Workshops are a chance to share my world as an artist, be it botanical, watercolours, sketch-booking or life drawing, I find them a wonderful opportunity to meet like minded people. Whether you're looking for some parent-child activities or an artistic Hen-do, you're in the right place.
Online workshops coming soon.
This workshop is a chance to appreciate the new season’s blooms in an entirely new way. We will cover the basics of watercolour and observational drawing in a room filled with flowers. Finishing up by making a stunning concertina card, for display or gift to a lucky loved one.
Decorated Letters are a chance to slow down and step into the world of snail mail with an artistic twist. In this workshop we will cover the basics of painting botanicals in watercolours and transferring this skill to decorating letters, as well as the option to include origami letter folds. In our modern world of text messages and emails receiving a handwritten letter already feels quite special...
22nd May 10am – 4pm, £75. Pegasus Art, Stroud This workshop is an intensive tutorial designed to teach you all you need to learn portraiture. From quick people sketching to traditional poses drawn from life, noses, hands and all. Be you a beginner in search of direction, or an old hand looking for a refresher, you will come away having learned something.
This course is designed to build your confidence as you take your first steps into watercolour painting. With the regular practice that comes with this weekly class, you'll come away with a knowledge of colour theory, an understanding of composition, and five beautiful pieces of artwork to show for it.
Start a sketching habit by making your own sketchbook and learning methods and mediums to fill it. This five week course aims to give you confidence to sketch freely, a great introduction for budding artists. Week One: Book-binding...
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