Whats on at Nature in Art

12:00 am
Liz Brooke Ward is a contemporary stitched textile artist whose work is informed by the natural world. Her techniques have their roots in the traditions of embroidery and patchwork but she also uses digital and ... Read more
Jul 15 @ 10:00 am – Jul 16 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Art Course with Simon Williams 10am – 5pm Maximum Participants: 12 The 2-day course will focus on botanical painting, giving you the opportunity to work with alternative mediums such as gouache or acryl gouache. Taking ... Read more
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Jul 19 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
10:30 am
Découpage involves cutting out pictures, gluing them to an object and then coating the pictures and the object with layers of varnish. Learn this lovely technique and transform dreary objects into something beautiful. PLEASE BOOK ... Read more
Jul 19 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
2:00 pm
Découpage involves cutting out pictures, gluing them to an object and then coating the pictures and the object with layers of varnish. Learn this lovely technique and transform dreary objects into something beautiful. PLEASE BOOK ... Read more
Jul 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
7:00 pm
Spend a summer evening drawing and painting in the grounds of Nature in Art
Jul 22 @ 10:00 am – Jul 23 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Art Course with Jackie Cox 10am – 5pm Maximum Participants: 12 Scraperboard is a method of creating a tonal picture by scratching through a layer of black Indian ink to reveal a white chalk layer ... Read more
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Jul 25 – Sep 3 all-day
12:00 am
A rare opportunity to see a selection of original paintings and sculptures by members of The Society of Animal Artists (SAA) produced exclusively for this exhibition. Based in the USA, the SAA has members around ... Read more
6:30 pm
(Image by Andrew Denman) Come and join us to celebrate this exhibition in the company of some of the artists. Open from 6.30 – 9.30pm with short special talks taking place throughout the evening. A ... Read more
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Jul 30 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
11:00 am
Come and meet some wonderful birds of prey in the grounds of Nature in Art.  Find out about their amazing lives, watch artists draw and paint them and have a go yourself A great opportunity for the ... Read more
Aug 12 @ 10:00 am – Aug 13 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Art Course with Ann Swan 10am – 5pm Maximum Participants: 12 Strong composition is essential to creating memorable works of art; this is particularly so in botanical art, good composition can lift a work from ... Read more
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Aug 15 @ 10:00 am – Aug 28 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
A display of work by clients of the Independence Trust. The Trust strengthens people’s emotional and physical wellbeing to support them to fulfill their potential. This display, which includes interactive elements, features new artwork by ... Read more
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – Aug 20 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Art Course with Val Briggs 10am – 5pm Maximum Participants: 12 1st day creating 3 different backgrounds with wet into wet and directional washes for hedgerow/woodland, loch and mountains and reed beds/water/sky Day 2 How ... Read more
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Aug 22 – Sep 10 all-day
12:00 am
Gold has always been the symbol of wealth, affluence and status. As the noblest of metals, it has been utilised in many applications. This display presents a selection of nature inspired works using one of ... Read more
6:30 pm
Hear from Ben, an Independence Trust client, who has recently returned from volunteering in the Mapesu wildlife reserve in South Africa. Ben had never been to Africa and was very anxius about it all but ... Read more
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Aug 25 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Art Course with Josie Brown 10am – 5pm Maximum Participants: 12 This workshop will introduce beginners to the various different processes for laying a range of different metals, not just gold, for use with lettering, ... Read more
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Aug 26 @ 10:00 am – Aug 27 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Art Course with Jill Moger 10am – 5pm Maximum Participants: 12 The aim of this course is for each student to create in clay, a section of coral reef with marine wildlife, with a view ... Read more
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Sep 2 @ 10:00 am – Sep 3 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Art Course with Holly Brookes 10am – 5pm Maximum Participants: 12 During this two day course participants will be introduced to sandpaper aquatint printmaking techniques. Working with pre-prepared copper plates they will first be taught ... Read more
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Sep 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
7:00 pm
An evening with artists Val Briggs and Trevor Smith
Sep 5 – Oct 1 all-day
12:00 am
Meg Stevens died in 2012 and had had a long association with Nature in Art. She spent much of her life painting out of doors producing paintings that seem to be filled with the breath of fresh ... Read more
Sep 8 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Art Course with Sophie Buckley 10am – 5pm Maximum Participants: 12 Join Making Needle Felted Animals author Sophie Buckley, who will guide you through creating a needle felt hedgehog using a special barbed needle and ... Read more
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Sep 9 @ 10:00 am – Sep 11 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Art Course with Rosalind Wise 10am – 5pm Maximum Participants: 12 Wildflower meadows look complicated and difficult to paint. My aim in this course is to show an easy way to construct a meadow, making ... Read more
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Sep 16 @ 10:00 am – Sep 17 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Art Course with Jackie Garner 10am – 5pm Maximum Participants: 12 Vibrant or subtle colours, thin like watercolours or thick like oils, quick drying and lightfast; acrylics are endlessly versatile. Suitable for all abilities, this ... Read more
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Sep 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
7:00 pm
A chance too view the Meg Stevens exhibition (and other items) and spend a short time creating such work.
7:00 pm
The Strawberry Thief by William Morris Mary worked at Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum, is a writer on the Arts and Crafts Movement and Chairman of the Gloucestershire Guild of Craftsmen. Come and hear her ... Read more
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Sep 30 @ 10:00 am – Oct 1 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Art Course with Kathleen Matthews 10am – 5pm Maximum Participants: 12 This course will include tuition on how to create an applique textile landscape, using raw edge and fusible applique. Different fabrics will be used ... Read more
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Oct 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
7:00 pm
Spend an evening in the studio with bird artist Martin Rumary
Oct 10 – Nov 5 all-day
12:00 am
In 2016 Nature in Art was given custody of an archive of work by one of the 20th century’s most influential nature artists, the renowned Eric Ennion (1900-1981). See never previously displayed works from this archive, ... Read more
Oct 14 @ 10:00 am – Oct 15 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Art Course with Cath Hodsman 10am – 5pm Maximum Participants: 11 As Winter’s bite takes hold, all insects are hiding, riding out the extreme weather as either an egg, larva, pupa, or adult…….. Metamorphosis is ... Read more
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7:00 pm
This talk coincides with our exhibition of work by Eric Ennion, a remarkable all-round naturalist who was one of the 20th century’s most talented and original wildlife artists. Field Sketch: an inspiring wildlife encounter, seized ... Read more
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Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
7:00 pm
Follow your heart with a practical session ‘Painting in the moment’ led by artist Frances Whitman