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Outdoor guided sketching sessions for adults at Ventnor Botanic Gardens, Isle of Wight, PO38 1UL. From 10 am to 12 noon. Tutor: Artist and illustrator Lucia Para,

Join Lucia in the magical settings of the botanic gardens for some inspiring art time. Create wonderful memories on the page with this meditative art practice that will recharge your creative self and delight your inner child. Lucia will show and explain technical aspects of observational drawing/painting, how to choose individual and unique colour palettes and look at different ways to depict the landscape. There will be books to see and interesting material to get inspired from. Groups are small so that attention can be given individually This class is open to all level of abilities, please bring along a sketchbook and your favourite art materials (graphite or coloured pencils, pastels, markers are perfect). Ticket cost: £20 for the session, plus a one off purchase to the gardens for a Wellbeing Pass (£16.25, valid for 6 months).

Class duration: 2 hours, each first Sunday of the month.

Lucia Para in originally from Italy, she did a fine Art degree in Florence and specialised in landscape painting. Her work in inspired by nature and colour, has a heart warming feel which reflects her personality and children illustrations.