Art and Nature with Karen Davies

Ref: C2346574

This course is designed to deepen our connection with nature and to explore how to express this in an artistic way. There will be some mindfulness/meditative practice walking or being in nature. Creative exercises in drawing and painting and using words. We will look at how various cultures around the world have expressed their relationship with nature through their art. The course is suitable for those with no experience in art and for artists wanting to further develop their practice.

Course aim

This course is for anyone who wants to deepen their connection to nature and explore expressing this in an artistic way. There will be reflective practice, time walking or being in nature and creative exercises.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Use a mindfulness/meditative practice to deepen connection with nature
  • Explore various (at least 3) creative exercises for artistic expression
  • Explore and give an example of a cultural relationship to nature through art
  • Evaluate and apply methods and ways of developing artistic practice

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

- You will need a sketch book/paper and drawing and painting materials. Various media to explore in the drawing/painting activities

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

View full course information sheet

Art and Nature with Karen Davies

Enrolment Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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