Willis Museum and Sainsbury Gallery
Art and Craft, Health & wellbeing, Workshops
6 hours, 1 day
10:00am - 4:00pm

Do you enjoy drawing but feel overwhelmed when faced with a blank page? Illustrator Emily Harper will share techniques learned over 16 years in design and animation to help you to overcome the creative block and put the fun back into drawing. 

You will learn how to create your own mini sketchbook to use during a day of creative drawing, gaining skills you can apply to countless projects at home. Try exercises and surrealist games that engage the imagination, improve drawing confidence and show you how to use your sketchbook as a tool for wellbeing as well as artistic development.  

You may be inspired to progress to zine making, sketchbooking projects, or exploring illustration as a tool to find your unique style as an artist. 

Materials will be provided but feel free to bring along any artistic materials you enjoy working with, as well as collage materials or anything that inspires you.  

This is a one day course taking place on Friday 24 May, 10:00am - 4:00pm. 



Brighter Futures Courses are free of charge, and all materials will be provided. These courses are part of the Hampshire County Council Adult Community Learning Programme, Hampshire Learns. To be eligible for a course you must be 18+ years old, live in Hampshire and feel as though your mental health and wellbeing may benefit from attending a creative course.  

To register your interest in attending one of these courses, please click here, to fill out our self-referral form. 

To find out more about Brighter Futures, please visit our webpage, Brighter Futures | Hampshire Cultural Trust (hampshireculture.org.uk)

  • Open sketchbook with writing on page
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