Live Online Sketch Workshop in Highgate

3-6 August 2020

Our fully interactive sketch workshop will be live online from Lauderdale House in Highgate 3-6 August 2020.  It consist of 4 parts of high quality course notes (Part 1: Urban Tapestry, Part 2:  Building a Visual Narrative, Part 3: Incorporating Nature, Part 4: The Long View), extensive image folios, and morning and afternoon zoom sessions which will include practical demonstrations along with the opportunity to ask questions.  In order that you can have the maximum benefit from this course, all of these course materials will remain available for you to refer to until 31 December 2020.  We will be out and about in Highgate for the whole of this workshop and will be uploading photos live into the portfolios for you to draw from, joining you drawing on facebook live and generally getting us as close as we can to the experience of a real face to face workshop.  This is a completely immersive experience and is as close as we can get to the experience of a live sketch workshop.  

Course materials and relevant links will be sent out a few days before the course starts.

Sketch Workshop:
Highgate LIVE 2020

Located in a wonderful venue in Highgate (London), this online sketch workshop offers wonderful sketching opportunities.  From the long view across into the heart of London, to Waterlow Park, reflections in the windows of the local shops and cafes, and the beautiful, varied and unusual local architecture, including unlimited access to the interior of Lauderdale House itself.  Looking at a new aspect of the local environment every day, this online workshop offers exceptional possibilities to spark your creativity. The course is made up of 4 parts, each of which should take you around 4-5 hours to complete.  Everything is presented in logical steps that are easy to follow at your own pace and also includes additional instructions for students who choose to work digitally. 

Part 1: Urban Tapestry

Part 2: Building a Visual Narrative

Part 3: Incorporating Nature

Part 4: The Long View

We have put together this little FREE single-part sketch workshop for all of you who might be wondering what our courses look like.  It also serves as a guide to help students learn how to navigate the online format.  Just like our normal sketch workshops it’s Jam-packed full of enjoyable, connected, interesting projects to spark your creativity.  Just connect to the link here:

Sketch Workshop:
Hidden Treasure

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