Sketching birds and nature from observation on the river at Stapenhill Gardens Burton Upon Trent.



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 occasionally 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 tips and advice to get you started so you can sketch from life anywhere.
Every Wednesday - please get in touch to confirm availability.

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

Bring your own materials and equipment, drawing board, a portable chair, an umbrella if rain threatens and suitable outdoor clothing. Binoculars are useful as is bird food...... not bread.
Please be aware this event is by sometimes very fast flowing deep water so participants must be responsible for their own safety and any children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.


Fiona Gomez at Wild at Art


Stapenhill Gardens
Burton upon Trent
DE15 9AP

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Advanced/pro level
  • Children
  • Hearing impaired
  • Intermediate level
  • Public transport
  • School holiday workshops & activities
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • Wheelchair users


2 hours (flexible times to suit)

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