Sketching day

Wednesday 12 July 2017

THIS COURSE IS NOW FULLY BOOKED

10am-4pm

The course

Learn the basic rules of perspective and learn to “sight-measure” with your pencil. Using pencil, pens, chalk and charcoal, be inspired by the beautiful historic surroundings and learn to make quick, accurate and expressive sketches. Suitable for beginners and those with some experience.

The tutor

Kate Tugwell is a professional artist and trained tutor. She has a dedicated studio in Eastergate, located between Chichester and Arundel.

Participant information

The day is limited to a maximum of 10 participants.

Materials to bring:

  • Cartridge paper sketching pad (minimum A4)
  • A portable easel or board to rest on
  • Pencils – HB, 2B, 4B, 6B and 8B
  • Eraser
  • pencil sharpener
  • charcoal sticks
  • blending sticks
  • baby wipes or kitchen roll.

Optional –

  • a viewfinder;
  • coloured pastel paper and chalk;
  • fine-tipped permanent ink drawing pens (0.3-0.7) or calligraphy nibs and permanent inkpot;
  • masking tape,
  • a camera or i-Pad in case the weather forces us indoors.

Please wear suitable outdoor clothing and sturdy footwear.

Fee

£60 per person, this includes tuition, morning coffee and afternoon tea.

You can bring your own packed lunch or the café will be open at lunchtime.

The Museum

The Weald & Downland LivingMuseum has over 45 historic building exhibits. It is also home to the award winning and innovative Downland Gridshell, which houses a conservation workshop and artefact store, and is also used for many practical courses. The Museum runs a full programme of courses in historic building conservation and traditional rural trades and crafts, along with MSc programmes in Building Conservation and Timber Building Conservation validated by the University of York. Please telephone for further details.

Booking

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