Open Studios and Christmas Market

At The View Tube

Saturday, December 16, 2017 3:00 PM

Join 3D Printing Pen Artist Grace Du Prez for a unique workshop in her studio: The Doodle Laboratory.

Grace has been working with this technique since 2014 and has worked on record breaking projects such as a life sized car. She has been running these workshops for over a year so knows all the best hints and tricks for beginners.

Perfect for those that want to try something a little bit different.



So what is a 3D Printing Pen?!

It's a handheld version of 3D Printing that lets you to draw with plastic in the air. It's really fun! It combines all the excitement and innovation of new technology with the care and love of something handmade.


What will we do in the class?

This beginners  class will look at the basic principles such as drawing into the air, constructing 3D Shapes from templates and building up objects with layers

In this 30 minute drop-in you can make as much as you like in the time you have.

Running from 3-5pm



What will be included in the workshop? 

Everything is included so you just need to bring yourself.

For every ticket you will each get:

- A 3D Pen to use

- All materials and templates

- Refreshments and nibbles

(If you have any dietary requirements or allergies please let me know before the class) 

- A tote bag to take all your creations safely home in 


Where will the class take place?

The class will be held in The Doodle Laboratory, Grace's studio which is part of The View Tube.

Situated overlooking The Queen Elizabeth Olympic you get the unique opportunity of seeing behind the scenes of whatever Grace's latest project is. 

There are lots of lovely studios to look round including illustrators, artists, jewellery makers, fashion designers and lots more!

These also a great cafe and you can even hire a bike!


How to get to The Doodler Laboratory?

The nearest station is Pudding Mill lane which is one stop from Stratford on the DLR.

- Come out the station and follow the signs to The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

-Walk straight ahead until you see a tunnel on your left. 

-Go through the tunnel and you will see a zebra crossing.

-Go over the zebra crossing and zig-zag up the ramp, you should see the bright green building that is The View Tube.

-Once you see the big silver ball sculpture, turn right and you will see a row of studios.

-Walk along until you see studio 4

-The whole journey from the station is under 5 minutes. 

Please check The  TFL website just in case the station is closed.

If it is you can enjoy a walk through The Olympic from Stratford which takes about 20-30 minutes. 

Alternatively you can walk from Hackney Wick Overground. 

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