Experimental Drawing in the City

Experimental Drawing in the City

Starts 2 Mar 2022 | 5 weeks


Various locations




Starts 2 Mar 2022

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Tutor - Esmé Clutterbuck

Wednesdays, 10am - 3pm | 5 weeks

Starts Wednesday 2 March 2022

Drawing is a wonderful way of engaging with the world. Spend time drawing at outdoor and covered locations in the city and enjoy meeting other students in real life!

Discover new approaches to drawing objects in the landscape.  Each day will feature structured drawing activities exploring different materials and processes. We will work in sketchbooks and on more experimental surfaces. With opportunities for group discussion and individual feedback.

Suits all levels of experience.


This class will be taking place onsite at a number of different locations across the city. These include The Cosy Club and The Botanic Gardens, amongst others. The other locations and  precise meet up locations will be shared by email in advance.


The tutor will bring along some new materials for you to try out each week, however, you will need to provide the following yourself:

  • Sketchbook - A4 or A3, but A5 would work as a supplementary sketchbook
  • Pencils (recommend any grade from B - 6B)
  • Rubber
  • Pencil sharpener
  • Optional - plus any preferred drawing media such as biros, fine-liners, coloured pencils, charcoal)

Before booking we ask everyone please read our updated Terms and Conditions below.  

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.

    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 drawingschool@rwa.org.uk or call 0117 906 7606, 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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