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Artist in Residence Workshops

Demonstrations & Workshop Events

The Derwent Pencil Museum is delighted to announce the 'Artist In Residence' summer courses 2018. This year we have included a factory visit, where Derwent pencils are produced (requiring own transport), on some courses. For more details click here.

Workshops will include lunch and refreshments, plus an additional 10% discount on Derwent retail products. All art materials are supplied for every course. Prices vary per workshop.

Places are restricted to 12 people so, do book ahead to avoid disappointment. To book your place, please phone the Derwent Museum on 01768 773626

Beverley Haines

2-4 May: Beverley Haines £140

Using Inktense pencils and blocks, Beverley will demonstrate a range of different activities from art journals, scrapbooking and silk painting.

2nd — Free Demos included with museum admission

3rd & 4th — Factory visit and 1 & 1/2 day workshop

Valerie Wood

15-17 May: Valerie Wood £80

Using Derwent Artist and Graphite, local artist Valarie will be demonstrating how to create well observed drawings which reflect our wildlife.

15th & 16th — Free Demos included with museum admission

17th — 1 day workshop

Anne Corless

4-6 June: Anne Corless £140

A frequent artist in residence at the museum Anne has a very hands on approach and will be offering workshops on animal life drawing in Derwent Mixed Media.

4th — Free Demos included with museum admission.

5th & 6th — Factory visit and 1 & 1/2 day workshop

Alex Jacob Whitworth

12-14 June: Alex Jacob Whitworth £80

Exploring the particular properties of Pastel pencils and XL blocks to develop your own visual imagery.

12th & 13th — Free Demos included with museum admission.

14th — 1 day workshop

Carl Fitton

18-20 June: Carl Fitton £140

A first time artist in residence at the Pencil Museum, Carl has a very distinct style, using procolour and inktense pencils drawing wild animals.

18th — Free Demos included with museum admission.

19th & 20th — Factory visit and 1 and 1/2 day workshop

Joanne Kell

27 June: Joanne Kell £80

A passionate artist of wildlife and animals, Joanne will offering a 1 day workshop using Derwent drawing pencils and focusing on wild squirrels.

27th — 1 day workshop

Karen Coulson

25-27 Sept: Karen Coulson £140

A returning favourite of the pencil museum Karen will be using the brand new Derwent Lightfast Range, demonstrating the quality and difference of this fantastic new range.

25th — Free Demos included with museum admission

26th & 27th — Factory visit and 1 and 1/2 day workshop

Valerie Wood

2-4 Oct: Valerie Wood £80

Valerie Wood — The second workshop from local artist Valerie Wood, this instalment will revolve around Autumn leaves in Artist coloured pencils.

2nd & 3rd — Free Demos included with museum admission

4th — 1 day workshop

Anne Corless

9-11 Nov: Anne Corless £80

Using Derwent Mixed Media, Anne will be showcasing a range of different techniques and a variety of methods.

9th & 10th — Free Demos with museum admission

11th — 1 day workshop