Tutoring & News
Sketchbook Studies
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  • Coming up for Term 1 starting in October - Face to face courses
    8 & 9th October - Fungi illustration at the CAT centre, Machynlleth,
    6th Oct for 7 weeks - Watercolour for Everyone, Aberystwyth venue,
    24th Nov. to 9th Mar 23 - Botanical Illustration - Aberystwyth venues.
    21st & 22nd May 23 - Mosses/lichens at the CAT centre

     

  • New 5 credit online modules for term 3. April 2022
    Illustrating Insects','- Illustrating the lower plants 'Ferns''Illustrating Dragonflies'
     

  • Jan 2022 - Happy new year everyone!!!
    My new online modules with Aberystwyth LLL starting in February will be:
    'Mosses, Liverworts & Lichens - Illustrating the lower plants', 
    'The Kitchen Garden​ - back to basics, for Beginners in Botanical Watercolour',
    'Illustrating Feathers'
     and

    'Drawing for Well-being'

  • Exciting news as I became one of the presidents of the SBA - The Society of Botanical Artists. Really looking forward to working with my co-presidents and team.

  • Sept 2021 - My new online modules with Aberystwyth LLL will be: 'Botanical Illustration 1', 
    'Drawing Seedheads in Graphite',

    'Drawing for Well-being',
    'Watercolour for Everyone

  • Aug 2021 - I'm thrilled to have my pen illustration of Wistman's Wood included in the just-published book 'Natural History Illustration in Pen & Ink' by Sarah Morrish.
     

  • July 2021 - A new module, 'Illustrating Dragonflies' begins on the 31st. 
     

  • April 2021 - New online modules with Aberystwyth LLL:
    'Drawing for Well-being'

    'Illustrating Insects',
    'Mosses, Liverworts & Lichens', 

    'The Kitchen Garden​ - back to basics, for Beginners in Botanical Watercolour'. 

  • Oct - 2020 - Starting a program of various courses around Ceredigion, Powys and Pembrokeshire, as a tutor with Aberystwyth Lifelong Learning, which is celebrating its 100th birthday this year! The modules I will teach will now be via distance learning due to Covid; including 'Illustrating feathers', and 'Drawing seed-heads in graphite'

     

  • 3 - 8 May 2020 - SBA residential course at Plas Tan Y Bwlch in Snowdonia - with Simon Williams & Claire Ward -  'Botanical sketchbooking' - Learn how to make a botanical sketchbook study page and work it up to a final painting. Sketching, drawing, painting & colour fundamentals presentations and demonstrations.
    Unfortunately, this course has been postponed due to the Coronavirus situation.

  • Oct - 2019 - Started on the 'Waxcaps of Wales' conservation project by Plantlife

  • Aug - 2019 - Commission of Strawberry and rhubarb paintings for Liberté Yoghurts in Canada

  • May 2019 - Workshop on ‘Botanical sketchbooking’ for the Irish Society of Botanical Artists at Dublin Botanical Gardens; we covered every aspect of ‘sketch-booking nature’ including how to make your own sketch-books from scratch.​

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