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PREVIOUS WORKSHOPS

Autumn 2022: Embroidery

Online, This workshop will run on Saturdays for five weeks from Saturday 5th November 2022 until Saturday 3rd December 2022. If the workshop becomes oversubscribed, we will close the application process early.

Autumn 2022: Calligraphy for Beginners

Bow Road Studios, London E3, This workshop will run on Saturdays for three weeks from Saturday 19th November 2022 until Saturday 3rd December 2022. If the workshop becomes oversubscribed, we will close the application process early.
In this workshop, students learned the fundamental techniques needed to write cursive Italic script.

Autumn 2022: Watercolours

Online, This workshop will run on Saturdays for three weeks from Saturday 5th November 2022 until Saturday 19th November 2022. If the workshop becomes oversubscribed, we will close the application process early.

Autumn 2022: Architectural Drawing

AHMM, London, EC1V 9HL, This workshop ran for one day on Thursday 27th October 2022.
In this new one-day workshop, students were given an introduction to architectural drawing techniques and technical skills used by AHMM architects including use of perspective, plans and elevations. Students were able to experiment with different kinds of architectural drawing including sketching the London cityscape from the AHMM rooftop. See photos from the workshop here.

Autumn 2022: Hand & Lock – Goldwork Embroidery

Hand & Lock, London, W1W 8TE, This workshop ran for two days from Tuesday 25th October 2022 until Wednesday 26th  October 2022.
Goldwork is the art of embroidery using metal threads. Historically associated with ceremonial and military uniform the technique is now also popular in customisation, couture and interior design. Over the course of one intense weekend, students learned fundamentals such as setting up a full-size frame, transferring their designs, soft string padding, felt padding before learning the more complex elements such as pearl purl and cutwork.

Autumn 2022: Stone Carving

Building Crafts College, London, This workshop ran on Saturdays for three weeks from Saturday 1st October 2022 until Saturday 15th  October 2022.
Led by Creative Dimension Trust tutor Nancy Peskett, students learned how to use traditional stone-carving tools to carve their own small piece in soft stone. Exploring some of the architectural principles of building with stone, students had the opportunity to learn not only a new skill but about its historic and architectural context too.

Autumn 2022: Wood Turning

Building Crafts College, London, This workshop ran on Saturdays for three weeks from Saturday 1st October 2022 until Saturday 15th  October 2022.
Working with Creative Dimension Trust tutor Patrick Lear, students developed skills in the ancient craft of woodturning.

Autumn 2022: Painting with Specialist Brushes

Online, This workshop ran on Saturdays for five weeks from Saturday 10th September 2022 until Saturday 8th  October 2022.
In this online workshop, students learned different techniques that can be used for lots of different craft applications, as well as fine art painting and illustration. Each week, students experimented with a different brush and painted using glaze medium to create layered effects.

Summer 2022: Geometry of Structure

Bow Road Studios, London E3, This workshop ran for five days from Monday 22nd August 2022 until Friday 26th August 2022.
Over a packed 5 days, using a variety of materials, students made an array of 3-dimensional static and kinetic structures. Including spherical models and a full-size bamboo tetrahedron and geodesic dome.

Summer 2022: Jewellery Making

The Goldsmiths’ Centre, London, This workshop ran from Monday 15th August 2022 until Friday 19th  August 2022.
During this workshop, students learned traditional techniques such as sawing, filing, soldering and annealing to complete a personal piece of jewellery to take home.