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Build to partner with Affordable Art Fair in Hampstead this May

Story added 26th Apr 2017

Build at the Affordable Art Fair

Build is pleased to announce it is once again teaming up with the in Hampstead between 11-14 May 2017.

Build Art & Design offers the most diverse range of part-time, weekend and evening courses in London, taught by successful artists and practitioners. We have courses tailored to suit all abilities from the complete novice to the practising artist.

Join Build in Hampstead Heath in May for free drop-in sessions we’ll be holding throughout the Affordable Art Fair:

Thursday 11th – Sunday 14th May

Thursday 11:30 - 12:30 - Lara Mantell

Postcard paper cutting

Be inspired by destinations and cultures to create a post-card sized paper artwork. Explore playful approaches to papercutting and collage techniques, incorporating different weights and qualities of paper and related found imagery.


Thursday 15.00 -  17:00 - Louise West 

Cultural Magpie

Here you will learn traditional crafts from around the globe and explore a combination of patterns and artefacts to create your own multicultural design concept.


Friday 11:30 - 12.30 - Michael Harding

Holiday Portraits:  Improve your photography portrait skills

Learn how to take great travel portraits in our hands-on workshop. You will be shows how best to approach people and how to improve the portraits that you take on your travels. You’ll have a chance to apply the techniques and make your own prints during the workshop. Cameras and printers will be provided.


Friday  15.00 - 17:00 - Mario Lautier Vella 

Fantasy Faces, Places and Spaces...

Enjoy a series of short drawing and collage exercises and create, construct and conjure up a host of exciting characters and locations inspired by your imagination and the work of other artists.


Saturday -  13:00- 14:00 - Alexandra Harley 

Global Artist

A talk with international contemporary Artist Alexandra Harley on the arts and the global world.


For full details on the fair, please visit the website.

Keen to explore your artistic potential? View our full range of art and design courses.

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