Whats on at Nature in Art

Mar
20
Tue
The Harris Dynasty @ Nature in Art
Mar 20 @ 10:00 am – Apr 15 @ 5:00 pm

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 individual styles.

cameo group_web

By Jonathan Harris

Mar
27
Tue
Ice Bound @ Nature in Art
Mar 27 @ 10:00 am – Apr 22 @ 5:00 pm

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 some studio pieces completed on his return.

www.darrenrees.com

Rees-King Colony

Image: King Colony by Darren Rees

Mar
30
Fri
Glos. Society of Artists
Mar 30 – Apr 13 all-day

Gloucestershire Society of Artists exhibition. A diverse display by members of this active regional art society. Some items for sale.

Mar
31
Sat
Hedgerow Easter Baskets – Helen Lomberg @ Nature in Art
Mar 31 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

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 of hedgerow material including Willow, Dogwood, Snowberry and Hazel to make a unique basket.

Lomberg

Apr
14
Sat
Mandarin Duck, Coloursoft Pencils on Mountboard – Karen Coulson @ Nature in Art
Apr 14 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

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  subject. All materials will be supplied including a line drawing to trace for those not wishing to draw free hand.

Coulson mandarin duck

Apr
15
Sun
Meerkat, Coloursoft Pencils on Mountboard – Karen Coulson @ Nature in Art
Apr 15 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

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   subject. All materials will be supplied including a line drawing to trace for those not wishing to draw free hand.

Couson meerkat

Apr
19
Thu
Herb Lanterns @ Nature in Art
Apr 19 all-day

Available sessions :10.30am – 1pm or 2pm – 4.30pm

These tissue paper lanterns are a great way to light up the dark evenings and to welcome Spring back.

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Ice Bound – An Illustrated Talk by Darren Rees SWLA @ Nature in Art
Apr 19 @ 7:00 pm

Darren Rees received the Artist in Residency honour from the Firends of the Scott Polar Research Institute, travelling to the Antarctic Peninsula. Come and hear him talk about his adventure and the creation of the works in his exhibition in the museum, most of which were produced in situ. Darren is widely travelled, a regular visitor to the Arctic and a council member of the Society of Wildlife Artists.

Tickets: £8, includes buffet supper

Tickets must be booked in advance.

Image: King Colony

Apr
21
Sat
How to Draw Realistic Eyes in Graphite Pencil – Jamie Boots @ Nature in Art
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – Apr 22 @ 5:00 pm

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, the realistic texture of skin, fur and the glassy look of an eye can be achieved.

Boots eye

Apr
24
Tue
Glorious Glass Engraving – Amanda Lawrence @ Nature in Art
Apr 24 @ 10:00 am – Apr 25 @ 5:00 pm

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 expand their skills.  Over the two days we will discover three different techniques, including surface engraving, creating a 3D effect with intaglio (low relief) engraving and engraving with coloured glass.  You will work on both flat glass and vessels and you will come away with at least one little masterpiece of your own making!  No previous experience or artistic expertise necessary to join in, but some manual dexterity is needed for this technique.Lawrence