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Summer 2022: Painting Techniques

Venue: Zone Creations Ltd, London (SW19)

Dates: This workshop ran from Monday 8th August 2022 until Friday 12th  August 2022.

Workshop Information

Course Outline

You will learn how to create realistic effects in acrylic paint using specialist brushes and materials. You will make a series of samples to keep, and in addition you will add the finishing touches to a Window Display Backdrop, which will be displayed in a central London location in the autumn of 2022. The backdrop will depict an under-the-sea scene.

This workshop will be run by the highly experienced Creative Dimension Trust tutor Sarah Hocombe.



Students must report for group teaching at 10am. Classes will finish at approximately 4:30pm.


Transferable Skills and Future Careers

TCDT workshops give a chance to develop a range of transferable skills and valuable insight to possible career paths. Some of the career choices our alumni have pursued include; Architecture, Engineering, Fine Art, Jewellery Making, Art Conservation, Glass Working, Theatre Design, Fashion Design, Costume Design – the list is growing!


Eligibility Criteria

In order to be eligible to apply you will need to be 14 – 19 years old during the dates of the workshop.

You should be creative and have good hand-eye co-ordination. In your application you should demonstrate a passion for working with your hands.

You must be able to attend every day of the workshop.

Please be sure that you have read our Eligibility Criteria and Applications section at the bottom of the Workshop page before applying.


Course Funding

Our workshops are fully-funded by generous sponsors.  Places are limited, therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.


There are only 10 spaces available on this workshop. If the workshop becomes oversubscribed, we will close the application process early. 


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