In 2018 Penny will be leading workshops with the South West Society of Botanical Artists and at The Kingcombe Centre in West Dorset.
South West Society of Botanical Artists
16th June 2018
Depicting Nature’s Curiosities using Graphite Pencil.
This one day course will explore and study strange and interesting natural objects. It is a black and white pencil workshop concentrating on realizing the form, texture and rich depth of tone of the chosen subjects using a full range of graphite pencils.
Venue ; West Buckland Village Hall, TA21 9LZ
Further Details and Contact for booking; http://swsba.org.uk/events
26th September 2018
Drawing Fruit and Vegetables in Graphite Pencil
This one-day workshop will look specifically at the structure of fruit and vegetables by studying them cut in half. This gives plenty of opportunity to observe and draw a wide variety of shapes and forms, studying the different details, for example; the contrasting textures of the inner layers of a pepper or cabbage, the hard stone of a cherry nestling in the soft flesh.
You will be encouraged to use a full range of graphite pencils from the dark 6B through to the pale 6H and will be shown a variety of marks and techniques from clear outlines to sharp hatching and smooth, rich blending. This will be a relaxed, fun workshop suitable for all skills where you will receive all the support you need to realise your creative ideas.
21st November 2018
Christmas Cards and Gift Tags in Cut Paper Collage
In this one-day workshop learn how to cut out and layer coloured craft papers to achieve striking 3- dimensional images. Work from designs provided or bring your own ideas which Penny will help you to realise in collage. This is a fun, relaxed workshop for all skill levels where you can experiment and work at your own pace. There will be plenty of guidance and demonstrations of various techniques: design; balancing the colours and tones; choosing papers; refining shapes; cutting; assembling; and gluing. At the end of the day you will have created highly individual and artistic cards that you will be really proud of.
Venue ; The Kingcombe Centre, Toller Porcorum, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 0EQ
Further Details and Contact for booking; www.kingcombe.org/courses.