Event details

Saturday 2 November | 9.30am to 3.30pm

£125 per person

Join acclaimed artist Sue Nichol for a winter themed art masterclass in the Chatsworth Garden art studio. Using oil paints, charcoal and ink you will explore a variety of materials to convey winter in all its moods. 

Working from photographs and taking inspiration from the Derbyshire landscape, you will have to opportunity to experiment with painting and sketching. Sue will guide you through each stage of the process from planning composition to working with materials and providing individual feedback and advice. 

Suitable for all abilities. 

The day includes tea, coffee and a delicious, locally sourced graze box lunch provided by the Chatsworth Estate Farm Shop. The workshop is suitable for both beginners and more experienced artists looking for ways to loosen their style and experiment with compatible mediums.

Meet at 9.20am at the top garden gates (near the Stables) ready for a 9.30am start. The Old Potting Shed is a step free, accessible venue. 

About the Artist 

Sue is part of the Peak District Artisan group. She has been a professional artist for many years and exhibits regularly with two galleries - Staithes Gallery and The Old School Gallery, Muker.

Of her own work, Sue says: 
“The wild hills and moors of North Yorkshire and Derbyshire provide a challenge and I love to paint them as they are exposed to the extremes and intensity of light. I try to capture a particular atmosphere created, sometimes fleetingly, by swiftly changing weather conditions and am fascinated by nature’s ability to present a landscape in so many different tempers. I hope my viewers are able to uncover in my work some of the magic I feel in the places I am inspired to paint.”



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