Autumn Term - Project Illustration

Wed 6.30 - 9pm with Anupa Gardner

  • Starts 7 Sept
  • 132 British pounds

Available spots


Service Description

Project Illustration - The Secret Garden Work towards illustrating a secret garden inspired 2023 calendar with inspirational and experienced illustrator and tutor Anupa Gardner. What might you find a your secret garden - tropical plants, water features, concrete landscaping, a lone swing, perhaps a brightly coloured aviary or a sea of herbs? Let Anupa guide you through the creative process needed to represent your very own garden in paint, paper, pen or print. Be inspired by nature and explore different media, techniques and professional approaches to help identify and develop your own illustrative style. Go minimalist, maximalism or traditional, realist or surreal. Pick your perfect colour palette and choose or invent plants to suit your mood to create original illustrations and make your own useful calendar to keep or gift. Course content from seed to bloom Week 1: – Introduction to the course, – Brainstorm, – Participants to blind pick 2 months – collage workshop. Homework: keep sketchbook, and research aspects that inspire you about nature. Week 2: Pochoir workshop Week 3: Lino / monoprinting workshop Week 4: Concepts for two illustrations Week 5: Proofs for 2 illustrations Week 6: Completion & review All materials and equipment are provided, along with tea/coffee and copious amount of biscuits. You are welcome to along to a taster class at the beginning of the block providing the class isn't full (£24)


Upcoming Sessions


Cancellation Policy

We hope to avoid cancelling classes or workshops whenever possible but sometimes life happens and it's unavoidable. When we have cancelled you will be offered either a refund or the opportunity to transfer your booking to another class/time. We can't offer refunds if you can't make it to a class or workshop but if there are places available on another day we will do our best to fit you in. If you cancel 14 days or more before an event we will refund you if we are able to re-sell your place(s).


Contact Details

  • Birchwood Art Studio, Ashley Terrace, Edinburgh, UK

    0131 337 7557

    hello@birchwoodart.co.uk