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Summer 2024: Architectural Drawing – Facades and Ornamentation

Venue: Bow Road Studios, London E3

Deadline to apply: 17/08/2024

Dates: This workshop will run for five days from Monday 19th August 2024 until Friday 23rd August 2024. If the workshop becomes oversubscribed, we will close the application process early.

Workshop Information

Course Outline

In this workshop students will learn to draw architectural elements including decorative corbels, horseshoes arches and ionic capitals. We will use traditional tools including compass and straight edge, technical drawings will be taught stage by stage. Participants will also learn to drawing motifs and ornamental elements inherent in the architectural features.


This workshop will be run by highly experienced Creative Dimension Trust tutor Adam Williamson. Adam is a skilled calligrapher, geometer and stone/wood carver. He is drawn to particular shapes and patterns that can tessellate into perfectly balanced structures. His work embodies universal principles found in nature through hands-on craftsmanship.



This workshop will start daily at 10am and finish at approximately 4:30pm.


Transferable Skills and Future Careers

All of our workshops give you a valuable chance to develop a range of transferable skills. This is a great workshop for anyone who is interested in learning some of the skills required for careers in: Conservation, Signwriting, Calligraphy, Fine Art, Illustration and Animation. (to name a few)


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 an interest in the careers listed above, or similar areas. You should also 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 15 spaces available on this workshop. If the workshop becomes oversubscribed, we will close the application process early. 


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