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Art @ Northumbria University, City Campus • 17 Oct

Exhibition of work created by students from Fine Art, Interior Design, Fashion and Graphic Design at Northumbria University.
Northumbria University 2019 Big Draw

2B OR NOT 2B: WHY DRAW?

Art @ MESSUMS WILTSHIRE • 19 Oct

A panel discussion on why we draw in collaboration with the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize
Mexican Wedding, by Roma Tearne

Family Day: Swarm mini-banner workshop with Hannah Ford

Art @ Vestry House Museum • 13 Oct

This month, make a piece of statement art in the form of a mini-banner using reclaimed fabric.
The Big Draw

7mo. Festival de Dibujo

Art @ Fundacion De Arte Arawak • 11 Oct to 13 Oct

This festival aims to stimulate the production, conservation, promotion, collecting drawings and consolidate it as the most important artistic medium
The Big Draw

A Dose of Drawing

Art @ Shellharbour Civic Centre • 10 Oct

A Dose of Drawing ~ Botanical Illustration
The Big Draw

A Moment in Time

Art @ Durham Sixth Form Centre • 26 Oct

Join us for an all age family event where we explore the use of drawing as a tool for well being and for enjoying many sensory experiences.
the team

A Portrait of WMC

Art @ The Working Men's College • 19 Oct

Collaborative Drawing for all the Community. Create a Portrait of London Contact annas@wmcollege.ac.uk for any queries
Last years outcome on display

A Walk in the Park

Art @ Avenham and Miller Parks • 5 Oct

A creative group walk exploring ways to be inspired by the surrounding landscape.

A Walk in the Park (2)

Art @ Avenham and Miller Parks • 13 Oct

A creative group walk exploring ways to be inspired by the surrounding landscape.

Across the Line

Art @ The Art Room • 19 Oct

ACROSS THE LINE is a 12 hour drawing marathon Can you last the distance?
Across the Line

Action Doodle and Take a Shape

Art @ Scrapstore Hull Play Resource Centre • 30 Oct

Action Doodle - Magical moving journey. Take a Shape - A voyage of discovery with some wonderfully surprising outcomes.

All about Me: Portraits

Art @ ISLAND Arts Centre • 2 Oct, 9 Oct, 16 Oct, 23 Oct

Unique self portraits in a quirky style
The Big Draw

All About Me: Portrits

Art @ Mispillion Art League • 24 Oct

Create your own, unique self-portrait in a quirky style.
All About Me: Portraits

Amazing Animal Animation

Art @ The Collection Museum, Lincoln • 5 Oct, 12 Oct, 19 Oct, 26 Oct

Amazing Animal Animation: Get creative in our animal themed animation course, taking inspiration from the V & A exhibition at The Collection Museum.
The Collection Museum & Usher Gallery October 2019

AMC life drawing featuring Jessica Martin

Art @ Cartoon Museum • 6 Oct

Art Model Collective’s partnership with the Cartoon Museum continues with a session inspired by the current In Focus capsule exhibit. This time the limelight is on Jessica Martin's new book, Life...

Anatomy of the Museum

Art @ Cynon Valley Museum • 30 Oct to 31 Oct

Drawing out stories from the past, a look at some of the spooky finds in Cynon Valley Museum.
Anatomy of a Museum

Animal!

Art @ Reading Museum • 28 Oct

Drawing and making activities for all ages.
The Big Draw

Art Adventures: living winter gardens for pollinators

Art @ Vestry House Museum • 13 Oct

Design and create living flower gardens to help bees, butterflies and other pollinators. Children will use their imaginations and creativity to make a welcoming habitat for the visiting pollinators.
The Big Draw

Art after Dark

Art @ Pontypridd Museum • 25 Oct

A evening of art and adventure at Pontypridd Museum. Drawing in the dark, science and light explored with artist Anne Mei Melis.
The Big Draw

Art at the Riverwalk Farmers Market

Art @ Mispillion Art League • 5 Oct

Activities for families and kids at the Riverwalk Farmers Market

Art Lab for Kids: Animating Cartoons with Sirron Norris

Art @ Apple Union Square • 5 Oct

Join artist Sirron Norris to celebrate The Big Draw Festival and discover how to bring a cartoon to life on iPad. Norris will show kids how to animate a cartoon head with facial expressions and...

Art Lab for Kids: Creating Cute Comics with Kristy Hon

Art @ Apple Causeway Bay • 19 Oct

Celebrate The Big Draw Festival with your kids as you create cute comics with illustrator, Kristy Hon. She’ll show kids how to find inspiration in the curiosities around them. They’ll get hands-on...

Art Lab for Kids: Draw Critters and Creatures with Ping Zhu

Art @ Apple Williamsburg • 22 Oct

Discover how to draw fun and fantastic animals with Brooklyn-based illustrator Ping Zhu during The Big Draw Festival all month long. Kids will get hands-on using the Procreate app on iPad with Apple...

Art Lab: A 10-Year Retrospective with Khalid Mezaina

Art @ Apple Dubai Mall • 15 Oct

Join acclaimed UAE artist-designer Khalid Mezaina for a retrospective of his work. As we celebrate The Big Draw Festival this October, he’ll share his creative journey over the past decade,...

Art Lab: Beating Creative Block with OwaikeO

Art @ Apple Dubai Mall • 25 Oct

Join illustrator Ahmed Al-Refaie — better known as OwaikeO — and discover how to beat creative block, in celebration of The Big Draw Festival. You’ll learn how he gets through difficult moments in...

Art Lab: Crafting Comics with Will Varner

Art @ Apple Fifth Avenue • 15 Oct

As part of The Big Draw Festival, join illustrator Will Varner and explore ways to combine words and visuals to tell a compelling story. You’ll discover how he weaves together language and imagery to...

Art Lab: Create a Trash Doves Sticker with Syd Weiler

Art @ Apple Michigan Avenue • 17 Oct

Design your own moody Trash Doves sticker during The Big Draw Festival with illustrator Syd Weiler. She’ll show you her favorite custom brushes and painting tools in the Adobe Fresco app. Then you’ll...

Art Lab: Creating Fantasy Murals with Deb

Art @ Apple Third Street Promenade • 26 Oct

Unleash your creativity on a local building with muralist Deb during The Big Draw Festival. Deb will share the inspiration behind some of her mural art, a mixture of fairy tales and fiction. Then...

Art Lab: Customized Lettering with Angela Bardakjian

Art @ Apple Dubai Mall • 22 Oct

Explore the art of graphic lettering with artist-designer Angela Bardakjian, as part of the Big Draw Festival happening all October. She’ll share the creative process behind her designs and offer...

Art Lab: Dare to Doodle with Jia Lee

Art @ Apple Orchard Road • 13 Oct

Join illustrator Jia Lee as part of The Big Draw Festival and gain the confidence to draw freehand without drafts, grids or sketches. You’ll explore simple exercises that will get you drawing...

Art Lab: Design a Positive Quote with Shauna Lynn Panczyszyn

Art @ Apple Michigan Avenue • 27 Oct

Join Chicago-based illustrator Shauna Lynn Panczyszyn to design a quote centered on well-being during the final week of The Big Draw Festival. She’ll supply coloring book layouts and phrases to...

Art Lab: Designing Tattoos with Imani K. Brown

Art @ Apple Carnegie Library • 20 Oct

Discover how to design tattoos with illustrator Imani K. Brown as part of The Big Draw Festival. She’ll show how body art can be a vehicle for positive self-expression. You’ll get hands-on with iPad,...

Art Lab: Digital Henna Tattoos with AZRA

Art @ Apple Dubai Mall • 19 Oct

Explore the art of henna tattoos with AZRA founder Azra Khamissa, as part of The Big Draw Festival happening all October. You’ll hear how the different professions and cultures she’s experienced feed...

Art Lab: Doodle Imaginary Cityscapes with Hyesu Lee

Art @ Apple Williamsburg • 19 Oct

Brooklyn-based illustrator Hyesu Lee is known for her intricate city designs. Join her to draw your own imaginative cityscapes during The Big Draw Festival throughout October. Lee will show examples...

Art Lab: Doodling and Layering with Kervin Brisseaux

Art @ Apple Williamsburg • 25 Oct

Join illustrator Kervin Brisseaux during The Big Draw Festival to discover how doodling can unleash creative ideas. He’ll share his technique for layering colors and drawings over images using the...

Art Lab: Draw Stars, Planets, and Pizza with Robin Eisenberg

Art @ Apple Third Street Promenade • 12 Oct

Explore how to sketch your universe with artist Robin Eisenberg as The Big Draw Festival continues all October. She’ll share how she developed her style of drawing relatable alien beings using pastel...

Art Lab: Draw Your Truth with Reyna Noriega

Art @ Apple Aventura • 19 Oct

Discover how to find your creative truth with visual artist Reyna Noriega during The Big Draw Festival throughout October. She’ll explain how she taps into photography, writing, painting, and design...

Art Lab: Drawing African Patterns with Láolú and Friends

Art @ Apple Fifth Avenue • 31 Oct

As The Big Draw Festival comes to a close, join artist-musician Láolú and friends to craft artwork inspired by Nigerian patterns, mythology, and the music of Fela Kuti. You’ll discover how to draw in...

Art Lab: Drawing by Observation with Andrew Tan

Art @ Apple Orchard Road • 12 Oct

Discover a simple technique to turn real scenes into sketches with illustrator Andrew Tan, as part of The Big Draw Festival. He’ll take you through his creative process, showing you how he breaks...

Art Lab: Drawing Caricatures with Felix Chan

Art @ Apple Causeway Bay • 17 Oct

Create a caricature of your favorite performer with artist Felix Chan as part of The Big Draw Festival. He’ll share how a love of theater inspires his work, and drawing techniques to play up an...

Art Lab: Drawing from the Antique with the Royal Academy

Art @ Apple Regent Street • 18 Oct

Join painter and printmaker Mark Hampson in collaboration with the Royal Academy of Arts, as part of The Big Draw Festival. You’ll get hands-on with iPad and Apple Pencil to discover the secrets of...

Art Lab: Drawing Out Narratives with Shian

Art @ Apple Orchard Road • 26 Oct

Discover how to use cut-up techniques, distortion and repetition to unleash your creativity with illustrator Shian, as part of The Big Draw Festival. She’ll share alternative methods that guide her...

Art Lab: Drawing Scenes in AR with Ee Shaun

Art @ Apple Orchard Road • 20 Oct

Discover how to create augmented reality drawings with artist-illustrator Ee Shaun, as part of The Big Draw Festival. He’ll discuss his career in the arts, sharing insight into his creative process....

Art Lab: Drawing Still Life and Casts with the Royal Academy

Art @ Apple Regent Street • 25 Oct

Join painter and printmaker Mark Hampson in collaboration with the Royal Academy of Arts, as part of The Big Draw Festival. You’ll get hands-on with iPad and Apple Pencil to discover the secrets of...

Art Lab: Drawing with Jay Shuster of Pixar Animation Studios

Art @ Apple Union Square • 10 Oct

Explore how to bring characters to life with production designer Jay Shuster from Pixar. He’ll share his creative path as an animator, then lead a drawing exercise using a template he designed....

Art Lab: Etched Botanicals with Tiffany Lovage

Art @ Apple Orchard Road • 19 Oct

Explore nature in detail with illustrator Tiffany Lovage, as part of The Big Draw Festival happening all October. She’ll share how she blends traditional and digital mediums to create her etched...

Art Lab: Eyes in Detail with Vincent Chu

Art @ Apple Causeway Bay • 9 Oct

Join illustrator Vincent Chu and discover how to draw your own eye, in celebration of The Big Draw Festival. He’ll offer insights on drawing realistic self-portraits. Then you’ll get hands-on with...

Art Lab: Faces of Carnival with Mindflyer

Art @ Apple Orchard Road • 27 Oct

Get into the carnival spirit and create a vibrant mask with illustrator Mindflyer, as part of The Big Draw Festival. Inspired by his bold and beautiful style, you’ll dream up your own mask idea and...

Art Lab: Illustrate with Mark Ulriksen

Art @ Apple Union Square • 24 Oct

Celebrate The Big Draw Festival and illustrate a trading card featuring your portrait with New Yorker artist Mark Ulriksen. He’ll share how his style has evolved from using traditional paints to...

Art Lab: Illustrating Recipes with Ruth Burrows

Art @ Apple Dubai Mall • 24 Oct

Discover how to draw mouthwatering recipes as part of The Big Draw Festival, guided by illustrator Ruth Burrows. From pencil to iPad, she’ll take you on a journey through her process and colorful,...

Art Lab: Inspired by Screen-Printing with Tracie Ching

Art @ Apple Carnegie Library • 18 Oct

Create sketches inspired by screen-printing with digital artist Tracie Ching as part of The Big Draw Festival. She’ll share how years of silkscreening led to her signature style of using a limited...

Art Lab: Joyful Drawing with Maggie Enterrios

Art @ Apple Michigan Avenue • 1 Oct

Discover how to spark your creativity with illustrator Maggie Enterrios during The Big Draw Festival throughout October. She’ll show you how drawing freely can be a meditative process and open up...

Art Lab: Layering Up Stories with Lok

Art @ Apple Causeway Bay • 12 Oct

Discover how to tell rich visual stories with illustrator Lok, in celebration of The Big Draw Festival. She’ll share how she creates vivid illustrations using layers and contrasting textures. Then...

Art Lab: Layering Up Stories with Lok

Art @ Apple Causeway Bay • 12 Oct

Discover how to tell rich visual stories with illustrator Lok, in celebration of The Big Draw Festival. She’ll share how she creates vivid illustrations using layers and contrasting textures. Then...

Art Lab: Make a Statement with Tatyana Fazlalizadeh

Art @ Apple Fifth Avenue • 17 Oct

As part of The Big Draw Festival, explore how to pair a portrait with a statement to create a powerful piece of art with Tatyana Fazlalizadeh. She’ll share her creative process for using inspiring...

Art Lab: Making Your Mark with Liz Atkin

Art @ Apple Covent Garden • 17 Oct

Join artist and mental health advocate Liz Atkin as we celebrate The Big Draw Festival this October. She’ll share how she creates charcoal drawings on discarded newspapers to refocus her compulsive...

Art Lab: Mapping Your New York with Sophia Chang

Art @ Apple Fifth Avenue • 22 Oct

Celebrate The Big Draw Festival and sketch your own map of NYC with illustrator Sophia Chang. She’ll share how being from Queens inspires her work and live-sketch landmarks in New York. You’ll choose...

Art Lab: Out of this World Imagery with Dan Mumford

Art @ Apple Covent Garden • 16 Oct

Discover how to create breathtaking fantasy or sci-fi scenes with illustrator Dan Mumford, in celebration of The Big Draw Festival. You’ll get hands-on with iPad and the Adobe Fresco app as he guides...

Art Lab: Playful Animations with Jon Burgerman

Art @ Apple Williamsburg • 18 Oct

Celebrate The Big Draw Festival and explore how improvisation can allow for new ways of making art with author and artist Jon Burgerman. He’ll share how making mistakes and experimenting are part of...

Art Lab: Reimagined Places with Black Lamb Studio

Art @ Apple Aventura • 12 Oct

Discover how to capture the spirit of your favorite place with designer Isabel Serna from Black Lamb Studio as we celebrate The Big Draw Festival during October. She’ll show you how to reimagine a...

Art Lab: Sketch Characters & Letters with Illuminated Notes

Art @ Apple Union Square • 16 Oct

Celebrate The Big Draw Festival and explore how to make everyday notes extraordinary with the artists behind Illuminated Notes. Forest Stearns and Adam Rosendahl will share how they make memorable...

Art Lab: Sketch Your City with Jorge Colombo

Art @ Apple Fifth Avenue • 10 Oct

See your city in a new way and celebrate The Big Draw Festival with artist Jorge Colombo. To help kick off the New Yorker Festival, Colombo will tell stories of creating cover art for the magazine....

Art Lab: The Female Figure with the Royal Academy

Art @ Apple Regent Street • 11 Oct

Join painter and printmaker Mark Hampson in collaboration with the Royal Academy of Arts, as part of The Big Draw Festival. You’ll get hands-on with iPad and Apple Pencil to discover the secrets of...

Art Lab: The Joyful Everyday with Tink

Art @ Apple Covent Garden • 10 Oct

Draw the joy in everyday life with illustrator Tink, as part of our celebration of The Big Draw Festival. She’ll share how she uses art to gain fresh perspectives on the world, and how empowering it...

Art Lab: The Male Figure with the Royal Academy

Art @ Apple Regent Street • 24 Oct

Join painter and printmaker Mark Hampson in collaboration with the Royal Academy of Arts, as part of The Big Draw Festival. You’ll get hands-on with iPad and Apple Pencil to discover the secrets of...

Art Lab: The Neon City with Elaine Chiu

Art @ Apple Causeway Bay • 10 Oct

Join painter Elaine Chiu and capture Hong Kong’s neon lights in brushstrokes, in celebration of The Big Draw Festival. You’ll get hands-on with Apple Pencil and the Procreate app on iPad to paint...

Art Lab: Unexpected Portraits with Kei Meguro

Art @ Apple Fifth Avenue • 29 Oct

In celebration of The Big Draw Festival, create a custom self-portrait with illustrator Kei Meguro. She’ll share her creative process of adding unexpected elements to her sketches of people. You’ll...

Art Lab: Visual Storytelling with Dilara Polat

Art @ Apple Causeway Bay • 23 Oct

Tell a story through pictures with illustrator Dilara Polat as part of The Big Draw Festival. She’ll share the power of visual storytelling and reveal how a vivid backdrop gives a story mood and...

Art Model Collective at LARA

Art @ LARA • 26 May, 14 Jul, 29 Sep, 10 Nov

Model-led themed life drawing.
AMC at LARA

Art Space 86 Big Draw Event

Art @ The Walter Anderson Museum of Art • 19 Oct

Celebrating a love for drawing at The Walter Anderson Museum of Art

Art Therapy Workshop Taster Session

Art @ Thrive @ Connect • 10 Oct

Free Drop in Art Therapy taster session
The Big Draw

Art Walk: Inspired by Symmetry in Nature with Sara Kaplan

Art @ Apple Aventura • 27 Oct

Join graphic designer Sara Kaplan to celebrate the final week of The Big Draw Festival. We’ll head outside to the Apple Aventura garden and get inspired by the patterns and symmetry of plants. You’ll...

Art: A Powerful Form of Expression

Art @ Imperial Stroke Centre • 29 Oct

We’re delighted to showcase our art exhibition Art: A Powerful Form of Expression 2019/20 of works by stroke survivors at the Imperial Stroke Centre in conjunction with the Imperial Health Charity...
Drawing from the 'Art Inspires Living Series' by stroke survivor B.A.

Artist Intervention Week: katie Schwab

Art @ UHArts, Art and Design Gallery • 1 Oct to 03 Oct

Join artist Katie Schwab as she experiments with new ideas, turning the Gallery into an open studio.
The Big Draw

Artist Led Drawing Workshop

Art @ Ferens Art Gallery • 31 Oct

As part of the Big Draw celebration week, join local artists, the Dirar Family, for a chance to take part in a drop-in drawing experience that looks at the theme of journeys.
Artist Led Drawing Workshop

Arts Award: Drawing Toy Stories

Art @ One Hoe Street • 5 Oct

Take part in the arts and gain a special Arts Award Discover qualification as part of Waltham Forest’s year as London Borough of Culture 2019
The Big Draw

ASPIRE@WLD

Art @ Walton-le-Dale High School • 14 Oct

The Art Department at Walton-le-Dale High School are taking part in this year's The Big Draw to get all students drawing and being creative.
The Big Draw

Astonishing Animal Adventures

Art @ The Collection Museum, Lincoln • 22 Oct

Astonishing Animal Adventures is a family fun day and we will be taking over the Usher Gallery. Come and join in the fun!
The Collection Museum & Usher Gallery October 2019

Autumn Art School

Art @ Clarence House • 28 Oct

28th + 29th OCTOBER Morning and afternoon workshops
Outline Arts Autumn Art School
2995 miles away

Autumn BBQ

Art @ Ambrit International School • 12 Oct

Finally the Big Draw returns to the Ambrit International School Autumn BBQ!
The Big Draw

Autumn Forests

Art @ The Chocolate Quarter Art & Pottery Studio • 28 Sep, 5 Oct, 12 Oct, 19 Oct to 26 Oct

Come and draw on Huge sheets of paper over 2 metres wide and create an evolving piece of artwork.
Sticks & Twigs

Awareness through walking

Art @ The Barn Arts • 16 Oct

Awareness Through Walking
The Big Draw

Back To School Doodlethon

Art @ The Mercury • 2 Sep to 03 Sep

Join us 2nd/3rd Sept for our back to school Doodlethon! With local artists, creating huge community 'Back to School' mural - FREE gift inc.

Batik design evening workshop

Art @ Alton School • 3 Oct

Batik design workshop

Beck Big Draw

Art @ Beck Primary School • 23 Oct

Beck Primary School will be hosting a 'Big Draw' open to children and parents of the school.
The Big Draw

Big Draw - Drawn to Life

Art @ Arnolfini • 29 Oct

A family drawing workshop inspired by Still I Rise at Arnolfini.

Big Draw 2019

Art @ Amesbury School • 17 Oct

A day of exciting & varied mark making and drawing activities to promote a sense of well being for our school community of pupils and staff.
The Big Draw

Big Draw Art Camp

Art @ Wigan STEAM • 22 Oct to 24 Oct

This October half term we’re holding The Big Draw Art Camp, three days jam-packed full of creative activity for young people.
The Big Draw

Big Draw Art Camp

Art @ Wigan STEAM • 22 Oct to 24 Oct

This October half term we’re holding The Big Draw Art Camp, three days jam-packed full of creative activity for young people.
The Big Draw

Big Draw Art Camp

Art @ Wigan STEAM • 22 Oct to 24 Oct

This October half term we’re holding The Big Draw Art Camp, three days jam-packed full of creative activity for young people.
The Big Draw

Big Draw Art Camp

Art @ Wigan STEAM • 22 Oct to 24 Oct

This October half term we’re holding The Big Draw Art Camp, three days jam-packed full of creative activity for young people.
The Big Draw

Big Draw Art Camp

Art @ Wigan STEAM • 22 Oct to 24 Oct

This October half term we’re holding The Big Draw Art Camp, three days jam-packed full of creative activity for young people.

Big Draw at the Foreshore

Art @ Warners Bay Foreshore • 8 Oct to 10 Oct

Bring your imagination to life at the Big Draw Festival 2019 with giant chalk boards.
The Big Draw

Big Draw at Tower Bridge

Art @ Tower Bridge • 19 Oct, 22 Oct

The Big Draw is coming to Tower Bridge!
(c) Tower Bridge

Big Draw Belton Country Park

Art @ Belton Kitchen & Visitor Centre • 25 Oct

Discover your very own Greenway, and write or draw on our giant perspex.
The Big Draw

Big Draw Day Cowcross Street ABA Gallery

Art @ ABA Gallery • 20 Oct

The Society of Architectural Illustrators holds a building drawing workshop event with tuition for all ages from its members.
The ABA Gallery in Cowcross Street

Big Draw Drop-In Activity Day

Art @ Greenfield Arts at Moore Lane Eco Centre • 29 Oct

The Big Draw Drop-In
The Big Draw

Big Draw Morning

Art @ Robin Hood Primary School • 10 Oct

Each class will be opening their doors for you to join your child for a morning drawing activity. Get creative together.
The Big Draw

Big Draw Sketching Evening

Art @ Alderbrook School • 21 Oct

Sketching Evening with still life and real life model
The Big Draw

Big Draw with family

Art @ Sandgate Primary School • 16 Oct

Drawn to life with parents and children - let's draw
Year 1 bringing their toys to life

Big Draw with Laurie Plant

Art @ Bingham Gallery • 5 Oct

Free drop in drawing activity for all ages led by Laurie Plant
The Big Draw

Big Draw Workshop

Art @ william howard • 28 Nov

Big Draw event
The Big Draw

Big Draw Workshop

Art @ The Whitehaven Academy • 2 Dec

Big Draw event
The Big Draw

Big Draw Workshop

Art @ Workington Academy • 12 Nov

Big Draw event
The Big Draw

Big draw, children, parents and carers.

Art @ Weetwood Primary School • 8 Oct to 10 Oct

Big draw family activity.
The Big Draw
under a mile away

BIG DRAW: FAMILY SATURDAY

Art @ Hauser & Wirth Somerset • 5 Oct

BIG DRAW: FAMILY SATURDAY
Big Draw Play 2018

Big Draw: Green Screen Films

Art @ The Foundling Museum • 23 Oct

Join artist Paul Crook to create an experimental film that explores drawing, performance and theatre design.
under a mile away

BIG DRAW: SCHOOLS EVENT

Art @ Hauser & Wirth Somerset • 10 Oct

Join Hauser & Wirth Somerset for an event open to 100 school children to celebrate The Big Draw.
BIG DRAW: SCHOOLS EVENT

BIG DRAW; DRAWN TO LIFE

Art @ The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery & Museum • 5 Oct, 12 Oct

Big Draw: Drawn to Life
The Big Draw

Big Family Drawing Workshop

Art @ St John the Baptist Junior School • 26 Sep

Drawing activities for the whole family!
The Big Draw

Big Prints!

Art @ Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery • 22 Oct to 24 Oct

Create your own stamps with artist Kate Munro.

Bike&Draw ~ Urban Sketch Fiesta

Art @ Shellharbour Civic Centre • 12 Oct

Take a bike tour of the town of Shellharbour with a few stops along the way to learn the basics of Urban Sketching
The Big Draw

Boggy Doodles Bolly Walk

Art @ Bollington Bridgend Centre • 28 Sep

A guided Green Sketching walk around the beautiful countryside surrounding Bollington with Ali Foxon from Boggy Doodles.

Book Cover Illustrating

Art @ Milford Public Library • 8 Oct

Illustrate a Book Cover for your Favorite Book!
The Big Draw

Breakfast Art Club

Art @ The Mercury • 1 Jul

Free Art Club to learn how to paint using watercolours

Breakfast Art Club

Art @ The Mercury • 5 Aug

FREE Breakfast Club - Art class with Nigel Hubbard

Breakfast Art Club

Art @ The Mercury • 2 Sep

FREE Art class learning the art of painting using watercolours

Breakfast Art Club

Art @ The Mercury • 7 Oct

FREE Art Class to learn the skill of paint using watercolours

Breakfast Art Club

Art @ The Mercury • 4 Nov

Free Art Club to learn how to paint using watercolours

Breakfast Art Club

Art @ The Mercury • 2 Dec

Free Art Club to learn how to paint using watercolours

Brilliant Light Forms!

Art @ St Peter's Church, Petersfield • 29 Oct to 30 Oct

Make a drawing on paper into a beautiful lantern - a 'sculpture-drawing' for display in St Peter's Church.
Brilliant Light Forms!

Bristol Summer School

Art @ LARA Bristol • 1 Jul, 8 Jul

Summer School provides a wonderful introduction to sight-size cast and figure drawing and painting, and a perfect insight into studying at LARA.
David's Eye

Café y dibujos de ultratumba

Art @ CREA (Centro Regional de Expresión Artística) • 26 Oct

An afternoon of drawing session involving the themes Day of the dead and Halloween.
The Big Draw

Café y dibujos de ultratumba

Art @ CREA (Centro Regional de Expresión Artística) • 26 Oct

An afternoon of drawing session involving the themes Day of the dead and Halloween.
gallery

Calligraphy - Drawn to Lettering

Art @ Made in the Marches Gallery • 2 Oct

Calligraphy: Demonstration and Have a Go!
The Big Draw

Cambridge Open Art Exhibition 2019

Art @ Swavesey Village College • 12 Oct to 13 Oct

Children’s art activities will be running alongside the exhibition on Saturday and Sunday in the cafe area.
The Big Draw

Can't Draw Club gets Drawn To Life

Art @ Ebb and Flo Bookshop • 4 Oct

Two hours of drawing for the process. Celebrating the marks we make without fear or judgement.
Can't Draw Club gets Drawn To Life

Can't Draw Club gets Drawn To Life

Art @ The Alabaster Jar • 10 Oct

Two hours of drawing for the process. Celebrating the marks we make without fear or judgement.
Can't Draw Club gets Drawn To Life

Captain Flinn: The Magic Cutlass

Art @ Greenwich Theatre • 24 Oct to 25 Oct

This October Half Term join Greenwich Theatre in drawing your favourite moment some fantastic family productions...
The Big Draw

Capture the Castle!

Art @ Norwich Millennium Library • 5 Oct, 12 Oct

Family friendly drop-in workshops drawing in unexpected ways!

Card Catalog Art

Art @ Milford Public Library • 8 Oct

Draw on old Library Catalog Cards!
Catalog Card

Cartoons and Creativity

Art @ Mispillion Art League • 7 Oct, 14 Oct, 21 Oct, 28 Oct

Join Mr. Mike and learn the fun and excitement of creating cartoon and comic figures.
Cartoons and Creativity

Cast Drawing Workshop

Art @ LARA • 29 Apr to 03 May

Learn sight-size cast drawing and the key principles of all representational drawing.
Michaelangelo's David's Eye Cast

Celebrating Autumn

Art @ Millgate Community Centre • 28 Oct

Fun with autumn leaves and colours
The Big Draw

CET Celebration of The Big Draw

Art @ Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery Trust • 16 Jan

Exhibition of work from Cumbria Educational Trust Students
The Big Draw

Character Design and Illustration Workshop with Craig Phillips Illustrator and co founder of Wildling Books

Art @ Shellharbour Civic Centre • 12 Oct

Character Design and Illustration Workshop with Craig Phillips Illustrator and co founder of Wildling Books
The Big Draw

Character muscles in the school community

Art @ Wyvern Primary School • 23 Oct

Wyvern Primary school show off their character muscles
The Big Draw

Charles Poulsen - Drawings

Art @ MESSUMS WILTSHIRE • 10 Oct, 13 Oct, 16 Oct to 19 Oct

A selection of recent three-dimensional drawings by Charles Poulsen on show in Messums Wiltshire's Long Gallery
Gridation Series 1

Chatsworth Arts Festival

Art @ Chatsworth House • 20 Sep to 22 Sep

A dynamic weekend of culture, thought and performance from artists, makers and designers.

Coffee & Sketch

Art @ Leicester Sketch Club at The Cosy Club • 13 Oct, 27 Oct

Pop in for a coffee & sketch session in Leicester's The Cosy Club. Tea, coffee, or brunch to buy at the bar and great background music. A chance to meet people and practise your drawing skills in a...

Collaborations

Art @ St Thomas More RC College • 2 Oct

3 students per page, starting points provided, fill the space, involve everyone. What will they create?
Collaborative artworks

Colored Pencils for Beginners

Art @ Mispillion Art League • 7 Oct

Learn basic color pencil drawing techniques to create soft and vibrant drawings of a mandala and a favorite object grouping. Bring your own reference photos for the object grouping or instructor will...

Colour and Collage

Art @ Henry Moore Studios & Gardens • 29 May

Join the Henry Moore workshops team for this May Half Term session which takes inspiration from 'Henry Moore Drawings: The Art of Seeing'
A collage artwork based on Henry Moore's techniques

Come and Throw Paint at the Walls!

Art @ TCW Creative Hub • 28 Jan

A day of playing with paint to decorate the new art room
The Big Draw

Community Open Studio: The Healing Power of Nature

Art @ Oxygen Art Centre • 29 Sep

Oxygen Art Centre is pleased to present an all-ages three-part series of collaborative drawing workshops in connection with the world-wide event known as The Big Draw. The theme for 2019 is...
The Big Draw

Competition - Draw to Life King Arthur's Round Table

Art @ The Great Hall Winchester • 1 Oct to 31 Oct

Think you have what it takes to redesign King Arthur's Round Table?
The Big Draw at The Great Hall Winchester

Costumed portrait drawing workshop

Art @ Ceredigion Museum • 4 May

Expressive portrait drawing with costumed model
coloured pencil

Craft yourself – portrait making!

Art @ Hands on History Museum • 26 Oct

Join us at the museum to be inspired by these faces and create your own portrait of yourself, your family or friends. Perhaps it too will be on display in a museum one day!
Craft Yourself - Portrait Making!

Crafting Wilberforce

Art @ Wilberforce House Museum • 28 Oct

You can use a selection of art materialsto have a go at completing Sir Thomas Lawrence’s famous unfinished portrait of William Wilberforce. Free, drop-in
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Create Monster Make-Up

Art @ Mispillion Art League • 17 Oct

Love zombies and monsters and Halloween?! During this lesson, participants will learn to combine quick face painting methods with intricate make-up techniques.

Creative and Experimental Figure Drawing

Art @ The Royal West of England Academy • 4 Oct

Experiment with materials and mixed media to develop exciting ways of drawing from the model over a whole day.
Creative and Experimental Figure Drawing

Creative Design with the GoMA Youth Group

Art @ Gallery of Modern Art • 31 Oct

An evening of accessory design and making led by the GoMA Youth Group

Creative Kids: Big Draw special

Art @ William Morris Gallery • 10 Oct

Animate your own puppet tale.
William Morris Gallery Family Day

Creative Works @ Abbeydale: Explore and Draw

Art @ Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet • 26 Oct, 30 Oct to 02 Nov

From drawing without pencils to creating pictures with words. Each session has a different thing to look for onsite and drawing activity to go with it! Come along to find out more.

Creative Workshop: 'Painting nature' - drawing birds

Art @ Sir Duncan Rice Library • 30 Oct

A drawing workshop inspired by Audubons 'Birds of America', using animals and birds from the University of Aberdeen museum’s collections.

'Creativity and Wellbeing for All' - Express yourself through art inspired by our natural world on a gigantic scale! In house event only.

Art @ Cricklade Manor Prep School • 18 Oct

'Creativity and Wellbeing for All' - Express yourself through art inspired by our natural world on a gigantic scale! In house event for CMP children.
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Dance Drawing

Art @ Cheadle Hulme High School • 29 Oct to 30 Oct

Dance Drawing
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Day of the Dead Pavement Art

Art @ 20-21 Visual Arts Centre • 24 Oct

Decorate the pavement outside 20-21 Visual Arts Centre
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De Wondertuin (The Miracle Garden)

Art @ MidWest • 5 Oct to 06 Oct

A weekend of drawing nature! Free workshops for all ages and a growing nature art exhibition and installation.
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Design a Skeleton

Art @ 20-21 Visual Arts Centre • 23 Oct

Make life sized decorated skeletons
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Design Lab: Customize Characters with Yiying Lu

Art @ Apple Union Square • 3 Oct

In celebration of The Big Draw Festival, customize characters with the artist behind the dumpling emoji, Twitter Fail Whale, and more. Yiying Lu will share her belief that art and design can create...

Design Lab: Illustrate Your Life with Brandon Land

Art @ Apple Union Square • 17 Oct

Explore how daily observation can be a therapeutic practice that inspires creativity with illustrator Brandon Land as part of The Big Draw Festival, happening all October. He’ll guide you through a...

Design Lab: Tell Stories through Type with Juan Carlos Pagan

Art @ Apple Fifth Avenue • 24 Oct

As part of The Big Draw Festival, join designer Juan Carlos Pagan and explore ways to use type to tell a story. He’ll lift the lid on his creative process, sharing the inspiration for the typography...
under a mile away

Design your own dominoes

Art @ National Portrait Gallery • 24 Oct

Create domino tiles inspired by portraits on display in the Gallery, then play a matching game together with your family.

Digital Graffiti Wall

Art @ Royal Society of Sculptors • 26 Oct

Unleash your inner street artist with our interactive digital graffiti wall! Experiment with a number of engaging and interactive artistic features such as stencils, different paint effects, animated...

Director's Lecture: Sculptors' Drawings

Art @ Henry Moore Studios & Gardens • 25 Sep

Godfrey Worsdale O.B.E. reprises one of his popular Christmas Lectures.
Henry Moore, 'Two Studies of a Female Nude' 1928

Doodle book

Art @ Etonbury Academy • 1 Oct, 31 Oct

Etonbury's Big Draw - Doodle book - Only open to Etonbury students.
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Doodle Books

Art @ St Peter's Church, Petersfield • 29 Oct to 30 Oct

Design and make your very own Doodle Book.
Doodle Book

Doodle Jam

Art @ saltburn community and arts association • 6 Oct

Doodle Jam!
Doodlejam!

Doodlefest

Art @ Westside Community Centre • 26 Jun

Drop in and draw at this free, all-day, mood boosting, doodle-fest with artist PJ Preston during Basingstoke Festival Week.
Pre schoolers floor drawing at Doodlefest

DOVER BIG DRAW 2019

Art @ Biggin Hall • 22 Oct

DOVER BIG DRAW 2019: DOODLE JAM
Dover's Big Draw Doodle Jam

Dover Schools Big Draw 2019

Art @ Dover smART Project - my GALLERY • 21 Oct

Dover smART Project will collaborate with 10 local schools to create a big community drawing using only brown paper and pencils.

Draw Famous Artists on Perspex

Art @ 20-21 Visual Arts Centre • 24 Oct

Draw a portrait of a famous artist on perspex
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Draw The Line

Art @ Kunstpodium T • 10 Oct, 13 Oct, 18 Oct, 20 Oct, 25 Oct, 27 Oct, 1 Nov to 03 Nov

Draw The Line, exhibition with sketchbooks + Art from talented Artists.
Draw The Line, Sketchbooks + Art

Draw-a-thon Cafe

Art @ Trumansburg Conservatory of Fine Arts • 27 Oct

Our Draw-a-thon Cafe will offer an afternoon of drawing at TCFA.
Drawings of Apples (in a basket of apples)

drawing a story

Art @ Ceredigion Museum • 6 Jul

Using drawing as a storytelling tool
drawing a story

Drawing and Wellbeing Walk: Suburbs Edition

Art @ Midlands Arts Centre • 5 Oct

Drawing for wellbeing in Birmingham suburbs!
Artwork by Graham Chorton

Drawing Dance

Art @ Sutton Community Dance • 3 Oct, 10 Oct, 17 Oct, 31 Oct

Take part in a collaborative community wall drawing celebrating drawing and movement

Drawing from a costumed model

Art @ Ceredigion Museum • 1 Jun

Drawing from a costumed model
costumed figure drawing

Drawing From Imagination

Art @ Apple Union Square • 28 Oct

Rediscover the power of your imagination and be a part of the hands-on stream of conciseness drawing session with Ilya Mazurkevich.
The Big Draw

Drawing From Scratch

Art @ Bury Art Museum and Sculpture Centre • 26 Oct

Drawing workshop with artist Lee Crocker - for those of all abilities and who aren’t always brave enough to put pen to paper.
Drawing From Scratch

Drawing in the Gallery

Art @ Royal Society of Sculptors • 21 Oct to 26 Oct

Drop-in to our gallery during Big Draw week and create your own drawings inspired by our current exhibition, Inside/Out: Jiro Takamatsu and Keiji Uematsu in conversation. Make use of the materials...

Drawing Life

Art @ Canolfan Pennar/Mountain Ash Community Hub • 30 Oct

Come to Mountain Ash Library at Canolfan Pennar and draw creatures big and small. Create shadows and trees for your paper insects to nest and fly in.

Drawing Live

Art @ Malvern Theatres • 1 Nov

Come and pick up a pencil and sketch the characters that pose before you.
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Drawing Live

Art @ Malvern Theatres • 1 Nov

Drawing Live- we offer you an opportunity to draw, from life, two actors striking a pose, the process aims to make you smile.
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Drawing on Dreams

Art @ Number 42 • 18 Jul

Drop in to help us commission an artist for the Big Draw
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Drawing on Dreams

Art @ Number 42 • 14 Aug, 15 Sep

Join us to help us choose an artist to lead our Big Draw activity in Half Term
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Drawing Shapes

Art @ Chisenhale Studios • 26 Oct

Come and try your hand at drawing with local studio artist Kevin Harrison and Joy Girvin
Drawing Shapes

Drawing Techniques with Susie Hunt

Art @ The Barn Arts • 30 Sep, 14 Oct to 21 Oct

In this unique workshop, artist and NEOS founder Susie Hunt will teach you formal and representational techniques, to the expressive and experimental.
Susie_Hunt_drawing techniques_the Barn

Drawing the Future

Art @ Bank of England Museum • 28 Oct to 01 Nov

Help us to design the new Bank of England building to win a small prize. What materials would you use to make the building strong and sturdy? What things would you have in place to keep the...
Drawing

Drawing the weird and wonderful

Art @ Ceredigion Museum • 31 May

Exciting space to draw in
wierd and wonderful

Drawing to Feel Good!

Art @ Paris College of Art • 17 Oct

Come to draw, be drawn and share your experience of how drawing makes you feel!
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Drawing with Clay

Art @ MESSUMS WILTSHIRE • 19 Oct

Bring clay to life and be part of an art installation in the 13th century tithe barn at Messums Wiltshire during the major solo show by leading observational sculptor Laurence Edwards.
Laurence Edwards

Drawing with Scissors

Art @ North London Collegiate School Dubai • 16 Oct

Inspired by Matisse add to a mural by drawing using scissors and paper.
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Drawing without green

Art @ St Thomas More RC College • 30 Sep, 2 Oct, 04 Oct, 7 Oct, 09 Oct, 11 Oct

Connecting with our newly landscaped green space, students are connecting with nature using a range of techniques.
Drawing without green

Drawings of the Blind and Sighted

Art @ Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History • 7 Oct

Dr. John Kennedy, Professor of Psychology at the University of Toronto shares insights on Drawings of the Blind and Sighted.
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Drawn to be Wild

Art @ The Arts House at University Centre Somerset • 17 Oct

Contribute to a collaborative drawing installation.
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under a mile away

Drawn to Greenfeild Valley

Art @ Greenfield Valley Heriatge Park • 12 Oct

Draw your favourite places and spaces at Greenfield Valley. Explore with natures colours and tools. Enter your drawings into our classes - prizes to be won.

Drawn To Imagine

Art @ The Heong Gallery • 6 Oct

Join Gloria at the Heong Gallery for this year’s Big Draw event, inspired by the work of Yoko Ono. Go cloud-spotting in her ‘Sky Piece’ and use your imagination to draw, collage, and create...
Yoko Ono, Helmets, 2001/2019. Installation view, YOKO ONO: SKY PIECES, The Heong Gallery, Cambridge, England (June 15 — October 6, 2019).
2542 miles away

Drawn to Kibera, My Book, My Voice

Art @ Kibera Kids club • 6 Oct

Drawing workshop

Drawn to life

Art @ Kings School Worcester • 5 Oct

Drawn to life
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Drawn To Life

Art @ Loughborough High School • 8 Oct

An in-house event for pupils and staff of Loughborough High School
Students run with their drawings

Drawn to Life

Art @ The d.@rt Centre • 19 Oct

A fun and art filled day to celebrate and explore the benefits of being actively creative to make positive change and improve wellbeing! Enjoy taking part in a variety of exciting art workshops...

Drawn to Life - Creativity and Wellbeing at School 21!

Art @ School 21 • 30 Oct

The School 21 community are getting together to create some amazing artwork to represent wellbeing and positivity!
Guerilla Art Competition!

Drawn to Life - Under the Microscope

Art @ Huddersfield Art Gallery • 1 Nov

Mixed art form exhibition of work- please join us as we explore drawing with microscopes. Free entry www.hootcreativearts.co.uk
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Drawn to life @ New Hinksey Arts

Art @ South Oxford Community Centre • 5 Oct

A chance to draw to life with help from local and established artists
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Drawn to life exhibition

Art @ Ultracomida • 19 Mar

Drawn to life exhibition
Creative space. Crayon on paper

Drawn to Life Exhibition of students' work

Art @ St Thomas More RC College • 24 Oct

Come and see the work students have been creating as part of the Big Draw 2019 with an opportunity to try something yourself.
Artwork by Year 8 students

Drawn to Life: creativity and wellbeing

Art @ Sharnbrook Primary • 10 Oct

All are welcome to come along to Sharnbrook Primary school and enjoy being creative together.
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Drawn to Life: Spiders, Ghosts and Phantoms

Art @ Haynes International Motor Museum • 26 Oct to 03 Nov

Join us for a week long Big Draw and Halloween themed event; “Spiders, Ghosts and Phantoms”. With help from our education team for lots of art based activities in our Museum’s family space.
Drawn to Life - Halloween themed
2249 miles away

Drawn to NIAAD

Art @ Nagenda International Academy of Art & Design • 30 Sep

Drawn to NIAAD. Drawing workshop with self made soft pastels and charcoal, materials from local resources
Rodin

Drawn Together

Art @ Hull Minster • 1 Nov

A free Michelangelo-inspired national “Big Draw” event, exploring different ways of making art and using hands as inspiration.

Drink & Draw: Life Drawing

Art @ The Oxford Arms • 23 Oct

Life Drawing: Drink & Draw at The Oxford Arms
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Drop in and Draw

Art @ St Peter's Church, Petersfield • 31 Oct

A free for all morning of Drawing at St Peter's Church.
Drop in and Draw

Drop-in Life Drawing | Quick Poses

Art @ LARA • 1 May, 8 May, 15 May, 22 May, 29 May, 5 Jun, 12 Jun, 19 Jun, 26 Jun, 21 Aug, 28 Aug, 4 Sep, 11 Sep, 18 Sep, 25 Sep, 2 Oct, 09 Oct, 16 Oct, 23 Oct, 30 Oct, 06 Nov, 13 Nov

Looking for a relaxed weekly life-drawing session with great models and in a professional studio? Visit LARA and get a taste of life at the atelier.These sessions are fun, informal, untutored and...
Drop-in Life Drawing

Drop-in Life Drawing | Two Hour Pose

Art @ LARA • 29 Apr, 6 May, 13 May, 20 May, 27 May, 3 Jun, 10 Jun, 17 Jun, 24 Jun, 19 Aug, 26 Aug, 2 Sep, 09 Sep, 16 Sep, 23 Sep, 30 Sep, 07 Oct, 14 Oct, 21 Oct, 28 Oct, 04 Nov, 11 Nov, 18 Nov, 25 Nov

Looking for a relaxed weekly life-drawing session with great models and in a professional studio? Visit LARA and get a taste of life at the atelier.
Drop-in Life Drawing

Drop-in Portrait Drawing

Art @ LARA • 2 May, 9 May, 16 May, 23 May, 30 May, 6 Jun, 13 Jun, 20 Jun, 27 Jun, 22 Aug, 29 Aug, 5 Sep, 12 Sep, 19 Sep, 26 Sep, 3 Oct, 10 Oct, 17 Oct, 24 Oct, 31 Oct, 07 Nov, 14 Nov

Looking for a relaxed weekly life-drawing session with great models and in a professional studio? Visit LARA and get a taste of life at the atelier.
Drop-in Portrait Drawing

Dunmow Big Draw

Art @ Dunmow Library • 12 Oct

Join us for the 9th Drawing in Dunmow Big Draw. Fun & free creative activities for all ages.

Dynamic Doodling

Art @ Mispillion Art League • 1 Oct

Dynamic doodling is a form of drawing that uses doodles, shapes, and patterns to create beautiful pieces of artwork.
Dynamic Doodling

Education Research - Drawing and Technology

Art @ Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History • 16 Oct

A panel discussion from 7 pm to 9 pm in the Museum of Natural History auditorium.
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Emotional Kaleidoscope - The Big Draw Extravaganza

Art @ Gallery of Modern Art • 12 Oct

Join us at GoMA for a Big Draw event for all ages, with artist Gregor Wright, features in our current exhibition "Mark-making: Perspectives on Drawing". At this day-long event, you can contribute to...

Evening School

Art @ LARA • 16 Apr, 28 May, 20 Aug, 1 Nov to 12 Nov

Sustained-pose figure drawing in an atelier art school.
'Clare'

Exclusive: Push Your Creativity with LATE NITE ART

Art @ Apple Union Square • 23 Oct

As part of The Big Draw Festival, join the team behind LATE NITE ART and explore the benefits of creating with others. Adam Rosendahl and Forest Stearns will guide you through a playful, interactive,...

'Experimental' drawing for Yr6'

Art @ Lodge Park Academy • 8 Oct

A Fun drop in drawing session for primary school children. A chance to explore and experiment with different ways of drawing
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Experimental Drawing Workshops

Art @ Royal Society of Sculptors • 24 Oct to 25 Oct

Have a go at a variety of experimental drawing styles and techniques. This is a family-friendly drop-in workshop suitable for all ages.

Exploring colour

Art @ Ceredigion Museum • 2 Aug

Exploring colour workshop
exploring colour

Exploring London Life Through Art

Art @ The Working Men's College • 16 Feb

You are invited to come and join Foundation Diploma and Childcare learners in the production of a Huge Collaborative drawing depicting London life in all its diversity. All are welcome and equipment...

Expressive painting course

Art @ Aberystwyth Arts Centre • 3 Oct

Bold, big and beautiful painting!

Fall Photo Safari

Art @ Mispillion Art League • 19 Oct

Let’s explore the photographic possibilities around Milford with this series of seasonal photo safaris.
Fall Photo Safari

Family Day: Big Draw special

Art @ William Morris Gallery • 26 Oct

Join us by the walled garden for outdoor ceramic tile drawings.
William Morris Gallery Family Day

Family Drawing Activities

Art @ St Thomas's Church • 20 Jul

Easy and fun family drawing activities for our younger friends. Handprints and pattern making - drawing your space!
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Family Drawing Activity

Art @ General Office Gallery and Studios • 3 Aug, 5 Oct to 19 Oct

A fun morning or afternoon playing with pattern and hand prints - marking your space!
#DrawingYourSpace

Family Drop In: The Big Draw Halloween Special

Art @ Cartwright Hall Art Gallery • 31 Oct

Use the Young Open 2019 exhibition as inspiration and create your own spookiness.Join Musarat Raza, artist, as she makes Halloween hats and masks. Join the team of Cecil Green Arts to make your very...
Young Open 2019 11 year - 16 year old mask

Family Fun Day

Art @ Zoology Museum, Aberdeen University • 16 Oct

Doodling Ducks : learn to draw birds with children's book illustrator Shirin Karbor.

Family Hands

Art @ Hull and East Riding Museum • 30 Oct

Turn your hand prints into Mortimer the mammoth at Hull and East Riding Museum!
Family Hands

Family Sketchup!

Art @ Mousetrap Theatre Projects • 16 Nov

Kids! Parents! Come draw and be drawn at this playful portrait workshop for the WHOLE family.

Family studio: head to toe

Art @ Royal Academy of Arts • 27 Oct

Get inspired by Antony Gormley and use your body as an art tool in this free drop-in art making workshop for families
Taking part in a family workshop

Fantastic Flints

Art @ Henry Moore Studios & Gardens • 21 Aug

Visit Henry Moore's former home for this summer holiday workshop looking at flint sculptures and repeating patterns.
Making flint mini sculptures

Fashion Illustration bags

Art @ Clarence House • 3 Nov

Come and create your own fashion illustration tote bag
Outline Arts Fashion Illustration Bags

Festival of Crafts : Big Draw

Art @ Farnham Maltings • 26 Oct to 27 Oct

'Demolition and Regeneration': will Farnham be 'drawn to life' as much of its centre is being recrafted? Draw your thoughts.
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Finding a Place

Art @ Dalston CLR James library • 19 Oct

Explore well-being through art & mark making as an adventure of discovery. Can you find a secret location hidden within a larger drawing?
Wood

First Time Life Drawing Class

Art @ Qube, Oswestry • 19 Oct

Why not give life drawing a go!
First Time Life Drawing Class at Qube, Oswestry

Foundation Diploma Big Draw College Portrait

Art @ The Working Men's College • 6 Nov

Foundation learners will be introducing a large scale portrait of the college using collaborative drawing practices

Free Drawing - Found Things

Art @ New Brewery Arts • 28 Oct

Enjoy a day of free, liberating drawing. This workshop will look at mark making and movement of line. Free drawing is your own handwriting released through drawing with no calculated plan.
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Gemau Tir // Land Games

Art @ Oriel Myrddin Gallery • 12 Oct

Create a collaborative drawn landscape exploring ownership, resources, boundaries, co-operation, scarcity, common land and more.
Land Games

Get Drawing at Chatsworth

Art @ Chatsworth House • 30 Jul, 01 Aug, 6 Aug, 08 Aug, 15 Aug, 22 Aug, 27 Aug to 29 Aug

Get Drawing @ Chatsworth is part of a learning campaign to promote the links between inspired drawing, creativity and well being

Get Drawing at Chatsworth

Art @ Chatsworth House • 28 Oct to 31 Oct

Enjoy the inspiring surroundings of Chatsworth in Autumn and experience the benefits of drawing for relaxation
Autumn in garden

Getting to Know You

Art @ Art & Soul • 25 Oct to 31 Oct

In our Big Draw Festival event ‘Getting to Know You’ we invite people of all ages to draw a portrait of someone, either that they know or are just meeting for the first time whilst they chat over a...
The Big Draw

Ghost Drawing Workshop with Katie Chappell

Art @ The Gymnasium Gallery • 26 Oct

For the start of half-term join our family workshop led by artist Katie Chappell inspired by ghost stories!

Globe Arts Studio's The Big Draw FREE Family Event

Art @ Globe Arts Studio • 19 Oct

Here at Globe Arts we are holding a free event for families in our Create Space, creating art under 'The Big Draw' month long, international celebration. This year's theme is "Drawn To Life:...
The Big Draw

Green Sketching Walk

Art @ Made in the Marches Gallery • 4 Oct

Join three local Art & Nature enthusiasts on a sketching walk around some of Kington's green spaces.
The Big Draw

Guildford Borough Big Draw @ Watts Gallery

Art @ Watts Gallery • 13 Oct

Turn the ordinary into the extraordinary, with artist Jo Carter.

Guildford Borough's Big Draw @ Dapdune Wharf

Art @ Dapdune Wharf • 19 Oct

Join artist Beth Hopkins for a sewing workshop on a canal boat!

Guildford Borough's Big Draw @ G Live

Art @ G Live • 2 Nov

Dress for mess and join artist Diana Burch to make a spotty, dotty painting using your breath!

Guildford Borough's Big Draw @ Guildford Cathedral

Art @ Guildford Cathedral • 30 Oct

Explore a relaxing method of creating beautiful images from repetitive patterns with artist Marina Jurjevic.

Guildford Borough's Big Draw @ Lakeside Fun Day

Art @ Lakeside Nature Reserve • 30 Oct

Join artist Ruth Wheeler for a day of mindfulness and mandalas.

Guildford Borough's Big Draw @ Newlands Corner

Art @ Newlands Corner • 6 Oct

This Free activity is delivered by Surrey Hills Arts and is part of their 'Inspiring Views' programme.

Guildford Borough's Big Draw @ Park Barn Centre

Art @ Park Barn Centre • 12 Oct

Have fun with paint with artist Flora Gare. Don't forget to dress for mess!

Guildford Borough's Big Draw @ Surrey Arts Wardrobe

Art @ Surrey Arts Wardrobe • 27 Oct

Learn about drawing with dye!

Guildford Borough's Big Draw @ The Boileroom

Art @ The Boileroom • 28 Oct

Illustrator Andrew Thomson is the creative brains behind this monthly session. For fans of doodling the night away, ages 18 and over.

Guildford Borough's Big Draw @ The Yvonne Arnaud Theatre

Art @ Yvonne Arnaud Theatre • 5 Oct

Use wordplay techniques to create a unique message of appreciation: a hand-drawn design on a kraft envelope with matching paper insert.

Halloween Family Event: Explore the Galleries by Torchlight

Art @ The Royal West of England Academy • 31 Oct

This Halloween bring the whole family along to RWA and experience the galleries by torchlight, with Halloween-themed children's art workshops, drinks, nibbles and more! Who knows what you will find...
Family fun with RWA

Halloween Half Term

Art @ Henry Moore Studios & Gardens • 30 Oct to 01 Nov

Three special days of family activities for October Half Term, including drawing workshops using some of Henry Moore's favourite techniques.
The Big Draw

Halloween Special! Face your Fears: Spooky Skeletons & Deathly Drawings - Windsor Great Park

Art @ Windsor Great Park Environmental Centre • 28 Oct

Join us (if you dare!) to celebrate The Big Draw: see our fascinating display of skeletons, skulls and bones and create your own deathly drawing.

Halloween Special! Face your Fears: Spooky Skeletons & Deathly Drawings - Woolley Firs

Art @ Woolley Firs Environmental Education Centre • 30 Oct to 31 Oct

Join us (if you dare!) to celebrate The Big Draw: see our fascinating display of skeletons, skulls and bones and create your own deathly drawing.

Hand Building with Clay

Art @ Mispillion Art League • 9 Oct, 16 Oct, 23 Oct, 30 Oct

Beginners will start with hand building using slabs, coil, and pinching to familiarize themselves with the clay and enhance projects with textured surfaces.
Hand Building with Clay

Haring Figures

Art @ North London Collegiate School Dubai • 15 Oct

Human figures strike an action pose and are filled with Haring style doodles and patterns.
The Big Draw

Harlow's Big Draw

Art @ Gibberd Gallery • 19 Oct

Join us on Saturday 19 Oct for an art full day, with a trail through Harlow to see our sculptures and fun artist led activiites.

Hillview Community Challenge Big Draw

Art @ Hillview School for Girls • 16 Oct

Hillview Inter-Community Challenge Big Draw - Hillview students and staff
Hillview Community ChallengeBig Draw

Hives of Wellbeing

Art @ Clyro Church in Wales Primary School • 24 Oct, 7 Nov

Hives of Wellbeing
The Big Draw

Hospice Drawn to Life

Art @ Dover smART Project - my GALLERY • 18 Oct

Our hospice patients will be picking up their pencils and celebrating life through drawing.

Hull Fair

Art @ Streetlife Museum • 1 Nov

Get inspired by your favourite memories of Hull Fair to create artwork. Will you draw fairground rides, animals, or even food? Free, drop-in
Hull Fair

I Can't Draw - over 18s only

Art @ Riva Lounge • 25 Sep

18+ ONLY Drink and draw sessions for both creatives and non creatives
I Can't Draw

I Can't Draw 1st Birthday Party Over 18s ONLY

Art @ 92 Degrees Coffee • 25 Oct

I Can't Draw - 1st birthday party OVER 18s ONLY
I Can't Draw 1st Birthday Party

Il Disegno Tattile. Vivi un'esperienza insolita con 24H Drawing Lab!

Art @ Archivio Menna Binga • 6 Oct

An unusual approach to drawing: tactile drawing.
The Big Draw

Illustrate with Nick Ellwood: How to Draw Portraits and Crazy Faces

Art @ Old Royal Naval College • 24 Oct

For children aged 7-12, taking inspiration from the many faces in the Painted Hall, children will get tips on how to draw peoples faces and how to draw sad, happy, angry, kind and crazy faces.
The Big Draw

Illustrate with Nick Ellwood: Imagining Life at Sea

Art @ Old Royal Naval College • 19 Oct

For ages 7 - 12, in this workshop we will imagine life on a ship and being a sailor in the 1700’s including meeting amazing sea creatures, pirates, travelling the world and discovering new lands....
The Big Draw

Illustrate with Nick Ellwood:Telling a Story in Pictures

Art @ Old Royal Naval College • 25 Oct

For children aged 7-12, create and draw your own ‘epic’ story. In this workshop you can learn about how to tell a story in one picture or in a series of drawings like a comic book or storyboard....
The Big Draw

Ilustrate with Nick Ellwood: Drawing Superheroes for Today

Art @ Old Royal Naval College • 12 Oct

For children aged 7-12, taking inspiration from the Greek and Roman Gods, Goddesses and Monsters in the Painted Hall. In this workshop we will imagine and draw new superheroes for today. Children...
The Big Draw

Ilustration for Picture Books

Art @ The Royal West of England Academy • 24 Sep

Explore different ways to create children’s books and consider character design, narrative, illustrating a text, page composition and the creation of a compelling fictional ‘world’.
Illustration for Picture Books

Image of My Mum

Art @ The Mercury • 25 Mar to 31 Mar

Come to Level 3 of The Mercury to see a local schools exhibition showing over 700 drawings of 'Mum's' from local children aged 5 - 11.
People's Favourite Winner

IMPRINT - BODY: Human Drawing Machines

Art @ Salisbury & South Wiltshire Museum • 29 Oct

Come and try our BIG DRAW Drawing Laboratory, where you are the drawing machine!
IMPRINT

In and Out of the Water

Art @ Harriet Johnson Centre • 6 Oct

Drawing in charcoal and chalk onto droplets to add to the watery display. Exploring the history and wildlife at the newly created river site
The Big Draw

In and Out of the Water 2

Art @ Harriet Johnson Centre • 29 Oct, 2 Nov

Making small cement droplet forms and drawing onto them in different coloured cements. They will be added on to a permanent bench
newt droplet

Inktoberfest!

Art @ Mousetrap Theatre Projects • 27 Oct

Unleash your inner INK-casso at this fun day-long workshop with Sketch Appeal!

Invention Station @ Kelham Island: Make Your Mark! – Design your own logo

Art @ Kelham Island Museum • 29 Oct, 31 Oct

Using different materials design your own company logo or maker’s hallmark like the Little Mester’s and Cutler’s of Sheffield.

Journey’s through Herefordshire - Create a giant artwork

Art @ Hereford Museum and Art Gallery • 26 Oct, 29 Oct to 31 Oct

Come to the museum after-hours for an evening of storytelling & drawing with artist Richard Gilbert and the Great Place project.

Junior Drawing School - Autumn Observational Drawing

Art @ The Royal West of England Academy • 29 Oct

Regular RWA artist Abigail Reed’s specialism is drawing – find out how she developed her practice and her tips and tricks for improving your own sketching.
Junior Drawing School - Autumn Observational Drawing

Junior Drawing School - Day of the Dead Masks

Art @ The Royal West of England Academy • 30 Oct

Join Bristol printmaker Victoria Willmott for a printmaking workshop with a difference!
Junior Drawing School - Day of the Dead Masks

Junior Drawing School - Halloween Feltmaking

Art @ The Royal West of England Academy • 29 Oct

Using wool fibres, make your own piece of fabric from scratch!
Junior Drawing School - Halloween Feltmaking

Kinetic and Sound Drawing

Art @ Romsey Abbey • 23 Oct

A fantastic kinetic and sound drawing workshop with the Year 5's from Romsey Abbey CofE Primary School.
The Big Draw

Kington Art Society

Art @ Made in the Marches Gallery • 3 Oct, 10 Oct, 17 Oct, 24 Oct

Kington's Weekly Art Group opens it's doors and invites you to join them throughout October!
The Big Draw

Kington Village Art Class - Taster Session

Art @ Made in the Marches Gallery • 24 Oct

Join in with Jane Keay's friendly Watercolour painting class.
The Big Draw

Kington Village Art Class' Exhibition

Art @ Made in the Marches Gallery • 24 Oct, 26 Oct, 29 Oct to 02 Nov

Exhibition of work by members of the Kington Village Arts Group
The Big Draw

Lab arte: Creatività nei limiti con Giacomo Gambineri

Art @ Apple Piazza Liberty • 12 Oct

Scopri con Giacomo Gambineri come liberare la creatività a richiesta lavorando con brief, scadenze e clienti esigenti. In occasione di The Big Draw, ci dirà come trasforma i limiti in un volano per...

Lab arte: La magia del viaggio con Marianna Tomaselli

Art @ Apple Piazza Liberty • 16 Oct

In questa sessione di The Big Draw, realizzerai una personale e suggestiva istantanea di viaggio insieme all’illustratrice Marianna Tomaselli. Parti dalle moodboard dell’artista e trasforma in...

Lab arte: Paesaggi onirici con Massimo Colonna

Art @ Apple Piazza Liberty • 23 Oct

Osserva un ambiente reale e trasformalo in uno spazio onirico insieme al visual artist Massimo Colonna. In questa sessione di The Big Draw, ridisegnerai su iPad l’anfiteatro di Piazza Liberty,...

Lab arte: Una giornata nel futuro con Michele Marconi

Art @ Apple Piazza Liberty • 9 Oct

Immagina un oggetto proveniente dal futuro e dagli forma insieme all’illustratore Michele Marconi, in occasione di The Big Draw. Ispirati al racconto del suo processo creativo e disegna la tua idea...

Labo art et design : Créer un avatar décalé avec Alexandre Nart

Art @ Apple Champs-Élysées • 15 Oct

Dans le cadre de l’événement The Big Draw Festival, amusez-vous à créer votre avatar avec l’illustrateur Alexandre Nart. Il vous expliquera le processus créatif qui se cache derrière ses dessins...

Labo art et design : Illustrez votre humeur avec Anne Wehr

Art @ Apple Champs-Élysées • 8 Oct

Venez célébrer The Big Draw Festival en exprimant vos humeurs en quelques traits avec l’illustratrice Anne Wehr. Elle vous dévoilera où elle puise l’optimisme et l’humour débordants de ses...

Labo art et design : Jeux de géométrie avec Adrien Ghenassia

Art @ Apple Champs-Élysées • 22 Oct

Célébrez The Big Draw Festival en jouant avec la géométrie, guidé par l’illustrateur Adrien Ghenassia. En suivant ses conseils, vous ajouterez des détails à un simple cercle pour créer une...

Labo art et design : La mode autrement, avec Mariel Manuel

Art @ Apple Champs-Élysées • 2 Oct

Dans le cadre de The Big Draw Festival, concevez une autre mode avec l’artiste Mariel Manuel. Elle vous initiera à l’upcycling, qui transforme un vêtement en pièce unique. Vous dessinerez une...

Labo art et design : Simplicité du portrait avec Johanna Olk

Art @ Apple Champs-Élysées • 29 Oct

Célébrez The Big Draw Festival en dessinant un visage en quelques lignes épurées avec l’artiste Johanna Olk. Pour commencer, elle expliquera les étapes de son travail, consistant à restituer...

Labo art et design : Trouvez votre style avec Stéphane Manel

Art @ Apple Champs-Élysées • 28 Oct

Célébrez The Big Draw Festival en découvrant votre style artistique aux côtés de l’illustrateur Stéphane Manel. Vous découvrirez ses techniques de prédilection pour créer des pochettes de disques,...
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Labo art et design : Trouvez votre style avec Stéphane Manel

Art @ Apple Champs-Élysées • 28 Oct

Célébrez The Big Draw Festival en découvrant votre style artistique aux côtés de l’illustrateur Stéphane Manel. Vous découvrirez ses techniques de prédilection pour créer des pochettes de disques,...

Labo art et design : Twistez vos photos avec Tiffany Cooper

Art @ Apple Champs-Élysées • 17 Oct

Venez célébrer The Big Draw Festival en ajoutant un grain de folie à vos photos avec l’illustratrice Tiffany Cooper. Elle vous dira où elle trouve l’inspiration pour concevoir ses livres débordant...

Last Friday sketching

Art @ Leicester Sketch Club at the LCB Depot • 25 Oct

An evening of sketching at the LCB Depot’s Last Friday event

Late Night Big Draw

Art @ Cherry Grove Primary School • 8 Oct

'Drawn to Life', responding to patterns, texture and form found in nature explore different forms of mark making and drawing mediums.

Late night BIG DRAW-A Carnival of Emotions.

Art @ Leventhorpe School • 24 Oct

You are invited to join in the Leventhorpe Big Draw at our late night opening.The Leventhorpe Art Department are how we can have an improved consciousness about our emotions. Focusing on this aspect...
Emotion Collage

Learn to Draw Sunday Events

Art @ DCIR Headquarters • 20 Oct

“Miss Wendy” and DrawingChildrenIntoReading.com Join The Big Draw Festival Effort in October, Here in South Haven, MI.
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Leeds Kirkgate Market BIG Draw Event, Draw the Dragon!

Art @ Leeds Kirkgate Market • 28 Oct to 02 Nov

Draw the dragon! Work with ArtJohn as he creates a fantastic mural of our Leeds Kirkgate Market dragon in the Market Kitchen.
Draw the Dragon
2858 miles away

Let's relax in blue

Art @ Palau Baltà • 18 Oct

Let's relax in blue

Life Drawing

Art @ Henry Moore Studios & Gardens • 11 Jul

Try your hand at Life Drawing in this evening session taking place in the Henry Moore Archive.
Henry Moore, 'Reclining Male Nude' 1922

Life drawing

Art @ Judges' Lodgings, Lancaster • 12 Oct

Draw our live nude in this two hour session and then admire the fabulous art works in our period rooms

Life Drawing

Art @ Bury Art Museum and Sculpture Centre • 30 Sep, 28 Oct to 25 Nov

Alternative, untutored life drawing!
Life Drawing

Life Drawing

Art @ The Art Room • 2 Oct, 5 Oct, 09 Oct, 12 Oct, 16 Oct, 19 Oct, 23 Oct, 26 Oct to 30 Oct

LIFE DRAWING
Life Drawing

Life Drawing Drop In

Art @ The Royal West of England Academy • 2 Oct

Practice drawing from a model in a friendly and focused environment. Classes are based in the RWA's stunning main galleries with the latest exhibitions as a backdrop.
Life Drawing Drop in

Life Drawing on the Move

Art @ 20-21 Visual Arts Centre • 23 Oct

Life drawing on the go through Scunthorpe town centre
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Life Drawing on the Move

Art @ 20-21 Visual Arts Centre • 23 Oct

Life drawing on the go through Scunthorpe town centre
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Life Drawing with Movement

Art @ The Royal West of England Academy • 27 Sep

Using a dynamic intuitive approach to drawing the figure in motion, you will work with short poses and be guided in techniques to capture movement, energy, structure and weight.
Life Drawing with Movement

Life Line

Art @ Lyme Regis Museum • 21 Oct to 23 Oct

Join artist Christine Allison to create a life line of images inspired by the museum collections.
A sketch for Museum Life Line

Life Lines -Emotional responses through spontaneous mark making of local landscapes

Art @ Made in the Marches Gallery • 10 Oct

Kathryn guides you to draw freely and spontaneously in response to local landscapes, and to focus on the accompanying emotions.
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Light Painting

Art @ The Music School of Delaware • 12 Oct

Using a light source in a darkened room at the Music School, participants will move to live music by MS students to create exciting photographs.

Line/Extended

Art @ UHArts, Art and Design Gallery • 17 Oct, 19 Oct, 21 Oct, 26 Oct, 28 Oct, 02 Nov, 4 Nov, 09 Nov, 11 Nov, 16 Nov, 18 Nov, 19 Nov, 21 Nov, 23 Nov, 25 Nov, 30 Nov, 2 Dec, 07 Dec, 9 Dec, 14 Dec, 16 Dec to 20 Dec

Exhibition Opening times: Mon - Fri 9am-5pm Sat 9am-3pm Line/Extended brings together five artists whose work explores the potential of the drawn line and the expanded field of drawing. The...
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Line/Extended Panel Discussion

Art @ UHArts, Art and Design Gallery • 28 Nov

Drawing on expertise from across disciplines, we invite the artists from Line/Extended and guest speakers to discuss drawing practice in its broadest forms. Following on from last year's popular...
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Lines of Thought - Art History Talk as part of the Big Draw Festival

Art @ Qube, Oswestry • 30 Oct

A fascinating evening talk by art historian, Sarah Gathercole as part of the Big Draw Festival.
Qube logo

Linoleum Block Printing

Art @ Mispillion Art League • 10 Oct, 17 Oct

Learn the skills to carve a Linoleum Block plate and print multiple copies of your design.
Linoleum Block Printing

Live Art Wall

Art @ Lowestoft Library • 22 Oct

A chance to get big and bold with your creative side; exploring shape, colour and composition to create a collaborative live 'art wall'.

Living Pictures

Art @ Judges' Lodgings, Lancaster • 13 Oct

See portraits at the Judges' Lodgings come alive in our Big Draw event!
Sally Chorley

Long Dinner Fundraiser

Art @ The Art Room • 12 Oct

The Long Dinner Fundraiser for ASRC
The Long Dinner

MAC Creative Camp: The Hills Are Shadows

Art @ Midlands Arts Centre • 28 Oct to 30 Oct

3-day MAC creative drawing camp for 6-11 year olds
Artwork by Jim Holyoak and Matt Shane

MAC Ecofest Drawing and Wellbeing walk: park edition

Art @ Midlands Arts Centre • 29 Sep

Drawing for wellbeing walk in beautiful Cannon Hill Park
Artwork by Jim holyoak and Matt Shane

Make it Yours workshop

Art @ National Justice Museum • 4 Oct

Celebrate the Big Draw at our free workshop!

Make your mark!

Art @ University of Lincoln • 15 Oct to 16 Oct

Two super days of fun filled drawing workshops for Primary and Secondary Schools
The Big Draw

Make Your Mark!

Art @ Playeum, Children's Centre for Creativity • 4 Oct to 05 Oct

Playeum invites all creators to come celebrate the role of mark-making in our lives.
The Big Draw

Making Masterpieces in Sheffield & Venice

Art @ Yorkshire Artspace: Exchange Place Studios • 18 Oct

Street art activities and film projections inspired by Venetian painter Tintoretto and British Victorian art critic John Ruskin.
Making Masterpieces in Sheffield and Venice

Mark Making Moments

Art @ Strong Close Nursery School • 4 Oct, 11 Oct to 18 Oct

Exploring mark making in all areas of the Nursery setting
"They have eyes"

Mask Making for Halloween

Art @ Mispillion Art League • 18 Oct, 25 Oct

Express yourself by designing and building a mask just in time for Halloween!
Mask Making for Halloween

Meet the Artists

Art @ Leicester Sketch Club at The Old Library Galleries • 2 Nov

‘meet and sketch with the artists’

Mexican Halloween Masks

Art @ Clarence House • 6 Oct

Celebrate Halloween by creating a Mexican Halloween Mask and print
Outline Arts Mexican Halloween Masks

Mill Road, Mindfulness and Drawing

Art @ St Barnabus Church, Cambridge • 25 Oct

Join artists Hilary Cox Condron and Jo Miller to quietly connect to our Mill Road surroundings through the practice of mindfulness and drawing.
The Big Draw

Mindful Mandalas

Art @ Made in the Marches Gallery • 30 Oct

Draw a mandala-inspired pattern or picture
The Big Draw

Mindful weaving

Art @ North London Collegiate School Dubai • 14 Oct

Transform long strips of paper into something beautiful
The Big Draw
2859 miles away

Moving Color

Art @ Claustre de la Trinitat • 19 Oct

Moving color

Museum Late

Art @ Ferens Art Gallery • 1 Nov

Join us for a night of creativity, inspiration and conversation – and get the chance to visit the Reflection exhibition after hours.
The Big Draw

Museum Makers: Making Marks

Art @ Kelham Island Museum • 22 Oct

Exploring different drawing materials and using collection objects, learn to make your mark with other young people by developing an exhibition and creating work to showcase in it. Exclusively for 14...

Museum of the Moon Big Space Doodle Mural

Art @ Gloucester Cathedral • 26 Oct

The Big Draw 2019: Museum of the Moon Big Space Doodle Mural at Gloucester Cathedral Saturday 26 October 10.30am - 3.00pm
Big Draw Colouring Sheet

Music!

Art @ St Peter's Church, Petersfield • 29 Oct

Learn to draw musical instruments
Music!

My Book, My Voice - Analog Connections

Art @ Sjøskolen i Asker • 23 Jan, 30 Jan

Social space for Drawing and creating Artist Books

My Book, My Voice - Analog Connections

Art @ Victoria Square Project • 23 Feb to 24 Feb

Social space for Drawing and creating Artist Books

My Book, My Voice - Analog Connections

Art @ Asker International School • 18 Mar, 20 Mar to 03 Apr

Social space for Drawing and creating Artist Books

My Book, My Voice, Analog conections

Art @ Asker Bibliotek • 21 May to 22 May

My Book, My Voice - Analog Connections Social space for Drawing and creating Artist Books

My Book, My Voice, Analog Conections

Art @ Gullhella bo - og aktivitetssenter • 19 Jun, 26 Jun to 03 Jul

My Book, My Voice - Analog Connections Social space for Drawing and creating Artist Books

My Book, My Voice, Analog Conections

Art @ Atelier Dikemark • 14 Oct

My Book, My Voice - Analog Connections Social space for Drawing and creating Artist Books

Norwich Castle Presents: Ink and Drink

Art @ The Sir Garnet • 15 Oct, 22 Oct

Pick up a pen, grab a pint and unleash the artist within!

OCA's Big Draw 2019

Art @ Online OCA • 2 Oct, 31 Oct, 1 Oct

As part of The OCA Big Draw 2019 the OCA have developed a short online activity which encourages OCA students, and those new to OCA, to discover mark making by developing new drawing tools and...

Oh but my darling, what if you fly?

Art @ St Margarets Primary Academy • 1 Nov

With ASPIRATION as our theme, every child will be involved throughout the day. Working collaboratively we will produce a mural for our hall.
The Big Draw

Oil Painting

Art @ Mispillion Art League • 22 Oct, 29 Oct, 05 Nov, 12 Nov, 19 Nov, 26 Nov

Always wanted to work in oils, but not sure? This class is designed for the beginner as well as the intermediate level student.
Oil Painting

Old Master Techniques

Art @ The Royal West of England Academy • 24 Sep

From Caravaggio to Vermeer and Toulouse-Lautrec, many painters have used tonal contrast to build depth and volume.

Open Sketch with Second Street Players

Art @ Riverfront Theater • 3 Oct

Drop in and sketch the Second Street Players in costume!
Open Sketch at Riverfront Theater

Painting Shoes: Spectator Shoe-torial

Art @ Mispillion Art League • 12 Oct

We’ll start with your shoes. Bring a pair of plain white lace-up sneakers.
Painting Shoes: Spectator Shoe-torial

Painting Watercolor Miniatures

Art @ Mispillion Art League • 2 Oct

Students will learn to create watercolor paintings on small spaces.
Painting Watercolor Miniatures

Pastel, Charcoal, Pencil: Portraits

Art @ Bury Art Museum and Sculpture Centre • 12 Oct

Portrait-themed drawing workshop with artist Stephen Walton
Pastel, Charcoal, Pencil: Portraits

Piecing the past!

Art @ Judges' Lodgings, Lancaster • 12 Oct to 13 Oct

Piece together jigsaws of the portraits you can see on the walls of the Judges' Lodgings!
Mrs Holt

Places in Transition

Art @ Anglia Ruskin University • 26 Oct

Exploring the Mill Road area, exploring change, memory and identity, and stopping at key locations to draw.
The Big Draw

Pop-up Sculpture Tent

Art @ Royal Society of Sculptors • 21 Oct to 23 Oct

Spot our fabulous pop-up creative space which will be appearing at different locations along Exhibition Road, South Kensington as part of The 2019 Big Draw Festival. All ages are invited to join us...

Portrait drawing

Art @ Ceredigion Museum • 3 Aug

Portrait drawing class in the museum
portrait drawing

Portrait drawing

Art @ Ceredigion Museum • 6 Sep

Portrait Drawing Class

Portrait drawing course

Art @ Aberystwyth Arts Centre • 2 Oct

Expressive portrait drawing course

Portrait drawing drop in class

Art @ Ceredigion Museum • 4 Oct

Atmospheric drawing class with model

Portrait Drawing Masterclass

Art @ LARA • 2 Sep, 05 Sep, 6 Oct

Don't miss one of the few chances to attend this flagship course with LARA's Director of Studies.
by Sofia Welch

Portrait Drawing Workshop

Art @ LARA Bristol • 22 May to 24 May

Learn the fundamentals of portrait drawing on this three day Workshop.
Alastair Brown

Portrait Drawing Workshop

Art @ LARA • 5 Aug to 09 Aug

Learn how to produce an accurate and convincing representation of the live model on paper, using charcoal and white chalk.
Portrait Drawing Workshop

Portrait Sketching with Andrea Joseph

Art @ Taxal and Fernilee Primary School • 14 Oct

Andrea Joseph will share some of her sketching secrets with the children of Make it Create it.
The Big Draw
under a mile away

Pose a portrait

Art @ National Portrait Gallery • 24 Oct

Design a new body for familiar faces from the Collection – what pose will you choose?

Positive Quote Competition

Art @ Cheadle Hulme High School • 29 Oct

Positive Quote competition
The Big Draw

Postcards from a happy place

Art @ Rich Mix • 13 Oct

What is a postcard? What memories do they hold? This year, Art Hoppers invite us to open tiny windows into our personal journey's by drawing declarations of happiness ready for the post!
FREE Goodie bags!

Postcards from B16

Art @ Memorial Hall • 1 Oct, 29 Oct

Come and make your own Postcard from B16!
Christchurch, B16

Protest Badge Making: Big Draw Workshop

Art @ Bethlem Museum of the Mind • 5 Oct

Make your voice heard! Join us to create your own protest badge.
Protest Bade Making

Pumpkin Pour

Art @ Mispillion Art League • 12 Oct

This class is for all ages. A great craft for the entire family.
Pumpkin Pour

Random Acts of Kindness Book competition

Art @ Cheadle Hulme High School • 1 Nov

Random Acts of Kindness Book competition
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Rangoli Art

Art @ North London Collegiate School Dubai • 13 Oct

Rangoli Art
Rangoli making

Remembering the Past - Creating the Future. The Big Draw 2019 - Celebrating Black History Month

Art @ ACAVA: Maxilla Studios • 5 Oct

A day-long accessible and engaging event exploring drawing in its broadest form and learning about Black history through artistic practice.