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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 21st September 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....
Linocut printing workshop in Warwickshire at Bonds Lifestyle
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Linocut printing workshop in Warwickshire at Bonds Lifestyle
Warwickshire - Next course on 14th September 2019
£70
Join Alix to learn how to carve and print your own linocut edition; and what's all this about using a spoon??? Held at a wonderful venue just outside Stratford-Upon-Avon this is a single colour linocut workshop. The day will run from 9.30am - 4.30pm (approx). You will create a hand-printed edition of either prints or greeting cards and learn techniques to take away to be able carry on your printing adventures at home; including learning the magic of printing with a spoon! All techniques can be easily used at home...
Oil painting day - Still life florals, with artist Laura Andrew - Lincoln
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Oil painting day - Still life florals, with artist Laura Andrew - Lincoln
Lincolnshire - Next course on 7th September 2019
£125
Experience the joy of oil paint in Laura Andrew's art studio in central Lincoln. This day course is suitable for intermediates and beginners - even those who have never used oil paint before. You will receive guidance and tuition by professional artist Laura Andrew. Groups are kept to very small numbers (maximum four) to enable this. Working from life, a 'still life' is a wonderful means by which to explore and develop the fundamentals of drawing and painting. You'll learn about proportion, composition, colour and technique - and importantly how...
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...
Relaxed introduction to Pastels  in rural surroundings
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Relaxed introduction to Pastels in rural surroundings
Northamptonshire
£60
Come and learn how to draw and paint with pastels in my little Studio in beautiful rural surroundings at the old dairy farm craft centre. You get to choose which picture you would like to complete and I will use my 30 years of experience with pastels to help guide you toward your finished picture. I will show you tips and tricks to help you make the most of this amazing medium to get the very best from your art. I am a professional artist specialising in portraits but any...
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,...
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...
Animal Sculpture with Jeremy James
Platinum AWARD
(3)
Animal Sculpture with Jeremy James
Staffordshire - Next course on 27th November 2019
£250
*If you have completed this course please leave a review below!* Please click BOOK ONLINE to be redirected to our Eventbrite booking page which contains full course information. 2019 DATES Feb 20-21 (Wed-Thur) Nov 27-28 (Wed-Thur) Host: Jeremy James Duration: 2 days Times: 9.30-16.30 Ability: Basic > Intermediate Places are restricted to a maximum of 10 to ensure sufficient one-to-one attention. Please bring: Photographs/images/drawings of hares, towel, apron, notepad, pen, means of getting your finished work home (e.g. cardboard crate) Jeremy James is a well-known, award-winning ceramic sculptor. He has...
Watercolour painting at The White Room Art Studio
Gold AWARD
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Watercolour painting at The White Room Art Studio
Staffordshire
£63
Hello, I've been teaching watercolour painting for over 17 years, and from my own studio for 18 months. I run several classes a week on watercolour painting, each class lasting 2 hours. Beginners are very welcome and are usually joining in with the termly course programme by week 4! I plan a whole term's lessons in advance so you are prepared for your weekly lesson. We learn new techniques, look at the work of professional artists and help you to develop your drawing skills and painting. Friendly and informative classes...
Flower portraits - weekend art workshops in Anglesey, North Wales
Silver AWARD
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Flower portraits - weekend art workshops in Anglesey, North Wales
Isle of Anglesey - Next course on 7th September 2019
£190
I have taught plant/flower painting for over 3 decades to many learners. The workshops and courses are run from my studio in Beaumaris on the Isle of Anglesey and from Treborth Botanical Gardens in Bangor. They are open to total beginners and more experienced learners. My approach is that of a portrait painter - opening to what the flower has to offer us. I am not a botanical painter, my style and the way I teach is relaxed and loose. The workshops are in watercolour but if you want to...

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