Emma Block Illustration


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

One on One Sessions

As well as teaching group classes and workshops Emma is available for one on one mentoring. Prices start from £150 an hour and the session can take place in person in North London, or via Skype. The session includes a detailed overview of your website and social media presence, with suggestions for improvements and changes that could be made, help realising which areas of illustration your work might be best suited to and advice on growing your business and where to focus your time and energy. It includes initial email consultation and a follow-up email. Email hello@emmablock.co.uk for more details and to book a session.

Testimonial from Emma Thistleton Art:

"Brilliant, worth every penny, one-to-one business mentoring session with the uber talented Emma Block. Thank you Emma, so excited about next steps for my art business."

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Painting Dogs with Watercolours

  • drink shop do 9 Caledonian Road London, England, N1 0RU United Kingdom (map)


Join illustrator Emma Block for a special one off workshop to celebrate the launch of Life Lessons I Learned from my Dog. The workshop is suitable for total beginners and those with some watercolour experience. Emma will cover the basics of sketching and painting dogs, including tips on sketching canine proportions, colour mixing and creating texture. Emma will be on hand with guidance and advice throughout the workshop.

At the end of the workshop you should have a completed portrait of your favourite pooch. Emma will have reference images available, but feel free to bring photos of your own pets with you.

The ticket price includes set of Winsor and Newton watercolours, a paint brush, paper and guide sheets, which are all yours to keep. A drink provided by Drink Shop Do is included in the ticket price. Copies of the book will be available at the event..