Sefton Park Palm House: Sketching in the Palm House
Venue: Sefton Park Palm House
Times: 10:00 - 12:00
Sketching in the Palm House (3rd June)
Led by artist Catherine Carmyllie, this two hour workshop will give you the opportunity to learn or brush up on basic techniques to help you draw from observation, try different materials and express what you see through drawing, all in the inspiring botanical surroundings of the Sefton Park Palm House.
***To avoid a booking fee and pay by card, cheque or cash, please contact dot-art Services directly on 0345 017 6660***
If you enjoy drawing, would like to work on your skills or even if you’ve not done much drawing from observation before and just want to have a go, this workshop will inspire you and maybe even help you discover a hidden talent! Observational drawing is about really looking at the world and what better place to start than the Sefton Park Palm House. This three hour workshop gives you the opportunity to learn some basic techniques to help you draw from observation, try some different materials and express what you see through drawing. The workshop is open to people of all ages and levels of experience.
The workshop will include:
- Short introduction about drawing from observation, what to expect from the workshop and some examples of work by relevant artists for some inspiration.
- Introduction to and exercises around measuring
- Different drawing techniques, e.g. using line only, using tone only, cross hatching, drawing with a rubber.
- Experimenting with different materials, papers and scales.
- Group feedback and discussion.
Tutor: Catherine Carmyllie
Catherine studied textile art at Huddersfield University graduating in 2005 with first class honours. She embarked on a career in the fashion industry working and travelling globally, particularly in Asia. In 2016, Catherine changed career path and became an artist full time. Understanding drawing to be the cornerstone of all artistic activity, she regularly attends drawing class to keep her skills sharp. Her own practice is varied and crosses disciplines of drawing, painting and textile art. Catherine currently works towards exhibitions, art fairs and commissions.
Sunday 3rd June 2018, 10am – 12pm
Sefton Park Palm House, Liverpool L17 1AP
£30 per session
Please bring along a sketchbook (preferably A3 with a hard back to lean on), pencils, eraser and sharpener. We will supply a range of other materials with which you will be able to experiment.
Alternatively, we have put together a suggested package of all the materials you will need for this course, in partnership with Cass Art. This basket has everything you will need with a 5% discount applied! View this basket HERE.
- There are a maximum of 15 places available on the course, so early booking is essential.
- To avoid a booking fee and pay by card, cheque or cash, please contact dot-art Services directly on 0345 017 6660.
Cancellations / Refunds
Once you have made your course booking your are committed to it. This is because our courses have very small student numbers, and often sell-out and are unavailable to others. Therefore any cancellations may result in a place not being filled, or a course not being able to run.
Cancellations are permitted up to 30 days before the start of a course, and a full refund will be issued. Refunds will not be made for cancellations less than 30 days before the start of a course. If you are unable to attend due to illness, personal or professional commitments you do not have the right to a refund.
If you wish to cancel your place on a course that has not yet started and you have a friend or colleague who can take your place we can accommodate this substitution.