Spend a day with local artist Nick Andrew on a sketch-tour of the New Art Centre at Roche Court to seek out and capture unique settings, beautiful views and interesting gems across the park, with glimpses of the house, the orangery and sculptures.
Your ticket includes guidance and advice from the artist throughout the day, welcome drinks with pastries, lunch and refreshments on site.
All levels welcome. Please bring drawing materials, a sketchbook and a folding stool if required.
This event is supported by the RIBA Local Initiative Fund and RIBA Wiltshire Branch.
Schedule of the day
- 9:45am - Registration
- 10.00am - Welcome tea and coffee with pastries
- 10.30am - Introductions
- 10.40am - Presentation by Roche Court team
- 10.50am - Introduction by artist Nick Andrew discussing techniques with display of samples
- 11.00am - Short tour in the garden identifying best spaces and outlooks - Sketching and drawing
- 1.00pm - Summer lunch served with garden salad from Roche Court's walled garden
- 1.45pm - Talk around morning sketches
- 2.15pm - Sketching and drawing time
- 3.45pm - Tea and cake
- 4.30pm - Share sketches and wrap up session
- 5.00pm - End and departure
Main image courtesy of New Art Centre Roche Court Sculpture Park
Gary Hume, American Tan VII, 2006-07
Patinated bronze with gloss paint
7ft 8 ½ x 3ft 4 ½ x 2ft ¾ ins / 235 x 103 x 63 cm