Sketching across the South Downs with Maxine Relton

Ref: S5D08119

Suitable for all



Capture this richly varied landscape through expressive and characterful sketches, as you enjoy short forays into the ancient farmlands, village and rural setting of West Dean. Learn how to frame strong compositions, connect with the land and distil your immediate responses to develop a personal drawing style.


Maxine Relton

Teaching at West Dean since 2005, Maxine works across drawing, painting, printmaking, bookmaking and mixed media. Exhibits widely, runs a 3-floor gallery of her work in Gloucestershire, included in public and private collections around the world. Trained in London at Camberwell and the Slade. An elected member of the Royal West of England Academy.


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