Our Norfolk Co.mpanions - Learn how to draw your pet

Event Details

Wednesday, 26 May, 2021 -
11:00 to 11:45
Online (via Zoom meeting)
Member Rate: 

£7.50 + VAT - all proceeds will be donated to Kickstart Norfolk

Non-Member Rate: 

£12.50 + VAT - all proceeds will be donated to Kickstart Norfolk

  • Our Norfolk Co.mpanions - Learn how to draw your pet
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With so many of us working from home during the lockdown, we have all no doubt become very familiar with our pets. This session demonstrates how you can create a drawing of your cat or dog. Using simple techniques, you will learn how to capture your favourite pet on paper. This allows you to step back from ‘work’ for a short period and immerse yourself in a task that you may not do very often, allowing yourself time to concentrate on the simple act of drawing. This is something that Owen feels is good for mental health and wellbeing in these uncertain times.

Attendees will learn how to tackle a blank piece of paper and capture a likeness of their pet with just a pen or pencil. Subjects such as composition, proportion and mark making will be covered, along with the broader subject of freeing yourself up to not worry about mistakes or ‘correct’ ways to draw. We will work through drawing your pet from a photo through a live demonstration. Drawings can then be shared and discussed at the end of the session. All proceeds that are raised from this creative session will be donated to Kickstart Norfolk.

Cancellation policy

We only have a maximum of 12 places on this event. As all funds are being donated to Kickstart Norfolk we won't be able to offer you a refund. Please notify us if you are no longer able to attend in writing to hello@norfolkchambers.co.uk

About Owen Mathers

Owen Mathers is an artist and illustrator based in Norfolk who creates illustrations and artworks for individuals and brands such as Lisa Angel, UEA, Radio Times and Battersea Dogs Home. Working mainly with ink and watercolour with a technique developed by working on location. He is also known for his drawings of Norwich scenes and quick portraits of people at events.

About Kickstart Norfolk

Kickstart is a registered charity established to assist people within Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire to either start work or help to maintain current employment. 

If lack of transport is restricting an individuals potential to start work Kickstart may be able to help. Depending on funding we may also be able to assist with attending training or further education.

In exchange for an afordable weekly contribution Kickstart supply a comprehensively insured and maintained 50cc or 110cc scooter. Where third party funding is available we also assist with CBT (moped/ scooter training) & supply a helmet, jacket, gloves, waterproofs, hi viz vest and a lock.


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