Workshops, Courses, Local Groups/Events

Listed below are various ways you can meet up and learn about coloured pencil. These are listed by geographical area starting in Scotland and moving southwards ending in Cornwall. We hope you can find something in your area.

If you are a UKCPS member and wish to add your colored pencil course/workshop or similar event to this page, contact the webmaster with details.

If you wish to attend any of the following, contact the artist to confirm venues and dates, we accept no responsibility for any errors.

Please note: the UKCPS does not currently vet the venues or artists as to their quality.


 

St Anne's Church Hall, Coupar Angus

LESLEY CRAWFORD UKCPS
One Monday afternoon per month 1-5pm - Drawing and painting for beginners and improvers.

Slade Studio, Carmyllie, Angus

LESLEY CRAWFORD UKCPS
Weekly classes on Wednesday mornings - Drawing & Painting

Contact Lesley : 01241 860382, website, lesleycrawford112@sky.com

 

Keswick, Cumbria
Regular workshops at The Pencil Museum. Check out their website.

Every third Saturday of the month
Local Pencil Art Group meeting monthly
10am to 2pm at The Quaker Meeting House (near Booths Supermarket), Keswick
Drawing, experimentation, learning new skills, mutual support, encouragement and 'show & tell'.
Contact: Barbara Murray chair@ukcps.co.uk or Zoe Ginty 07843416183

 

Dales Local Group, Ripon, N Yorkshire

LESLEY SHARMAN UKCPS - Local Group

Meetings held last Monday of each month 7.30-9.30pm

Contact localgroups@ukcps.co.uk for more information

 

St James's Church Lounge, Kirklands Lane, Baildon, W Yorkshire

LOCAL GROUP
Second Wednesday each month 7 - 9 pm
Contact localgroups@ukcps.co.uk for more information

 

The New Hall, Bawtry, South Yorkshire

Sue Woffinden
Wednesdays - 9.30-12.30 - A small group doing botanical work, no tutor but help each other.

Call in or contact Sue on 07941 509871

 

The Art Room, Greenways, Wilkin Hill, Barlow, Dronfield. S18 7TE

SUE VIZE SBA
Coloured Pencil or Graphite Pencil

14 July 2015 - Fabulous Ferns
26 November 2015 ~ Late Autumn

More details and contact information at Sue's website

Attenborough Village Hall, Notts. 

SUE VIZE SBA
Tuesday class 7-9 pm weekly - Botanical illustration, all levels welcome

 

The WI Hall, 1 Main Street, Lowdham, Nottingham

South Notts Coloured Pencil Group
Meets on last Friday of each month, 10am-12.30pm
Contact gilroy.williams@gmail.com

SUE VIZE SBA
Sundays - 10am to 4pm - £33 - Coloured Pencil or Graphite Pencil

July 5th 2015 ~ Grasses and Meadow Flowers
November 1st 2015 ~ Fungi and Other Woodland Treasures
December 13th 2015 ~ Christmas Garden

 

Long Eaton Art Room, 29-31 Lime Grove, Long Eaton, Nottingham, NG10 4LD

SUE VIZE SBA
Saturdays - 10am to 4pm - Coloured Pencil or Graphite Pencil

Also regular courses. More details and booking information at Sue's website

 

Patchings Art Centre, Oxton Road, Calverton, Notts, NG14 6NU - website

SUE VIZE SBA
10 October 2015 - Autumn Garden Flowers and Berries

More details and booking information at Sue's website

 

East Leake, Loughborough

ROBIN BORRETT UKCPS

Robin Borrett is running Coloured Pencil Workshops in his home village of East Leake near Loughborough, Leicestershire. Most sessions run for eight weeks on a Monday morning from 9.30 until 12.00. Evening workshops also run for eight weeks and are held on Wednesdays from 7.00pm until 9.00pm.The workshops are for beginners and those with more experience.

Monday workshops are held in the Methodist Church, Main Street, East Leake, Loughborough LE12 6PG.

Wednesday workshops are held in the East Leake Leisure Centre, Lantern Lane, East Leake, Loughborough LE12 6QN.

1st August 2015 - One day Workshop in St Mary's Parish Church, East Leake 10am-4.30pm - £20
7th November 2015 - One day Workshop in St Mary's Parish Church, East Leake 10am-4.30pm - £20

For further information contact Robin on 01509 856940 or email robin.borrett@talktalk.net.

 

Bayston Hill, Shrewsbury

LOCAL GROUP
Last Monday each month 14:00 - 16:00
Drawing, experimentation, show & tell
Contact localgroups@ukcps.co.uk for more information

Rugby, Warwickshire

VICTORIA PARSONS - DRAWING CLASSES/COURSES
New term begins in September each year. Weekly 2hr drawing  classes. Instruction in using all drawing mediums. All subjects covered.
Drawing and Painting Wildlife
All classes are suitable for beginners, improvers, and the more experienced
for more information and contact details see Victoria's website.

Kinver, South Staffs

MO AWKATI - website

Regular classes - Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Knuston Hall, Wellingborough, NN29 7EU - website

PETER WEATHERILL UKCPS - website
18th September 2015 - Different types of Coloured Pencil

JONATHAN NEWEY UKCPS - website
27th November 2015 - Coloured Pencil - Nature

 

Rushden & Wellingborough

LOCAL GROUP
1st & 3rd Thursdays each month (not summer) 9:00 - 12:30
Drawing, experimentation, show & tell
Contact localgroups@ukcps.co.uk for more information

 

Church Lench, Nr. Evesham, Worcs

JUDITH SELCUK

Workshops or small group lessons.

See Judith's website for more info and contact details.

 

Bedford

DAVID LEWRY SWSBA
St James Church Barn, Biddenham, near Bedford, MK40 4AS

All Day Saturday Workshops 10am-3.30pm £25

All workshops include a full step-by-step demonstration onto a large overhead screen, templates and printed instructions.

Saturday 28th June 2014
Dolphins - A pair of dolphins skimming through the waves is a great subject for coloured pencils.

David's website - phone 07706650456

 

Milton Keynes

LOCAL GROUP
3rd Tuesday each month 10:00 - 15:00
Drawing, experimentation, show & tell
Contact localgroups@ukcps.co.uk for more information

 

Reading, Berks

MORRYCE MADDAMS UKCPS

Reading Moat House Hotel, Sindlesham, Nr Reading, RG41 5DG

Friday, 22nd May 2015, 10am-4.30pm - Brickwork. Different construction styles and regional colour variations - £45
Friday 19th June 2015, 10am-4.30pm - Perspective. Finding the vanishing point.
Friday, 10th July 2015, 10am-4.30pm - Timber. Weathering and wood grain effects. How to master the natural look.

Inclusive of all materials, paper and pencils or bring your own if you prefer.
A light lunch and coffee are provided.

Payment by cheque in full to
M J Maddams, 124 Basingstoke Road, Reading, RG2 0ET
Any queries - telephone 01189 864985

 

Beccles, Suffolk and surrounding area

MALCOLM CUDMORE UKCPS

Malcolm holds regular courses and workshops

11 & 12 July 2015 - Drawing and Painting Farm Animals from Life
Maisebrooke Farm, Shipmeadow, Beccles
To book, contact Malcolm at info@malcolm-cudmore.com or call 01986 89329

18 July 2015 - Going Green - Coloured Pencil Techniques
The Art Trading Company, Earsham Street, Bungay.
To book, contact Sue Kemp at www.thearttradingcompany.co.uk or call 01986 897939

See his blog for details and contact info

 

East Bergholt, Suffolk

LOCAL GROUP
1st Tuesday each month from 10.30am
Informal get together
Contact localgroups@ukcps.co.uk for more information

 

Colchester, Essex

JANIE PIRIE UKCPS SBA
Regular workshops and courses at Janie's studio set in an acre of garden overlooking Dedham Vale or outside in the local area.

More information at her website

 

Terling, Essex

JANIE PIRIE UKCPS SBA

Art & Craft Day, The Butterfly Art & Craft Studio, Flacks Green, Terling, Essex, CM3 2QS - website
Phone to book - Brian or Julie - 01245 233459

19th & 20th October 2015, 10am-4.30pm - Painting Portraits from Photographs using Coloured Pencil.

More information at her website

 

East Clandon Village Hall, Surrey (4 miles east of Guildford)

LOCAL GROUP
2nd Monday each month, 2-4pm
Starting 10th September 2012
Contact localgroups@ukcps.co.uk for more information

 

Hassocks, W Sussex

LOCAL GROUP
Fridays - non term times 10:00 - 16:00
Drawing, experimentation, show & tell
Contact localgroups@ukcps.co.uk for more information

 

Saltings, Windmill Field, Bosham, W Sussex, PO18 8LH

GAYNOR DICKESON SBA - website

Gaynor holds regular workshops at her home in Bosham - more info

 

Bournemouth, Dorset

JONATHAN NEWEY UKCPS

Boscombe Spa Hotel, Bournemouth, BH5 1HR - website and booking

13-16 June 2015: Drawing and Painting with watercolour pencils.
16-19 August 2015: Sketching with watercolour pencils
1-4 September 2015: Beautiful Birds with watercolour pencils

 

Devizes, Wiltshire

ANN SWAN SBA

Ann holds regular workshops at her studio in Devizes and around the UK and Europe, please see her website for latest information. These are popular so you need to book early.

 

Chippenham, Wiltshire

LOCAL GROUP
'The Coloured Ring' Pencil Group
Beacon Centre (Methodist Church Hall), Sheldon Road, Chippenham
2nd and 4th Friday each month, 10am-12
Contact localgroups@ukcps.co.uk for more information

 

Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset

LOCAL ART GROUP - CP members welcome
Banwell Village Hall, Tuesday mornings.

Contact UKCPS member Kathy Dennett via webmaster@ukcps.co.uk

 

Mark, Somerset

PAULINE LONGLEY UKCPS and BEV LEWIS UKCPS

Occasional workshops held.
Contact Pauline if you are interested in a workshop or tuition for a small group.

26th September 2015 - Passion for Pencils Workshop
The Village Hall, Vole Road, Mark, TA9 4NY
Details and booking form

Contact: pauline@paulinelongley.co.uk

 

Cheddar, Somerset

LOCAL GROUP
Alternate Wednesday mornings.
Contact localgroups@ukcps.co.uk for more information

 

St Austell, Cornwall 

JULIE HOCKIN

Courses run on alternate Saturdays Sept-Dec then Jan-June 

Drawing for the Doubtful / Painting for the Petrified

Tel : 07799294280

 

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