for People who are interested in learning the basic techniques and surface decorations used in the beautiful art of enamelling. This course is suitable for absolute beginners although anyone with any experience of jewellery and scaulpture making can still hugely benefit. What does this course...
£111
London - Next course on 29th April 2019
Learn a range of techniques and processes for creating enamelled jewellery and other small objects. All levels welcome - suitable for complete beginners. Who is this course for People who are interested in learning the basic techniques and surface decorations used in the beautiful art of enamelling. This course is suitable for absolute beginners although anyone with any experience of jewellery and sculpture making can still hugely benefit. What does this course cover Students will...
£215
London - Next course on 1st May 2019
For those with some experience of printmaking who want to develop their skills and ideas. The course suits a range of abilities, including adventurous beginners. Who is this course for - Mixed-ability adult learners who have had some previous printmaking experience. - Printmakers who want to use an etching-press will be able to make use of the facilities independently, after induction. - Students who are preparing a portfolio of work, including Access and Pre-foundation Students....
£215
London - Next course on 30th April 2019
Use scrap, found, traditional and alternative materials to explore sculptural methods and concepts. Who is this course for Use scrap, found, traditional and alternative materials to explore sculptural methods and concepts including kinetic, interactive, performance and time-based work. Develop your own project, with support from the tutor. Suitable for all levels, beginners to advanced. What does this course cover The course aims to broaden the range of materials you can draw upon to make a...
£90
London - Next course on 13th May 2019
Explore key social, cultural and revolutionary moments in fashion history over the last century. Who is this course for This course is for those who are keen to explore key social, cultural, and revolutionary moments in Fashion history and theory over the 10 decades of western fashion from the Edwardian era to the present day. You will learn how men's and women's styles have evolved in response to these changes and also how Haute Couture...
£120
London - Next course on 16th May 2019
Learn to work confidently with flowers to create displays for friends, family, various occasions and the home. All levels welcome, whether you are a beginner or more experienced and would like to refresh your skills. Basic materials are provided, but you will need to bring your own flowers and foliage from the second week. The tutor will give guidance on this. Who is this course for Anyone who wants to learn the basics of floristry...
£218
London - Next course on 29th April 2019
Learn the basic techniques of fusing and slumping glass. Suitable for beginners. Who is this course for This course is aimed at beginners. No prior knowledge of Glass or Art and Design is needed. This is a short introductory course for those who want to learn more about fused glass - melting glass together in a kiln. You will learn to cut glass and the basic principles of glass fusing. What does this course cover...
£218
London - Next course on 1st May 2019
Learn and develop the techniques needed to realise your own glass art and glass jewellery projects. Includes fused glass projects. Who is this course for The course is suitable for students of all levels of experience and is perfect for anyone who is interested in learning techniques to decorate glass - including the basic principles of glass fusing. What does this course cover The course will introduce students to basic fusing techniques within glass including...
£120
London - Next course on 2nd May 2019
Learn some simple stitches and the techniques you need to complete your own embroidery projects. Who is this course for Absolute beginners, so you can learn your lazy daisy from your herringbone and your running stitch from your satin stitch. Or even, learn how to thread a needle and not panic if you get into a tangle. What does this course cover Start with the very basics of embroidery and let's see how far we...
£142
London - Next course on 14th May 2019
This course offers a stimulating and structured approach for experiencing artwork today. The course will unpick ideas and theories to facilitate your reading and articulation of artworks. Each week a range of artist practices, themes and modes of working will be explored and discussed. Mediums will include performance to painting, reflecting on contemporary art movements, their motivations and case studies of influential artists. Who is this course for This course is for anyone who wants...
£170
London - Next course on 30th April 2019
This course aims to provide an overview of the key stylistic developments and innovations in the visual arts from the middle of the 19th century to the present day. The course will look at significant art works within the contexts of culture, religion, technology, social and political developments. Term 1: the Pre-Raphaelites, Victorian painting, Impressionism, Orientalism, Japonism, Pointillism, Symbolism. Post Impressionism and Art Nouveau; Term 2: Fauvism, Expressionism, Futurism, Vorticism, Cubism, Dada, Surrealism, Suprematism and...
£170
London - Next course on 30th April 2019
This course aims to provide an overview of the key stylistic developments and innovations in the visual arts up until the middle of the 19th century. The course will look at significant art works within the context of culture, religion, technology, social and political developments. Term 1: Stone Age, Mesopotamia, Egypt, Crete and Minoa, Greece, Rome; Term 2: India, China and Japan, Byzantium and Islam, Middle Ages, Low and High Renaissance; Term 3: Venetian and...
£106
London - Next course on 15th June 2019
A series of short courses to build your practical illustration skills in different media and techniques. The courses will also look at contemporary illustration trends and different approaches within the genre. Each course can be taken separately or as a series if you need time and support to complete a large project Who is this course for This course is an ideal starting point for anyone wanting to find out more about illustrating for the...
£215
London - Next course on 29th April 2019
Projects suitable for all levels including those looking to build a portfolio or move into a career in illustration. Develop the skills to illustrate for a range of books, including fiction, cookery, children's books, book jackets and more. Who is this course for This course is ideal for students of all levels. If you are new to illustration it is important that you have done a bit of drawing before. More experienced students might wish...
£218
London - Next course on 1st May 2019
These courses provide an opportunity to learn different techniques that you will need to create a variety of jewellery items in copper (or silver you can bring along). They are ideal for students who have completed an absolute beginners course or those with some previous experience of jewellery making. More advanced students who join a course will be able to complete their own projects. Who is this course for This is a course for students...
£182
London - Next course on 3rd May 2019
A jewellery taster class which gives you a chance to try new ideas before you specialise. Learn the basics in Silversmithing, Wirework, Silver Clay, Beading, design process and best studio practice. Who is this course for This course is part of our suite of Absolute Beginners classes (also Drawing, Painting and Sculpture), designed to bring inexperienced and unconfident students up to speed in a selection of our arts and crafts provision. What does this course...
£182
London - Next course on 3rd May 2019
A jewellery taster class which gives you a chance to try new ideas before you specialise. Learn the basics in Silversmithing, Wirework, Silver Clay, Beading, design process and best studio practice. Who is this course for This course is part of our suite of Absolute Beginners classes (also Drawing, Painting and Sculpture), designed to bring inexperienced and unconfident students up to speed in a selection of our arts and crafts provision. What does this course...
£218
London - Next course on 1st May 2019
These courses provide an opportunity to learn different techniques that you will need to create a variety of jewellery items in copper (or silver you can bring along). They are ideal for students who have completed an absolute beginners course or those with some previous experience of jewellery making. More advanced students who join a course will be able to complete their own projects. Who is this course for This is a course for students...
£163
London - Next course on 29th May 2019
Work on your own projects and learn a number of techniques to make your own necklaces, bracelets and earrings out of beads including making your own findings (e.g. necklace clasps). Beginners are welcome to join in any term. Each term has a theme. Term 1: Beading Stringing Essentials Term 2: Stitched Beadwork Term 3: Introduce chain into beaded jewellery designs Who is this course for This course is aimed at people with no previous knowledge...
£131
London - Next course on 29th April 2019
Learn the skills and techniques for knitting and crochet. We will look at both traditional skills and contemporary ideas exploring the usual and unusual aspects of working with yarn. All levels of experience are welcome each term. Term 1. Learn the techniques through sample-making and completing small projects. Term 2. Explore different yarns including making your own to use in projects. Term 3. Develop your skills and techniques, working on more challenging personal projects. Who...
£1788
London
Develop your own practice or prepare a portfolio for Foundation or HND. Some students progress directly to BA and Masters. NCFE Level 2 certificate. This course can be paid in instalments. Who is this course for Preparation for Foundation, FDA or HND. Some students progress directly to BA./MA (NCFE Accreditation). This course is for those ready for a year long accredited course, with some experience of Art and Design who wish to develop their skills...
£195
London - Next course on 1st May 2019
Develop skills and techniques in drawing. Who is this course for This course is for anyone wanting to explore the art of drawing in a friendly and accessible atmosphere. Beginners very welcome! No previous knowledge or experience necessary. What does this course cover The course will include mark making and composition. Beginners will learn to draw using basic shapes to create complex drawings. Students will also learn use of line, tone, perspective, and compositional organization....
£146
London - Next course on 30th March 2019
3 days developing your compositional skills though practical exercises and looking at the work of other artists Who is this course for This class is for all levels of ability. It will allow beginners to think about fundamental ideas such as how to place a figure within a space, and advanced students will be able to experiment with design ideas that will hopefully push their work into having more compositional power. Concessionary fees are available...
£230
London - Next course on 2nd May 2019
Traditional skills and experimental approaches to working from the life model. Suitable for beginners as well as those with more experience. Who is this course for This course aims to unite beginners and advanced students within a shared platform of discovery. Beginners will be given direct, simple techniques into figurative drawing. For advanced students, the class is a laboratory for experimentation and personal challenge. Mistakes are welcomed and expected. What does this course cover Each...
£284
London - Next course on 29th April 2019
A mixed level life drawing course using short and long poses, focusing on line, light, colour and composition. Explore the numerous differing influences from ancient far eastern to western mainstream. Who is this course for With a backdrop of Eastern Taoist philosophies and the use of the Chinese brush: This western life drawing course explores a variety of different medias approaches and influences with the aim of getting a more profound knowledge of drawing. It...
£81
London - Next course on 2nd May 2019
A relaxed and fun space for all lovers of singing who want to explore group singing, build harmonies and re-discover the joy of vocal music. Varied grooves and contrasting styles and genres will be covered. Beginners welcome. Who is this course for Any person interested in getting more involved in music will find this course easy, quick and stimulating. Students require only enthusiasm and a willingness to explore music through their voice. No previous music...
£77
London - Next course on 1st June 2019
An ideal introductory course for beginners. Create a ring using basic jewellery making skills. Who is this course for An introduction to making jewellery through making a simple ring. Ideal for beginners but more experienced students are welcome. This course is aimed at beginners. Students can enjoy a whole day of jewellery making and get a feeling for the subject. What does this course cover Making a ring out of sheet metal. The course will...
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Use found and bought materials: crockery, tiles and coloured glass, to make a small mosaic. Materials are provided but you are welcome to bring personal pieces as well. Who is this course for The course is a practical introduction to the beginner and no previous skill or knowledge is expected. It would give the more experienced student a chance to experiment with found materials. What does this course cover Introduction to mosaic. 1. Learn to...
£218
London - Next course on 30th April 2019
Build your skills and learn new techniques in stained glass and painted glass. Develop your own ideas, designs and projects. Painted glass will be kiln fired. Who is this course for The course is for students who have no previous knowledge or experience of kiln fired glass painting or glass working skills. Although it is not necessary, good practical skills would be an advantage. Experienced students are also welcome if they have a particular project...
£199
London - Next course on 2nd May 2019
Drawing and painting projects focusing on techniques, processes & materials. The course will explore the relationship between drawing & painting and work towards finished pieces. Who is this course for The course is open to: Beginners, improvers and returners. Students who attend other courses in the Mary Ward Art Department. Foundation and Pre-Foundation students building portfolios for application to higher education. What does this course cover Drawing in different ways for different purposes Using a...
£46
London - Next course on 23rd March 2019
Inspired by bouquets of colourful blooms and working with watercolour inks we will work broadly - wet on wet, to produce large rich flower paintings. We will learn to control the inks as well as to allow for the natural spontaneity that will flow from the use of the media. Who is this course for This Course is for anyone who enjoys observational work and would like to experiment with coloured inks. Beginners are welcome....
£198
London - Next course on 2nd May 2019
This course will give you a broad introduction to the uses and theories of colour and a range of materials, including paint, collage and pastels. Suitable for all levels, a year-long course that can be joined in any term Who is this course for This course is suitable for students with different levels of experience, including adventurous beginners. Students at whatever level should have an interest in visual phenomena and art, and be prepared to...
£122
London - Next course on 11th May 2019
Experimentation with shape, colour and texture to develop the individual artist within. A painting workshop suitable for all levels. Who is this course for No previous knowledge or experience is necessary for this course, but it would suit the student who is willing to openly explore painting as a language that might not necessarily be descriptive or merely the imitation of things or styles. What does this course cover This course aims to give students...
£163
London - Next course on 29th April 2019
Learn the craft of patchwork and quilting through making samples and completing personal projects including both hand and machine stitching. All levels of experience are welcome for each term. Term1: Traditional and contemporary patchwork and quilting techniques. Term 2: Using appliqué in patchwork and quilting, Term 3: Using stitch and embellishment for patchwork and quilting. Who is this course for This course is aimed at people with no previous knowledge of patchwork and quilt making...
£215
London - Next course on 2nd May 2019
Explore & experiment with a range of print techniques onto fabrics. develop print designs from sketchbooks. Suitable for all abilities. Term 1: Block printing, monoprint and dyed fabrics. Term 2: Screen printing using a range of stencil techniques including photo-stencils. Term 3: Mixed-media printing: screen print, digital print, transfer print, hand-painting, resist and hand stitch. Who is this course for Mixed Ability. For beginners and those with some prior art and design experience, who wish...
£215
London - Next course on 1st May 2019
Learn about a range of print processes including linocuts, Collographs, monoprints and drypoint. Develop your ideas though guided projects. All abilities welcome. Who is this course for Mixed-ability adult learners who have had some previous printmaking experience. - Printmakers who want to use an etching-press will be able to make use of the facilities independently, after induction. - Students who are preparing a portfolio of work, including Access and Pre-foundation Students. - Painters, photographers, sculptors,...
£104
London - Next course on 3rd May 2019
A printmaking taster course that introduces some simple processes and safe studio practice. Who is this course for Adult learners who are complete beginners with no previous printmaking experience or those who need a refresher. Learn to use an etching-press and make use of the facilities after an induction. What does this course cover Students will be inducted in the use of the studio and its print equipment and facilities. Processes will be demonstrated and...
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London
A series of modular courses which prepare students for the (optional) ABRSM exam; many of those who take the exam pass with distinction. A complete beginner would start at Grade I and could, with tutor guidance and the support of Kodály musicianship exercises, attain the Grade V qualification within 2 years. Read Music: Theory I This course is open to anyone who has an interest in notating and understanding written music through extensive theoretical musicianship...
£142
London - Next course on 4th June 2019
Working on location at the river using a variety of techniques and media. Who is this course for Suitable for students who wish to explore an imaginative approach to working on location. The course will provide a practical introduction to a range of creative techniques and materials. Students should have some drawing/painting experience. All levels of experience welcome. This course will also suit students who are building up a folio of work. What does this...
£215
London - Next course on 29th April 2019
Choose to work on a full figure, or portrait in terracotta, direct plaster or other processes. Who is this course for Accessible to all people regardless of age and ability and aimed particularly at those with an interest in working with the human form as a focus. What does this course cover We have two sittings with the model for 5 sessions per term. At the end and in the middle one session is used...
£215
London - Next course on 1st May 2019
Explore a range of materials and techniques, including carving in wood and soft stone. Who is this course for The course is suitable for people of all levels of experience who have an interest in sculpture. Sculpture manifests an enormous diversity of forms and can mean many things to many people, and part courses have benefited from the diversity within the group. What does this course cover The course offers a formal introduction to all...
£113
London - Next course on 3rd May 2019
Learn about and explore a range of materials and techniques through which to develop ideas and work safely. Who is this course for This course is part of our suite of Absolute Beginners classes (also Drawing, Painting and Jewellery), designed to bring inexperienced and unconfident students up to speed in a selection of our arts and crafts provision. What does this course cover The course will give students a basic knowledge in the areas of...
£215
London - Next course on 1st May 2019
Explore and experiment with a range of ceramic techniques specifically for sculpture such as slip casting, slab building, coiling, press moulding, simple glazing. Who is this course for Those wishing to work with ceramics. An opportunity to try out a range of processes for the making of sculpture in ceramic materials. This will include modeling, construction, casting and relevant glazing and colouring techniques for ceramics. Although some techniques are applicable to pottery the course is...
£238
London - Next course on 2nd May 2019
Work directly from the model for the first six weeks of each term, then pursue your own projects, e.g. make a mould, a portrait head, or a carving based on earlier figure studies. Who is this course for The course is accessible to all people who have an interest in creating sculpture from a life model. Some previous experience of working from a life model could be an advantage, as the usual length of the...
£108
London - Next course on 3rd May 2019
Make and create with this enjoyable, experimental and imaginative sculpture course where you will learn a broad range of techniques to realise your project. Work with Ceramics, Wirework, Metal, Wood and Found Objects. Work independently or follow set projects. Whether a beginner or experienced come and enjoy the process of making. Come with an idea you wish to explore, follow a set project or finish up work that you haven't completed. This is a fun,...
£215
London - Next course on 30th April 2019
Suitable for any level of experience. This course will guide you into creating sculpture with a variety of materials such as wood, paper, textiles, wax, casting, recycled materials and found objects. Who is this course for The course is suitable for people of all levels of experience who have an interest in sculpture. Sculpture manifests an enormous diversity of forms and can mean many things to many people, and courses have benefited from the diversity...
£179
London - Next course on 2nd May 2019
Explore a wide range of traditional and less conventional techniques and materials. Who is this course for The course is accessible to all people regardless of age or experience, who have an interest in sculpture. Sculpture means many things to many people, and past courses have benefitted from the diversity within the student group. What does this course cover The course aims to promote a multi-media approach with an opportunity to explore many different materials...
£245
London - Next course on 29th April 2019
Work from the model and concentrate on a portrait head or full figure sculpture. You will be able to learn all processes to complete two pieces per term including preparation for firing and finishing techniques. Who is this course for Accessible to all people regardless of age and ability and aimed particularly at those with an interest in working with the human form as a focus for their creativity. This class concentrates on the 'portrait...
£253
London - Next course on 30th April 2019
Suitable for any level of experience. Explore a range of materials and techniques through which to develop ideas. In the first term we will be modelling from life. Who is this course for Develop your own ideas, work with a range of materials, techniques and approaches, both traditional and contemporary. Suitable for all levels, beginners to advanced. What does this course cover The aim of the course is to: In term 1 the course will...
£128
London - Next course on 30th April 2019
Learn some more basic machine sewing techniques find out what all those buttons do whilst mastering a variety of seams and professional sewing techniques. Who is this course for Learn some more basic machine sewing techniques - find out what all those buttons do whilst mastering a few simple sewing techniques to give a professional finish to a garment. This six week course is for people who can use a sewing machine or have done...
£109
London - Next course on 11th May 2019
Learn to make silver jewellery from silver clay, a material you can use at home. Who is this course for This course is designed for learners with no previous knowledge of working with silver clay. Beginning jewellery makers are welcome as are those with experience with other forms of jewellery making, and those with no experience yet of crafts or creative activities. Most important is a desire to learn and make pieces from this material....
£63
London - Next course on 6th April 2019
This workshop will give students the opportunity to work with silver clay to create unique silver beads and sculptural jewellery. For those with some experience. Who is this course for This course is aimed at people with some experience of working with silver clay or those that have studied Introduction to Silver Clay Jewellery at the Mary Ward Centre. Bead making is an intermediate skill, not for complete beginners, although students will be able to...
£128
London - Next course on 11th June 2019
Learn how to source ideas, select fabric, measure, lay and cut fabric along with a range of professional sewing techniques. There are two parts in each term:- Part 1 - envelope cushions Part 2 - piped and frilled cushions. Who is this course for This brand new course is suitable for anyone with a basic knowledge of sewing and a love of fabric and crafts. Be inspired to learn new skills and create beautiful accessories...
£218
London - Next course on 2nd May 2019
Learn mosaic, appliqué, copper foiling and leading techniques and apply to personal projects in an experimental and creative way. Who is this course for This course is suitable for anyone interested in learning to make stained glass or mosaic. It is both a practical introduction for the complete beginner with no previous skills, and also provides an opportunity for those with more experience to develop and experiment in both fields, using a variety of materials....
£110
London - Next course on 3rd May 2019
Open to violin, viola, cello and double-bass players, working in independent groups of four or more, one player to a part, with coaching from experienced tutors. You may join one or both of the sessions. In Session 2, one of the groups is a larger string orchestra, which works with a conductor. Please attend the first class of term at 18.00 to be grouped appropriately before enrolling. Who is this course for The class is...
£156
London - Next course on 2nd May 2019
Look at and learn about art in a variety of locations around London. Each term begins at the Centre. n.b. Course fees do not include occasional entry charges. Who is this course for Look at and discuss art in a variety of public art galleries, exhibition spaces, commercial galleries and museums around London. The focus of this course is on Contemporary art; however, sessions sometimes explore art from earlier periods and movements within the 20th...
£258
London - Next course on 29th April 2019
Who is this course for The course is for beginners and experienced students alike. It can be for those who have done very little art before as well as for experienced students and artists who would like more insight into this particular medium. It is for everyone who is attracted to the subject with an open attitude and ready to explore. What does this course cover The course will cover: - What watercolour means and...
£199
London - Next course on 2nd May 2019
Traditional and less conventional materials and techniques. Who is this course for This course is for anyone interested in working with watercolour, either as a beginner or for those who have previous experience with the medium but lack confidence. All are welcome. What does this course cover We will look at: Different paper surfaces and materials that can be used to support watercolour. We will then try out a range of techniques to apply and...
£195
London - Next course on 30th April 2019
A mixed level class for students who want to use water-based media in a loose and expressive way. Who is this course for This Course is for anyone who enjoyed the weekend course Painting Nature in Watercolour Inks and wants a longer course or those who would like to experiment with coloured inks and other media. Beginners are welcome. What does this course cover Working in inks using various subject matter for inspiration, you will...
£99
London - Next course on 1st June 2019
An intensive course set in the varied environs of London which will focus on the citys urban landscapes. Make art influenced by the fascinating contract between fine buildings in their setting and the desolate grungy post-industrial landscape. First meeting is at 42 Queen Square. Who is this course for (Formerly 'Out and About') No previous knowledge or experience is necessary for this course, the teaching methods will often be on a one-one basis within the...
£218
London - Next course on 30th April 2019
Create jewellery and small objects using wireworking techniques. Ideal for beginners or those with some jewellery experience wishing to learn a new skill. Who is this course for Develop skills to design and create wirework jewellery. You will learn basic techniques of working with coloured wire to create Jewellery Suitable for complete beginners. Also ideal for those who have some jewellery experience but wish to add to their repertoire. concessionary fees available to those who...
£187
London - Next course on 30th April 2019
Draw, paint, collage, print. Inspire your arts/textiles practice by exploring methods to make more of your artists sketchbook. Build up your confidence in areas such as visual research and making preparatory drawings and designs to illustrate your ideas for personal projects. Term 1 Approaches to drawing, visual research. Term 2 Colour and pattern-design ideas, monoprints. Term 3 Mixed Media, fabric painting, collage. Who is this course for For Beginners -no experience is required- gain confidence...