Creative workshop: Sketching in the Mulberry Garden

Creative workshop: Sketching in the Mulberry Garden

A four-week sketching session in the Mulberry Garden on Thursdays with artist Christine Covill

8, 15, 22 & 29 September from 12.30-2.30pm

In this relaxed environment during these sessions we will look at some basic techniques, being inspired by the natural world especially form the garden and mulberry tree. We will use pencils and charcoal to create drawings through observation, shading, tone and quality of line. A short course for beginners and intermediate, for people who enjoy sketching or may like to give it a try. With plenty of demonstrations, guidance and advice. Building on these skills to develop confidence and a love of sketching and drawing.

Spaces limited to 12

Bring your own sketching materials, or purchase the materials add-on pack for £10.

The ticket covers four sessions from 12:30-2.30pm on the following dates:

  • 8 September
  • 15 September
  • 22 September
  • 29 September

Christine Covill trained at Wimbledon School of Art. She works in a range of media, developing skills through projects, theatre design, community art projects and teaching. She has been teaching art for around fifteen years to various groups as well as developing her skills in specific drawing and painting techniques to share with her students. Most recently she taught online painting and drawing sessions. She is particularly inspired by nature, by its beauty, form and variation. She believes drawing and art uplifts the spirit and is good for the soul, the perfect tool for enhancing wellbeing. With a personal one to one approach, she brings patience, encouragement and clear instructions to inspire creativity and to develop artistic techniques.