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Lewisham Arthouse, London
The Lewisham Arthouse once served as the central library of Deptford. Designed by architect Sir Alfred Brumwell Thomas (1868-1948) and funded by Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919), this former library is now features a public gallery and studio space for professional artists. Artist studios are open to the public once per year. Exhibitions in the gallery are open to the public year-round, free of charge. Ten-week botanical illustration classes are taught by Alison Day. Watch for information about her next class.
Drawing from Plant Life
Mondays, April 15 – June 24, 2013 (10 weeks)
Cost: £95/90 concessions
This introductory course aims to provide an opportunity to explore the art and science of botanical Illustration. Students will have the opportunity to explore both drawing and painting plants whilst learning a range of graphic techniques used to represent plant material. Some basic theory is taught and where relevant historical and contemporary practice is referenced.
The course is taught by a practicing artist who has a background in the science of botany and the practice of fine art.
Students are asked to bring their own ideas and specimens to the course. Basic materials and reference literature are provided, students must provide their own sketchbook pencils and colours.
All are welcome, no experience needed.
This is a small class and provides a supportive and relaxed environment in which to draw. Places are limited so booking is required. Please contact Alison Day.
The Lewisham Arthouse is located at 140 Lewisham Way, New Cross, SE14 6PD.
Transport: BR/overground. New cross/New Cross Gate.
Bus 136, 21, 436, 321