Try Art Sketching Underground at Kents Cavern
Try your hand at sketching inside a cave during a special super sketching evening at Kents Cavern on May 29th.
The event, supported by The Derwent Cumberland Pencil Company, begins at 5:30pm with a familiarization tour inside the caves before instructor, local artist Mike McDonald, hosts a 45 minutes art tutorial. Following the instruction, attendees will have nearly two hours of sketching time.
The evening ends with an all-you-can-eat buffet dinner (with vegetarian & gluten-free options) at 8:30pm.
Equipment will be supplied, however the following kit would is suggested:
- An easily portable sketching pad or pads — smooth drawing paper would be an ideal surface.
- A small selection of watercolour tubes or pans. Suggested colours include Light Red, Permanent Rose, French Ultramarine, Phthalo Blue, Raw Sienna, Idigo and Rowney Lemon Yellow or Winsor & Newton’s Winsor Lemon.
- A lightweight mixing palette.
- 2B and 4B drawing pencils.
- Waterproof black or sepia drawing pens.
- Nos 2, 6, and 10 round brushes. 3/4 inch flat brush.
- A bag or pack to carry it all in.
- A small camping stool or chair.
- A head-torch or something similar.
- Suitable clothing. The temperature in the Kents Cavern is around 15°C (59°F).
Tickets for the special event are available online for £29.50.
Located in Devon, England, Kents Cavern has been used by Neanderthals and is home of the oldest early modern human bone found in Britain, a 42,000 year old jawbone on display at London’s Natural History Museum.
For more information, visit the Kents Cavern website or call 01803 215136.