5 Workshops To Lose Yourself In This Month
Invite some much-needed creative energy into your week with our round-up of workshops to try at home. From life drawing to candle making and crafting with clay, there’s joy to be found in uplifting virtual experiences and escapism.
Candle making workshop with Earl of East
Our favourite lifestyle brand Earl of East are now running their signature workshops at home, echoing the classic classes they used to run in their East-London studio. During this session, expect to be guided through the candle making process with one of their in-house experts, with a kit you’ll receive ahead of time. You will also be able to choose your own botanical oil scent profile and custom candle label. Via the video communicating site Zoom, they’ll share hints and tips on creating candles from the comfort and safety of your home.
Painting and drawing with The Art Academy London
The Art Academy London is offering a range of online courses, as well as tutorials, taught by experts in a variety of fields – from acrylic painting and sketching to photography and digital illustration. These tutorials are designed to provide feedback and discussions about student’s work, as well as advice and guidance on development. Once your session is booked the Academy will be in contact with you about the different options available and enable you to get in contact with the tutor.
Ceramics with KANA
Perfect for winter evenings or after-dinner activities, unwind with KANA’s selection of Stay-at-home KANA club workshops. Whether you are a beginner or looking to build on your ceramics practice, they offer everything you need to learn at home, including clay, tool kits, zoom classes, gift boxes and videos that are available to revisit after the session.
Life drawing with Adrian Dutton
Adrian Dutton’s renowned life drawing events have gone online, offering real-time live interaction to recreate the community gatherings of their previous drop-in classes. Bringing together like-minded spirits of all levels and guidance from tutors, the models pose live with a focus on dynamic positions and movement. Grab your sketchbook and get involved this month, with sessions running every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday evening.
Our friends at Goldfinger – the award-winning London design studio and social enterprise – are offering a 4-part course called Soulcraft at Home: The Making Edition. Offering the chance to connect with a community who share a passion for creating, it brings together innovative experts and the chance to discover the art of weaving, create a personal journal, sketchbook or gift via bookbinding and experiment with furniture model making. Feel like just trialling just one of these practices? You can book each course individually too.