August Art on Saturday

7 August 2021

Art on Saturday Open Extra at Roman Town House

Art on Saturday

The focus of this late morning activity will be to explore abstraction through environmental design /found objects/ learn to develop ideas and explore mark-making techniques. Develop creative practice.

Working with sketchbooks and board (provided). You will find and develop repeat motifs/patterns explore their texture, shape and colour through drawing/painting/basic printmaking • using natural materials and handmade drawing/painting/printmaking tools.

Initial ideas will be developed on-site into a creative response to the environment.

The aim will be to stimulate creative play with the intention of developing artistic practice, in a relaxed atmosphere and beautiful surroundings, through creativity, social interaction and a return to some normality after 18 months of lockdowns.

Please bring packed lunch for a picnic after a session

  • Tickets: £10 per person
  • Suitable Ages: 16+

Location: Roman Town House, County Hall, Colliton Park, Dorchester DT1 1XJ


Where to find us


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The Roman Town House is owned and managed by Dorset Council, and supported by the Dorchester Joint Heritage Committee and the Heritage Lottery Fund.

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About
Susan R Huges

Is an experienced visual artist and art teacher who lives in Dorset and teaches figurative drawing/painting classes and creative practice sessions on zoom and in venues locally.

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Useful tips for attending this outdoor event

  • For your comfort – We suggest bringing your own chair, picnic blanket and cushions or anything that makes you feel comfortable.
  • Be prepared – Please be aware this is an outdoor event, come armed with sunscreen, water bottles, umbrellas, insect repellent and weather-appropriate clothing!
  • Bring a Torch – It’s very helpful to safely find your way around the space in the evening.
  • Let us know – If you require any additional support to enjoy this event, please let us know ASAP.
  • Covid – Note that we will still be implementing social distancing when possible, feel free to bring a mask and hand sanitiser.