Emma Block Illustration
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Workshops

I teach modern watercolour and brush lettering workshops. I teach one-to-one classes from my home studio and have worked with brands including Etsy and Stylist Magazine to provide workshops for promotional and corporate events. To book me for a talk or workshop please email me at hello@emmablock.co.uk.

Emma teaches modern watercolour and brush lettering workshops, and talk about illustration and social media. She teaches one-to-one classes from her home studio and can teach private classes for small groups. She has worked with brands including Etsy, Pinterest and Stylist Magazine to provide workshops for special events. To book Emma for a talk or workshop please email hello@emmablock.co.uk.

emma block watercolour workshop
emma block watercolour workshop
emma block watercolour workshop
 
Brush Lettering Workshop
Oct
30
7:00pm 7:00pm

Brush Lettering Workshop

BUY TICKETS HERE

This class starts from the very beginning so don't worry if you're an absolute beginner.

*You will be given a complete set of materials which you can take away after class, including guide sheets, a brush and a pot of indian ink.

*I will introduce contemporary brush lettering and the many ways you can use it.

*We'll start with exercises to practice making shapes and brush strokes. You'll then practice writing the alphabet, words and phrases with plenty of help and guidance on hand

*By the end of the workshop you'll be well on your way to developing your own unique brush lettering style.

*I will finish with a demo of how you can photograph and edit your brush lettering using just your iPhone to create a piece of digital artwork.

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Beginners Watercolour Workshop
Nov
2
6:30pm 6:30pm

Beginners Watercolour Workshop

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This Beginner's Watercolours Workshop is taught by illustrator Emma Block. The workshop will focus on developing skills and applying techniques allowing you to grow in confidence and start to develop your own style. The workshop will start with a colour mixing demonstration allowing you to become familiar with the paint and different effects that can be created. Then you'll learn how simple brush strokes can be used to create leaves, flowers and stems and how these can be ranged to create floral motifs.

*You will be given a complete set of materials which you can take away after class, including guide sheets, paper, brushes and a set of Windsor and Newton watercolours.

* We'll start with colour theory, colour mixing and exercises to practice making simple shapes and brush strokes.

* You'll then work on a final piece, sketching and painting from life, with plenty of hands on guidance and encouragement from the tutor. By the end of the workshop you'll be well on your way to developing your own unique watercolour style.

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Nov
16
6:30pm 6:30pm

Brush Lettering Workshop

BUY TICKETS HERE

This class starts from the very beginning so don't worry if you're an absolute beginner.

*You will be given a complete set of materials which you can take away after class, including guide sheets, a brush and a pot of indian ink.

*I will introduce contemporary brush lettering and the many ways you can use it.

*We'll start with exercises to practice making shapes and brush strokes. You'll then practice writing the alphabet, words and phrases with plenty of help and guidance on hand

*By the end of the workshop you'll be well on your way to developing your own unique brush lettering style.

*I will finish with a demo of how you can photograph and edit your brush lettering using just your iPhone to create a piece of digital artwork

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Watercolour Brush Lettering Workshop
Nov
29
to Dec 1

Watercolour Brush Lettering Workshop

  • The Village Haberdashery (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

BUY TICKETS HERE

This class is perfect for both beginners and for those who have already some brush lettering experience but would like add to their skills.

*You will be given a complete set of materials to use during the class, including guide sheets, paper, a brush and a palette and paint.

*I will introduce contemporary brush lettering and the many ways you can use it.

*We'll start with exercises to practice making shapes and brush strokes. You'll then practice writing the alphabet, words and phrases with plenty of help and guidance on hand. We will practice how you can use watercolours to create a range of effects including ombre and rainbow lettering.

*By the end of the workshop you'll be well on your way to developing your own unique brush lettering style, and will leave with a framable piece of artwork.

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Beginner's Watercolour Workshop
Dec
7
6:00pm 6:00pm

Beginner's Watercolour Workshop

BUY TICKETS HERE

The workshop will focus on developing skills and applying techniques allowing you to grow in confidence and start to develop your own style. The workshop will start with a colour mixing demonstration allowing you to become familiar with the paint and different effects that can be created. Then you'll learn how simple brush strokes can be used to create leaves, flowers and stems and how these can be ranged to create floral motifs.

*You will be given a complete set of materials which you can take away after class, including guide sheets, paper, brushes and a set of Windsor and Newton watercolours.

* We'll start with colour theory, colour mixing and exercises to practice making simple shapes and brush strokes.

* You'll then work on a final piece, sketching and painting from life, with plenty of hands on guidance and encouragement from the tutor. By the end of the workshop you'll be well on your way to developing your own unique watercolour style.

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Beginners Watercolour Workshop
Dec
17
1:00pm 1:00pm

Beginners Watercolour Workshop

BUY TICKETS HERE

This Beginner's Watercolours Workshop is taught by illustrator Emma Block. The workshop will focus on developing skills and applying techniques allowing you to grow in confidence and start to develop your own style. The workshop will start with a colour mixing demonstration allowing you to become familiar with the paint and different effects that can be created. Then you'll learn how simple brush strokes can be used to create leaves, flowers and stems and how these can be ranged to create floral motifs.

*You will be given a complete set of materials which you can take away after class, including guide sheets, paper, brushes and a set of Windsor and Newton watercolours.

* We'll start with colour theory, colour mixing and exercises to practice making simple shapes and brush strokes.

* You'll then work on a final piece, sketching and painting from life, with plenty of hands on guidance and encouragement from the tutor. By the end of the workshop you'll be well on your way to developing your own unique watercolour style.

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Instagram for Creatives
Jan
20
2:30pm 2:30pm

Instagram for Creatives

  • 29 Charlotte Road London, England, EC2A 3PF United Kingdom (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

BUY TICKETS HERE

A brand new workshop aimed at creative small business owners to help them get the most out of Instagram. Instagram is an incredibly powerful tool for marketing your business, and it's free, you just need to know how to get the most out of it. The goal of this workshop is not to aim for huge numbers of followers and likes, but aim for an Instagram account that supports your business and helps it grow.

This seminar will cover growing your audience and increasing engagement, as well as telling the story of your brand visually and helping to refocusing your goals for Instagram.

This workshop will include a two hour talk by me, with an accompanying slideshow, and a chance for questions and networking at the end. Workshop guide sheets will be provided, summarising some of the main points with sections for you to fill in with your goals and to track your progress. Refreshments will be provided.

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Watercolour Wreath Workshop
Oct
17
7:00pm 7:00pm

Watercolour Wreath Workshop

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This Watercolour Wreath Workshop is taught by illustrator Emma Block. This workshop focuses on creating beautiful watercolour wreaths, perfect for calligraphers, brides to be, or anyone with a love of stationery.

The workshop will focus on developing skills and applying techniques allowing you to grow in confidence and start to develop your own style. The workshop will start with a colour mixing demonstration allowing you to become familiar with the paint and different effects that can be created. Then you'll learn how simple brush strokes can be used to create leaves, flowers and stems and how these can be ranged to create floral motifs.

*You will be given a complete set of materials which you can take away after class, including guide sheets, paper, brushes and a set of Windsor and Newton watercolours.

* We'll start with colour theory, colour mixing and exercises to practice making simple shapes and brush strokes.

*We will cover composition and how to make a wreath feel balanced. I will demonstrate how to build up the elements of the wreath gradually to create a beautiful flowing design.

* You'll then work on a wreath as a final piece, with plenty of hands on guidance and encouragement from the tutor. By the end of the workshop you'll be well on your way to developing your own unique watercolour style.

Light refreshments and all necessary materials are provided.

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Watercolour Wreath Workshop
Oct
12
6:00pm 6:00pm

Watercolour Wreath Workshop

BUY TICKETS HERE

This Watercolour Wreath Workshop is taught by illustrator Emma Block. This workshop focuses on creating beautiful watercolour wreaths, perfect for calligraphers, brides to be, or anyone with a love of stationery.

The workshop will focus on developing skills and applying techniques allowing you to grow in confidence and start to develop your own style. The workshop will start with a colour mixing demonstration allowing you to become familiar with the paint and different effects that can be created. Then you'll learn how simple brush strokes can be used to create leaves, flowers and stems and how these can be ranged to create floral motifs.

*You will be given a complete set of materials which you can take away after class, including guide sheets, paper, brushes and a set of Windsor and Newton watercolours.

* We'll start with colour theory, colour mixing and exercises to practice making simple shapes and brush strokes.

*We will cover composition and how to make a wreath feel balanced. I will demonstrate how to build up the elements of the wreath gradually to create a beautiful flowing design.

* You'll then work on a wreath as a final piece, with plenty of hands on guidance and encouragement from the tutor. By the end of the workshop you'll be well on your way to developing your own unique watercolour style.

Light refreshments and all necessary materials are provided.

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Watercolour Brush Lettering Workshop
Jul
27
6:30pm 6:30pm

Watercolour Brush Lettering Workshop

BUY TICKETS HERE

This class is perfect for both beginners and for those who have already some brush lettering experience but would like add to their skills.

*You will be given a complete set of materials to use during the class, including guide sheets, paper, a brush and a palette and paint.

*I will introduce contemporary brush lettering and the many ways you can use it.

*We'll start with exercises to practice making shapes and brush strokes. You'll then practice writing the alphabet, words and phrases with plenty of help and guidance on hand. We will practice how you can use watercolours to create a range of effects including ombre and rainbow lettering.

*By the end of the workshop you'll be well on your way to developing your own unique brush lettering style, and will leave with a framable piece of artwork.

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Watercolour Brush Lettering Workshop
Apr
27
6:30pm 6:30pm

Watercolour Brush Lettering Workshop

BUY TICKETS HERE

This class is perfect for both beginners and for those who have already some brush lettering experience but would like add to their skills.

*You will be given a complete set of materials to use during the class, including guide sheets, paper, a brush and a palette and paint.

*I will introduce contemporary brush lettering and the many ways you can use it.

*We'll start with exercises to practice making shapes and brush strokes. You'll then practice writing the alphabet, words and phrases with plenty of help and guidance on hand. We will practice how you can use watercolours to create a range of effects including ombre and rainbow lettering.

*By the end of the workshop you'll be well on your way to developing your own unique brush lettering style, and will leave with a framable piece of artwork.

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Brush Lettering Workshop
Apr
19
6:30am 6:30am

Brush Lettering Workshop

SOLD OUT

This class starts from the very beginning so don't worry if you're an absolute beginner.

*You will be given a complete set of materials which you can take away after class, including guide sheets, a brush and a pot of indian ink.

*I will introduce contemporary brush lettering and the many ways you can use it.

*We'll start with exercises to practice making shapes and brush strokes. You'll then practice writing the alphabet, words and phrases with plenty of help and guidance on hand

*By the end of the workshop you'll be well on your way to developing your own unique brush lettering style.

*I will finish with a demo of how you can photograph and edit your brush lettering using just your iPhone to create a piece of digital artwork.

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