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Architectural Inspirations: Becontree 2D/3D online workshop

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Architectural Inspirations: Becontree 2D/3D, Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th January 2022,10am-12.30pm Online course

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Architectural Inspirations: Becontree 2D/3D

Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th January 2022, 10am-12.30pm

Join us for this online workshop over a Saturday and Sunday morning to explore ways of depicting architecture by drawing and model making. Experimenting with different drawing techniques and modelling and using the RIBA's world-class collection of photographs and drawings for inspiration. You will explore themes and ideas inspired by the exhibitions celebrating 100 years of the Becontree Estate whilst developing your skills and discovering new creative techniques. In a small online group lead by artist Wilson Yau you will learn more about architecture and drawing and create your own artworks during this interactive, friendly workshop.

Suitable for beginners wanting to explore different ways of drawing using architecture, and for experienced artists wanting to refresh their practice.


- Pencils (different shades)

- Fine liner pen

- Biro

- Rubber kitchen glove (an old one is ideal, must fit your drawing hand!)

- White paper: A4 and A3 if possible

- Coloured paper, any colours, A4

- Twig and bamboo skewer/toothpick

- Masking tape

- Pastels or crayons (any colours)

- Eraser, sharpener and ruler

- Camera on a smart phone or tablet (optional)

- Mountboard or card

- Scalpel or craft knife

- Cutting mat (alternative is a very thick magazine or piece of MDF)

- Old newspapers

Course Details

This online course will take place over two consecutive weekend mornings(Saturday 29th January and Sunday 30th January 2022), 10am to 12.30pm on Microsoft Teams. 

For ages 18+. No previous experience necessary. 

Online booking in advance is essential.

For other learning workshops, see https://www.architecture.com/education-cpd-and-careers/learning/adults


To discuss any access requirements please contact us in advance at learning@riba.org.

Terms and Conditions

  • Participants must be aged 18 or over; proof of age may be requested.
  • We can offer a full refund up to 14 days in advance of the event start date. Thereafter, we cannot offer a refund or transfer. Cancellations must be made in writing to learning@riba.org.
  • We reserve the right to alter the advertised content of events.
  • In the unlikely event we need to cancel we will contact all ticket holders as soon as possible to rearrange or offer a full refund. We cannot reimburse or compensate for travel or other associated costs.
  • On entry to the event you agree to accept and abide by any guidance for behaviour; the RIBA reserves the right to remove participants who behave inappropriately from events.
  • The details you provide will be used in accordance with the RIBA's GDPR obligations. For information on how we will handle your personal data please see our Privacy Policy at www.architecture.com.
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RIBA Learning offers a range of opportunities for people of all ages to learn about and appreciate good architecture. Our aim is to empower people to look at, think about and ultimately play an active role in shaping the places that define their communities. 


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