About

The Visual Society aims to be a crafting community hub for those at UAL, so all are welcome! Join if you want to try new things, learn new skills and just have a nice relaxing time.

*Winner of New Society of the Year Award 2022*

 

**First 5 members get a free visual society tote bag**

FAQs

When can I buy a membership?
Memberships are open! Yearly membership is £20 which works out at less than £1 per workshop, and we provide all materials which you can take home with you :)

When are your first events?
Our first events are part of the Give it A Go weeks, where anyone can attend and get a taster of what the Visual Society is all about:

Weds 28th Sept - Make your own sketchbook (soft cover bookbinding)
Weds 5th Oct - Paint your own plantpot

These are fully booked!!

When can I book onto your future events?
Future events will go live before the end of September, so again keep an eye on our insta for updates. Events we have planned for the first term include:

Wed 12th Oct - Lino printing workshop
Wed 19th Oct - Learn how to knit
Wed 26th Oct - Halloween special: Paint a spooky candleholder
Wed 2nd Nov - Make your own recycled paper
Sat 12th Nov - Museum/gallery trip (social)
Wed 16th Nov - Learn how to crochet
Wed 23rd Nov - Brush calligraphy workshop
Wed 30 Nov - Screen printing workshop
Wed 7 Dec - Make your own christmas cards

How can I keep up to date with the Vis Soc?
The best place to catch us is on our instagram @vis.ualsociety. Alternatively you can sign up to our mailing list here and you will recieve emails of upcoming events and any updates.

 

 

WHY?

Our society strives to create a diverse and supportive community for anyone who loves making and crafts and would like to further their skills. Whether you are already making or perhaps have developed a new interest in crafts, all are welcome to join! We want to support and enrich the students at UAL who feel they may be missing that integral community feel. Our goal is to create a student experience that is both fun and informative. We want to help you develop as a creative both in a skills sense and a networking sense. Our community will be a positive addition to your life, so why not join and see what you can achieve?

Basically come along and join us is making some nice things, relax and make friends :)

 

SCHEDULE

Past events:
29th September 3pm - Give it a go Bookbinding workshop (Camberwell Studios)
6th October 3pm - Give it a Go Stamp making workshop (Camberwell Studios)

13th October 7pm - Illustrator 101 (online)
20th October 3pm - Collaborative lino print workshop (Camberwell)
27th October 7pm - Photoshop 101 (online)

3rd November 3pm - Screen printing workshop (Camberwell)
8th November 4pm - Bookbinding workshop (Camberwell) 

10th November 7pm - After Effects 101 (online)
17th November 3pm - Make your own recycled paper (Camberwell)
24th November 6pm - Adobe In Design 101 (Online)
1st December 3pm - Learn Calligraphy workshop (Camberwell)

12th January - Welcome back Design Museum trip and social (Kensington)
19th Jan - Lino cut workshop (Camberwell
26th Jan - Brush hand lettering workshop (Camberwell)

9th Feb - Paper making workshop (Camberwell)
16th Feb - Hardcover - Create your own hardcover book - Part 1 (Camberwell)

2nd March - Coptic Stitch - Create your own hardcover book - Part 2 (Camberwell)
9th March - Letterpress workshop (Camberwell)
16th March - Acrylic pouring workshop (Camberwell)

Wed 20th April - Hand Tuft a Rug Coaster
Wed 27 April - Lino Print Workshop

Wed 04 May - Learn to Crochet
Wed 11 May - Acrylic Pour Art Workshop
Wed 18 May - Perfect Binding Workshop

Wed 25 May - Learn How to Knit 
Wed 01 June - Zine Workshop

 

CONTACT

General Society Contact
vis.ualsocietycontact@gmail.com

Katie Cray
President
k.cray0120201@arts.ac.uk

Gabe Merezeanu
Vice President 
g.merezeanu0420201@arts.ac.uk

Narmeen Wasim
Treasurer
n.wasim0120201@arts.ac.uk

Alexandra McKinney
Social Media Officer
a.mckinney0320201@arts.ac.uk

 

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