NOTTINGHAM
ART
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Upcoming Events

Vivid Visions: Still Life Drawing with Coloured Pencils Meetup

Vivid Visions: Still Life Drawing with Coloured Pencils Meetup

Saturday 22 June
Arboretum - 1pm - 2 Hours
Emily Mckie
Embark on a creative journey in our upcoming event, where participants will delve into the art of drawing still life. Uncover the foundational skill of understanding proportions, a crucial element that serves as the gateway to anatomical accuracy in your artwork. This session will guide you through the nuances of capturing the essence of still life, emphasizing the importance of proportions as the key to unlocking the intricacies of anatomical correctness in your drawings. Join us and cultivate your artistic prowess as you master the fundamental principles that bring life and authenticity to your still life compositions.
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ABOUT NOTTINGHAM
ART
GROUP
Come along to our meetups to improve your art in a relaxed and social atmosphere, and under the guidance of a professional instructor. Complete beginners to experienced artists all welcome.

Our 2 hour meetups are held in a different location each time, usually outdoors.

Bring your own materials which can be anything from pencils or pastels, to watercolour or oils.

If you are a complete beginner all you need to start are a couple of good drawing pencils, a rubber, and a drawing pad.

Who can attend? Open to all skill levels, from beginners to experienced artists. The instructor is there to help everyone.

The meeting point and full details for the day are sent in the booking confirmation email to the email address you provide at time of booking.

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Our meetups and classes are limited to a max of 12 people
ARTISTS
Emily Mckie
Hello I am 20 year old traditional artist specialising in still life nature artwork ranging from flowers and trees to food and objects. I have been engaging in art related activities for 4 years, I am hoping to be able to share my experience and techniques with other people also interested in improving.
PHOTOS
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Instagram: @petalstostems

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