Start with Art: David Lewry

"This is a multimedia course designed to provide complete beginners with a basic introduction to the most popular media used by amateur artists. You will have a go at drawing with graphite and coloured pencils, watercolour pencils, watercolour paint, gouache, acrylics and even pastels. "

Tutor: David Lewry

"David Lewry attended St Martin’s School of Art in London in the 1970s and, after a diverse career, received a First Class Honours Degree in Social History and History of Art with the OU before studying Botanical Illustration at the Eden Project in Cornwall. In 2006 he was awarded a silver medal by the RHS. He runs a number of classes and workshops in and around the Bedford area and has worked at the REC teaching practical art skills and art history. David is an award-winning wildlife artist and member of the United Kingdom Coloured Pencil Society. "