Art & Graphics Workshops

Every month we host a variety of workshops at the London Graphic Centre store in Covent Garden. Our aim is to host different workshops that appeal to different audiences, it is the time you get to discover your inner artist. Whether you are experienced or inexperienced, there is something for everyone. The purpose of these workshops is not only to inspire you to get creative but to give you the artistic techniques and supplies to be able to do so. 
If you are an artist and interested in hosting a workshop with us, please contact [email protected] for further information.

Transform a vintage vinyl record into art 

Date: 14/03/20 

Time: 2pm-4pm 

Repurpose, reuse and recycle in a creative way: let's switch an old vintage vinyl record into a fab art piece to hung on your walls!

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Hand lettered love notes with Gabby Kere

Date: 08/02/20

Time: 12pm-2pm

Join us on this creative workshop to learn the basics of brush pen calligraphy and create your own hand lettered gift tags just in time for Valentine’s day!

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Rorschach: Surrealist painting with Tom Cox
Date: 01/02/20
Time: 12pm-2pm
Learn how to combine Indian ink and acrylic paint with London based artist Tom Cox. Join us for this playful class with an established London painter. Suitable for all abilities.

Heart Pop-Up Card Workshop

Date: 25/01/20 

Time: 12pm-1.30pm

In this class you will learn how to make a pop-up heart shaped card. Ideal to impress the one that you love on Valentine’s Day or any special occasion! Spread the love!

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Fashion Illustration 

Date: 18/01/20

Time: 12pm-2pm

Join us for a very fashionable workshop where you'll learn how to create a fashion illustration from start to finish! This workshop isn't just about learning, it's also about finding your own flow and creativity and having fun!

Xmas Creations with Collage Club 
Date: 14/12/19
 
Time: 12pm- 1.30pm 
Join Collage Club and mt Masking Tape for an afternoon of yuletide, pop-up card and paper bauble making! You’ll be shown how to play with layers, texture and tone using strips of tape, before you set to work creating 3D pop-ups to gift during the festive season. Tables will be laden with mt Masking Tape and colourful paper for you to get creative with. 

Christmas Fair 

Date: 07/12/19

Time: 9.30am-7.30pm 

London Graphic Centre's infamous Christmas Fair is back for another year.

Enjoy 20% off your purchase* and spend over £40 to get a free goody bag with lots of great art and design materials, perfect as an extra Christmas treat.
Get in the festive spirit with Christmas themed workshops and demos from top brands including MT, Tombow, Lexon and Leuchtturm will be doing embossing on notebooks purchased on the day.

Treat yourself with free festive refreshments also!**
*exclusions apply
**while stocks last

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Hand Lettered Gift Tags with Gabby Kere

Date: 05/12/19

Time: 5pm-7pm

Join us for this festive hand lettering workshop and we donate all ticket sales to charity.  In this creative workshop you will learn how to write and decorate your own Christmas gift labels just in time for the festive season. 

Collage Club London

Date: 30/11/19 

Time: 12.00pm-1.30pm and 2pm-3.30pm

Join Collage Club for an afternoon of experimentation with mt Masking Tape! You’ll be shown how to create and play with layers, texture and tone using strips of tape before you set to work slicing and reworking your tests into geometric collages. Tables will be laden with mt Masking Tape and colourful paper and stickers from Collage Club’s overflowing studio! Remember to bring along a bag to take your artwork home in. 

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Xmas Kirigami Cards with Cintia Bertaccini

Date: 28/11/19 

Time: 5pm-7pm 

In this class you will learn about the paper engineering mechanisms and how to assemble it. You will make 3 kirigami projects with amazing results to surprise the ones that you love with your handmade cards. This is a Christmas themed class, but the structures and templates can be adapted for any occasion!

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Festive Greeting Card Lettering and Decorating with Gabby Kere

Date: 23/11/19 

Time: 12pm-2pm 

On this creative workshop you will make your own greeting cards and gift tags using the basic techniques of brush lettering and many many colourful washi tapes just in time for the festive season.

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Painting with feelings with Anastasia Tasou

Date: 16/11/19

Time: 1.30pm-4.30pm 

Anastasia's work comes from her thoughts, feelings, and dreams. In this workshop she wants to share her creative process - from getting feelings out of her head and then onto paper in a therapeutic way, as well as using watercolours, and creating something that expresses YOUR very own unique life experiences and thoughts.

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Brush Lettering with Betty Etiquette 

Date: 09/11/19

Time: 12pm-1.30pm 

Join Rebecca Cahill Roots, Lettering artist and author of Modern Lettering to try your hand at Brush Lettering using Tombow ABT Dual Brush Pens. In this 1.5 hour workshop you'll learn the techniques needed to create the basic strokes, mark making and a brush script alphabet. Once you get to grips with the basic letterforms you will experiment with different surfaces and blending techniques using the Tombow Blender brush and water.

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Xmas Kirigami cards workshop with Cintia Bertaccini 

Date: 02/11/19

Time: 12pm-1.30pm 

In this class you will learn about the paper engineering mechanisms and how to assemble it. You will make 3 kirigami projects with amazing results to surprise the ones that you love with your handmade cards. This is a Christmas themed class, but the structures and templates can be adapted for any occasion!

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Intro to still life with Lucy McGeown

Date: 23/10/19 

Time: 5pm-7pm 

This is a class that will turn your perception of still life on its head. Join artist Lucy McGeown as we look again at what we can learn from one of the most conventional subjects in art history. 

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Hand Lettered Postcards with Gabby Kere

Date: 19/10/19  

Time: 12pm-2pm 

Create your own unique hand lettered post cards while learning the basics of brush lettering calligraphy!  Brush pen lettering is the perfect hobby that can help you focus, concentrate, live in the moment and relax while creating something beautiful.

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Hand Lettering with Chloe Turner 

Date: 12/10/19

Time: 12pm-1.30pm 

Known for her fun & vibrant designs, in this workshop Chloë will share tips on colour palette selection, stroke technique & composition. She will guide you through the process in which she creates her hand lettering & marks using Tombow ABT Brush Pens. You’ll then get hands on to make your own design which you will be able to take home with you.

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Paper Engineering with Cintia Bertaccini 

Date: 05/10/19 

Time: 12pm-1.30pm 

Have fun creating patterns using masking tapes and adhesive paper. You’ll learn two different processes that can be combined in many ways and colours. Bring an object to customize – like a sketchbook, notebook, phone case or small box.

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