Course Provider: Lucy Perry Art
Contact Name: Lucy Perry
Home Farm House
Bury St. Edmunds
Course Length: 1 day
5 star rating, 2 reviewers.
Art in The Garden - Fullers Mill Waterside Gardens, IP28
With Lucy Perry and Amanda Sherring
Two Art teachers with decades of experience share their love of gardens and creativity in these exciting and engaging sessions based in beautiful gardens.
Join us for a creative and inspiring day exploring the forms and colours abundant in the Perennial Trust’s gem at Fullers Mill near Bury St Edmunds IP28 6HD.
The day starts with a tea/coffee and the opportunity to meet the tutors and participants before we explore the beautiful gardens at the edge of the River Lark. Our initial activities will be sketchbook based and help participants to warm up observational and recording skills. Armed with new ways of seeing, participants will be encouraged to explore the gardens independently and select a location for a longer study in their chosen medium. Tutors will be supporting participants throughout the day.
Skills we will be developing on the day:
Different ways to create observational sketches. Use of tone. Considerations of scale. Using a view finder to develop compositions. Exploring negative space. Recording colour.
Suitable for beginners and more experienced artists looking for a sociable and engaging en plein air artistic opportunity.
We are attending on a day that the gardens are closed to the general public so we can enjoy them to their full potential...should the weather not be on our side we can work in the bothy but do come prepared for a shower, just in case!
What's included in the price?
Tea/coffee and a light buffet lunch are included in the price.
£65 per person
12 spaces available.
Participants should bring their own A4 or A3 sketchbooks, 2B pencils and chosen media for the extended drawing/painting. Extra cartridge paper, some coloured media, charcoal and viewfinders will be available to use on the day. Please also bring a fold-up chair or stool to use in the gardens. If you wish to use an easel, please do bring one along, too.
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