'Quick on the Draw' Exhibition

Logo of the 'Quick on the Draw' Exhibition at Croydon Clocktower until 19 September 2009.6 June - 19 September 2009
Monday - Saturday, 11am - 5pm
Exhibition Gallery, Ground Floor, Croydon Clocktower
FREE

Welcome to 'Quick on the Draw', an exhibition looking at the everyday uses of drawing.


This exhibition illustrates the diverse uses of drawing, from a fireworks company who draw designs for fabulous multimedia displays to a wallpaper designer. You can see how drawing can help recreate the appearance of extinct animals, develop a computer game, or design a guitar.


Drawing is used to help people understand ideas, work out problems and communicate thoughts. Making and interpreting marks is fundamental to all people and cultures. In the 21st century drawing continues to be as widely used as ever. Its scope and power has now been dramatically enhanced by the introduction of new technologies.


Put pen to paper in our drawing studio to design a guitar or a firework display or to illustrate where you would like to be in the year 2020 and what you would like to see.


Come to one of our FREE family and adult workshops to find out how to create your own cartoon character or build a model village. Family workshops are suitable for children aged 5 - 11, who must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Places will be allocated on a first come, come first served basis on the day. Our evening workshops are suitable for adults 16 years and over. Admission is FREE but numbers are limited; please get a ticket from the ticket office in advance (Tel: 020 8253 1030).



'Quick on the Draw' Events Programme


Cartoon Creations
Wednesday 5 August, 11am - 1pm and 2 - 4pm

Create fabulous cartoon drawings.
FREE, drop in
Clocktower Activities Room, Croydon Clocktower


Wallpaper Designs
Thursday 6 August, 11am - 1pm and 2 - 4pm

Design and print your own wallpaper.
FREE, drop in
Clocktower Activities Room, Croydon Clocktower


Explosive Designs
Wed 12 August, 11am - 1pm and 2 - 4pm

Create firework displays on paper.
FREE, drop in
Clocktower Activities Room, Croydon Clocktower


Model Homes
Thursday 13 August, 11am - 1pm and 2 - 4pm

Design and make a 3D model of a building.
FREE, drop in
Clocktower Activities Room, Croydon Clocktower


Paper Doll Fashion
Wednesday 19 August, 11am - 1pm and 2 - 4pm

Create and dress your own paper family.
FREE, drop in
Clocktower Activities Room, Croydon Clocktower


Ideal Town
Thursday 20 August, 11am - 1pm and 2 - 4pm

Create a fantasy town on paper.
FREE, drop in
Clocktower Activities Room, Croydon Clocktower


Graphic Designs
Thursday 30 July 09, 6.30 - 8.30pm

Design a gift box to give to a special person, with artist Jayne Robinson. For visitors over 16 years of age.
FREE, but please get a ticket in advance from the Ticket Office (Tel: 020 8253 1030)
Clocktower Activities Room, Croydon Clocktower


Jewellery Making Workshop
Thursday 20th August 09, 6.30 - 8.30pm

Design and create a piece of jewellery, with artist Nora Fok. For visitors over 16 years of age.
FREE, but please get a ticket in advance from the Ticket Office (Tel: 020 8253 1030)
Clocktower Activities Room, Croydon Clocktower