Sketching from Nature with Faye Wilson

Learn new skills and hear stories of local history, botany, geology and culture in a series of half and full-day sketching workshops. Faye Wilson will you through the various techniques and methods you will need to capture the raw, natural beauty of Everglades House & Gardens.

Looking to learn a new skill or flex your creative muscles in beautiful surrounds? Join a either a full or half day “Sketching from Nature” workshop led by local artist Faye Wilson in the stunning gardens of Everglades House & Gardens overlooking World Heritage listed wilderness – the perfect inspiration for your creations.

  • Learn about the techniques that botanical artists use to see and record their observations accurately as well as those for taking in broader views of nature in the landscape.
  • Be guided through some of the basics of these techniques in one of the Blue Mountains most scenic and historic locations.
  • Try a variety of artists materials and tools and shown how and when to use them.
  • A fantastic opportunity to draw and sketch from macro aspects of Everglades taking in breathtaking views of the Jamison Valley and from the micro with a myriad of beautiful trees plants and shrubs to focus on.

How to book your tickets

Book via Eventbrite, where possible, to guarantee a spot. Spaces strictly limited.

Half-Day: Members $80, adults $90, concession $85. Book here.

Full-Day: Members $170, adults $190, concession $180. Book here.

Event dates

Event Details

37 Everglades Avenue, Leura, New South Wales

Thursdays 10am - 1pm; Saturdays 10am - 4pm

Entry fees:
Adults $ 90, Concession $ 85, Members $ 80
Prebooking required
Attendance limit:
Less than 50
Onsite facilities:
Other things
you need to know:
This class requires at least four people to run. In the unlikely event that we don’t get this number, we’ll cancel the class and fully refund you and inform you via email, so please watch your email a few days prior to the class.