Making artists’ willow charcoal and drawing in the landscape

A one day course in making and using artists charcoal

Saturday 6th May 2017 – 10am-2pm

£15 per person – £10 concessions

This course will be run by woodsman Tom Kemp and landscape artist Mike Brett. Join them on a creative journey rooted in the landscape; learn to make your own artists’ charcoal from native woods at Chyan and use it to capture the beautiful natural environment on paper.

Meet at Chyan Community Field car park. Bring outdoor clothes and your own lunch.

To book please contact Lou on or 07792059854.

Mike Brett has been drawing and painting the Cornish landscape for over twenty years and is an experienced and inspiring teacher.


Tom uses traditional, low impact techniques to manage woodlands & coppices for private landowners and organisations across Cornwall .


This course is funded by Postcode Local Trust as part of the ‘Chyan Forest Garden’ project.