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

Branston Water Park beautiful day out

Duration: From 5pm

Book with: Fiona Gomez
at Wild at Art

Stapenhill Gardens
Burton upon Trent
Staffordshire
DE15 9AP

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About the Course

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 tips and advice to get you started so you can sketch from life anywhere.
Every Wednesday except January and 22nd and 29th May 2019.
Can also arrange private lesson for £20.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

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.


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Course Start Dates

Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.


  • Accessible by public transport
  • Child friendly
  • Disabled access
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Teen friendly