Painting By Nature

Volunteer Training Centre, Hambleton Road, Oakham, Rutland

6 sessions: 16/1, 6/2, 12/3, 9/4, 7/5 & 11/6

£240 LRWT members/volunteers

£360 general public


A step-by-step introduction to getting up close to nature with a paintbrush and pencil, in association with LRWT.


New year, new hobby – This series of classes are aimed at enthusiastic beginners, or those with very limited art experience.


In a relaxed and inspirational setting, using subjects sourced from the local nature on our doorstep, the sessions will cover:

·        Drawing & observation techniques

·        Utilising light & shadow to bring drama and impact

·        Getting to grips with colour

·        Watercolour techniques

·        Mixing & matching

·        Nature’s patterns & texture

For more information and a booking form please contact:

Dawn Wright, 07976 051545



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Fortnightly/Monthly Botanical Art Classes - Barnsdale Gardens, Rutland


10.00am - 3.30pm 

Aimed at both beginners and those with some experience, these regular classes are held in the Garden Studio of the inspirational Barnsdale Gardens, which was home to the BBC's "Gardener's World" TV Programme.

With a new subject each term, students receive structured tuition which is easily adapted to individual needs due to the small class sizes. We are a friendly, supportive and welcoming group and would love to see you join us.

Fortnightly classes are held on Wednesdays, and monthly classes are held on Saturdays and Wednesdays. Please contact me for 2020 dates.

£32.50 per class, a term payable in advance. 

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