Thanks to our supporters, The Art House has now re-opened in alignment with government COVID-19 guidelines.Read more

Tales from the City: Urban Sketching and Reportage Illustration

Tales from the City: Urban Sketching and Reportage Illustration

  • Tutor: Colette Cameron
  • Room: Art Room
  • Type: Adult
  • Level: Mixed


Stories of Sheffield told through sketching. Exploring the everyday, the quirky, and the overlooked.

- Develop your sketchbook style
- Record moments in time on location
- Find graphic narratives from everyday life
- Create images using a range of materials
- Take inspiration from other artists

This exciting 4 day immersive course will include time spent sketching outdoors at various locations, and time spent in the Art House, with plenty of opportunity to explore, express, and experiment. A chance to see the city as if for the first time. Suitable for all abilities

"It's been great to just dive in, become completely absorbed, then have the fun and excitement of seeing whats ended up on my paper. I've really enjoyed the way Colette teaches, her approach and choice of subject matter" feedback from recent participant

You will need to bring -
A small set of good quality pencil crayons - 5 - 10 crayons
Pencils - HB and 6B or softer
A4 hardback sketchbook
a biro

The cost of this course includes a packed lunch - please let us know as far in advance as possible if you have any dietary requirements/allergies.

The Art House will provide additional materials.


Session 1 22nd August 2022, 10:00 - 16:00
Session 2 23rd August 2022, 10:00 - 16:00
Session 3 24th August 2022, 10:00 - 16:00
Session 4 25th August 2022, 10:00 - 16:00

Add to Basket

To book for more than one person, please click the ‘Add to Basket’ button for each person you want to book for. You will be asked in the cart to add the name of each individual who is attending as part of your booking.



Remaining Spaces