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Venue: Zone Creations, London

Deadline to apply: 30/09/2019

Dates: This workshop will run for five days from Monday 21st October until Friday 25th October 2019

Workshop Information

What is Trompe l’Oeil

Trompe l’Oeil (French for ‘deceive the eye’) is a method of creating optical illusions in paint, traditionally used in mural painting and fine art.

What to Expect

You will learn how to paint realistic illusions using acrylic paint on boards – you will be able to take your work home at the end of the course.  We will paint a trompe l’oeil architectural feature (such as a moulding) and a small detail (for example a little creature or object).

Transferable Skills and Future Careers

All of our workshops will teach you valuable skills that will be of benefit in a variety of careers. This workshop would particularly suit anyone seeking to do further study or embark on a future career in Set Design (for theatre and film), Illustration, Interior Design and Painting.

Eligibility Criteria

In order to be eligible to apply you will need to be  14 – 18 years old during the dates of the workshop.

You should be creative and have an interest in the careers listed above, or similar areas. You should also have good hand-eye co-ordination.

In your application you should demonstrate a passion for working with your hands.

You must be able to attend every day of the workshop.

Please be sure that you have read our Eligibility Criteria and Applications section at the bottom of the Workshop page before applying.

Course Funding

Our workshops are fully-funded by generous sponsors.  Places are limited, therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

If the workshop becomes oversubscribed, we will close the application process early.


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