Course Code SC1902025
Tutor Lynne Abrahamson
Dates Monday - Thursday, 17th February - 20 February 2020
Days 4
Times 10.00am – 5.00pm
Experience Level Ages 16 - 18
Fee £255
Location The Art Academy, 165A Mermaid Court, SE1 1HR

This course will introduce GCSE and A-level students to the use of embroidery and latex in contemporary art. The aim is to help you to expand your artistic vocabulary, develop your portfolio and experiment with media that you may not be very familiar with. Each day will begin with an introduction to artists who use textiles in their work, to contextualise the lessons and help inspire you. In the morning, you will be taught different techniques, which you will then apply to a project (either your own idea or suggested by the tutor) in the afternoon.

Please note, you must complete a consent form before your child can join our Young Artists programme. This form is available for download here. Please email your completed form to shortcourses@artacademy.org.uk. Your child may also bring a completed hard-copy version of this form with them on the first day of their course.

What level is this course?

This course is suitable for students between the ages of 16 and 18 and is open to all skill levels.

  • Young Artists - Aged 16-18

    Choose this course if you are aged between 16 and 18. This course is open to all skill levels. It is particularly useful if you are studying art at GCSE or A-Level and want to expand your current portfolio.

About Your Tutor

LYNNE ABRAHAMSON

Lynne studied Fine Art in Barcelona before coming to London where she did a Certificate in Sculpture at the City of London Polytechnic and then went to Central St.Martins. She did the Diploma at The Art Academy, where she qualified in 2011 with a first. During her time at the Academy, she began to use ceramics and textiles and this is what she specialises in now in her art practice. Her work is based on her experiences as a mother and she focuses on themes such as separation, loss and change related to the various stages in her life. Her work is quirky and she aims to deal with serious issues in a light hearted way. She has taken part in the Craft fair at Hatfield House, has exhibited in the Menier Chocolate Factory and has works in private collections. She was winner of the Wolfendale Prize for natural forms. Lynne is currently working on a number of projects; internal landscapes using thread as her medium and a project about children’s drawings. She teaches on the Diploma and Foundation Courses at the Academy.

WEBSITE

www.lynneabrahamson.com

What should I bring?

Please bring old clothes as the work can be messy.

Also bring a camera/phone to photo document your work.

Location

Mermaid Court

165A Borough High Street
London SE1 1HR
tel: +44 (0) 207407 6969

Nearest Tube/ Rail: London Bridge or Borough (both a 5 minute walk).

Please note that London Bridge has two exits, the most direct route is to follow signs to “Borough High Street”.

Art Academy Map

Refreshments and Facilities

All students have access to a common room and kitchen. Here you will find tea and coffee, a fridge, kettle, microwave and eating area.

There is a wealth of supermarkets, shops and cafes in the area as well as the world famous Borough Food Market just moments from our Mermaid Court location.

We are always striving to improve our facilities but due Mermaid Court being an old building we have limited disability access. Should you have any access requirements please speak to a member of the Academy team before booking the course.

Further Details

  • You will need to have paid in full before the first session of your class. Your place is not guaranteed until we have received full payment.Please book early in order to guarantee your place on the course.
  • If you purchased a pack online this will be given to you on the first session of your course upon your arrival. Packs can be booked on our Materials Page or on this page when you book the course.
  • Please don’t wear your best clothes as there is always a chance you will get messy. If possible bring an apron or overalls.
  • All artwork at the Academy MUST be taken home at the end of the course or it will be disposed of.
  • Please ensure that your mobile phone is switched off or is on silentduring the class.
  • Health and Safety Guidelines will be provided to you at the beginning of your class.
  • Sometimes our photographer will pop in to get some of our classes in progress. If you would like to not be photographed please let the photographer know!
  • To find out more about what’s going on at the Academy follow us on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. If you’d like to share images of your course, your progress or your finished work we’d love to see them! Please bear in mind you must have the permission of tutors, other students and models to photograph them.
  • If you would like more information or advice on courses at the Academy please contact shortcourses@artacademy.org.uk.

“Just a note of thanks to all at Art Academy London and especially to the tutor on the Textiles course. Tabitha has come home every evening really enthused and engaged. I think the course has made her think more broadly about options for the future and as a hobby. Seeing a social media-orientated teen embroidering in the evening because she wants to, and finds it calming, is just fab!”

£255.00

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Fee: £255.00