Sussex Prairies is now closed. We shall open again on Wednesday 2nd June 2021. Then we shall be open five days a week - closed Mondays and Tuesdays. You are welcome to bring picnics. Dogs also welcome. No need to Book.
Cost £55 includes entrance to the garden and access to the garden room
With Emily Jolley and Lucy Williams
We will forage for materials in the gardens and surrounding farmland and
then return to make tools using traditional, hand made techniques. We will
then utilise our tools to make beautiful marks with ink on paper.
Lucy brings her basketry and tool making experience to the design and
constructing magical objects. Emily, a professional painter/ teacher will
guide you through making marks and using the wonderful garden to inspire
and liven up your approach to drawing.
This course will guide you towards a unique way of working, looking at
your process of creating marks through constructing your own personnel
tools that can be taken away to continue exploring and developing ways of
These processes are a great way of freeing up, moving away from traditional
art practice. Working this way can help to foster a more immediate
approach to drawing and painting and develop greater connection with
There will be plenty of time to enjoy the teashop and you are welcome to
stay on and enjoy the wonderful gardens after the course has finished
Includes all materials but you are welcome to bring your own sketchbooks
and any special items you wish to make tools from
Too book contact Emily at email@example.com or call 07758836695