‘Focus on Drawing’ at desigermakers21, a month long project celebrating drawing in its many forms. 19th October – 24th November

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A month long project celebrating drawing in its many forms.

Including an exhibition of drawings in the upstairs gallery at designermakers21, and a ‘Grand Draw’ of 100 Jacqui Petrie artworks to raise funds for the Save Our Story appeal. The exhibition will be accompanied by five Saturdays of drawing events open to the public, culminating with an exciting ‘Draw-Off’ on Saturday 25th November (evening event) between two local high school 6th Form Students, who will draw collaboratively on a large scale in our gallery space.

Drawing Events…

Saturday 21st October:

Members and invited artists demonstrate different drawing techniques such as charcoal, pencil, pen & ink, with ‘have a go’ sessions.

Demonstration on the ground floor by visually impaired artist Megan Welton.

Saturday 28th October:

Book Launch of ‘Wolf and Bear’ by illustrator and author Kate Rolfe. Kate will be running children’s drawing workshops throughout the day.

Diss based illustrator Suzanne Breeze demonstrates her drawing style, and offers a chance to contribute to a joint drawing.

Book Launch of ‘Forage and Stitch’ by Caroline Hyde-Brown

Saturday 4th November:

Book Launch of ‘Forage and Stitch’ by member Caroline Hyde-Brown.

Life Drawing with clothed model, drop-in drawing sessions 11am-2pm.

Guest Artist, Alona Markina gives a talk and demonstration of her quirky drawing style, and an opportunity to draw people in a group.

Saturday 11th November:

Pyrography demonstration by artists David and Becky Whatley.

More mixed drawing techniques with members and invited artists.

Saturday 18th November:

Drawing through printmaking…

Monotype with Jacqui Petrie – drop in sessions

Lithography/etching with Paul Sharrock

Drypoint engraving with Annette Rolston (3hr bookable workshop £15pp)

Life Drawing Workshop with Becky Whatley | Tuesday 29th August, 10am-1pm

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Artist Becky Whatley is leading a Life Drawing workshop at designermakers21 on Tuesday 29th August 10am-1pm. The workshop is £20 per person, including refreshments. Participants will need to bring their own drawing materials/equipment. Becky is generously donating all proceeds to the Save Our Story appeal.

life drawing workshop at designermakers21 Tuesday 29th august 10am-1pm

Art Workshops with Birks Holden | Fox Wood Forest School

First Saturday of the month from 6th May 2023, 10am-1pm

Relaxed, friendly, fully tutored class

Fox Wood Forest School, Brewers Green, Roydon, IP22 5SD (parking available on site)

Adults/Children, individual 3hr session £25 per person

Two Children £45, Three Children £60 (participating parent/carer £5)

Materials and refreshments included

To book and for further information please contact Clare by text on 07870813643 or email clarebirksholden@gmail.com

art workshop at Fox Wood forest school, Roydon
Art Workshops at Fox Wood Forest School