Pleasures of Illustration with Merlin Strangeway

The popular four-week course is back, with a series of mini creative projects for the November nights.

When, Where

“I thought each session was pacy and packed with inspirational activities that got your creativity flowing…I loved every moment” – Former student

About the course:

Explore a new illustration technique each week this November as part of this fun, gentle introduction to illustration with award-winning illustrator and educator Merlin Strangeway. You'll be set a series of mini creative projects covering techniques including drawing, typography, printmaking and pop-up.

Unwind at the end of the day and meet like-minded people as you explore your creative side. Ideal for the beginner or the curious! No experience necessary.

All materials provided, but feel free to bring a sketchbook.

About the tutor:

Merlin is an award winning illustrator, scribe & educator, working at the House of Illustration since 2011. She is passionate about using the arts as a tool for social engagement and change and believes everyone has the ability to make beautiful illustrations! Merlin specialises in scientific illustration, and currently holds the post of Medical Illustrator in Residence at Guy’s Pathology Museum, Kings College, London.  She has taught students of all ages for House of Illustration since 2011, lectured internationally and taught at numerous art colleges, schools and universities across the UK. Visit Merlin's website.

Course details:

Time: 7 - 9.30pm
Dates: Thursdays, 8-29 November 2018 

£175 paid in advance, non-refundable

How to book your place:

To book, please purchase your ticket below.  To enable us to contact you about the course we also need you to fill in the enrolment form (please download below) and return it to:


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