Free Design Workshop – London

[Received from Gwen Ramsay, Senior Education Officer: School Programmes, The Wallace Collection (Hertford House, Manchester Square, London W1U 3BN)]

Date: 7th June 2018

Subject: Draw Design Construct: Armour from the Past to Inspire Design for Today

Time: 11am-3pm

Ages: 12-18

Fee: Free but a returnable deposit of £10 is payable.

What will be covered:
Design, history, art and fashion are covered in this creative workshop. Inspired by some of the finest armour in the world students will:

  • Research and explore to gain an understanding of armour’s function and history through observational drawings, discussion and object handling
  • Evaluate past and present design and technology with particular reference to the metals from which it is made
  • Use neoprene to identify and solve design problems and to construct a contemporary version of historic Armour

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