Inspired by the museum: sketching day

Wednesday 11 July 2018



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 and refreshments

£65 per person, this includes tuition, morning coffee and afternoon tea. Please let the Museum know in advance any special dietary requirements. You can bring your own packed lunch or the café will be open at lunchtime.