Painting flowers with Emma Leyfield at Newark Park

A watercolour workshop dedicated to the art of painting flowers - suitable for all levels of ability

  • Booking essential

This workshop is a day dedicated to the art of painting flowers within the historic building and grounds at Newark Park.

Emma Leyfield will cover the basics of botanical illustration, watercolours and observational drawing in a room full of summer blooms. After lunch, you will put your newly learned skills to use and create a watercolour “standing” card or artist’s book of your choosing, inspired by a walk around the gardens.

At the end of the day you will have your own piece of artwork to take home and know all you need to get started in the world of watercolour.

Lunch is not provided but tea, cake, and coffee will be on hand all day. You're welcome to bring a picnic to enjoy on one of the benches (whilst watching the peacocks) and the tea pavilion will be open from 10:30am-4:00pm.

All materials (and flowers) provided, however if your garden is overflowing with blooms that you would like to paint, or you have art supplies you’d like to test, feel free to bring them along.

Suitable for all levels of ability.

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • Adult £70.00
    Adult

The basics

Booking details
Call 07584436655
Booking via www.valerian.co.uk
Suitability
Adults only
Meeting point
Outside Newark house
What to bring and wear
Please wear suitable clothing and footwear for outdoor walking.
Accessibility
The workshop is on the first floor of the house which is accessed via a flight of stairs. If you would like more information about the accessibility and walk involved in this workshop please get in touch with Emma at emma@valerian.co.uk
Other
Booking via www.valerian.co.uk

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