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Nov 25

THE ART OF POETRY: Creative Writing and Drawing Online!

November 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm GMT

Join LDG and Philip Webb Gregg for the second of our ART OF WORDS course! This session focusing on POETRY through Writing and Drawing!



Join us for another instalment of the Art of Words series, where we pick apart and play with the bindings that hold literature and art together. For this class we’ll be focusing on the subtle (and often tricksy) craft of poetry.

While they engage different senses, poetry and art have always shared the common goal of enticing sensation and provoking feeling, far more so than the story-telling, descriptive purpose of prose.

We’ll be rummaging through the past to bring up some interesting examples of early illustrated poetry across different cultures and looking at the most prevalent and successful forms of illustrated poetry today – all while playing a series of creative games which encourage you to participate on your own terms.

Poetry is very often over-glamourised and stereotyped as a ‘sacred act’, available only to those who have ‘the muse’. Whereas in truth, poetry is a practice like any other, available to anyone who has the willingness and diligence to engage. Through a series of short writing/ drawing exercises we will guide you down the shady and moonlight path of making your own illustrated poems, dripping with pathic fallacy and shimmering with foreshadowing.


Paper, pencils and pens, anything to draw and write with!


The Art of Words is a practical writing and drawing series which will cut across the canons of art history and world literature to bring you a selection of games, creative techniques and storytelling methods that will help you to develop your own writing and drawing practices

Over the next few months we’ll be offering many more in this series celebrating the creative connection between writing and drawing! From myths and fables, to children’s tales and illustrated poetry, we’ll be delving into the space where words and pictures meet.


Please read the following FAQ’s as you may find the answer you are looking for already listed below. If these do not answer your question, then please email us with the subject heading “UNRESOLVED ENQUIRY” and we will be in touch as soon as possible.

Thank you for your patience!

Love, LDG

What other LDG classes do you have coming up?

You can book and find all events info here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/london-drawing-group-11407647443

Is there a Recording?

Yes, all classes have a recording sent an hour after the live session. The recording will be available for three days.You will be able to watch the recording ONCE within the 3 day period.

What time does the class start where I am?

All our classes take place UK TIME

You can use this site to convert UK time to where you are: https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.html

How do I attend your classes?

You need to book your place via our eventbrite page: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/london-drawing-group-11407647443

Our classes take place online via Zoom. You will need to download and register with zoom

We will then send you a link to join the live class and/or recording depending on your ticket selection.

We send you the link to the class or more info about your recording a day before and again on the day of the event.

If you cannot find them, Please check your junk folders for eventbrite emails from us.

I haven’t received the link to the live zoom class, what should I do?

Please wait a day before your class to receive your link.

Check your junk/spam folder for an eventbrite email from us.

If you still can’t find it email us at londondrawinggroup@gmail.com clearly stating the class title in the subject heading.

What materials do I need?

The materials you will need are stated in the class description.

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Thank you for your interest and support!

Best wishes,


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