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
Thursdays - 10am to 4pm - £41 - Coloured Pencil or Graphite Pencil

September 18th 2014 ~ Fuchsias and Late Summer Flowers ~ Study fabulous fuchsia's or choose from an array of flowers found in our gardens in late summer.
October 23rd 2014 ~ Pine Cones ~ Choose from an amazing array of pine cones - a real chance to brush up on your drawing skills

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

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

22nd June 2014 ~ Roses, Roses, Roses!
14th September 2014 ~ Fuchsias ~ Leaves with Nibbles, Conkers and Blackberries
9th November 2014 ~ Winter Garden
7th December 2014 ~ Christmas Workshop

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

SUE VIZE SBA
Saturdays - 10am to 4pm - £35 - Coloured Pencil or Graphite Pencil

Saturday workshops:
22nd November 2014 - Winter Flowers, Seed Pods, Berries and Pine Cones

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

 

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

See our marquee at the Patchings Festival, June 2015. Meet other members, have a go and demos.

 

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.

8th November 2014
East Leake Parish Church
Coloured Pencil Workshop 10am to 4.30pm

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.

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

Holiday Inn Express, St Chads Queensway, Snow Hill, Birmingham, B4 6HY - NOTE NEW VENUE

Sunday 19th October 2014

A Day of Coloured Pencil for Members Only

10.30-11.30am - Free talk on Composition by Malcolm Cudmore
11.45-1.45pm - AGM, meet the exec and have your say.
1.45-2.30pm - Chance to have lunch at the MAC cafe and meet your fellow members.
2.30-4pm - Three workshops as below (£25 each) click here to book your place.

Malcolm Cudmore - Using complimentary colours to add impact
David Lewry - Fur Techniques
Morryce Maddams - Architectural Features in fine detail

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.

Farncombe Estate, Worcestershire, UK - website

SUE VIZE SBA

26th September 2014 - Botanical Drawing in Coloured or Graphite Pencil: Autumn Hedgerow

Knuston Hall, Wellingborough, NN29 7EU - website

PETER WEATHERILL UKCPS - website
11th September 2014 - Coloured Pencil Basics
12th September 2014 - Coloured Pencils Intermediate - Techniques for Stronger Colours.
12-14th September 2014 - Coloured Pencils - Landscape Weekend.

JONATHAN NEWEY UKCPS - website
28th November 2014 - Butterflies and Birds with Coloured Pencil
28-30th November 2014 - Butterflies and Birds with Coloured Pencil

 

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

20th October 2014: Paint your pet in Gouache or acrylics, bring your own paint and canvas or paper

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

Missenden Abbey, Great Missenden, Bucks, HP16 0BD - website

JONATHAN NEWEY UKCPS
8th February 2014 - Sketching techniques with Watercolour pencil.

 

Reading, Berks

MORRYCE MADDAMS UKCPS

Museum of English Rural Life, Reading, RG2 0ET

Wednesday 13th August 2014, 10am-4.30pm - An Introduction to Coloured Pencil Drawing - £35
Inclusive of all materials and a step by step guide.

 

Art Trading Company studio, 36a Earsham Street, Bungay (website)

MALCOLM CUDMORE UKCPS

6th September 2014 – Buildings with Character
22nd November – Storytelling and Still Life

Saturday one day courses, 10.30am to 4.30pm - booking via Art Trading Company

See Malcolm's 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

 

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

Sep 2-4 - Hedgerow produce - those colours! Colour pencil, watercolour.
Oct 1-2 - Botanical art in pen & ink - not dots! Pen& Ink. Materials extra £6.50
Nov 14-16, 2014 - Autumn colours. Colour pencil, watercolour.

 

Hampshire

JULIE LONGDON

H&M Fine Art Studio, Locksheath SO31 6DX

Stubbington, nr. Portsmouth

27th September 2014 - Wolf Workshop
11th October 2014 - Kingfisher in coloured pencil

More details at Julie's website

 

Bournemouth, Dorset

JONATHAN NEWEY UKCPS

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

17-20 August 2014: Sketching with watercolour pencils.
6-10 October 2014 : Autumn and Winter Scenes 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

5th October 2014 - The Village Hall, Vole Road, Mark, Somerset, TA9 4NY (nr J22 of M5)
Passion for Pencils workshop - including the use of other pencils with cp as mixed media, eg graphite, aquarelle, pastel pencils, charcoal pencils etc.
See leaflet for more details

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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