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Wildlife art and botanical illustration classes, courses and workshops across the UK. Learn the techniques of drawing and painting the natural world from experienced artists and botanical illustrators.

£160
Oxfordshire - Next course on 7th November 2018
In this two day workshop you'll learn how to create characterful portrait of two colourful pheasants using a mix of soft, hard and pastel pencils. 7th & 8th November 2018 The workshop covers: 1. Studying your subject and choosing the right colours 2. Transferring images on to your paper 3. Underpainting and values 4. Detailing eyes and other facial features 5. Feather detailing and how to achieve a realistic look 6. Finishing touches We will...
£90
Oxfordshire - Next course on 3rd October 2018
Learn to paint a beautiful guinea fowl using pastel pencils. ​ 1. Studying your subject and choosing the right colours 2. Transferring images on to your paper 3. Underpainting and values 4. Detailing eyes and other facial features 5. Skin/Fur/Feather detailing and how to achieve a realistic look 6. Finishing touches I’ll cover different types of pastels painting surfaces and other materials and accessories.
£90
Oxfordshire - Next course on 26th September 2018
Learn to paint a beautiful kingfisher using pastel pencils. 1. Studying your subject and choosing the right colours 2. Transferring images on to your paper 3. Underpainting and values 4. Detailing eyes and other facial features 5. Skin/Feather detailing and how to achieve a realistic look 6. Finishing touches I’ll cover different types of pastels painting surfaces and other materials and accessories
£160
Oxfordshire - Next course on 19th February 2019
Come and join this fabulous printmaking workshop with Cheryl Manderston, you'll learn how to explore your natural surroundings looking for inspiration and develop superb individual prints using leaves and other foliage to create exciting prints on paper and fabric. Cheryl will explain the whole printmaking process
£90
Oxfordshire - Next course on 29th September 2018
Come and join this fabulous printmaking workshop with Cheryl Manderston, you'll learn how to use leaves and other foliage to create exciting prints on paper and fabric.
£45
glamorgan
We will be using needle felting techniques to build up our seascapes scenes and using some found objects. We will have some shells that are found locally but if you have some small pieces you would like to add to your picture then please bring it along with you. They may or may not work but it is always great to see and explore options on the day! Ee are offering a choice of 3...
£40
North Yorkshire
Pastels create soft fur, velvety noses and expressive eyes in realistic or more vibrant, semi-figurative styles. Landscapes and flowers come to life. These workshops are small groups of up to 6. ​ In this 3 hour workshop you will: – experiment with different papers and pastels to find out which ones work for you – learn how to use the many different tools available to pastel artists – develop the skills of blocking in, layering...
£95
Lincolnshire - Next course on 6th October 2018
If you'd like to spend a day drawing birds or animals Laura Andrew has lots of experience and knowledge to share with you! Laura trained in London, completing her Degree in Natural History illustration, then went on to illustrate numerous wildlife books. Now an established wildlife artist she works and paints from her beautiful Lincoln art studio which overlooks the city's award-winning arboretum. Laura will be showing one of her bird paintings in the prestigious...
£95
Lincolnshire - Next course on 29th September 2018
This course is next running on Saturday 8th September, and Saturday 29th September 2018. You'll learn to paint from plants, flowers and seasonal garden subjects in a beautiful art studio in Lincoln with professional Artist & Illustrator Laura Andrew. Relax and enjoy this nature-inspired course. Working from real botanical subjects, you’ll create beautiful artwork you’ll be proud of and can take home with you. Working at your own pace, Laura will help you achieve more...
£240
Staffordshire
*If you have completed this course please leave a review below!* 2018 DATES (please click the View Website link to book): March 14-15 (Wed-Thur) Host: Jeremy James Duration: 2 days Times: 9.00-16.00 approx. Ability: Basic > Intermediate Please bring: Photographs/images/drawings of hares, towel, apron, notepad, pen, means of getting your finished work home (e.g. cardboard crate) Important information: Please book early to avoid disappointment. This is a very popular course and due to the intensive...