THE HOLT, HAMPSHIRE - 2 DAY WORKSHOPS 2021

Sarah teaches workshops and courses at The Holt Estate, near Winchester in Hampshire, throughout the year.

The course venue is located in a beautiful rural setting in the South Downs National Park.  

The Holt Estate is centrally located near to Winchester with good road links to the M3, A272 & A32

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2021 Workshops

Gouache Painting Techniques for Botanical & Natural History Art

Fri 13th & Sat 14th Aug 

10am-4pm

£145

Gouache is a very versatile water-based media to use for both botanical and natural history art.

This workshop is suitable for those that are new to painting in gouache and also artists who wish to develop their use of this medium further. 
A basic gouache palette will be provided for use during the workshop, along with coloured paper.  We will be using artist's quality gouache to ensure excellent quality and longevity. 
You will be introduced to colour theory and mixing, moving onto a variety of painting techniques used to depict form, surface texture and pattern of natural history and botanical subjects. 
There is also the option of bringing your own subject matter or you may choose from the wide selection provided by Sarah. Please chat with Sarah if you wish to bring your own to gauge suitability. 

The workshop handbook can be downloaded here which includes terms and conditions and how we are providing a Covid safe environment to work in.

Book your place below using the payment button.

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Pen & Ink Drawing Techniques for Natural History Illustration

Fri 24th & Sat 25th Sept

10am-4pm

£140

This will be Sarah's first workshop since the August publication of her book 'Natural History Illustration in Pen & Ink'.

This workshop is suitable for those new to illustrating in pen and ink, but do have experience of accurate drawing techniques and also those that wish to refine and develop their pen and ink skills further.

Join her as she guides you through the stages of creating a natural history illustration in pen and ink, with a particular focus on accurate drawing alongside effective and realistic mark-making techniques.

She will also guide you through the range of equipment and materials used for working in this media.  This will include the use of technical drawing and fine line pens.

There is also the option of bringing your own subject matter or you may choose from the wide selection provided by Sarah. Please chat with Sarah if you wish to bring your own to gauge suitability. 

The workshop handbook can be downloaded here which includes terms and conditions and how we are providing a Covid safe environment to work in.

Book your place below using the payment button.

Illustrating Historical Artefacts in Pen & Watercolour Wash

Fri 29th & Sat 30th Oct

10am-4pm

£140

There are many items that are lost and found with a story behind their origins.  They can be fascinating subjects to illustrate for leisure but also for interpretation purposes.  Therefore, this workshop is suitable for those who would like to expand their options for subject matter and also those individuals that may work in the museum sector and wish to become familiar with illustration techniques.

The main media we will be using is pen and ink, with the option to add a watercolour wash for enhancement.

There will be a particular focus on accurate drawing alongside effective and realistic mark-making techniques.

Sarah will also guide you through the range of equipment and materials used for working in this media.  This will include the use of technical drawing and fine line pens.

There is also the option of bringing your own subject matter or you may choose from the wide selection provided by Sarah. Please chat with Sarah if you wish to bring your own to gauge suitability. 

The workshop handbook can be downloaded here which includes terms and conditions and how we are providing a Covid safe environment to work in.

Book your place below using the payment button.

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Large, light, airy working space

Limited to 8 attendees

Subjects included

 General refreshments & afternoon cake included

Easy access, all on one level

Car park 

For further information please email:  info@illustratingnaturesdetails.com

The Holt Estate
The Holt Estate
The Holt Estate