What’s On

Jan
17
Tue
Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Jan 17 – Mar 12 all-day

 

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 95 countries, these amazing images reflect nature’s beauty, diversity and fragility.

Photo: Agorastos Papatsanis (Greece)

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Jan
18
Wed
Photography Night
Jan 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Come and spend time viewing the latest Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition and then sharing thoughts on some of the images.

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Jan
28
Sat
Graphite Pencil Drawing, Leopard @ Nature in Art
Jan 28 @ 10:00 am – Jan 29 @ 5:00 pm

Art Course
with Jamie Boots 10am – 5pm
Maximum Participants: 12jamie-boots-leopard

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 participants that whether or not you are using a pencil that is blunt or sharp, pressing lightly or hard, or using a variety of tones, that the effect of fur, the texture of skin and the glassy look of an eye can be achieved.

Course Cost
Members: £84
Non-members: £110
Course Suitability: Absolute Beginners – Advanced
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Materials List                                                                                                                      All materials will be supplied free of charge to use during the course by Jamie Boots.

Artist’s Profile                                                                                                        Originally from New Zealand, Jamie is a self taught artist whose work is produced in
graphite pencil. Jamie first exhibited his work in 2004 and has won a number of awards for his artwork.

In a very short period of time a hobby became a profession and with a limited number of originals being available each year his
drawings have become highly collectable.

www.jamieboots.com

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Feb
6
Mon
Lightroom Night
Feb 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

A demonstration of photo editing and enhancement with Trevor Hamlett

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Feb
11
Sat
Wallsworth Art Group Show
Feb 11 – Feb 19 all-day

Annual display of work by members of the Wallsworth Art Group who regularly meet at Nature in Art. On display in the Education Centre.

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Feb
15
Wed
WAG PV
Feb 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

A private view and critique night of the WAG exhibition with special guest Jamie Boots

Fosseway Artists

Feb
18
Sat
An Exploration of Monotype & Mono-print @ Nature in Art
Feb 18 @ 10:00 am – Feb 19 @ 5:00 pm

Art Course
with Nik Pollard 10am – 5pmnik-pollard-monoprint
Maximum Participants: 10

Energy, improvisation, gesture, spontaneity and chance are all characteristics of the Monotype / Mono-print. They are the most painterly and responsive of all printmaking techniques. It is a process that can be explored at home or in the studio without great investment or need for space.

This 2-day course will give participants the
opportunity to further their experience and skills in printmaking.

As well as group demonstrations each
participant will receive individual tuition.

This course is aimed at artists that wish to
develop and improve, however beginners can be accommodated.

Course Cost
Members: £84
Non-members: £110
Course Suitability: Improvers – Advanced
ART COURSE BOOKING FORM

Materials List                                                                                                                  Please wear old clothing

You are invited to bring any sketchbooks or source material, but this is not an essential requirement.

All other materials will be supplied by Nik Pollard, at the cost of £10 per participant, payable directly to him on the day.

The equipment supplied will include quality artist materials.

Artist’s Profile                                                                                                                   Nik Pollard is a painter, printmaker and illustrator. His work stems from a passion for the natural world and is generated from sustained, direct observation.

He has participated in national and international art projects highlighting the importance and vulnerability of specific habitats and wildlife in support of conservation.

His work has led to collaborations with schools, colleges, galleries and museums,
engaging communities with the natural environment through residencies and
workshops.

www.nikpollard.co.uk

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Feb
22
Wed
Watercolour techniques
Feb 22 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm

Try out different techniques to create watercolour paintings with a nature theme. Experiments include dropping, spreading, rubbing adding salt, white spirit and resist methods. PLEASE BOOK YOUR PLACE IN ADVANCE!

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Watercolour techniques @ Nature in Art
Feb 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Try out different techniques to create watercolour paintings with a nature theme. Experiments include dropping, spreading, rubbing adding

salt, white spirit and resist methods. PLEASE BOOK YOUR PLACE IN ADVANCE!

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Wild Ethiopia
Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm

Come on a journey with Dr John Sparks, former head of the BBC Natural History Unit, to discover some of the natural history of Ethiopia. Event includes finger buffet. PLEASE BOOK YOUR TICKET IN ADVANCE.

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