Wednesday 16 December | 11.30am – 1.30pm | £60 | Postponed
Take this opportunity to learn fashion drawing skills from the Museum’s Head of Exhibitions and author of the bestselling book How to Draw like a Fashion Designer, Dennis Nothdruft. In this 2 hour drawing class learn and explore the basics of fashion drawing using simple but effective techniques on croquis to enable you to produce your ideas onto paper. Drawing skills are a must for any fashion designer wishing to express their ideas and an essential tool in the design process. In the world of computers drawing by hand is still advocated by top fashion designers as a starting point for any collection.
The class includes the opportunity to discuss hints and tips with Dennis with time to ask questions about his career as a leading curator of fashion.
Beginner Level: Suitable for people with little to no experience
Ticket: £60 includes equipment and exhibition entry.
Numbers are limited for this workshop, please book early to avoid disappointment. If you have any questions regarding this workshop, please get in touch via our contact form.
Our number one priority is the health and well-being of our visitors and staff. We have made changes and introduced new measures to help keep you and our team safe during your workshop. We have also introduced safe visiting guidance throughout the Museum.
– As of 14 September 2020, in line with new government guidelines, all workshops will observe the ‘rule of six’. Each workshop will be led by one tutor and attended by no more than five learners. We ask that you observe social distancing wherever possible throughout your workshop.
– On arrival you will be asked to queue outside the Museum in a socially distanced manner. Upon entry to the Museum foyer please present your workshop ticket on your device or bring a note of your booking reference – there is no need to print.
– Each participant will have use of a single set of equipment for the duration of the workshop. All equipment and furniture will be sanitised prior to your arrival and following your departure.
– Hand sanitiser will be available throughout the Museum. Please sanitize your hands when entering and exiting the workshop space.
– Face coverings are required in all public areas of the Museum. For their safety and yours, our team are wearing masks or shields. Please ensure you bring a face covering to your workshop.
– Gloves will be available should you wish to use them.
– To avoid the need to gather round your tutor, additional technology will be in place to support demonstrations of techniques etc.
– As we are not currently able to provide water, we ask that you please bring your own.
– Your workshop ticket includes exhibition entry. To facilitate this safely we ask that you visit during your lunch hour, at which time capacity has been adjusted accordingly.
– All museum staff, including our workshop tutors, have received thorough training in the above new measures and are committed to following them diligently.