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Adult Masterclasses and Courses

Get inspired with our workshops and courses for adults

"Really loved it - has given me a buzz back into observing things in a different way. Thank to the tutors great ability to inspire and encourage to experiment."
- Course participant

Our illustrator-led masterclass series of one-off workshops give you insight into the practices of a range of illustrators. Ideal for students, emerging and practising illustrators alike. Work with professionals to explore a wide variety of styles and disciplines, and create new work of your own. Click here to see our upcoming masterclasses.

Back by popular demand in 2016, our short courses are aimed at keen beginners or those looking to further develop their skills. Fun, friendly and informal, you’ll make new work of which you can be proud. Click here to see our upcoming courses. 

2018 Masterclasses

Adult Masterclass: Reportage drawing - composition and focus with Lucinda Rogers - SOLD OUT
13.00 - 17.00pm on Saturday 20 January 2018

Adult Masterclass: Fashion Illustration - NOW BOOKING
13.00 - 17.00pm on Saturday 17 February 2018

Adult Masterclass: Medical Illustration - NOW BOOKING
13.00 - 17.00pm on Saturday 3 March 2018

2018 Courses

Introduction to Creating Picture Books with Claire Alexander - SOLD OUT
A ten-week beginners’ course for adults looking to learn the essentials of creating picture books for 0-6 year olds, taking place on Tuesday evenings from 9 January 2018. 

Illustrating Places with Sion Ap Tomos - NOW BOOKING
A ten-week course on depicting architecture, nature, interior and outdoor spaces, taking place on Sundays from 14 January 2018. 

The Pleasures of Illustration - with Merlin Strangeway - NOW BOOKING
The popular four-week course is back, with a series of mini creative projects to see you through February, taking place on Thursday evenings from 1 February 2018 

Line, Form & Composition: An Introduction to Drawing with Merlin Strangeway - NOW BOOKING
A brand new four-week course for complete beginners keen to draw.  taking place on Monday evenings from 5 March 2018 


Materials for House of Illustration masterclasses and short courses are supported by Cass Art