Adult Art Workshops

March 2014 - August 2014 Programme

The art workshop programme continues to offer a wide variety of inspiring and creative courses, including the ever-popular drawing and watercolour classes. The workshops have become known for the excellent teaching and small class sizes, allowing for more focused instruction.

Come and enjoy this unique museum and collection with the eyes of an artist!


April 2014

Architectural Paper-Cutting

Wed 30 April | £45 |

Jessica Palmer

Design and make a striking three-dimensional paper cut based on Soane’s architectural drawings. Includes an exclusive curator-led visit to the Museum’s Robert Adam Study Centre.

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May 2014

Architecture Through the Trees

Friday 23 May | £45 |

Lucy Brennan

Working outside in Lincoln’s Inn Fields, spend the day making an oil study focusing on a mixture of architecture and foliage.

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June 2014

Pompeian Red

Thursday 12 June | £45 |

Regan O’Callaghan

Study Soane’s masterful use of colour and light to create pencil studies to be developed into paintings using pigment, tinted shellac and gold leaf, with an emphasis on vermillion.

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Mood and Colour in Portrait Painting

Thursday 26 June | £45 |

Des Haughton

Looking at the work of Sir Thomas Lawrence and William Owen, put into practice how the portrait painters of Soane’s day used colour to create mood and atmosphere in their paintings.

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July 2014

Paper Cutting Natural Forms

Friday 11 July | £45 |

Jessica Palmer

Taking inspiration from the abundance of natural forms in Soane’s collection, design and make your own eye-catching paper cut.

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Drawing at the Royal Courts of Justice

Thursday 17 July | £45 |

Lucy Brennan

Improve your drawing skills at the Royal Courts of Justice with particular reference to the architecture of the Main Hall, Costume Gallery and Bear Gardens.

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August 2014

Painting Tempera

Friday 15 August | £45 |

Regan O’Callaghan

Inspired by Soane’s copy of Cardinal Grimani’s Commentary on the Epistle of Paul, students will work on egg tempera and pigment on a gessoed panel to recreate it’s beautiful colours and tones.

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