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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.
Sketching birds and nature from observation on the river at Stapenhill Gardens Burton Upon Trent.
Sketching birds and nature from observation on the river at Stapenhill Gardens Burton Upon Trent.
Staffordshire
£0
Art therapy, brain training, relief from depression, reconnecting with nature and Mother Earth meditation or just learning how to sketch from life with X-Warner Bros animation artist. Accepting donations to cover costs. Meet at Stappenhill Gardens and occassionally Branston Water Park Burton every Wednesday evening to sketch swans or whatever you want to. Sketching animals from life is perhaps the hardest of all art disciplines but one of the best ways to reconnect with nature. Fiona has been sketching wildlife outdoors for some years and can pass on some helpful...
Natural history illustration
Natural history illustration
Shropshire - Next course on 12th September 2019
£12
Have fun learning about drawing and painting the natural world! With tuition from Katy a qualified teacher and freelance illustrator, you will enjoy exploring the subject in a supportive and friendly environment. Bring your own materials, pencils or paints, work at your own pace, experiment with techniques and gain new skills. We will learn about drawing, mixing and using watercolour, composing an image from a number of drawings, stretching paper, scientific illustration skills and imaginative image making. Suitable for beginners and improvers. Booking essential, book for either a single session...
Needle felted skills workshops
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Needle felted skills workshops
Vale of Glamorgan - Next course on 14th September 2019
£40
We will be using needle felting techniques to create your own needle felted art work. There will be a choice of a picture, or animal. It is an opportunity to see a variety of needle felting styles as everyone creates their own unique pieces. We will also have a chance to explore using our sewing machines to create details and depth into our work. We will have a range of fibres for you to use on the day and additional supplies available for you to buy to explore options at...
Create stunning art using pastels, find out how and what works for you with Kate West
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Create stunning art using pastels, find out how and what works for you with Kate West
North Yorkshire - Next course on 15th November 2019
£40
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 and applying the fine details​ ... and also have a lot of fun in the...
Art Workshop inspired by the Engraved Windows of Laurence Whistler
Art Workshop inspired by the Engraved Windows of Laurence Whistler
Dorset
£40
Your chance to make art inspired by Sir Laurence Whistler’s exquisite engraved windows including a short tour exploring the windows’ origin and meaning. We will be exploring various art mediums during the day and reflecting in this inspirational space. No art experience necessary! Just join us for a day of peace and sanctuary in this church, graveyard and local gardens. We will be silent, make art and have insights in the only church in the world with entirely engraved glass. Our creativity will be inspired by some of the themes...
Botanical watercolour painting workshop
Botanical watercolour painting workshop
Birmingham - Next course on 7th September 2019
£40
Come and learn how to create simple botanical images using watercolour paints, to develop fabulous flower and leaf paintings. It will be a fun and relaxing workshop and you do not need any prior experience. And even if you do not consider yourself as a great artist, you will be amazed at the wonderful images you can create by using a few watercolour paints and brush. Little Artisan Studio is hosting an introduction workshop which will includes - General overview of using and mixing colours to create different effects (including...
Organza stumpwork butterflies near Machynlleth
Organza stumpwork butterflies near Machynlleth
Gwynedd
£40
Join me to create a delicate 3D butterfly from silk and organza. Using a technique known as stumpwork, we use cake wire and fine silk threads to create a delicate butterfly. I will provide some examples of how you can create a background for the finished piece. You will be using fine materials and needles so stitching experience is needed. I have been making butterflies in this way for over twenty years. In 2005 I completed my Certificate from the Royal School of Needlework. I spent my childhood following my...
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.
Discover the vibrancy & versatility of watercolours in a half-day workshop in Skipton
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Discover the vibrancy & versatility of watercolours in a half-day workshop in Skipton
North Yorkshire - Next course on 20th September 2019
£45
Discover how to mix watercolours without the stress and disappointment of muddiness! It really is easy once you know a few little details such as it's mixing transparent and opaque colours that cause this. These workshops are small groups of up to 6. Find out: - how to tell whether a colour is transparent or opaque - a few of the different ways of working with this wonderful medium, such as glazing and wet-on-wet - a little colour theory i.e. primary, secondary and tertiary colours and how to mix them,...
Botanical Illustrations
Botanical Illustrations
Wiltshire
£45
Learn to draw and paint botanical illustrations using watercolour. This workshop will concentrate on observation and drawing skills using local flora with a watercolour demonstration and painting session. Suitable for both beginners and more experienced painters. Please note that the event takes place at our Langford Lakes Reserve. For further information or to book a place click on the contact button above. The reserve can be hard to find, so please look at directions before travelling and leave with plenty of time.

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