Whats on at Nature in Art

Jan 16 @ 10:00 am – Mar 18 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
All the latest winners in the world’s most prestigious wildlife photography competition organised by The Natural History Museum. Chosen from almost 50,000 entries from 92 countries, these amazing images reflect nature’s beauty, diversity and fragility. ... Read moreWildlife Photographer of the Year
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Mar 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
Following the death of David Shepherd last year, we will watch an interview with David about his life and work. Also… After our Christmas get together was postponed due to the bad weather, tonight is ... Read moreDavid Shepherd Night
Meet in Coffee Shop
Mar 10 @ 10:00 am – Mar 11 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Energy, improvisation, gesture, spontaneity and chance are all characteristics of Monoprinting This two-day workshop is designed to introduce printmaking to the beginner whilst allowing more experienced participants to further explore the possibilities of monoprinting. Printmaking ... Read moreThe Art of Monoprinting – Nik Pollard
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10:00 am
Needlefelting  works woolen fibers into the surface of a fabric backing to produce “pastel” like images with the wool fibres. By the end of the day you will have a fabulous life like bird picture, ... Read moreNeedlefelted Bird Pictures – Kirsten Hill-Nixon
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Mar 20 @ 10:00 am – Apr 15 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
The first ever ‘Harris Dynasty’ exhibition, showcasing 50 years of unique studio glass designs by the late Michael Harris and his two sons, Timothy and Jonathan, both independent glassmakers, world-renowned for their own unique and ... Read moreThe Harris Dynasty
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Mar 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
This is a practical evening focussing on using metal leaf, embossing powder and gilding wax. Small additional charge for materials.
Meet in the Coffee Shop
Mar 24 @ 10:00 am – Mar 25 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Otters, wildfowl, kingfishers, waders on the shoreline, animals at a waterhole.…anyone wanting to paint wildlife in its natural habitat will sooner or later need to tackle painting water. Wildlife may use water to swim, drink, ... Read moreReflections of Nature – Jackie Garner
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Mar 27 @ 10:00 am – Apr 22 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Darren Rees received the Artist in Residency honour from the Friends of The Scott Polar Research Institute, travelling to the Antarctic Peninsula. This display presents some of his sketches and paintings executed in situ, plus ... Read moreIce Bound
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Mar 31 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Come and learn how to make a simple basket out of hedgerow material to hold all your Easter eggs or just to enjoy for the rest of the year.  You will be using a variety ... Read moreHedgerow Easter Baskets – Helen Lomberg
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10:00 am
This course is a wonderful introduction to the world of coloured pencil techniques. Learn the art of layering and blending Derwent Coloursoft Pencils whilst using different pencil strokes to create the textures required for the  ... Read moreMandarin Duck, Coloursoft Pencils on Mountboard – Karen Coulson
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10:00 am
This course is a wonderful introduction to the world of coloured pencil techniques. Learn the art of layering and blending Derwent Coloursoft Pencils whilst using different pencil strokes to create the textures required for the   ... Read moreMeerkat, Coloursoft Pencils on Mountboard – Karen Coulson
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10:00 am
On this 2-day course you will learn all about working with graphite pencil from experienced artist Jamie Boots. Graphite pencil can be used to produce so much more than just a sketch. Jamie will show ... Read moreHow to Draw Realistic Eyes in Graphite Pencil – Jamie Boots
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Apr 24 @ 10:00 am – Apr 25 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
This course explores the wonderful and versatile craft of glass engraving with a drill.  It’s an opportunity for beginners to learn the basic techniques and for those who have attended a previous introductory course to ... Read moreGlorious Glass Engraving – Amanda Lawrence
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Apr 24 @ 10:00 am – Jun 3 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
To mark our 30th anniversary, hundreds of artists who have worked with us have each created a special work of art. Purchase a ticket to become the proud possessor of one of these marvelous miniatures!
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10:00 am
During this course you will be exploring the intricate detail within botanical subjects whilst experiencing and comparing different techniques used for dissecting and enlarging features. We will be using some of these to illustrate elements ... Read moreA View Inside – Illustrating the Inner Beauty of Botanical Subjects – Sarah Morrish
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10:00 am
Origami is the Japanese art of paper-folding, and this course is suitable for absolute beginners through to improvers. Tony will introduce students to, and explore with them, a range of basic and more involved origami ... Read moreOrigami – The Japanese Art of Paper-folding: Making Pictures, Cards & Gifts – Tony O’Hare
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May 12 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
10:00 am
On this 1-day course you will make Plant Climbers, Plant Supports, Trellises and decorative Garden Hurdles, all out of willow grown in Somerset and here in Gloucestershire. Helen will guide you through each stage of ... Read moreWillow Garden Structures – Helen Lomberg
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May 19 @ 10:00 am – May 20 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Scraperboard is a method of creating a tonal picture by scratching through a layer of black  Indian ink to reveal a white chalk layer beneath. In some ways it is similar to drawing, except the ... Read moreScratching Out the Details: Scraperboard – Jackie Cox
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Jun 3 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
10:00 am
A unique selection of original paintings by David Shepherd CBE, who died in 2017. He was one of the UK’s best known and best loved wildlife artists and a conservation icon. His powerful legacy lives ... Read moreDavid Shepherd
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Jun 12 @ 10:00 am – Jul 8 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Since Nature in Art opened its doorsto the public in 1988, our unique collection has grown and diversified. This display highlights some of the many wonderful paintings, prints, drawings, sculptures and other items that have ... Read more30 Years of Collecting
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Jun 16 @ 10:00 am – Jun 17 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
On this 2 day course participants will master the fast drying time of acrylic paint, tackle details and a variety of textures found in nature, including how to paint eyes, fur and feathers and leave ... Read morePainting Wildlife in Acrylics – Kim Thompson
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Jun 18 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Learn to render beautiful letters in light and shade on pristine white paper.  We will begin by learning to draw letters suitable for cutting stencils and emboss these into paper.  We will then modify those ... Read morePaper Letters in Relief – Josie Brown
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Jun 30 @ 10:00 am – Jul 1 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Are you terrified of drawing but secretly long to learn how? Richard Box has an  approach that will steady your nerves and build drawing ability and confidence. You will be amazed at what you will ... Read moreDrawing for the Terrified – Richard Box
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Jul 10 @ 10:00 am – Jul 22 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
A very special exhibition of 42 uniquely embellished prints by the UK’s best known pencil artist, Gary Hodges. All will be auctioned at a special event on 21st July by BBC TV’s James Lewis. All ... Read moreLove and Protection
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Jul 14 @ 10:00 am – Jul 15 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
A 2-day course concentrating on painting our familiar British woodland birds in their natural environment, using Acrylics Paints on Board. Beginning with the preliminary sketches of the birds, from both memory and reference material, we ... Read moreWoodland Birds in Acrylic – Martin Rumary
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Jul 24 @ 10:00 am – Sep 9 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Curated by Gallery Pangolin, this show i spart of our anniversary celebrations – sculptures, prints and drawings by a host of well known artists including Jon Buck, Lynn Chadwick, Terence Coventry, Anthony Gormley, Peter Randall-Page ... Read moreAnimal, Vegetable, Mineral
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10:00 am
This 2-day course will cover basic bird anatomy, sketching methods and techniques, the use and handling of watercolour and composing a      picture. For the more ambitious, there will be the opportunity to have a go ... Read moreSketching Birds using Pencils & Watercolours – Trevor Smith
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10:00 am
Tropical seedpods are the inspiration for this workshop.  Ann will be demonstrating her techniques for using coloured pencil or pastel pencils applied with solvent as a base for detailed graphite drawing.  The colour is applied ... Read moreTropical Seedpods in Graphite with Underpainting – Ann Swan
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9:00 am
The Course will focus on botanical painting, giving the learner the opportunity to work in either watercolour or gouache. The course will be taught by Simon Williams SBA. Gouache and watercolour are both water soluble ... Read moreBotanical Painting using Watercolour or Gouache – Simon Williams
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9:00 am
This art workshop is all about experiencing the joy of reconnecting , discovering and freeing your creative spirit. Giving yourself permission and a chance to loosen up creatively, overcoming any expectations in a nurturing, fun ... Read morePainting in the Moment – Frances Whitman
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