Every third Saturday of the month (until 16th March), 1pm to 3pm
Suitable for beginners and beyond, join Artist in Residence Vanessa Stone to use some of the museum’s objects and Vanessa’s own quirky artefacts as inspiration for creative drawing. All materials provided and booking essential. Age 18+
Saturday 18th November: Exploiting pencils
Vanessa will help you to look at all the different ways a humble pencil can make marks and effects.
Saturday 16th December: Composition
Focusing on its use in planning art works, and tricks to apply it to observational drawing.
Saturday 20th January: Resist Techniques
Discover techniques to create contrast and texture, using wax crayons and masking fluid.
Saturday 17th February: Gouache vs acrylic
Look at how much gouache and acrylic differ so much and how to use them.
Saturday 16th March: Let’s get inky
Embracing the fluid qualities of drawing ink.