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Expert's advice on wildlife artwork
Learn watercolour wildlife painting from an expert at Wolverhampton Art Gallery on Saturday, February 20, 2016.
Artist Sarah Stokes will be passing on hints and tips between 10am and 2pm at a painting workshop at the Lichfield Street gallery.
Artist: Sarah Stokes will share her painting knowledge at Wolverhampton Art Gallery
Tettenhall-based Sarah, who recently secured a contract with a major giftware distributor, specialises in painting watercolours of animals including Highland cattle, birds, foxes and pheasants.
The self-taught artist will soon see her work printed on a range of items, from mugs to cushions, after signing a contract with Enesco, a distributor of Disney and Lilliput products.
Talented: Sarah Stokes at her studio
Some of Sarah's work will be on show in the Wolverhampton Society of Artists' exhibition at the city's art gallery until February 27.
Councillor John Reynolds, Wolverhampton Council's cabinet member for economy, says: "The Wolverhampton Society of Artists show has been a wonderful opportunity to showcase our home-grown talent. Many of the members have held workshops in the gallery to promote their work and Sarah's will be the final one before the exhibition ends. We are always pleased to host the exhibition because it is such a great showcase of all the artistic talent we have in the city."
Wildlife: Kingfisher by Sarah Stokes
Wolverhampton Art Gallery is open Monday to Saturday from 10am to 5pm.
Among its exhibits is one of the best Pop Art collections outside London and there are also artworks by Gainsborough and Blake.