Join us for an afternoon of lines, tones and textures with illustrator MAY VAN MILLINGEN.

During this workshop you will be using crayons and watercolour paints to explore drawing approaches and understand line, tone, texture and composition used in still life drawing. You will create work that has interesting textures as well as fluid, loose colours, all you need to do is gather together a small assortment of fruit and vegetables from your kitchen. Some examples you could gather to draw include peaches, lemons, figs, pears, pomegranates, chillies, apples, onions, garlic and root vegetables.

Materials required:

  • Watercolour paper
  • A small set of watercolour paints
  • A few small paint brushes
  • A pencil
  • Some coloured pencils
  • A few sheets of kitchen roll
  • 2 cups of water
  • An old plate to be used as a palette

About May van Millingen:

London-based illustrator May van Millingen’s work spans the worlds of publishing, food, web, advertising, interiors, contemporary culture and design. May takes inspiration from nature and daily life, both real and imagined. Using ink, crayon, pencil and watercolour, May creates illustrations for many worldwide leading brands.


DATE: Thursday 4th March 2021

LOCATION: Online via Zoom. Please note, ahead of this workshop we will send you the video link and details of how to join.

TIMINGS: 2-4pm

PRICE: £20 per person, materials are not included

BOOKING: This workshop will be hosted via Zoom. Please book online below and we will send you the video link and details of how to join. For more information or to enquire about last-minute booking, contact the Daylesford team on 01608 731 700 or email MICHOLE.JEYNES@DAYLESFORD.COM

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