SUMMER SCHOOL: Drawing Trees

SUMMER SCHOOL: Drawing Trees

7 and 14 Jul 2022 | 2 day




7 and 14 Jul 2022

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Tutor: Meg Buick

Thursdays 7 and 14 July 2022, 10am - 4pm

Their fluid, upward motion seems to invite us to draw them, yet they can be surprisingly difficult to capture. In this workshop you will look at how to bring trees to life on the page, using some of the great masters as inspiration. How does Bonnard use shorthand and texture to define individual species of tree in just pencil? How does Giacometti use energy and line to give each tree a sense of space and character?


Both days will be outside drawing from life on Brandon Hill, so you will need to be dressed in weather appropriate clothing with sensible footwear. Precise meeting point for the start of the sessions will be the centre of Berkley Square and confirmed via email in advance.

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Participants must be 16 or over.

If eligible, discounts must be applied when first purchasing your class and cannot be given retrospectively. Please contact us if the discount code is not working.

Materials provided by the RWA are as follows;

  • A range of graphite pencils
  • Rubbers and sharpeners
  • Charcoal

Participants will need to provide their own materials listed below:

  • Sketchbook
  • (Optional) any other media you enjoy working with

Please wear weather appropriate clothing, and suitable footwear as this is an outdoor class and will involve some degree of walking. You may wish to bring sunglasses, sun-cream and a bottle of drinking water if it is very hot. Some participants have found bringing a lightweight camping stool, which can be purchased online for less than £10, can give them more flexibility and comfort in terms of drawing on location.

If you have a disability, learning difficulty or mental health issue which you feel may affect your participation in your chosen class, please either email or call 07745694563, prior to booking, so we are aware of any needs you may have.

Refund/transfer and Cancellation Policy: We are unable to offer full or part cash refunds, but you are eligible for an RWA gift voucher or transfer, provided you notify us more than 14 days before the start of your class with us. If we cancel a course or workshop for any reason, then participants will be offered a different date, course/workshop or RWA gift voucher.


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