What’s On

Apr
11
Tue
Reflecting Nature
Apr 11 – Apr 23 all-day

A fascinating display of digital artwork by Mark Ware that brings together art and science to explore how we respond to natural and built environments. It is one of a series of art science collaborations with psychologists and neuroscientists that are investigating the effects of the natural environment upon health and wellbeing.

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The Arborealists
Apr 11 – May 14 all-day

A celebration of trees, with work almost exclusively by members of The Arborealists, a group of 43 artists with a national profile, from Wales to East Anglia and Sussex to Cornwall, of diverse art practice, philosophy, scale, medium, style and technique, who share the rich and versatile subject of the tree.

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Shamida Ethiopia event FREE
Apr 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

A short evening with film highlighting the work of Shamidaethiopia. com

Click here for details

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Apr
13
Thu
Arborealists Private View FREE
Apr 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join some of the artists to view our latest exhibition – a celebration of trees, organised in association with The Arborealists. Ideally, please call 01452 731422 to tell us you are coming, but if not possible, just come!

Ffiona Lewis Bird Hide

Apr
19
Wed
Painting with Natural Pigments
Apr 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Try your hand at painting with natural pigments (some made from soil!), and learn about egg tempera with artist Claudia Hahn

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Apr
25
Tue
Barn Owl Portrait, Coloured Pencil @ Nature in Art
Apr 25 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Art Coursekaren-coulson
with Karen Coulson 10am – 5pm
Maximum Participants: 12

This 1-day course is a wonderful introduction to the world of coloured pencil techniques.

Learn the art of layering different coloured pencil strokes to create the ‘realistic details’ of a Barn Owl, using Derwent Coloursoft Pencils on a dark coloured Mount Board.

A line drawing will be provided to trace if you do not wish to draw the image free hand.

Course Cost
Members: £42
Non-members: £55
Course Suitability: Beginners – Improvers
ART COURSE BOOKING FORM

Materials List                                                                                                                        All materials will be supplied free of charge to use during the course by Karen Coulson.

Artist’s Profile                                                                                                                   Karen is a self taught award winning coloured pencil artist and tutor, painting mostly wildlife subjects. She is a Gold Signature member of the UKCPS  (UK Coloured Pencil Society).

She exhibits nationally and has won many awards for her detailed pencil work. She runs regular workshops in the Pencil Museum, Keswick as well as many classes in Hampshire, where she currently lives.

www.karencoulson.co.uk

 


Apr
26
Wed
Red Admiral Butterfly in Coloured Pencil @ Nature in Art
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Art Course
with Karen Coulson 10am – 5pmkaren-coulson2
Maximum Participants: 12

This 1-day course is a wonderful introduction to the world of coloured pencil techniques.

Learn the art of layering different coloured pencil strokes to create the ‘realistic details’ of a Red Admiral Butterfly, using Derwent Coloursoft Pencils on a dark coloured Mount Board.

Course Cost
Members: £42
Non-members: £55
Course Suitability: Beginners – Improvers
ART COURSE BOOKING FORM

Materials List                                                                                                                       All materials will be supplied free of charge to use during the course by Karen Coulson.

 

Artist’s Profile                                                                                                                      Karen is a self taught award winning coloured pencil artist and tutor, painting mostly wildlife subjects. She is a Gold Signature member of the UKCPS  (UK Coloured Pencil Society).

She exhibits nationally and has won many awards for her detailed pencil work. She runs regular workshops in the Pencil Museum, Keswick as well as many classes in Hampshire, where she currently lives.

www.karencoulson.co.uk

Apr
27
Thu
Newspaper weaving
Apr 27 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm

Weaving paper is a traditional craft and a nice way to recycle old newspaper and magazines and turn them into some useful household items. With this project we will weave an object out of newspaper tubes. It’s as easy as that ! PLEASE BOOK YOUR PLACE IN ADVANCE!

Newspaper weaving
Apr 27 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Weaving paper is a traditional craft and a nice way to recycle old newspaper and magazines and turn them into some useful household items. With this project we will weave an object out of newspaper tubes. It’s as easy as that ! PLEASE BOOK YOUR PLACE IN ADVANCE!

World Tree Story
Apr 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm

Come and hear Julian Hight talk about his five year photographic odyssey to capture 100 ancient historic trees across 39 countries. This event coincides with our a special exhibition of paintings, drawings and prints of trees. Event includes finger buffet. PLEASE BOOK TICKETS IN ADVANCE.

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