An afternoon of Sketch-booking
COURSE DETAILS AND AIMS:
Spend an afternoon experimenting in your sketchbook. Learn to really
see the world around you and enjoy the process of finding ways to
interpret it. Play with pencils, ink, collage and paint. Learn about tone
and mark making. Take your time and look at the world differently.
ABOUT YOUR TUTOR:
Robyn Wilson-Owen is an illustrator, author and drawing tutor based near Cambridge.
All her work starts as observations and experiments in her many
She teaches at Cambridge School of Visual and Performing Arts as well as
Sawston Village College and a variety of one off venues around London and
She studied children’s book illustration at Cambridge School of Art and
graduated with an MA with distinction. As well as creating her own
stories she illustrates books for other people, including Joseph Coelho and
Anne Booth. Before she started making books she designed sets, costumes
and puppets for theatre.
Her books have been selected as The Sunday Times children’s book of
the week and among The Guardian best books of the summer 2020,
long listed for the UKLA book awards and the Spark book awards, and
selected to be part of the Empathy Lab ‘read for empathy’ list. She was
shortlisted for the Batsford Prize 2018 and the Searle Award for
Creativity 2019 and is represented by Elizabeth Roy Literary Agency.