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by Archie Ward (subscribe)
I'm an Australian living in Thailand. I like to read, write and travel. I'm currently working on my (commercial) travel website skedaddlecarhire.com.au to make more moolah for my trips.
Published December 28th 2017
London offers a number of fun things to do throughout the year, and 2018 brings some of the best art and craft classes to the city.

BYOB and Paint Ceramics

Hosted by M.Y.O

BYOB and Paint Ceramics
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A great class for anyone who wants to learn some nifty techniques. You'll also feel the mindfulness effects of being creative. After the session, the host will fire them in the kiln and can send them out to you or you can come collect them after 7-12 working days for the kiln firing.

Draw 3D Into the Air With Kids

Hosted by Grace Du Prez


Art Class for Kids
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This art class is hosted by Grace Du Prez. It's suitable for adults and kids over the age of seven. Everyone who signs up gets a 3D pen and some templates to create their own three-dimensional artwork to take home. The teacher even provides guests with free snacks in between sessions.


Drypoint Print Like Picasso and Matise

Hosted by Lavender Print School


London art classes
Photo: Creoate Collective

Scheduled to take place over seven hours, this art course London option teaches you how to make your own art prints just like those created by artists like Matise and Picasso. You can actually create up to 10 amazing prints to give out as gifts or display around your home.


Glaze & Paint Your Own Ceramics

Hosted by Cernamic


Craft workshop in London
Photo: Creoate Collective

In this two-hour class, you'll learn all the fundamentals behind painting and decorating pots, jugs and other types of ceramic pieces. There are blank pieces available for sale to use in the class, but you can also bring your own. The teacher will show you some of the designs and techniques that you can use too.


Intense Foundation of Digital Photography Level 1

Hosted by Photography Course London


Photography classes
Photo: Creoate Collective

All students in this class must have access to a DSLR camera, but they can rent a camera for a low price before class starts. The teacher condensed down multiple lessons into a single session that lasts for less than seven hours. Designed for beginners, this course teaches them the basics of digital photography, including how to set up shots and work in different light conditions.


Learn Nature & Landscapes Photography

Hosted by Katerina Photography


Learn Nature & Landscapes Photography
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Katerina Photography will host this art course London program in December for those who always wanted to take beautiful nature photos. This three-hour class provides students with everything necessary to view nature in a whole new way. You'll learn more about filters, the benefits of using a tripod and how to pick a lens. The class meets in a local London pub.



Learn Printmaking With Your Family

Hosted by Lavender Print School


Learn Printmaking
Photo: Creoate Collective

When your kids are on break around the holidays, you can sign your whole group up for this class. Lavender Print School hosts this class, which teaches you the fundamentals of printmaking and shows you how to make your own prints. Each student can make up to 10 prints in a single class. This course is open to individuals and small groups.

Learn Two Printmaking Techniques

Hosted by Lavender Print School


Learn Two Printmaking Techniques
Photo: Creoate Collective

Lavender Print School will also host this class in December for those who want to learn more about printmaking. Teachers look closely at dry printing as well as lino printing. You have the option of learning how to do both and making samples of each printing method or focusing on just one method of printmaking.

Make Your Own Modern Calligraphy Illustration

Hosted by M.Y.O


Make Your Own Modern Calligraphy Illustration
Photo: Creoate Collective

Calligraphy is a hot trend today, and people pay hundreds of pounds or more for simple posters and photos that they display around their homes. This course, which M.Y.O. will put on, teaches you how you can make your calligraphy illustrations and save money. You'll get personalized instruction as well as access to all the materials needed and even some snacks. Polly Crossman, who works with different materials as a professional illustrator, will walk you through all the steps


Make Your Own T-Shirts, Bags & Ceramic Tiles

Hosted by M.Y.O


Make Your Own T-Shirts, Bags & Ceramic Tiles
Photo: Creoate Collective

Designers of all ages will love London art classes like this one, which walks you through the steps of creating your own clothing and accessories. M.Y.O. hosts this class, which runs for 2.5 hours. Designed for adults, you can even bring your own alcoholic beverages and have a few drinks with friends and classmates as you work. You have the option of picking up your finished work later or letting the host send it to you.

Whether you love photography, stitching or any other type of art and craft, you might want to join a craft workshop in London when you visit this beautiful city!

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This sounds great, i love the idea of learning Calligraphy
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