Drink and Draw
Where and When?
The Pear Tree
1st Tuesday of every month from 8PM - 10PM. Come early to get a good seat and a drink.
Come and join us at this month's Drink and Draw Christmas Special! with the theme "All things Christmassy!"
Festive Pictionary with a Cracking Twist!
Christmas Comic strip Drawing- with the help of your own finger Print!
Other things to expect at this Drink and Draw is a chance to win "a free drink at the bar" or "Rachel's Special Prize!"
Why not wear something festive to get you in the mood!
Drink and Draw
The 1st Tuesday of every month, Rachel's Drink and Draw sessions are a fantastic, relaxing and friendly atmosphere to try your hands at drawing along with a cheeky drink or two!
Each month, you and your friends can enjoy a humorous experience of drawing the chosen theme along with being led by Rachel. Heck you can even have a chance to win a prize!
A little nervous? Don't be!
No drawing experience is required, just a desire to have fun!
Bring your supplies along and enjoy this guided class in a very relaxed environment.
What do we draw?
Here's some past themes we've done...
February - 'All Things Love' - drawing a basic rose, extending to shading, creating depth and tone.
March - 'All things Welsh'- exploring the human figure (Rugby players- from stick men to real rugby men)
April - 'Spring Animals' - learning scale techniques for accuracy when referencing a picture. Learning how to draw fur and other animal features.
May - 'In Your Face!' - how to draw a convincing portrait learning anatomy of the face.
June - 'Reverse Drawing' - why not bring dark paper, white chalk / pencil and even add other colours from pencils to pastels.
July - 'Summer Vibes' - exploring how to draw things found at the beach.
August - 'Watercolour Sea Animals' - getting messy with watercolour paints, we will be using straws, bubble wrap, and other things to create sea animals.
September - 'Cityscape Doodles' - draw your favourite city with basic techniques of how to draw with perspective / using fine-liner pens and pasels.
Join us for only £5! Make your way to a seat and pay before the Drink and Draw session starts. You will receive a stamp on receipt. (note it's Cash only on arrival)
If you'd like to reserve a table, click the button below.
Materials You Will Need
Start your new skill by investing in a sketch book (a decent one!) mid range is fine, it doesn't need to be an expensive one but go with one you feel drawn too!
Rachel recommends a multi purpose sketch book where you can use other mediums like pastels, watercolour pencils, pen and charcoal.
Alternatively you can just bring plain paper and 'have a go'.
A variety of sketching pencils are great to explore with. Ranging from
(Please Note: these refer to how soft or dense the lead is and will create different outcomes within your drawing.)
You can pick up a basic sketching set that contains a variety of pencils pretty much anywhere where there is stationary or art supplies.
Others recommend fancy none sharpening ones like these.
Remember to have a pencil eraser, and sharpener if needed or again a fancy eraser people use are here.
- Colouring pencils
- Watercolour pencils
- Blendable watercolour markers
- Soft pastels
- Oil pastels
- Sketching pens
- Chalk and Charcoal