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Day course with Caroline Wendling
Saturday 10 September 2022, 10am–5pm

Book a space on the course via Eventbrite here.

Join Wysing studio artist Caroline Wendling for an outdoor workshop which connects participants to nature and an awareness of their environment. The workshop will include exploratory drawing exercises and walking as part of the creative process. You will walk around Wysing’s grounds as well as nearby woodlands, making the most of the physical movement of your body to stimulate your creativity and imagination.   

Walking Drawing / Drawing Walking

What you will learn on this course:  

- Exploring walking as artistic experience through drawing
- Developing your own ideas
- Making connections between the walking body, the landscape and other living beings
- Trying out a variety of ways of drawing
- Drawing in situ and from memory and experiences.

Safety Notes: This workshop involves walking in the countryside in fields that may be muddy or uneven – please wear sensible footwear for this activity and prepare for being outdoors (e.g. bring a waterproof, a water flask or sun tan lotion as needed).

Materials: You can bring your favourite drawing tool (e.g. pens/pencils/charcoals/pastels) if you have a preference, otherwise your course fee will include provision of paper and some drawing tools.

Format: Day course 10am–5pm with a break for lunch. 

Lunch: Please bring your own packed lunch. Tea, coffee and water will be available throughout the day.  

Fees: £110 per person

Concession prices are available to book on Eventbrite for those who need it, with options of: 

- £82 (25% discount)
- £55 (50% discount) 

Please note: Wysing is a not-for-profit organisation. 

As a registered charity, we are committed to supporting artists and ticket sales help to support our charity mission. We ask you to choose the ticket you can afford and leave it to your discretion. Please keep in mind that there are people who will genuinely need the concession tickets and we have a limited number of those to offer. 

Transport: We have ample parking on site. Public bus services run hourly from Cambridge (No. 18 from Drummer Street) to Bourn Village Monday to Saturday. Wysing is a 15-minute walk from Bourn, but please note this is along a busy road. Visit our website here for more transport information.

Accessibility: Please note this workshop will involve walking in the countryside and uneven surfaces. Please get in touch with us to let us know if there is something you need to be able to participate in our events. Email Ceri Littlechild, Deputy Director, ceri.littlechild@wysingartscentre.org.

Tutor Biography: Caroline Wendling’s work explores ideas of place and belonging. Her daily rural walks from home to studio feed her multidisciplinary practice through works that are fragile and transient, creating prints, objects, walks/performances and experiences. Commissions include Whitechapel Gallery, London, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge and Deveron Projects, Huntly where she created White Wood.

Caroline is an experienced PGCE qualified teacher with over 20 years experience as a Further Education and Higher Education lecturer. She currently teaches Foundation to Art and Design Diploma at West Dean College and teaches with University of Cambridge Museums, Cambridge Curiosity and Imagination and Arts and Minds, Cambridge.