Sketchbooks, offsite and studio development

Do you want to develop your sketchbook or would you like to get out and about to draw exciting objects and people?

Our short courses take place in the evenings, daytimes and at weekends, and are taught by expert tutors who are brilliant at communicating their enthusiasm. Any questions? Contact our visual arts team on 020 7492 2700 Monday - Friday between 10am - 5pm.

  1. Contemporary art sketchbook walk

    Contemporary art sketchbook walk

    Course Date: Wed 30 May 2018
    Location on this date: OS - Off Site
    Develop your creative and critical engagement in the settings of east London's cutting edge independent galleries and artists' spaces. You will build a sketchbook / journal recording your works, ideas and findings.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £91.00

  2. Painting landscape and the city

    Course Date: Sun 17 Jun 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop your sketches, drawings and photographs into landscape paintings with reference to the work of contemporary landscape artists.

    Explore the properties of oil, acrylic and watercolour in an expressive way to suggest the mood and texture of landscape, both urban and rural.
    Full fee: £209.00
    Senior fee: £209.00
    Concession: £127.00

  3. Develop a personal sketchbook: summer intensive

    Course Date: Mon 16 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop a creative and experimental sketchbook. Build confidence in using materials and techniques, including mark making, drawing, painting and mixed media. Explore ideas and subject matter, leading towards an imaginative project of your choice.
    Full fee: £259.00
    Senior fee: £207.00
    Concession: £158.00

  4. Starting a sketchbook: materials and techniques

    Course Date: Sat 21 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover the enjoyment and benefits of a sketchbook through a series of practical exercises on location and in the studio. Develop your unique record of observations, ideas and experiments and learn how other artists use sketchbooks as part of their practice.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £79.00

  5. Sketchbook of ideas: a visual resource for artists and makers

    Course Date: Thu 2 Aug 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A sketchbook documents your artistic journey; a place to communicate your ideas, thoughts and observations. We'll explore creative projects that encourage an experimental approach to drawing.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £79.00

  6. Large scale sketchbook

    Course Date: Fri 11 May 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Create a sketchbook that shows individual development and sensitive use of a variety of materials. Start with an external visit and evolve the sketchbook using it as a diary of your thinking. Large sketchbooks provided.
    Full fee: £249.00
    Senior fee: £249.00
    Concession: £152.00

Can't see a course you want?

Add this category to your waiting list to set up alerts and we will update you when new courses are released online.

Add to your waiting list