Sketch Club: A Walking illustration Tour
Sunday 23rd October
Join us on a three mile walk across Clifton, Brandon Hill and the Harbour-side,
Stopping at each destination between 40 minutes and and hour each we will and draw Buildings, Landscapes, Flowers/nature and People. (See Below for full itinerary)
Ticket includes your very own sketchbook that you can fill up and keep and bring to future events. (event is free if you bring your own materials)
Perfect for illustrators + newbies!
Unfortunately this route is unsuitable for wheelchair users or people with low mobility as there are a lots of steps and hills.
Please wear appropriate footwear and bring a water bottle to stay hydrated!
This event is weather dependant and will be change to a drawing tour of Bristol Museum and Art Gallery on Queens Road if it is raining!
Stop 0 - Fikkä Shop + Studio
At 10am we will gather our materials and equipment at Fikkä Shop + Studio before setting off at approximately 10:20
Stop 1 - Clifton Village & Suspension Bridge
Arriving at Clifton Village around 10:40am you can start drawing the wonderful Georgian architecture and some of the shop fronts such as Reg the Veg or the Clifton Arcade or even people sat outside cafes. A few minutes away is the Iconic Suspension Bridge and Clifton Observatory
Stop 2 - Brandon Hill
After a short 20 minute walk we will arrive at Brandon Hill at around 12pm, This popular park has a wide range of subject matter to draw such as Cabot Tower, The Ponds and surrounding wildlife and the panoramic views of Bristol.
Stop 3 - Bristol Cathedral & College Green
After walking down Brandon hill we will stop for lunch at 1pm (not provided) and there's a chance to sketch the Cathedral and surrounding areas.
Stop 4 - Bristol Harbour
Our final destination. at 2pm we will reach the harbour-side. Here you can draw some of Bristols biggest icons such as the SS Great Britain, The Matthew and The Cranes.
3pm - Finish!
Hand in anything you've borrowed and take your sketchbook home!
Please note that Fikka Shop + Studio is not responsible for any injuries that may occur or for the lost/damage to private property.