Classes /Workshops

Classes: What will we cover?

Each week there will be a different theme centred on one of the following topics. We will paint, draw, use collage and make prints.

  • Sketching, drawing using a variety of media; pencils/ charcoal/ pastels
  • Experimental mark-making
  • Composition; how to start a painting
  • Line, tone, patten, texture, colour
  • Scale, spatial relationships and perspective
  • Observational sketching and painting from life
  • Colour theory

Mondays 10-13yrs Session 1: 4.15-5.15pm Session 2: 5.30-6.30pm

Tuesdays 14-17yrs Session 1: 4.15-5.15pm Session 2: 5.30-6.30pm

Winter term: 7/8 Nov – 12/13 Dec 6 sessions. Lent term 2023 9/10 Jan – 28/29 Mar. (13/14 Feb half term)

Cost: £15 per session, £90 for this term. All materials included, max class size 6

Venue: 6 Dora Road, Wimbledon, SW19 7HH

Book a spot:

Sketching tour of the V&A: adults, Friday 2nd Dec. 10.30-3pm, £55

We will be exploring the V&A through the medium of sketching. Finding galleries you may not have seen before and sketching some of the key items in the V&A collection, you will change your relationship with the museum. No experience necessary, just an open mind!

  • Sketching and drawing techniques using pencils/ graphite
  • Line, tone, patter, texture, colour
  • Observational sketching from life
  • Scale, spatial relationships and perspective

What to bring: A sketchpad, A4 or A3, variety of pencils, 2B – 6B, optional colouring pencils/ oil pastels/ sketching pens non messy media

Friday 2nd December: 10.30am (outside the V&A) to 3pm with break for lunch

Book a spot:

Winter landscape workshop,

Friday 16 Dec 10.30-3pm, £45, 14+yrs (Y9 upwards)

Tues 20 Dec 10.30am-3pm, £45, 10-13yrs

How to approach landscape painting, acrylic on canvas. All materials included.

  • How to prepare a canvas
  • Composition: where to start with constructing a painting
  • Base blocking layers of paint
  • Creating light and atmosphere within a landscape
  • When is a painting finished?

Venue: 6 Dora Road, SW19 7HH

Cost: £45 for the day. All materials included, bring a packed lunch

Book a spot: