February 2015

Scribble and Sketch, with Anouk Mercier

Saturday 3 January, 14 February, 7 March 10.30am – 1pm

Scribble and Sketch offers a morning of fun and informal drawing workshops and exercises for families, led by Bristol Drawing Club founder and artist Anouk Mercier. Suitable for all ages and abilities

Wildlife Mask-making with the Avon Gorge & Downs Wildlife Project

Saturday 21 February 10.30am – 4pm Avon Gorge Wildlife talk at 2pm

Come and create your own wildlife mask, choosing from a range of designs, including peregrines, butterflies and badgers

The Creative Gym!

Tuesday 13, 20, 27 January; 3, 10, 24 February and 3 March 6.30 – 8.30pm

Come and de-stress at RWA's new Creative Gym classes - a range of fun and informal art-making activities for adults

Artist Professional Development Sessions

Tuesday 13, 20, 27 January; 3, 10, 24 February and 3 March 6.30 – 8.30pm  

A new series of CPD sessions offering support and advice to emerging artists

Creative Writing Course, with Holly Corfield Carr and guest writers Rachael Boast, Tania Hershman and Rowan Lear

Tuesday 13, 20, 27 January; 3, 10, 24 February and 3 March 6.30 – 8.30pm

Taking place in the main gallery itself and rooted in the RWA spring exhibition, Arboretum, this course will encourage your writing to branch out into new and rewarding directions.

Arboretum Exhibition: Artists Talk

Saturday 7 February 2pm

Join exhibiting artists Tim Craven, Abi Kremer, John Blandy, Mary-Anne Aytoun Ellis, Fiona McIntyre and Ffiona Lewis for a gallery-based discussion around the Arborealists exhibition.

Tree Tales! With Rosie Faragher

Tuesday 17 February 3pm – 5.30pm

Join Bristol-based author-illustrator Rosie Faragher for an afternoon of drawing, storymaking and storytelling, in response to the Arboretum exhibition

SuperTrees! Family Screenprint Workshop with Simon Tozer

Wednesday 18 February 10.30am - 12.30pm

In this workshop we will celebrate both the tree and tree dwellers by making fabulous poster-size screen prints of trees and the creatures that live in them.

Butterflies and Bees - Buzzing in the Meadow. Print Workshop with Christine Howes

Wednesday 18 February 2-4pm

From Bees, Dragonflies and Butterflies to a meadow buzzing with insects of your creation! Come and print your handmade printing blocks with an Artist-Printmaker

The Beau Street Hoard Roadshow!

Thursday 19 February 11am – 4pm (drop-in) Illustrated Talk at 2pm

Come and discover the Beau Street Hoard, a unique find of 17,577 silver Roman coins uncovered by archaeologists in Beau Street, Bath

Giant, Fuzzy Needle Felting, with Uncanny Creations

Friday 20 February Choose a session: 11am-12.30pm, 1pm-2.30pm or 3pm-4.30pm

In our workshop you will learn how to make fantastic 2D Creatures where the only limit is your imagination

Scribble and Sketch EXTRA!

Saturday 3 January, 14 February, 7 March 2.30pm – 4pm

If you are looking for more focussed art-making workshops, exploring a range of skills and techniques, from colour theory to proportion and perspective, then Scribble and Sketch Extra could be just for you!

Wildlife Photography Workshop, with Ian Wade

Saturday 28 February 10.30am – 1pm

Join award winning photographer Ian Wade for a look around the British Wildlife Photography Awards exhibition, followed by a ramble on nearby Brandon Hill, where you will have the opportunity to take snaps of the natural environment, under Ian’s expert guidance

Bristol Drawing School Spring Term Workshops 2015

January– March 2015

Adult Courses and Workshops from January to March 2015