20th Anniversary Gala Workshops

We are running a series of exciting workshops during our 20th Anniversary Gala Exhibition at Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf, London which are listed below. 

We hope you find something to interest you and look forward to seeing you. Click/tap on image or artist name to see full description of each workshop.

Pencils and paper will be available for your use. The pencils will be various ranges from our Gala Partner Derwent and paper from Hahnemuehle Papers. There will be some pencil sharpeners and plastic erasers available but please bring your own if you prefer not to share. Some artists recommend other equipment for their workshops, do check the descriptions for details.

Covid precautions - each attendee will have their own table. All tables face the same direction with spacing around. Tables, chairs and equipment will be cleaned before each session.

All fees must be paid in advance and are non-refundable except for confirmation of a positive Covid test result or request to isolate by track and trace when the attendee will be offered a full refund. Online payment below is via debit/credit card and if you wish to book and pay via online banking or cheque, use our contact form above.

Ann Swan Workshop
Ann Swan
6 In Stock

Focussing on Feathers

Sunday 24th October 2021
2 hours – 2.30-4.30pm
£20 per person. Max. 10 people.

Suitable for beginners to intermediate

 Ann will demonstrate and guide you step-by-step through her techniques for creating amazingly realistic feathers using coloured pencils with underpainting and embossing. As well as expert tuition you will receive a feather, a colour mixing template, an information sheet on feather structure and go home with a page of feather studies and lots of enthusiasm.

Equipment Needed
Coloured pencils:
Derwent Lightfast Pencils: Taupe, Chocolate, Black, Fossil Grey, Mist and White (these will be available at the workshop)
Faber-Castell Polychromos: Black 199, Dark Sepia 175, Nougat 178, Bistre 179, Warm Grey 272, Warm Grey 270, White 101

Other equipment:
Graphite Pencils: HB, F or H plus *9h or 10H graphite pencil
Paper - 300 gms Hot Pressed Watercolour Paper (this will be available at the workshop)

*A 0.5 Pergamano Embossing Tool
*Winsor & Newton Promarker clear blender pen
*Small LED torch

*These can be ordered from Ann in advance and paid for on the day (see website for prices www.annswan.co.uk)