Paid event
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30 Tottenham St, London W1T 4RJ, UK

Organised by The Big Draw

Come join Jeanette Barnes for an Architectural Sketchcrawl in the heart of Fitzrovia, London.

You'll get to explore and draw some of the iconic buildings and sights of the area, whilst experimenting with different artistic tools & mediums. Start your weekend off with this fun and creative session, gain confidence in your sketching and enjoy the process of drawing outdoors.

This is a paid in-person event. Tickets are priced at £10, plus a small booking fee.

We'll be meeting at The Coningsby Gallery at 6:00pm and taking a 1.5 hour walk around the area, whilst learning about some of it's famous inhabitants, and capturing some of the beautiful architectural details along the way. You'll be provided with all the tools needed from Derwent and are able to take these home to continue your drawing practice. If you'd prefer to bring your own tools, you are more than welcome to do so. Capture the iconic BT Tower in charcoal, or sketch a bustling pub in vibrant colours. If you're a photo lover, grab your camera and enjoy the sights of London on a summer evening!

We'll be ending the sketchcrawl back at the gallery and heading off to the pub afterwards. Participants are welcome to join us for a drink and some creative conversation. Please note, as this event involves walking, please do wear comfortable shoes.

Derwent, Official Art Material Partner 2022

This event is sponsored and supported by Derwent who are the Official Art Material Partner to The Big Draw Festival 2022 - Come Back to Colour. You can find out more about Derwent and their brilliant range of drawing materials at derwentart.com.

About the Artist

Jeanette Barnes, known for her urban sketching, was awarded the Henry Moore Scholarship in 1984 and 1987-90, the Richard Ford Spanish Scholarship in 1987 and was the Jerwood Drawing 2004 prize winner. In 2006 Jeanette was accepted to exhibit in the Royal Academy Summer Show in London at the Royal Academy of Arts in London. Her work is held in public and private collections in the UK, Austria, Germany and the USA. You can find out more about her work at jeanettebarnesart.co.uk.
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  • sketching
  • fitzrovia
  • sketchcrawl
  • urbansketchers
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Architectural Sketchcrawl with Jeanette Barnes30 Tottenham St, London W1T 4RJ, UK