York Art Gallery

Escape from the Pencil! – Thu 4 Oct 2018

Exterior photo of York Art Gallery (Giles Rocholl)

Date: Thursday 4 October 2018, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

This workshop, inspired by The BFG in Pictures, will introduce you to some simple, creative and playful ways of making drawings without using the traditional pencil on white paper.

We’ll help to get you started so you can enjoy the experience of having a go and seeing what happens. We will do a series of quick drawings using different techniques, then you can choose your favourite technique for your own drawing.

The event is £5 per person and gallery admission applies. Book your tickets here.

About the workshop instructor: Emma Metcalfe is a children’s educational illustrator who likes to bring learning to life with humorous characters. She draws her work by hand using ink and a scratchy dip pen and then adds colour by hand or digitally, or both.

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Visitor Experience Team Talks – Thu 4 Oct 2018

A statue of a head. The statue is next to a portrait.

Date: Thursday 4 October 2018, 2:00 pm - 2:55 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Join our Welcome Team for our 10 minute Art Shot talks – please ask at Admissions for details.

Included in gallery admission. No need to book.

For all our events, please see our events calendar.

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