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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.
Watercolour painting Day - Floral & Botanical - With Artist Laura Andrew, Lincoln
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Watercolour painting Day - Floral & Botanical - With Artist Laura Andrew, Lincoln
Lincolnshire - Next course on 19th August 2019
£95
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 floral-inspired course. Working at your own pace, Laura will help you achieve more out of pencils, ink and watercolour than you thought possible. A gentle start to the day involves getting acquainted with the watercolour palette and simple brush techniques. After a lovely lunch you'll produce paintings and drawings of your chosen plants, flowers or vegetables. Demonstrations and one-to-one guidance throughout....
Gouache: Painting Landscape and Nature - 4 days
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Gouache: Painting Landscape and Nature - 4 days
Suffolk - Next course on 19th August 2019
£520
Gouache is a wonderfully adaptable water-soluble paint which can be applied thinly like watercolour, but can also be used more thickly to cover previous layers. Perfectly mixable with watercolours. No experience necessary! Using reference from outside and working on-site wherever possible, we can develop sketches and ideas in the studio as well as work from people’s tablets and photographs. Step-by-step demonstrations throughout and particular focus on matching colours to those in nature, with plenty of opportunity to experiment. Bring a friend! If you are attending a course at Flatford Mill...
Rambles with a Sketchbook at St Ives - 4 night residential
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Rambles with a Sketchbook at St Ives - 4 night residential
Cornwall - Next course on 20th August 2019
£575
Create your own artistic impressions as we walk through some of Cornwall’s most inspirational landscapes. We’ll walk up to 4 miles (6.5km) each day, sketching scenes along our journey. Your sketches may be the finished result or used as a source for further painting or drawing. Holiday highlights: • Gentle rambles of up to 4 miles with plenty of stops for sketching • A variety of inspirational landscapes from colourful fishing villages to secluded coves • Our professional artist leader will guide and encourage • Enjoy the sociable atmosphere of...
Watercolour: Painting Landscape and Nature
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Watercolour: Painting Landscape and Nature
Suffolk - Next course on 23rd August 2019
£395
Using the immediate grounds for inspiration, working inside and outside the studio, Jeremy will spend time with each participant offering encouragement, explaining and demonstrating various tips and techniques to assist in the learning process. With a wealth of experience Jeremy is the ideal tutor for the first-time painter as well as the advanced painter, adapting his one-to-one teaching to your individual needs. A highly versatile artist with over thirty years' teaching experience, he will help you to learn and enjoy watercolour painting in a friendly and informal atmosphere. Bring a...
Peacock Butterfly pastel pencil workshop
Peacock Butterfly pastel pencil workshop
Norfolk - Next course on 28th August 2019
£40
Learn how to render a Peacock Butterfly in beautiful, soft details to mimic the texture of their wings. This bright study is a brilliant way to get to know pastel pencils and create something stunning in just half a day. Beginners and enthusiasts are both very welcome to this workshop, there will be step by step demonstrations with guided one on one practice in between. Refreshments are provided throughout the morning with coffee, teas and homemade cake.
Paper Sculpting and Casting in Nature - 2 day art residential
Paper Sculpting and Casting in Nature - 2 day art residential
Port Talbot - Next course on 30th August 2019
£289
Casting from nature in Papier Mâché and Carton-Pierre. The aim of the course will be divided into three arts; making casts of found and sculpted objects, casting in Papier Mâché and Carton-Pierre and decorating the assembled work. The aim is to use low cost materials found in the supermarket and do-it-yourself store to produce decorative resilient sculptures and objet d'art. David Johnson is a graduate of Goldsmiths College with many years’ experience of tutoring courses to different groups.
Sketching the Art & Gardens of Cornwall - 7 night residential
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Sketching the Art & Gardens of Cornwall - 7 night residential
Cornwall - Next course on 31st August 2019
£885
Capture your passion for sketching art and gardens by learning about the artists who have created work in Cornwall and sketch whilst in the galleries, learning from the masters of the Newlyn and St Ives schools of painting. We'll follow in their footsteps, sketching as we ramble along the beautiful coastline and through towns and countryside. Suitable for all levels of experience: • Tate, St Ives • Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden • Newlyn Art Gallery • The Exchange in Penzance Chy Morvah, meaning 'house by the sea' in...
Woodland Sketching
Woodland Sketching
Surrey - Next course on 1st September 2019
£72
Join artist Carol Baker for a day of sketching trees in the ancient woodland of Nower Wood. She will be helping you to use various pencils and charcoal to capture the beauty of nature. A short classroom session will be followed by time in the woods gaining inspiration to draw. Her individual approach to learning allows us to offer this course to both beginners and improvers. Don't worry about the weather. If it is raining we have a fabulous classroom that overlooks the woods that can be just as inspiring...
Illustrating animal characters - Cate Wetherall
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Illustrating animal characters - Cate Wetherall
Oxfordshire - Next course on 2nd September 2019
£195
Take a different look at life! This beginners illustration workshop will give you great tips, techniques and advice on how to create your own expressive animal characters to use in children's picture books or create unique cards. Using photo references to create your own characters by simplifying details. How to sketch out character shapes, facial features, body features. Detailing, using clothing, environments. Using pastels to paint your characters.
Source to Sea: Painting the River Stour - 4 days
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Source to Sea: Painting the River Stour - 4 days
Suffolk - Next course on 2nd September 2019
£540
Join watercolour painter Rob Dudley, author of 'Painting Rivers from Source to Sea', as he shares his tips and techniques for painting rivers. From information gathering and sketching on location to developing finished riverscapes back in the studio. Suitable for beginners and those with more experience in watercolour painting. Bring a friend! If you are attending a course at Flatford Mill at the sole occupancy price, we are offering a special rate for a friend or partner not enrolled on the course to also stay at £50 per night for...

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