Drawing Nature: Mixed Media and Colour - 2 day course

A 2-day introduction to drawing with Stephen Hall.

The Linnean Society of London, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London, W1J 0BF, United Kingdom
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Organiser: learning@linnean.org
020 7434 4479 ext 228
Registration: Open

2-DAY ART COURSE 10:00 - 16:00, Monday 21st - Tuesday 22nd October 2019

This course is for adults and is suitable for beginners and for those wanting to refresh their skills.

There will be a maximum of eight participants with one tutor so that individual attention can be given.
All materials will be provided, although participants are encouraged to bring their own if they have them.

A full listing of upcoming workshops can be found here: Discovery Workshops

The Temple of Flora
Stephen's last workshop - Gain Confidence in Drawing

This two-day course will provide participants with an introduction a range of different materials and ways of drawing nature. Please see the schedule below for a full content overview.


Day 1 - Mixed Media and Experimental Drawing

Use ideas and methods covered in the workshop to open up, extend and challenge your own ideas about the act of drawing. A series of tasks and exercises will be complimented by feedback and discussion.

Day 2 - Drawing with Colour

Explore how colour can better understood and employed to give your drawing impact. Explore and understand colour from a scientific and emotional perspective. Work with a range of materials (both dry and wet) and techniques, which will extend your ability to draw more confidently with colour. A series of tasks and exercises will be complimented by feedback and discussion.

This 2-day course costs £90 and is open to all.

  • Registration is essential to secure your place.
  • Places will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • This course is not available as individual classes. Please look at the full listing of workshops to see individual classes.
  • Doors will open at 9.45 and the workshops will begin at 10.00.
  • Basic materials, as well as teas and coffees, will be provided.
  • The workshops include an hour lunch break. Participants are encouraged to take their lunch outside the Society as there are no convenient facilities for eating - the Discovery Room itself is home to some of the Society's unique historical collections.

PSSST! Did you know the Discovery Workshop programme is non-for-profit, with any leftover income cycling back to subsidise places for those who are unable to pay? To apply for a subsidised or free place, please send an email to learning@linnean.org, noting which workshop/course you are interested in attending.

About the facilitator

Stephen Hall

Stephen Hall is a research graduate from The Royal College of Art, underpinning a 20-year studio practice delivering a range of various disciplines including graphic design, illustration, animation, interactive design to international and national clients. Complementing this has been an equally impressive educational career lecturing and teaching across various renowned UK colleges and universities. Drawing sits at the heart of his all his work.

See Stephen's artist profile here.

Event Registration

Mixed Media and Colour Course - £90.00 (8 places remaining)

Once you have bought your ticket online, you will receive a CONFIRMATION EMAIL. Please bring it with you on the day, either in print or on your phone. If you do not receive this email, please get in touch with learning@linnean.org to confirm your place.

Refunds will only be available if the position can be refilled. Please see T&Cs for more information.

We will only contact via telephone if there is a last minute change to the event and we need to get in contact urgently.

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