Pleasures of Illustration with Merlin Strangeway

The popular four-week course is back.

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 spring 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.

Materials are provided but feel free to bring any favourite materials and a sketchbook.

About the tutor:

Merlin Strangeway 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.

Course details:

Time: 7 - 9.30pm
Dates: Thursdays, 21 March - 11 April 2019 

£175 paid in advance, non-refundable

How to book your place:

To book, please purchase your ticket below. If you have any queries please contact


Tickets Price Number Total price
Total amount £0.00
Adult ticket with gift aid£192.50 £192.50
Adult ticket£175.00 £175.00

The price refers to the whole course, not to individual sessions.

- Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferrable. All tickets sales subject to our general terms and conditions.
- This ticket entitles you to gallery entry for the duration of your House of Illustration course.
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Gift Aid

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