Illustrative Wildlife Painting with artist Judit Matthews

Fri, 04 Nov 2022
Illustrative Wildlife Painting with artist Judit Matthews

One day workshop painting wildlife in an illustrative style working towards a finished piece. You will be introduced to drawing wildlife using simple techniques, simplifying, and stylising shapes. The session will include the use of watercolour and clever use of decorative collage for a striking, unique result.

Participants be working flat on a table, seated.

Watercolour paper, cutting mat, scalpel, scissors, tracing paper, glue and patterned papers provided.

Participants will need to supply a personal sketchbook, pencil, rubber, watercolour brushes, watercolour paints, and waterproof black fine liner pen. If you are a beginner and would like to find out about ordering a full starter pack of materials from us, please email [email protected]

There will be a half an hour break for lunch. The Horton Café will be open for hot and cold lunches, snacks and homemade cakes.

Meet The Tutor:

Judit Matthews is a Surrey-based illustrative artist who draws inspiration from the nature that surrounded her growing up in Hungary. She has illustrated four children’s books and appeared in Channel 4’s Watercolour Challenge. She won Surrey Life Magazine’s landscape Artist of the Year in 2017.

“My subject matter ranges from quirky illustrated maps to abstract landscapes with lots of little creatures, animals and figures. I love pattern and colour. I use acrylics, ink with a dip pen and some oil pastels and collage too. I don’t try to be realistic, I like to break things down, simplify them. Most of my work has a naive feel. I don’t pay attention to scale or colour of the real thing.

“I love the Surrey countryside, which is so rich with wildlife. Foxes, birds and hares often appear in my work.”

*A £1.50 booking fee applies per ticket when booking online and in person.
The booking fee covers costs charged to the charity for the booking system and payment processing.

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